Local and Linked Resources

Local Resources

Birth & Women’s Health Center
Desert Doula Birth & Postpartum Services
Tompkins Family Chiropractic


Mother’s Advocate – How to Have a Better Birth – a service of InJoy Birth and Parenting Education


NIH Consensus Development Conference:  Vaginal Birth After Cesarean:  New Insights


Accredited Birth Centers
American Association of Birth Centers
A Place to Remember
Babies Remembered and Wintergreen Press
Baby Health Checkup
Birthing Balls
Centering Corporation and Grief Digest Magazine – Grief Resources
Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA)
Children’s Grief
Circumcision Decision Maker
Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers
Common Infant and Newborn Problems
Creating Memories
Early Pregnancy Loss
Father’s Grief
Grandparent’s Grief
Grief Watch:  Resources for Bereaved Families & Professional Caregivers
Homebirth in the Hospital
Independent Placenta Service Providers
International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)
International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)
The Loss of a Newborn
Newborn Reflexes
Once Baby Arrives:  Food Safety
Online Community for Parents, Doulas, and Other Birthing Professionals
Operation Special Delivery (for Military Spouses/Partners)
Placenta Apothecary
Placenta Bakery
Placenta Services
Postpartum Disorders by Mental Health America
The Postpartum Stress Center, LLC
Postpartum Support International
Share – Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support, Inc.
Tips for Breastfeeding Moms
Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems
Understanding SIDS
Understanding the Grief Process
U.S. Placenta Laws
The Vegetarian Resource Group (for Vegetarians and/or Vegans)
VegSource (for Vegetarians and/or Vegans)
Ways to Support a Parent Whose Baby Has Died
When a Baby is Born Still
Your Birth Bag – Enter my name (Crystal Mansell) and/or YBB006 into the ‘How did you hear about YourBirthBag.com?’ field and you will receive a free gift with your order!
Your Doula Bag


A Doula’s Duties by Lindsay Melvin
Cesarean Rate Jumps to Record High:  Up 53% Since 1996
Dads and Doulas – Five Reasons Dads Should Demand a Doula from KH Weiss
Lessons at Indian Hospital About Birth by Denise Grady
Natural Birthing by Crystal Paine
Out of Hospital Births Increase After 15 Year Decline
Pit(ocin) of Despair by Stephanie Soderblom
Preventing Maternal Mortality by Kate Snow and Sarah Amos
The Use of Botanicals During Pregnancy and Lactation by Tieraona Low Dog, MD
Using a Birth Ball During Pregnancy, Labor and Beyond by Angela England
VBAC:  Should you try, or avoid disappointment?
Vitamin K Shots For Infants? by Dr. Joseph Mercola


L’Mazeltov:  Your Personal Guide to Jewish Childbirth Education by Pameal Nadav

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