California has great laws so midwifery care is practiced legally, but how do you get a midwifery education?
Dads need advice for caring for new babies. These new dad resources will help.
The United States has a long history of midwifery care being provided by women that are incredibly skilled at the work they do in helping women and their families through childbirth.
However, these highly skilled midwives have not always been given the credit that is rightly theirs by the male dominated medical community. History shows that midwives in America have been forced out of their practices and been falsely accused of harming mothers and babies, when quite the opposite was true.
Non medicated strategies to cope and manage childbirth pain. Free birth tools handout.
Course for doulas, student midwives, nurses, and other birth professionals
Really important information is available for pregnant women to assess their local hospitals ranking for cesareans.
Click to download and read the report
The Consumer Reports website has released an informational video and also a blog post entitled “What hospitals don’t want you to know about C-sections”. The information compiled is important to inform families about the options available to them for labor and birth.