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Books and DVD’s

There are so many wonderful books out on the market but there are also some not so good resources. Below are all books that I have read and found to be full of good accurate information. I will update this section as I find more great books.

DVD’s:

• Orgasmic Birth
• The Business of Being Born
• Birth in the Squatting Position
• Birth Day
• Baby, Baby, Oh Baby

Books:

• Birthing From Within by Pam England CNM, MA and Rob Horowitz PhD
• Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper
• Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Sarah Buckley, MD
• Green Babies, Sage Moms by Linda Fassa
• Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
• Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon-Rosegg, Erick Ingraham, and Robert A. Bradley
• Naturally Healthy Pregnancy by Aviva Jill Romm
• Pushed by Jennifer Block
• Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
• The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
• The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League

Websites

Midwifery:

California Association of Midwives
www.californiamidwives.org
Citizens for Midwifery
www.cfmidwifery.org
Ina May Gaskin, midwife, author and birth activist
www.inamay.com
Midwives Alliance of North America
www.mana.org
Midwifery Today Magazine
www.midwiferytoday.com
North American Registry of Midwives
www.narm.org

Pregnancy and Birth:

Birthing Naturally–Natural childbirth
www.birthingnaturally.net
Kelly Mom Breastfeeding and Parenting
www.kellymom.com
La Leche League International
www.llli.org
Mothers Naturally–Natural childbirth and midwifery care
www.mothersnaturally.org
One World Birth
www.oneworldbirth.net
Spinning Babies–A website on fetal positioning
www.spinningbabies.com
The Bradley Method childbirth classes
www.bradleybirth.com
The Business of Being Born
www.thebusinessofbeingborn.com
VBAC facts
www.vbacfacts.com
Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year
www.childbearing-year.com

Miscellaneous:

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
www.motherfriendly.org
Natural vs. Synthetic Vitamins
www.nutriteam.com
International Cesarean Awareness Network
www.ican-online.org
The Birth Survey
www.thebirthsurvey.com
The Safe Motherhood Quilt Project
www.rememberthemothers.net

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Local Resources

Below are lists of local professionals whom I have had personal experience with. I will update this section as I get to know more working professionals that I can recommend.

Apparel and Accessories

Rebekah Jones
Somebody’s Honey
beks76@verizon.net
http://www.facebook.com and search for “Somebody’s Honey”
Handmade Apparel and Accessories for Newborn to Adults. Custom orders welcomed.

Accupuncture:

Marcia D. Connelly L.Ac.
Licensed Accupuncturist and Herbalist
831-818-7051

Cindi Ignatovsky, L.Ac
www.healthinharmonytmc.com
408-761-6251

BABI: Bay Area Birth Information

www.bayareabirthinfo.org
408-674-BABI
info@bayareabirthinfo.org
I personally cannot recommend all the providers in the directory but BABI is an amazing resource for an assortment of classes, providers and information.

Chiropractic:

Dr. Marilyn Moss, DC
www.drmarilynmoss.com
408.693.8533

Neurolink Chiropractic Dr. Paul Quarneri D.C., D.A.C.N.B., F.A.C.F.N.
www.theneurolink.com
650-375-2545

Counseling:

Erin Mullery Adler, M.S., Marriage & Family Therapist Registered Intern IMF57699
Clinical Supervisor: Sharon Graff, LMFT 42703
erinadler.mfti@gmail.com
Counseling for Couples, Individuals, Parents, Families; All Ages.

Herbalist:

Pam Caldwell
Pregnancy, Postpartum and Lactation Specialist
www.herblore.com
877-808-5815
www.blogtalkradio.com/herblore

Herbal Products:

www.herblore.com
www.sweetherbmedicinals.com

Lactation Consultants:

*Bridget Owen MH, CLC
www.bridgetowen.net
408-529-7949

*Nursing Mothers Council
www.nursingmothers.org
831-688-3854 (Santa Cruz) 650-327-MILK (San Francisco Bay)
Free breastfeeding support in your home.

Massage therapy:

*Bianca Schmidt CMT
www.synovialsoul.massagetherapy.com
831-334-9402
synovialsoul@gmail.com
Certified in Prenatal and Infant massage and traditional Swedish massage including acupressure, trigger point work, and deep tissue.

*Robin Cooley CMP
Alabaster Massage
831-239-6021
Integrative Swedish massage including reflexology, trigger point, deep tissue, and pre/postnatal massage.

Myofascial Release:

Bianca Schmidt CMT
www.synovialsoul.massagetherapy.com
831-334-9402
synovialsoul@gmail.com

Osteopathy:

Patricia Reber-Weltz DO
650-559-8500