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      General MIdwifery Sites

Lane County Birth Network
PO box 428
Eugene, OR 97440
An action based network of birth professionals and consumers who are advocating for the best practices in maternity care.

Birth Scene
Midwifery, doula, and resource directories

Empower
Newsletter focusing on health, midwifery and abuse prevention

So Cal Birth
Homebirth, Midwifery Education, Lots of resources here

Motherstuff
 A meta-index of mother-knowledge on the internet=

Midwife Info
Educational and resource and referrals site

Marilyn's Midwifery Page
Politics, resources, even midwife jokes!


Midwifery Today
Magazine with a free e-newsletter

Motherhealth
Childbirth guide/resources/information/tips
for family-centered childbirth
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Midwifery Practices & Birth Centers

Oregon
Home Birth Midwives
Birth Center Midwives
Hospital based Midwives


Midwifery Practices in the US

Birth Partners
Directory of Natural Birth Options

Midwifery Education & Schools

Learn Midwifery
Resources for midwifery education

Oregon Midwifery Schools
Schools in Oregon and Recommended Distance Programs

Midwifery Organizations

Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA)
This organization honors diversity in midwifery backgrounds and fosters unity among midwives.

American College of Nurse-Midwives
Information on the training and practice of nurse midwifery, and the new Certified Midwife (CM, non-nurse).

Midwifery Education Accreditation Council
"It creates standards and criteria for the education of midwives that reflect the nationally recognized core competencies and guiding principles of midwifery care set by the Midwives Alliance of North America. "

North American Registry of Midwives
Information about the organization which is responsible for administering the Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) Credential.

Citizens for Midwifery  
Midwives Model of Care! CfM works to provide information and resources that promote the local midwife, as well as midwives and midwifery care across the country!

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS)
Created the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative which provides guidelines for identifying and designating "mother-friendly" birth sites including hospitals, birth centers and home-birth services.

International Center for Traditional Childbearing
Organization  and school for black midwives

National Association of Childbearing Centers (NACC):
Defines the birth center concept and the midwifery model of care for expectant parents, birth center professionals, and health policy advocates

Midwives of Washington
Washington State Midwifery Info

Birth Supplies

In His Hands Birth Supply
Provider of birth supplies for midwives and birth centers

Birth With Love Midwifery Supplies
Midwifery supplies, vitamins and herbs

Spirit-Led Childbirth
A birth store for midwives and parents

Peaceful Beginnings
Supplies for Birth, Babies and Beyond

Cascade Health Care Products
Serving midwives and health care professionals since 1979

Books & Online Learning Tools �

Midwifery Books
Comprehensive recommended book list

Eagletree Press
Midwifery books and learning resources

Birth International,
Ace Graphics teaching aids and educational materials for childbirth educators.

Childbirth Graphics
Teaching aids and educational materials for childbirth educators.

TextbookX.com:
 Discount New and Used Textbooks

Alibris
Books you never thought you would find

DOULAS

Doula Practices in Oregon
Birth and Postpartum doulas

Oregon Postpartum Doula Association
Postpartum doulas, training, resources

Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA)
Offers the highest level of professional membership and training to childbirth educators, lactation educators, labor doulas, antepartum doulas and postpartum doulas. 

Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators (ALACE)
Offers Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educator training

 Doulas of North America (DONA)  
An international association of doulas who are trained to provide the highest quality emotional, physical and educational support to women and their families during childbirth and postpartum.

Empowering Your Way Birth Support
Portland area private doula  practice, nice resource page

Childbirth Education Sites

The Pink Kit Package
The Pink Kit Method for birthing better® is the ultimate child birth education course for every mother and father to be.  

Birthing from Within
An extraordinary site to childbirth preparation

BirthWorks®
Doula and Childbirth Educator Training

The Bradley Method© Home Page
American Academy of Husband-Coached Childbirth

Lamaze International
The mission of Lamaze International is to promote, support and protect normal birth through education and advocacy

International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)
An organization  that unites those who believe in freedom of choice based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.

Birthnosis (CBNE)
Childbirth classes and course to become a certified childbirth educator with Birthnosis.

Pregnancy & Birth Sites

Pregnancy Sculptures
and birth art.

Mommymolds
bellycasting

ChildbirthSolutions
Includes infertility, adoption, pre-pregnancy, pregnancy and childbirth VBAC and home birth information.

The Compleat Mother Magazine
Great magazine, radical about breastfeeding and natural birth

Childbirth.org
Extensive site with lots of listings.

Home Birth Only
So California site with resources for all over

Transition To Parenthood
A Resource for Expectant Parents, Doulas, and Childbirth Educators

Ovulation Calendar
Software to help determine your ovulation

Pregnancy Week-By-Week  
with your guide Robin Elise Weiss.

Sabrina Cuddy's Pregnancy Page
Much more then a pregnancy site this has a lot of resources and  email list.

Photo Birth Announcements and more

WaterBirth

Waterbirth International
Waterbirth International is a project of Global Maternal/Child Health Association.
We LOVE helping women get into "hot water!"

 

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding.Com
the #1 website for breastfeeding information, support, and attitude!

La Leche League International

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Whisper Wear, Whittlestone & Hypnobirthing
Offers Whisper Wear Breast Pump, Whittlestone Breast Expresser & other Accessories including Hypbirth Childbirth Program at discount prices.

Parenting & Family  

Baby Parenting
Baby, birth and parenting resources

Welcome Baby
personalized baby products  

NATURAL HEALING

Herbs

Eagletree Herbs
Herbal products made by midwives

Natural Family Botanicals
All natural, custom formulated skin care products. Creamy soaps, moisturizing lotions, healing herbal balms, soothing emu oil products, safe & natural baby care, unique gift packs, and much more! Simple goodness for your skin.

Nutrition
Vitacost
Thousands of Vitamins and Supplements - Up to 75% OFF!

Physician's Choice - Your One Stop Shop to Healthy Living

 

 

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