MANA-Midwives Alliance of North America – A professional midwifery association whose goal is to unite and strengthen all midwives through dedication to innovative education, professional development, and recognized autonomous practice.
OMC-Oregon Midwifery Council – Oregon’s community of midwives, birth professionals and families.
NARM-North American Registry of Midwives – The national accrediting body for the Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) credential.
Citizens for Midwifery – National consumer-based group promoting the Midwifery Model of Care.
http://evidencebasedbirth.com – Evidence based pregnancy and birth related research presented in an accessible way.
Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jmwh.12172/full)Landmark study examining nearly 17,000 courses of midwife-led care, the largest analysis of planned home birth in the U.S. ever published.
The British Medical Journal – Research study: Outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives: large prospective study in North America
www.changesurfer.com/Hlth/homebirth.html – A compilation of research studies about homebirth.
Spinning Babies – Information about optimal fetal positioning.
Plus-size pregnancy – a great resource for women of all sizes
GirlMom – site for younger mamas
Baby Blues Connection – Peer counselor phone support, support groups and resources for families experiencing prenatal or postpartum depression.
Check out our FAQ’s page to find out more about what it’s like to work with midwives and plan a home birth!