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:

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

Resources for Pregnancy & Birth - Parent’s acupressure & acupuncture guide for pregnancy & childbirth - Comprehensive pregnancy information - Find a practitioner, become a therapist - Resources for home birth, natural birth & water birth - Suzanne Arms presents articles & DVDs on natural birth - Birth International - Association for Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology & Health - Supportive information on birth choices - Resources on pregnancy, labor & birth - Helping women make informed decisions - Effective preparation & support for fathers - Referenced, informed choices in childbirth - Home birth support in the U.K. - Home birth support in Australia - Excellent compilation of birth DVDs for viewing & purchase - International Cesarean Awareness Network: outstanding information - Website of Ina may Gaskin, leading midwifery advocate, author, innovator - Making informed health choices for you & your family - Massage therapy training for pregnancy, & better birth - Mindfulness practices for pregnancy & early motherhood - Natural pregnancy, birth, children & parenting information - Coalition for Improving Maternity Services - DVDs, training for dynamic body balancing - Information for plus-size pregnant women - What to really expect in today’s modern birthing system - Easier childbirth with optimal fetal positioning - DVD sets to instill birthing confidence - Useful information in avoiding unnecessary cesareans - An online consumer survey of women’s birth experiences - Supporting & educating women who want to birth in water - Understanding the consciousness of infants & babies in utero

Birth Education, Doulas & Hypnobirthing Practitioners - International birth & wellness project - Resources, educators & doulas - Resource directory emphasizing trust & self-confidence - Husband-coached childbirth - All about doulas & finding a doula - Learning how to connect with your inherent birthing potential - Find HypnoBirthing in the U.K., Australia & New Zealand - Promoting freedom of choice in birthing - Supporting natural pregnancy, childbirth & parenting

Unassisted Birthing - Empowered childbirth - A manual for emergency childbirth - Articles, DVDs, forums - Articles, links, DVDs - Fathers’ questions answered - Infant CPR

Magazines for Pregnancy, Birth & Early Childhood - The magazine of pregnancy, birth & breastfeeding - Natural pregnancy, childbirth & parenting - Articles on the practice of natural childbirth - The birthplace of natural family lifestyle - Vitalistic articles & resources for family wellness

Newborn Needs & Informed Choices - Infant sleep safety guidelines - Australian Vaccination Network - Physicians for Genital Integrity - Families for Conscious Living - Community groups & forums connecting parents - Supporting families who don’t circumcise - Breastfeeding & parenting - Breastfeeding community groups & resources - Education, advocacy, options - Research & information on all aspects of health from Dr. Mercola - National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers - National Vaccine Information Center - Global Vaccine Institute - 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


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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