Information Referral page

Childbirth Preparation










Below you will find our recommended websites and books on childbirth preparation.

National Association of Childbearing Centers
www.birthcenters.org
Includes various resources on childbearing as well as a function for finding birth centers near you.

International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc.
www.ican-online.org
ICAN operates to educate expecting mothers on the risks of cesarean section and with the purpose of helping them have healthy births and healthy lives after undergoing the surgery that changed them.

Lamaze International
magazine.lamaze.org
Website for Lamaze Magazine, full of information for expecting parents on childbirth.

International Childbirth Education Association, inc.
www.icea.org
Provides information on ICEA certification for Childbirth Educators.

Midwifeinfo.com
www.midwifeinfo.com
All about midwives with links to birthing and alternative birthing information. Search for a midwife near you. Find out about breastfeeding, birth centers, birthing balls and more.

About.com
pregnancy.about.com
All around information about pregnancy, labor and birth.

Books

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide (Penny Simkin et al., 2001)

The Birth Partner: Everything You Need to Know to Help a Woman Through Childbirth, 2nd Ed. (Penny Simkin, 2001)

The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth (Henci Goer, 1999)

Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation (Pam England, 1998)

Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way (Susan McCutcheon et al., 1996)

An Easier Childbirth: A Mother's Guide for Birthing Normally (G. Peterson, 1999)

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