Check out the full list at: http://www.midwife.org/Share-With-Women
Is prenatal testing right for you?
Watch this presentation from Darthmout Hitchcock Medical Center to learn more.
When you choose a home birth:
When you choose a birth center birth:
Birth By Numbers: Check out this short video about birth trends in the US. This site offers lots of reading and info about out of hospital birth trends and safety.
Tubs can be provided for clients interested in home birth water births, or tubs are in each room at the birth centers. Read more about the evidence to support it's safety and affects for laboring women at this link.
Waterbirth International is a site where you can learn more about the benifts, process, research and set up of waterbirth. There are also many stories, pictures and suggestions for your own birth.
This article from Evidence Based Birth reviews the cause, illness and treatment options of GBS in women during labor.
Stem cells in your baby's umbilical cord blood can replace damaged cells inside the body. These new cells repair wounds, restore lost brain functions and increase healthy blood count. Medical experts discover new treatments every year, which means stored cord blood will become more valuable over time. Find out more about cord blood, life-saving stem cell treatments and what these advances in regenerative therapy mean for your family.