doula & nutritionist

Cherry Blossom Families

Suggested Reading

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

The Complete Book of Pregnancy & Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger

The Natural Pregnancy Book: Herbs, Nutrition & Other Holistic Choices by Aviva Jill Romm

The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer & Rhonda Wheeler

Obstetrics Myths versus Research Realities: A Guide to the Medical Literature by Henci Goer

Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Prepby Pam England and Rob Horowitz

The Pregnancy Book by William and Martha Sears

Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League International

Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp

Nursing Mothers Companion by Kathleen Huggins

The Baby Book by William and Martha Sears

Real Food for Mother and Baby by Nina Planck


The Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative

The Business of Being Born

The Birth Survey

Ina May Gaskin

Motherlove Herbal Company

Waterbirth International

Spinning Babies

DONA International

International Childbirth Education Association

La Leche League

Breastfeeding Basics

Operation Special Delivery

International Childbirth Education Association

One World Birth


Local Resources


Certified Nurse Midwives (Hospital)




Birth Centers

Postpartum Doulas


Placenta Encapsulation

Postpartum Counseling Support

Estate Planning

Infant Massage

Cloth Diapers