Sites for all areas of pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, post-pregnancy and healthy family:
www.mana.org : The homepage of the Midwive’s Alliance of North America
www.cfmidwifery.org : The homepage of Citizens for Midwifery, a support and advocacy group for Midwives.
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/abstract/330/7505/1416 : the results of a large prospective study in North America, documenting the outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives, published in the British Medical Journal
www.tcmfertility.com : A place for information on the treatment of infertility with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, and therapeutic bodywork. Madison-area practitioner
www.alace.org : the Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators; they train and certify doulas and childbirth teachers
www.doulablebirthing.com : Heather Randolph a local doula
V-BAC After C-Section:
www.gentlebirth.org : This is a really great site to look up just about anything pregnancy or birth related. The archived information is from a popular midwifery mailing list.
www.homebirth.org.uk/homebirthindex.htm :Index of research on Home birth
www.childbirth.org :An educational site about pregnancy and childbirth
http://www.homebirth.org.uk/ofp.htm: Great information about Optimal Fetal Positioning – very important for avoiding a long, ineffective labor or a posterior baby
www.parentsplace.com/expert/birthguru : Well know researcher Henci Goer answers questions about birth procedures.
Water Birth Links:
www.waterbirth.org : The site for Waterbirth International
Breastfeeding Support and Information Links:
www.lalecheleague.org : The leading authority on breastfeeding, they can help you find a local leader to answer your questions.
The American Academy of Pediatrics’ statement on breastfeeding
www.bflrc.com/newman/articles : The website of Dr Jack Newman, a leading authority on breastfeeding. He has some great articles here.
www.nd.edu/~jmckenn1/lab/culturalarticle.html : An article that compares attitudes on co-sleeping between various cultures. Very thought-provoking!
www.compleatmother.com : A wonderful site containing most of the text of the radical parenting magazine, Compleat Mother. Lots of great info, well worth the read!
www.infocirc.org/websites.htm : A listing of lots of links to other circumcision info sites
www.kristavoysest.com : The website of a really great homeopath in Beloit, Wisconsin
www.homeopathic.org : The website of the National Center for Homeopathy
Gentle Family Friendly Products Links: