Issue 24 - Winter 2009 - Article Resources

Issue 24 - Winter 2009 - Article Resources

Letter from the Editor

Jeanne Ohm, D.C.


Taking Charge of Giving Birth

Cynthia Overgard



The Hospital "Birth Plan"

Molly Remer, MSW, ICCE

(No References)


Eating in Labor: Trusting the Mother’s Gut Instinct

Gloria Lemay

(No References)


Through a Child's Eyes

Susan Bartell, PsyD

(No References)


Adjusting to a New Life

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  2. Ritzmann, D Birthing interventions and the newborn cervical spine in Manual Therapy of Children, Biedermann, H ,Churchill Livingston, 2004 Chapter 7: 80

  3. Towbin, A, Latent spinal cord and brain stem injury in newborn infants. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1969 (Feb);11 (1): 54-68

  4. Gutmann G. Blocked Atlantal Nerve Syndrome in Babies and Infants. Manuelle Medizin. 1987; 25:5-10

  5. Frymann VM. Relation of disturbances of craniosacral mechanisms to symptomatology of the newborn: study of 1,250 infants. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 1966;65:1059-1075.

  6. Biedermann, H Manual Therapy in Children: Proposals for an Etiologic Model, JJournal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, Volume 28, Issue 3, Pages e1-e15

  7. Biederman, H. Kinematic imbalances due to suboccipital strain in newborns. Journal of Manual Medicine 1992; 6:151-156

  8. Alcantara J, Ohm J, Kunz D. The safety and effectiveness of pediatric chiropractic: a survey of chiropractors and parents in a practice-based research network. Explore: The Journal of Science & Healing View Abstract here: https://icpa4kids.com/research/published_papers/Ped_Safety.htm



Chiropractic Care for an Easier Pregnancy and Safer Birth

Jeanne Ohm, DC

(No References)


The Home Birth Advantage: The physical and emotional benefits of birthing at home

Ronnie Falcao, LM, MS

(No References)


Empowering Websites for Pregnancy, Birth & Baby

Resources, Information & Directories of Practitioners

BirthCenters.org - A comprehensive resource of birth centers
BirthPartners.com - Natural childbirth options: international listings
CFMidwifery.org - Information & resources promoting midwives
HomeBirth.org.nz - New Zealand homebirth association
Homeopathic.org - National center for homeopathy
HPAkids.org - The Alliance of Practitioners for Holistic Family Health & Wellness
ICPA4Kids.org - Family wellness chiropractors, articles, resources
MANA.org - Midwives alliance for unity and strength
MaternityCoalition.org.au - Australian umbrella organization supporting maternity services
Midwives.org.au - Promoting, supporting & strengthening midwifery in Australia
Midwife.org - Find a certified nurse or midwife
Naturopathic.org - American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Resources for Pregnancy & Birth

Acupuncture.rhizome.net.nz - Parent’s acupressure & acupuncture guide for pregnancy & childbirth
AmericanPregnancy.org - Comprehensive pregnancy information
AmtaMassage.org - Find a practitioner, become a therapist
BirthIntoBeing.com - Resources for home birth, natural birth & water birth
BirthingTheFuture.org - Suzanne Arms presents articles & DVDs on natural birth
BirthInternational.com - Birth International
BirthPsychology.com - Association for Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology & Health
ChildbirthSolutions.com - Supportive information on birth choices
ChildbirthConnection.org - Resources on pregnancy, labor & birth
ChoiceinChildbirth.org - Helping women make informed decisions
FathersToBe.org - Effective preparation & support for fathers
HenciGoer.com - Referenced, informed choices in childbirth
HomeBirth.org.uk - Home birth support in the U.K.
HomeBirthAustralia.org - Home birth support in Australia
HomeBirthVideos.org - Excellent compilation of birth DVDs for viewing & purchase
ICAN-Online.org - International Cesarean Awareness Network: outstanding information
InaMay.com - Website of Ina may Gaskin, leading midwifery advocate, author, innovator
LifeHealthChoices.com - Making informed health choices for you & your family
MercierTherapy.com - Massage therapy training for pregnancy, & better birth
MindfulMotherhood.org - Mindfulness practices for pregnancy & early motherhood
MotherandChildHealth.com - Natural pregnancy, birth, children & parenting information
MotherFriendly.org - Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
NewDawnPublish.com - DVDs, training for dynamic body balancing
PlusSizePregnancy.com - Information for plus-size pregnant women
PushedBirth.com - What to really expect in today’s modern birthing system
SpinningBabies.com - Easier childbirth with optimal fetal positioning
ThePinkKit.com - DVD sets to instill birthing confidence
TheUnnecesarean.com - Useful information in avoiding unnecessary cesareans
TheBirthSurvey.com - An online consumer survey of women’s birth experiences
WaterBirth.org - Supporting & educating women who want to birth in water
WhatBabiesWant.com - Understanding the consciousness of infants & babies in utero

