Resources for Pregnancy and Postpartum

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Evidence Based Birth

An online resource of unbiased thoroughly researched available scientific evidence for a variety of choices expecting and new parents will be asked to make for their own care and for their babies.   

https://evidencebasedbirth.com/

Spinning Babies

Use this site and videos for guidance in ensuring optimal fetal positioning for birth and to help correct fetal position (breech, transverse, posterior). Great advise to prepare for birth and reduce the chance of cesarean. 

https://spinningbabies.com/

Kelly Mom

A thorough online site regarding evidence related to breastfeeding and other issues common in the postpartum period. 

https://kellymom.com/

International Cesarean Awareness Network

International Cesarean Awareness Network is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve maternal child health by reducing preventable cesareans through education, supporting cesarean recovery, and advocating for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). 

http://www.ican-online.org/

Baby Blues Connection

1-800-557-8375  The Mission of Baby Blues Connection is to provide support, information and resources to women and families coping with pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders and to the professionals who serve them. 

http://babybluesconnection.org/finding-help/bbc-groups/

Links to Midwifery related material

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Oregon Midwifery Council

Oregon Midwifery Council is a professional organization that promotes maternal and infant health in Oregon by increasing access to midwifery care and offering public and professional education. 

http://oregonmidwiferycouncil.org/

Midwives Alliance of North America

The Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) is a professional midwifery aiming to unite and strengthen all midwives through dedication to innovative education, professional development, and recognized autonomous practice. MANA compiles research and statistics about midwifery, promotes an evidence-based midwifery model of care, addresses health disparities, and promotes optimal outcomes through normal physiologic birth and healthcare across the lifespan.  

https://mana.org/

Oregon Midwifery Laws - OARs

Oregon State laws and rules for midwifery. This site outlines what a midwife can and can not do, which clients are considered low risk and appropriate for out of hospital based care and when consultation or transfer of care is required. 

http://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/HLO/Pages/Board-Direct-Entry-Midwifery-Laws-Rules.aspx

Providers in the Area

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Recommended local acupuncture, cranial sacral therapy, massage, counseling, financial assistance.

Eagle Cap Wellness

Offering acupuncture, massage, naturopathic medicine, chiropractic care, herbs and supplements. Jamie has detailed specific knowledge and experience to help pregnant women and babies throughout the birthing year and beyond. 

https://www.eaglecapwellness.com/

Building Healthy Families

Building Healthy Families (BHF) is an independent, nonprofit family support organization, offering personalized universal family support and education programs for parents, caregivers, parents-to-be, students and children through diversified programming. At BHF, we focus on child development, age-appropriate behavior, parent-child interaction, positive discipline, and family health and safety. We promote family access to needed resources in the community and advocate for children and families.

http://oregonbhf.org/