RESOURCES


Articles

Normal Birth, Safe Birth: Trust the Natural Process of Your Body, Christiane Northrup, MD
Technology in Birth: First Do No Harm, Marsden Wagner, MD
The Most Scientific Birth Is Often the Least Technological Birth, Alice Dreger

Options: Midwives for Maternity Care, Childbirth Connection


Documents

Practice Guidelines for California Licensed Midwives
Best Practice Guidelines: Transfer from Planned Home Birth to Hospital
Citizens for Midwifery Home Birth Facts
Canadian Medical Association Journal: Outcomes of Planned Home Birth
Solace for Mothers: Informed Consent Questions to Consider when Interviewing a Doctor or Midwife


Websites

Baby, Birth and Beyond Birth Kits
Birth Network of Monterey County
Kirsten Manick Photography
California Association of Midwives
California Families for Access to Midwives
Jack Newman MD, Breastfeeding expert and advocate
North American Registry of Midwives
Mothers Naturally
Solace for Mothers: Healing after Traumatic Childbirth
The Happiest Baby
Your Water Birth
AquaDoula Birth Pool


Videos


Books

Ina May Gaskin’s Guide to Childbirth, Ina May Gaskin
Gentle Birth Choices, Barbara Harper
The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, Jack Newman MD
Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent’s Guide, Aviva Jill Romm