Breastfeeding Resources

Breastfeeding Online

Breastfeeding Online– Dr. Jack Newman – Many articles and videos on breastfeeding, including an asymetrical latch video

 

Organizations

California Association of Midwifes (CAM)

Citizens for Midwifery

Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA)

California Association of Midwives

Waterbirth International

San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition

La Leche League International

North American Registry of Midwives (NARM)

 

Studies 

Studies on the Relative Safety of Planned Homebirth. Educating yourself and being able to share factual research with loved ones and friends is reassuring to all who may express concern over the safety of home birth or the wisdom of noninterventive care.  Communications that are overly-strident are counterproductive. Facts and research go much farther.  Here are a few studies that we believe are must-reads.

Outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives: Large prospective study in North America

Kenneth C Johnson, senior epidemiologist, Betty-Anne Daviss, project manager BMJ

 

Milbank Report: Evidence-Based Maternity Care: What It Is and What It Can Achieve: Childbirth Connection

 

 Perineal massage in labour and prevention of perineal trauma: 

 

Netherlands Study on Home Births

 

Newborn & Family Photography

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Health Care

Amy Stephens – Prenatal Massage

Amy has been practicing massage for more than 18 years, specializing in Prenatal and Postnatal therapy.  Amy has had two homebirths herself (the last one born with me 24 years ago) and has a wonderful loving and supportive touch.  If needed Amy is available for out-calls.

a.a.stephens12@gmail.com

760 846 9903