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Motherbaby & Birth Resources

Here are references every mother-to-be should know about.

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  • CHILDBIRTH INSPO & INFO List on FB

  • Long Island Doula Association ( LIDA )

  • Curious About Epidurals ?  READ ME.
  • BirthIntoBeing.com

  • Science & SensibilityA Research Blog About Healthy Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond from Lamaze International

  • http://evidencebasedbirth.com/start-here/

  • Penny Simkin’s Website Articles, handouts, and presentations from Penny Simkin (author of “The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and Other Labor Companions” and “When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on the Childbearing Woman”)

  • Gentle Birth Resources compiled by Ronnie Falcao, LM, MS,  home birth midwife.

  • La Leche League International  Local chapters hold meetings where mothers can get breastfeeding support and advice.

  • Childbirth Connection Committed to improving maternity care for women and infants by helping women and health professionals make informed maternity care decisions

  • Birthing from Within A soulful and creative approach to to birth

  • HypnoBirthing Teaches self-hypnosis, guided imagery and special breathing techniques that can help to bring about a shorter, easier, and more joyful birthing.

  • Babywearing International Wearing your baby in a sling, wrap, or other type of baby carrier is a great way to keep your baby close and content AND keep both your hands free for important tasks. Babywearing is a learned skill and groups like Babywearing International’s Bay Area chapter gives parents and caregivers a place to try on different types of carriers and to get advice and support about babywearing.

Books For Motherbaby & Childbirth

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