ICAN – International Cesarean Awareness Network’s mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).
ICEA – The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.
LLL – La Leche League’s mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
Postpartum Support International – The mission of Postpartum Support International is to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing in every country worldwide.
Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn – Excellent book for families planning to conceive and a wonderful guide for when they are pregnant. This website is the resource center for the book which includes worksheets to download that range from pregnancy exercises, questions to ask your caregiver, to newborn procedures. Very helpful resource that includes further websites to check out.
Spinning Babies – Easier childbirth through fetal positioning.