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Pathways into Midwifery

Midwifery and Childbirth Related Resources

Childbirth Educator Robin Elyse Weiss' Pregnancy, Reproduction Health Education Homepage:

Legal Status of Midwifery - For a complete list of state-by-state legal analysis, go to:

CIMS (Coalition for Improving Maternity Services)

Full Moon Childbirth Support Services Page on Wholistic Childbirth Education/Professional Labor Support/Midwifery

Midwifery Organizations Throughout the U.S.

Frontier Nursing Service

Vaginal Birth After Cesearean
Also see on-line newsgroup below under Fensende's lists.

Ina May Gaskin & The Farm:

Waterbirth Information/Birthing Tub Rentals
Karil Daniel's Waterbirth Site
Waterbirth International's Website For information on waterbirthing, referrals to waterbirth practitioners, and birthing tub rentals.

Laura Sheerer Whitney's film, "BLESSING THE WAY" This 26-minute documentary by a childbirth educator/anthropologist, explores the role of ceremony and ritual as a way to nurture the expectant or new mother in preparation for childbirth or motherhood. It can be ordered on line at the Sage Mountain Films Website.

Laura Sheerer Whitney's Birth Photographycaptures the intensity and magnificence of women in labor.

Citizens For Midwifery

Midwives Alliance of North America (information on becoming a Certified Professional Midwife)

American College of Nurse-Midwives

Aspo-Lamaze Childbirth Education

The Bradley Method Childbirth Education

International Childbirth Education Association

Doulas of North America

The Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators
PO Box 382724
Cambridge, MA 02238

"Magical Begginings, Enchanted Lives" Childbirth Education
(Dr. Deepak Chopra's Childbirth Education Program)

7630 Fay Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037

BirthWorks Childbirth Education
42 Tallowood Dr.
Medford, NJ 08033

Midwifery Today Magazine and "Paths to Midwifery" a book describing educational programs for midwifery study.

National Association of Postpartum Care Services
8910 299th Pl. SW
Edmonds, WA 98026

California Association of Midwives

What's Happening: Midwifery, Childbirth and Parenting-Related Events in Southern California

Suzanne Arms' Website: to order her new video "Birthing the Future"

Fensende's Birth-Related Newsgroups:
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Midwives' List

In the body of the message type: subscribe (no other words or punctuation). You will then be subscribed and will receive e-mail messages from those participating in the forum.

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