Mama Bear Midwifery

 

Enjoy the resources below as a starting place to discover the abundance of information out there! This is by no means an exhaustive list nor is it reflective of the the many amazingly diverse resources that exist.  

 

 

Midwifery Organizations

New York Homebirth Midwives   http://nyhomebirth.com/

American College of Nurse Midwives   http://www.midwife.org/

MANA: Midwives Alliance of Northern America   www.mana.org

NARM: North American Registry of Midwives   www.narm.org

Citizens for Midwifery   www.cfmidwifery.org

 

New York State Licenced Midwife Regulations

New York State Office of the Professions:   www.op.nysed.gov/prof/midwife/midwifeqa.htm

 

Doula Organizations

CNY Doula Connection http://www.cnydoulaconnection.com/

Doulas of Central New York   http://www.doulasofcny.com/

Radical Doula http://radicaldoula.com/

Mohawk Valley Doulas   http://www.mohawkvalleydoulas.com/

DONA International  http://www.dona.org/

 

 

Books

The New Essential Guide to Lesbian Conception, Pregnancy and Birth, Stephanie Brill

The Birth Partner, Penny Simkin

The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Sheila Kitzinger

Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn: the complete guide, Simkin, et al.

The Natural Pregnancy Book, Aviva Romm

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children, Aviva Romm

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, Ina May Gaskin

Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy & Childbirth, Julia Chinyere Oparah and Alicia D. Bonaparte

 

Websites

Robbie Davis Floyd, PhD- cultural anthropologist specializing in pregnancy and birth  

http://www.davis-floydpresents.com/

Spinning Babies - all about optimal fetal positioning   www.spinningbabies.com

The Well Rounded Mama - a great resource for women of all sizes        http://www.wellroundedmama.blogspot.com/

Midwifery Today   www.midwiferytoday.com

Black Women Birthing Justice   http://www.blackwomenbirthingjustice.org/

Mothering magazing   www.mothering.com

Trans Birth - find a provider supporting trans and non-gender conforming people   www.transbirth.com

The Rainbow Babies  http://www.therainbowbabies.com/index.html

Through the Looking Glass  - organization serving families with disabilities  http://www.lookingglass.org/home

Waterbirth International   www.waterbirth.org

Evidence Based Birth - http://evidencebasedbirth.com/

 

Movies

Orgasmic Birth

Happy Healthy Child

It's My Body, My Baby, My Birth

The Business of Being Born

 

Breastfeeding

https://blackwomendobreastfeed.org/

www.breastfeedingonline.com

www.lalecheleague.com

www.nursingmotherscouncil.org

http://www.breastfeedinginc.ca/

www.kellymom.com

 

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