Resources

MY FACEBOOK PAGES for information and comment: Confident Childbirth – Lamaze OR Breastfeeding: Santa Ynez

The following resources have been screened by me and I feel they and their information are supportive of women interested in a natural approach to birth & parenting.

Local

Doula information may be found at Central Coast Doula Assoc. www.centralcoastdoulas.com    805-202-3001

Midwifery options may be found at Santa Barbara Midwifery: www.santabarbaramidwifery.com  805-563-0348. In home births are available.

Our one option for an out of hospital birth center  is NOW OPEN!: www.sbbirthcenter.com

NATIONAL

For more information about the organization through which I am certified: www.Lamaze.org

A great blog to sign up for is www.givingbirthwithconfidence.org

A very complete and active website which promotes choices and enjoyable birth is www.enjoybirth.com (sign up for the Top Three Tips to Enjoy your Birth) and www.pregnancybirthandbabies.com.

National advocacy for mother-friendly maternity care and a link to The Birth Survey can be found at www.motherfriendly.org.

Evidence-based articles on birthing topics are available at www.childbirthconnection.org

VBAC information can be found at www.ican-online.org

Some of the best breastfeeding information is from La Leche League: www.llli.org, www.kellymom.com and www.breastfeeding.com. Santa Barbara La Leche League is www.lllofsb.org.

New Baby information is offered at www.askdrsears.com and www.thehappiestbaby.com

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