Birth Education, Doulas & Hypnobirthing Practitioners

Alace.org - International birth & wellness project
BirthingFromWithin.com - Resources, educators & doulas
BirthWorks.org - Resource directory emphasizing trust & self-confidence
BradleyBirth.com - Husband-coached childbirth
Dona.com - All about doulas & finding a doula
HypnoBirthing.com - Learning how to connect with your inherent birthing potential
Google.com - Find HypnoBirthing in the U.K., Australia & New Zealand
ICEA.org - Promoting freedom of choice in birthing
Lamaze.org - Supporting natural pregnancy, childbirth & parenting

Unassisted Birthing

EmpoweredChildbirth.com - Empowered childbirth
UmbrellaNoize.com - A manual for emergency childbirth
UnassistedChildbirth.com - Articles, DVDs, forums
UnassistedHomeBirth.com - Articles, links, DVDs
UnassistedHomebirth.com/Fathers - Fathers’ questions answered
YouTube.com - Infant CPR

Magazines for Pregnancy, Birth & Early Childhood

CompleatMother.com - The magazine of pregnancy, birth & breastfeeding
Magazine.Lamaze.org - Natural pregnancy, childbirth & parenting
MidwiferyToday.com - Articles on the practice of natural childbirth
Mothering.com - The birthplace of natural family lifestyle
PathwaysToFamilyWellness.org - Vitalistic articles & resources for family wellness

Newborn Needs & Informed Choices

AttachmentParenting.org - Infant sleep safety guidelines
AVN.org.au - Australian Vaccination Network
DoctorsOpposingCircumcision.org - Physicians for Genital Integrity
FamiliesForNaturalLiving.org - Families for Conscious Living
HolisticMoms.org - Community groups & forums connecting parents
JewsAgainstCircumcision.org - Supporting families who don’t circumcise
KellyMom.com - Breastfeeding & parenting
LaLecheLeague.org - Breastfeeding community groups & resources
LifeHealthChoices.com - Education, advocacy, options
Mercola.com - Research & information on all aspects of health from Dr. Mercola
NoCirc.org - National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers
NVIC.org - National Vaccine Information Center
ThinkTwice.com - Global Vaccine Institute
WestonAPrice.org - Wise traditions in food, farming & the healing arts



When the Joy is Missing: An Organic Perspective on Postpartum Depression

Marcy Axness, PhD

(No References)


Protecting the Cave

Patrick M. Houser

(No References)


9 Essential Ingredients for a Natural Birth

Various



Appreciating the Process of Birth

Various Authors

(No References)


Avoid a Cesarean: Know the Facts

(No References)


A Pregnant Pause

Dr. Jennifer Barham-Floreani

(No References)


Pathways’ Top Ten Books for Pregnancy and Birth

  • Spiritual Midwifery
    By Ina May Gaskin
  • Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering
    By Sarah J. Buckley, MD
  • Mother’s Intention: How Belief Shapes Birth
    By Kim Wildner
  • Spontaneous Evolution
    By Bruce H. Lipton, PhD and Steve Bhaerman
  • Birthing in the Spirit
    By Cathy Daub
  • Birthing From Within
    By Pam England, MA, CNM
  • Active Birth
    By Janet Balaskas
  • Pushed
    By Jennifer Block
  • Having a Baby, Naturally
    By Peggy O’Mara
  • Fathers-To-Be Handbook
    By Patrick M. Houser

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