Books – recommended reading list
The Official Lamaze Guide to Giving Birth with Confidence – A Must Read Book!
(at the bottom of this page there will be a link to let you download and read the first chapter of this wonderful book free
Cesarean prevention & VBAC information
Chiropractic for pregnancy and postpartum
Questions Are the Answer
Very brief, lighthearted commercial clips from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality pointing out that we are more likely to ask questions about the meal we are ordering at a restaurant, or about a cellphone we are considering purchasing than we are to ask questions aimed at our healthcare.
Cord blood banking
Evidence based pregnancy & childbirth information
Excellent source of information covering everything from preconception to pregnancy, birth and beyond. HUGE collection of wonderful articles.
www.injoyvideos.com/mothersadvocate/videos Short video clips depicting healthy birth care practices
www.injoyvideos.com/mothersadvocate/pdf/healthybirth_booklet.pdf Booklet describing healthy birth care practices
Sign up for week by week pregnancy e-newsletter focused on wellness and celebrating pregnancy
Monty Python Three minutes of hilarity poking fun at the overuse of technology at birth. Educational in that it is not too far from some current practices.
Birth Survey maternity care consumer survey - a resource to help other women and families to make more informed choices when choosing maternity care providers and birth settings
The Business of Being Born - Available on Netflix and Amazon.com
Everyday Miracles Seven minute online video clip showing real women laboring and giving birth with confidence
Birth by the Numbers Examines current less than impressive cesarean rates and infant and maternal mortality rates for the US
Videos for Better Birth Short video clips depicting healthy birth care practices
Well woman care
www.anewcreationwomensclinic.com A group of nurse practitioners providing outstanding, individualized primary care for women of all ages