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.