Local doula and childbirth educator, Amy Rickard. Offering natural childbirth and hypnobirthing classes, placenta encapsulation, henna and belly casting.
Prenatal yoga and childbirth classes
Offering prenatal and postpartum doulas, placenta encapsulation and hypnobabies classes.
Local branch of the International Cesarean Awareness Network
Breastfeeding support from experienced mothers
On the Web
A great place to get reliable information about common tests, procedures and interventions in pregnancy and birth.
Techniques and exercises to promote optimal fetal positioning.
Online prenatal and postpartum yoga and fitness videos and community support.
Information and support for cesarean prevention, recovery and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
Information about the benefits of waterbirth.
Great resource for natural parenting issues before and after birth!
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
The book I recommend to all pregnant women.
The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
If someone is going to be at your birth, they need to read this!
Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper, RN
Active Birth by Janet Balaskas
Welcome with Love by Jenni Overend
Beautifully illustrated story of a homebirth
How birth should be and often is at home
A humorous, yet somewhat accurate, portrayal of hospital birth.