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.
Midwifery, doula, and resource directories
Newsletter focusing on health, midwifery and abuse prevention
Educational and resource and referrals site
Marilyn’s Midwifery Page
Politics, resources, even midwife jokes!
Magazine with a free e-newsletter
for family-centered childbirthï¿½ ï¿½
MIDWIFERY PRACTICES & BIRTH CENTERS
Directory of Natural Birth Options
MIDWIFERY EDUCATION & SCHOOLS
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
In His Hands Birth Supply
Provider of birth supplies for midwives and birth centers
Birth With Love Midwifery Supplies
Midwifery supplies, vitamins and herbs
A birth store for midwives and parents
Supplies for Birth, Babies and Beyond
Cascade Health Care Products
Serving midwives and health care professionals since 1979
BOOKS & ONLINE LEARNING TOOLS Ï¿½
Comprehensive recommended book list
Midwifery books and learning resources
Ace Graphics teaching aids and educational materials for childbirth educators.
Teaching aids and educational materials for childbirth educators.
Books you never thought you would find
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
Doula and Childbirth Educator Training
The Bradley Method© Home Page
American Academy of Husband-Coached Childbirth
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.
Childbirth classes and course to become a certified childbirth educator with Birthnosis.
and birth art.
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
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
Software to help determine your ovulation
Waterbirth International is a project of Global Maternal/Child Health Association.
We LOVE helping women get into “hot water!”
the #1 website for breastfeeding information, support, and attitude!
Whisper Wear, Whittlestone & Hypnobirthing
Offers Whisper Wear Breast Pump, Whittlestone Breast Expresser & other Accessories including Hypbirth Childbirth Program at discount prices.
PARENTING & FAMILY
Baby, birth and parenting resources
personalized baby products
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.