Links to Community Resources
My practice participated in this study. I want to thank all of the women and babies who made it possible.
CPM C-SECTION PREVENTION CHILDBIRTH
Synopsis: Questions to ask when interviewing a Midwife. Find a Wisconsin Midwife Join Friends of Wisconsin Midwives.
MARCH OF DIMES
Synopsis: The March of Dimes has an extensive library. They have information on topics ranging from staying healthy, prenatal testing and information on what you should avoid while you are pregnant. Below are selected articles that I feel should be read.
Hazardous Substances During Pregnancy
Mercury and Pregnancy
Mercury and Fish
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Pregnancy
Stress During Pregnancy
Group B Strep and Pregnancy
Newborn Screening Test
Synopsis:booklet on how to prevent a C-section and current information on VBAC’s
Synopsis: Twelve in-depth classes about pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum and baby care.
NATURAL CHILDBIRTH CLASSES
Synopsis: “Well rounded and balanced classes.” “Freedom of choice based on knowledge of the alternatives." Coral
Milwaukee Metro: Coral Slavin, 262-893-9945
Class schedule: www.well-roundedmaternity.com
Heidi Basford-Kerkhof , 920-426-8063
Synopsis: Twelve in-depth cla= sses about pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum and baby care.= span>
Synopsis: We believe that pregnancy is a reward and gift from our Father in heaven and ought to be taught accordingly. At the same time, pregnancy should be a time of joy and celebration of the extension of His kingdom here on earth!
Heidi’s favorite sites
Synopsis: Birth doulas offer emotional support, encouragement and wisdom throughout labor and birth. Postpartum doulas support women and families through the transformation that a new baby brings to a family.
LECHE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL - LLL
Synopsis: The La Leche League International 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.
La Leche League of WI :
Toll free number 1-877-MOM-MILK
CORD BLOOD REGISTRY
Synopsis: Cord blood is “rich in stem cells. They are “master cells”. They have the power to heal and tat over 75 life-threatening illnesses.
www.= cordblood.com 1-888-267-3256
CORD BLOOD DONOR
donate cord blood for research
Synopsis: Complete book store, natural products, and birth supplies