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Midwifery and Childbirth Related Resources

Childbirth Educator Robin Elyse Weiss' Pregnancy, Reproduction Health Education Homepage:
http://www.childbirth.org

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)
http://www.healthy.net/cims

Full Moon Childbirth Support Services Page on Wholistic Childbirth Education/Professional Labor Support/Midwifery
http://home.earthlink.net/~shehina/

Midwifery Organizations Throughout the U.S.
socalbirth.org/contacts.htm

Frontier Nursing Service
http://www.achiever.com/freehmpg/kynurses/fns.html

Vaginal Birth After Cesearean http://www.childbirth.org/section/VBACindex.html
Also see on-line newsgroup below under Fensende's lists.

Ina May Gaskin & The Farm:
http://www.thefarm.org/charities/mid.html

Waterbirth Information/Birthing Tub Rentals
Karil Daniel's Waterbirth Site
http://www.well.com/user/karil/

and
Waterbirth International's Website For information on waterbirthing, referrals to waterbirth practitioners, and 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
http://www.cfmidwifery.org

Midwives Alliance of North America (information on becoming a Certified Professional Midwife)
http://www.mana.org/howto.html

American College of Nurse-Midwives
http://www.acnm.org

Aspo-Lamaze Childbirth Education
http://www.aspo.org

The Bradley Method Childbirth Education
http://www.bradleybirth.com

International Childbirth Education Association
http://www.icea.org

Doulas of North America
http://www.dona.com

The Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators
PO Box 382724
Cambridge, MA 02238
617-441-2500

"Magical Begginings, Enchanted Lives" Childbirth Education
(Dr. Deepak Chopra's Childbirth Education Program)

7630 Fay Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
619-551-7788

BirthWorks Childbirth Education
42 Tallowood Dr.
Medford, NJ 08033
609-953-9380

Midwifery Today Magazine and "Paths to Midwifery" a book describing educational programs for midwifery study.
http://www.midwiferytoday.com

National Association of Postpartum Care Services
8910 299th Pl. SW
Edmonds, WA 98026

California Association of Midwives
http://www.wenet.net/~midwives/

What's Happening: Midwifery, Childbirth and Parenting-Related Events in Southern California
/currents/midwifery_events.htm

Suzanne Arms' Website: to order her new video "Birthing the Future"
http://www.birthingthefuture.com

Fensende's Birth-Related Newsgroups:
To subscribe to these special-interest e-mail newsgroups, from your e-mail software, address a message to:

International Cesearean Awareness Network List(Cesearean prevention and VBAC)
Apprentice-Midwives List
Midwives' List
Childbirth Educator's List
Doula List

In the body of the message type: subscribe (no other words or punctuation). You will then be subscribed and will receive e-mail messages from those participating in the forum.


If you know of a great childbirth, pregnancy, midwifery, or parenting-related website that should be here, please send the URL and a brief description to: info@socalbirth.org