Below are some websites that have information I’ve found to be helpful for many of my clients. Write down any questions that come up and let’s talk about it at your visits or drop me an email.
This wonderful organization began as a magazine in the early 1970’s. There are a wide variety of topics covered all based in natural parenting and focused on the mother. Whether you are a stay at home mom or working mom, there is something for everyone.
This is a wonderful website full of evidence based articles. There are online forums to virtually attend, many articles to read and in general a lot of science type birth stuff, including newborn topics.
Dr. Rachel Reed is the owner and writer of this blog. She is amazing at her direct and easy reading topics on midwife stuff. It’s not just for midwives. As the title suggests, it is a fascinating look at why we should or perhaps should not do certain things in the course of birth. I often agree with what she has to say.
International Cesarean Awareness Network
This site is dedicated to VBAC related questions and studies. How to avoid a Cesarean, questions to ask your provider and in the event of a C-section; how to heal from that experience, are all addressed on this site.
The Association For Prenatal And Perinatal Psychology And Health
This organization is devoted to the study of the psychology of the unborn and newborn. Fascinating!!
We have all heard about this groundbreaking movie. On this site you can not only purchase a number of movies but will find links to other positive media on natural birth.
This app helps you track your contractions. It’s an easy and fun to use program that takes the guess work out for you.
I love this site! Sign up on line and give your family and friends your personal page, let them sign up for meals. The site allows you to list food aversions, how often you desire meals and a few other helpful things.
This site is dedicated to the huge world of vaccination. Education, alternative schedules and support groups.
This site is about circumcision. There is a link on the front page for parents who are unsure about their decision. A questionnaire and information dialogue leads couples through an informed decision process.
Le Leche League International
Find a group, read articles and shop the breastfeeding items they have
This is Jack Newman’s site. He is an international leader on breastfeeding and he is amazing! Plenty of videos showing latching, homemade nipple cream recipe, tongue tie videos….wonderfully packed with info for all things breastfeeding!
Thinking about co-sleeping? Go here and learn, learn, learn about why it’s safe, it’s easy and all the scientific info showing why it’s great for you and your baby.
Dr. Sears is a premier natural parenting pediatrician. His work is so valuable to all parents seeking natural care for their children. Resources, education and a spot to purchase any one of his highly valuable books, are some of the things on his site.
These beads are meant to make tracking your cycle easier. Lots of education on tracking your cycle and what it all means.
Couple to Couple League International
This is a natural family planning site. It is a faith based site but it’s not super in your face religious. Find a local class, purchase products to help and in general learn about natural family planning as a couple.