Boston area resources for pregnancy and birth

Midwifery and Consumers (National & Local)

Midwives Alliance of North America (http://mana.org)

North American Registry of Midwives (http://narm.org/)

The Big Push for Midwives (http://pushformidwives.org/)

Massachusetts Midwives’ Alliance (http://massmidwives.org/)

Bay State Birth Coalition (http://baystatebirth.org)

VBAC

International Cesarean Awareness Network ICAN (http://www.ican-online.org)

Eastern Mass Chapter *Susanna is the chapter leader (https://www.facebook.com/icanofeasternma/)

Breastfeeding

Both La Leche League and Baby Care are good websites to help you find nursing groups for support and guidance.

La Leche League (http://www.llli.org/)

Baby Cafe (http://www.babycafeusa.org/your-nearest-baby-cafe/us-baby-cafes-2.html)

Home Visiting Lactation Consultants - all the consultants listed on this site are good. (http://lchomevisits.com)

Homebirth Research

Fact Sheet on the Homebirth Study published in the British Medical Journal (http://www.cfmidwifery.org/pdf/CPM2000.pdf)

The 2000 CPM Homebirth Research Study (http://www.understandingbirthbetter.com

Acupuncture

Angela Bell (http://www.angelabellacupuncture.com)
Specializes in pregnancy, fertility, and postpartum!

Acupuncture Together (https://acupuncturetogether.com)
Community Acupuncture with plenty of experience in pregnancy

Chiropractic Care

These are chiropractors I’ve all worked with personally with plenty of experience in pregnancy, postpartum, and infants!

Wholesome Healing Chiropractic- Dr. Lizzie Sobel, Back Bay (http://wholesomehealingchiro.com/)

Arlington Chiropractic (http://www.arlingtonchiropractice.com/)

Network Chiropractic of Acton (http://www.networkhealingcenter.com)