Useful Links

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.

Oregon Health Licensing Agency

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. – Evidence-based pregnancy and birth-related research presented in an accessible way.

Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health ( 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

Spinning Babies – Information about optimal fetal positioning.

Plus-size pregnancy – a great resource for women of all sizes

Birthing From Within

Midwifery Today


Hip Mama

GirlMom – site for younger mamas

Ask Dr. Sears

Attachment Parenting

Holistic Moms

Baby Blues Connection – Peer counselor phone support, support groups and resources for families experiencing prenatal or postpartum depression.

KellyMom  Evidence based breastfeeding and parenting research and information.

Nursing Mothers Counsel of Oregon Peer counselor phone support including back-to-work coaching.

La Leche League of Oregon – Mother to mother phone support and support groups throughout the Portland Metro area.


Check out the Our Care page to find out more about what it’s like to work with midwives and plan a home birth!