- Association of Labour Assistants and Childbirth Educators.
American College of
Community Midwives The ACCM is a professional organization
for midwives and physicians who provide physiologically-based
maternity care in a community settings -- client homes or
free-standing birth centers.
American College of Nurse-Midwives www.midwife.org is the home
of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. The ACNM web site
provides information for and about certified midwives and certified
nurse-midwives, as well as women's health information, information
on international midwifery, and midwifery education.
Baby Centre - pregnancy & babies: UK. BabyCenter.com, the
leading destination on the Internet for new and expectant parents,
together with its companion site ParentCenter.com, a Web resource
for parents of children ages 2 to 8, is dedicated to helping you
find the information and support you need during pregnancy and in
caring for a baby, toddler, or child.
Baby Names. Names, Meanings, Pregnancy Tips, Parenting Advice
Babies Online FREE Birth Announcements - Create a web site for your new baby, complete with pictures, instantly and for free! Tons of other great (and free!) stuff for new and expectant parents too, so check it out!!
Baby Place - pregnancy,
birth & babies. A parenting resource for all aspects of
pregnancy, birth and baby care. Includes free stuff for parents,
health resources, morning sickness treatments, children's games,
products, books and more.
Birth Scene. Birth Scene, based in Flagstaff Arizona, AZ, Birth,
Art, Birth and Pregnancy Video, Pictures, Stories, News and Resource
Birth Alliance hosts a national directory of Midwives, Doulas, and
Childbirth Educators. This is home base for an online midwifery
study group, with members from around the world. Birth Alliance is
also the home to many birth stories, articles, links, and resources.
Directory of natural birth options including find a midwife, doula,
photographer, breastfeeding support, chiropractor, holistic doctor,
hypnobirthing, massage therapist and pregnancy yoga.
Expectant families and maternal healthcare professionals will find a
wealth of information on pregnancy, labor, birth, doulas and the
Parent and professional resource.
A Child is Born -
A Child is Born is a division of Perinatal Education Specialists,
promoting optimal potential in childbirth through awareness,
advocacy and creativity.
- Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association.
- Childbirth Enhancement Foundation.
Childbirth.org - Professional and parent resources.
CIMS - Coalition for
Improving Maternity Services.
Citizens for Midwifery.
- Doulas of North America. ("Doula" seems to be an American
word for "birth support person")
Doula.com - childbirth support resources
Doulaworld.com - online birth support directory
Gentlebirth.org - midwifery links &
Gift of Life - pregnancy
Global Reproductive Health Forum. The Global Reproductive Health
Forum at Harvard (GRHF) aims to encourage the proliferation of
critical, democratic discussions about reproductive health,
reproductive technologies, reproductive rights, and gender on the
Heart & Hands
Midwifery Intensives. Heart & Hands Midwifery Intensives provide
students with a strong and integrated foundation in the art and
science of midwifery-beginners welcome.
The HypnoBirthing Institute.
- The Mongan Method, the most unique of all birthing methods, is
presented in childbirth classes, about natural childbirth education
enhanced with self-hypnosis allowing women to use natural instincts
in pregnancy and childbirth for a safer, easier, more comfortable
birth that most mirrors nature.
- International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners:
certification for lactation consultants.
ICAN - International Cesarean Awareness Network
- International Childbirth Education Association.
ILCA - International
Lactation Consultant Association.
International School of
MANA - Midwives Alliance of North
Maternity Wise -
Maternity Center Association: evidence-based maternity care.
Midwife and Home Birth On-line version of the magazine featuring
no-holds-barred information about breastfeeding, childbirth,
midwives and much more.
Midwife Info a comprehensive information resource for parents
Accreditation Council. The Midwifery Education Accreditation
Council’s mission is to promote quality education in midwifery
through accreditation. 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.
Midwifery Today -
Journal. Learn about
Midwives Information and Resource
Service. MIDIRS (Midwives Information and Resource Service) is
an educational charity (not-for-profit organisation) set up in 1985
and our mission is 'To be the central source of information relating
to childbirth and to disseminate this information to midwives and
- National Association of Postpartum Doulas, Founded in 1988, A
doula makes a difference.
- The North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) is the certifying
organization for midwives that recognizes multiple routes of entry
into midwifery and includes verification of knowledge and skills and
the successful completion of both a Written Examination and Skills
Midwifery Institute - US. The National Midwifery Institute,
Inc., is a distance program dedicated to the preservation of
community-based midwifery training and education.
Gynaecology Communications - Journal. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Communications is a new bimonthly journal for healthcare
professionals working in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology.
The journal specialises in practical, up-to-date information
together with the latest news and views from India and the
Oregon School of Midwifery
Resources for midwives in Oregon, Childbirth and Midwifery Links,
oregon midwifery, midwifery, homebirth, birth, childbirth, direct
entry midwifery, doula, midwife, maternal child health, schools,
home, birth childbirth, labor, pregnancy, doula,
Pregnancy & Parenting
Trying to Conceive and Pregnancy resources including journals,
message boards, birth stories and more.
Place - pregnancy tests amniocentesis pregnancy calendar due
date edd expecting birth plan midwife.
Penny Simkin - childbirth
educator. Penny Simkin, PT, Childbirth educator, Doula, Doula
Trainer, Birth Counselor and Author.
Storknet. Pregnancy and parenting the fun way at StorkNet, your
family internet community.
Look at all the pages
in this site to gain an understanding of the gentle birth choice of
laboring and giving birth in water.
Whole Birth Resources
- Prenatal Yoga. Whole Birth Resources; Bringing the Miracle of
Mindfulness to the Miracle of Birth.