Resources


BCBR WEBSITE RESOURCES

Recommended Reading:

– Ina May Gaskin’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
– Birthing from Within by Pam England and Rob Horowitz
– Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn by Penny Simkin, Ann Kepler, and Janet Whalley
– The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
– The Thinking Women’s Guide to Pregnancy and Birth by Henci Goer
– Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Teresa Pitman


Advocacy/Education:

American Association of Birth Centers

National Birth Center II Study

Childbirth Connection

Evidence Based Birth

Improving Birth: Evidence-based Maternity Care for Everyone

Improving Birth Baton Rouge Chapter


Pregnancy and Childbirth:

Birthing from Within

HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method

Henci Goer, Informed Choices in Childbirth

Bonding and Birth, The Work of Marshall and Phyllis Klaus

International Childbirth Education Association

Lamaze International

The Dr. Brewer Pregnancy Diet

ACOG: Nutrition FAQ

Nutrition During Pregnancy by Amy V. Haas


Doula:

Doulas of North America International

Penny Simkin, PT


Midwifery:

American College of Nurse Midwives

Midwives Alliance of North America


VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean):

ICAN International

VBAC.com (a woman centered, evidence-based resource)

VBAC community online resource


Postpartum:

Postpartum Support International


Breastfeeding Support:

Le Leche League International


Photography:

Joylynn Breaux
Cher Bebe Birth Stories
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