Resources

Birth related websites

Citizens for Midwifery
Friends of Missouri Midwives
Missouri Midwives Association
Homebirth, Naturally Facebook Page
North American Registry of Midwives
Midwives Alliance of North America
Waterbirth International
International Cesarean Awareness Network (for information on VBAC)
La Leche League (Breastfeeding support and information)
Mothering Magazine online
Midwifery Today Magazine
Mothers Naturally (informative site about natural pregnancy, midwifery care and homebirth)
Kelly Mom (evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting)

Recommended Reading

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
Birthing from Within by Pam England & Rob Horowitz
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
After the Baby’s Birth: A Complete Guide for Postpartum Women by Robin Lim
Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding by Ina May Gaskin

Studies

Outcomes of Care for 16,924 Planned Home Births in the United States: The MidwivesAlliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004-2009

Vitamin K deficiency bleeding after NICE guidance and withdrawal of Konakion Neonatal: British Paediatric Surveillance Unit study, 2006–2008

Low Primary Cesarean Rate and High VBAC Rate With Good Outcomes in an Amish Birthing Center

Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women (Review)

Home Birth: An Annotated Guide to the Literature
Outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives: large prospective study in North America

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