Midwifery and Childbirth Related Resources
Childbirth Educator Robin Elyse Weiss' Pregnancy, Reproduction Health Education Homepage:
Legal Status of Midwifery - For a complete list of state-by-state legal analysis, go to: http://www.mana.org/statechart.html
CIMS (Coalition for Improving Maternity Services)
Full Moon Childbirth Support Services Page on Wholistic Childbirth Education/Professional Labor Support/Midwifery
Midwifery Organizations Throughout the U.S.
Frontier Nursing Service
Vaginal Birth After Cesearean
Ina May Gaskin & The Farm:
Waterbirth Information/Birthing Tub Rentals
Laura Sheerer Whitney's film, "BLESSING THE WAY" This 26-minute documentary by a childbirth educator/anthropologist, explores the role of ceremony and ritual as a way to nurture the expectant or new mother in preparation for childbirth or motherhood. It can be ordered on line at the Sage Mountain Films Website.
Laura Sheerer Whitney's Birth Photographycaptures the intensity and magnificence of women in labor.
Citizens For Midwifery
Midwives Alliance of North America (information on becoming a Certified Professional Midwife)
American College of Nurse-Midwives
Aspo-Lamaze Childbirth Education
The Bradley Method Childbirth Education
International Childbirth Education Association
Doulas of North America
The Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators
"Magical Begginings, Enchanted Lives" Childbirth Education
BirthWorks Childbirth Education
Midwifery Today Magazine and "Paths to Midwifery" a book describing educational programs for midwifery study.
National Association of Postpartum Care Services
California Association of Midwives
What's Happening: Midwifery, Childbirth and Parenting-Related Events in Southern California
Suzanne Arms' Website: to order her new video "Birthing the Future"
Fensende's Birth-Related Newsgroups:
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