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Midwifery Resource Links

I hope you find these resources helpful...

California Association of Midwives (CAM)
www.californiamidwives.org

Waterbirth International 
www.waterbirth.org

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Midwifery Today (A great tool for all practitioners)                                                                                                                          midwiferytoday.com

Citizens for Midwifery 
www.cfmidwifery.org

Birth Partners 
www.birthpartners.com

Midwifery Education Accreditation Council 
www.meacschools.org

Association of Radical Midwives International 
www.internationalmidwives.org

AIMs
Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services
Support and information for parents and professionals in the UK and Ireland.
www.aims.org.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Voluntary Service Overseas                                                                                                                                                                     Work with VSO and help people in the world's poorest countries get the healthcare they so desperately need.                              www.vso.org.uk

International Confederation of Midwives
www.internationalmidwives.org

Water-birth, home birth, and more...                                                                                                                                        www.sheilakitzinger.com

Pregnancy Calendar
Childbirth.org

Birth International
www.birthinternational.com

Water Birth International
www.waterbirth.org

Café Mom
www.cafemom.com

Breast Feeding / Baby Care

Baby 411
Le Letche League International
Breastfeeding.com
Information, support and attitude!Breastfeeding and the bible

Nocirc —  National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers
www.nocirc.org

www.nocolic.com 
The easy way to ease colic pain. A blended fabric band stretches around the baby's belly giving support, comfort, and relief. Pediatrician tested and approved. Patented.

Cesarean Prevention

ICAN of San Diego (International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)
www.ican-online.org 

Telephone:  760-744-5260    
www.icanofsandiego.org

Postpartum

Postpartum Health Alliance
This is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women suffering from postpartum depression and related disorders. They provide information and a support line for women to call. They also refer women to support groups and mental health professionals.  www.postpartumhealthalliance.org PO Box 503396, San Diego, CA 92150  619-685-7458

Support Meetings

A FREE Postpartum Support Group 
Meets every Tuesday, 10 - 11:30am at Sharp Outpatient Pavilion, Classroom 1. Please call:  (619) 685-7458  or (858) 939-4141  
www.MaternityWise.com  

CAPPA Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association
www.cappa.net

Great Reads and Interesting DVD's

Resource Sites

Water Birth International
www.waterbirth.org

Mothering Magazine
www.mothering.com

Midwifery Today 
www.midwiferytoday.com

The Blessed Mother Magazine
http://mysite.verizon.net/res1s7eu/

Complete Mother Magazine
  www.compleatmother.com

Radical Midwives International Magazine
www.internationalmidwives.org

Attachment Parenting Magazine
  www.naturalfamilyonline.com

Mothering Magazine
www.mothering.com


Books

  • Birthing from Within by Pam England
  • Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
  • Heart and Hands by Elizabeth Davis
  • Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by Le Letche League International
  • Joy of Natural Childbirth by Helen Weissel
  • Babies Remember Birth by Dr. David Chamberlin
  • Baby Matters: What your doctor may not tell you about caring for your baby. 
    Dr. Linda Folden Palmer
  • Pregnant Fathers by Jack Heinowitz, PhD
  • The Birth Book by William and Sarah Sears
  • Your Fertility Signals by Merryl Winstein
  • The American way of birth by Jessica Mitford
  • Mamatoto by Carroll Dunham
  • Special Delivery by Rahima Baldwin (this book was made into an excellent video)
  • A Doctor’s Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices, by Dr.Sarah Buckley


DVD's

Business of being Born, by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein 
www.thebusinessofbeingborn.com

Dunstan baby language, by Dunstan baby pty Ltd
www.dunstanbaby.com

Birth as we know it, by Elena Tonetti-Vladimirova 
www.birthasweknowit.com

Gentle birth choices
www.gentlebirthchoices.net

Choices in childbirth 
www.choicesinchildbirth.org

Birth in the squatting position 
www.1cascade.com

The Timeless Way, by Janet Issac Ashford
www.jashford.com/Pages/birthtimeless.html (one of my favs)

Kangaroo mother care, by Nils Bergman M.D 
www.kangaroomothercare.com

In the Womb, by National Geographic (what babies want)
www.whatbabieswant.com

Baby led breastfeeding by Christina Smillie, M.D. 
www.geddesproduction.com/breast-feeding-baby-led

Vaccines: The risks, the benefits, the choices, by dr. Sherri Tenpenny
www.herballure.com

Birth a Family Experience, by oracle films
Happiest Baby on the Block, by Harvey Karp, M.D. 
www.thehappiestbaby.com

Giving Birth,  by Suzanne Arms
www.givingbirth.org