Natural Childbirth

Natural Childbirth

Resources

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American Academy of Husband-Coached Birth
http://www.bradleybirth.com
This website describes the goals of the Bradley method of childbirth and can help expectant parents find an instructor in their area.

Lamaze International
http://www.lamaze.org
The mission of Lamaze International is to promote a birth experience that is "awake, aware, and supported by family and friends" through education and advocacy.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
http://www.acog.org
This site offers information on numerous health issues. The women's health section includes readings on pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum care, breast health, menopause, contraception, and more.

Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA)
http://www.mana.org
MANA promotes midwifery as a quality health care option for families.

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
http://www.acnm.org
The ACNM supports the practice of midwifery through research, accreditation of midwife education programs, and establishment of clinical practice standards.

National Association of Childbearing Centers
http://www.birthcenters.org
The National Association of Childbearing Centers is an organization that supports the midwifery model of care for expectant parents, birth center professionals, and health policy advocates.

American Pregnancy Association
http://www.americanpregnancy.org
This national organization promotes reproductive and pregnancy wellness.

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