Resources for
Childbirth Education, Fatherhood and Birthing

Featured Resource

HUG Your Baby ... this AWARD-WINNING DVD, blog, and website helps parent understand their baby’s body language. With this information parents will prevent and solve problems around a baby’s eating, sleeping, crying, and attachment. The online HUG Your Baby course gives professionals skills and knowledge to help these new parents be the good moms and dads they want to be! All resources found at www.hugyourbaby.org


International Childbirth Education Association
ICEA (International Childbirth Educators Association) provides training and certification for childbirth educators and doulas, as well information for expectant parents.

CAPPA
CAPPA (Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association) provides training and certification for childbirth educators and doulas, as well information for expectant parents.

DONA International
DONA International provides training and certification for doulas, as well information for expectant parents.

Empowered Papa
A good site for fathers seeking more active participation in the birth of their child.

Becoming a CNA
Helping those seeking resources to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.

International Cesarean Awareness Network
Excellent for women who want information on VBACs

Talkbirth
Citizens for Midwifery (Blogs)

Read Molly Remer's excellent birthing blogs at these two sites
Citizens for Midwifery
Excellent site for midwifery advocacy

Waterbirth International
Barbara Harper spearheaded Waterbirth International and continues to make waves in the birthing community

Woman to Woman
Kathy Peterson advocates for women and birthing

Fathers to Be
Find out more about Patrick Houser's work with fathers and check out his book, Fathers-to-Be.