Mama Bear Midwifery


Enjoy the resources below as a starting place to discover the abundance of information out there! This is by no means an exhaustive list nor is it reflective of the the many amazingly diverse resources that exist.  



Midwifery Organizations

New York Homebirth Midwives

American College of Nurse Midwives

MANA: Midwives Alliance of Northern America

NARM: North American Registry of Midwives

Citizens for Midwifery


New York State Licenced Midwife Regulations

New York State Office of the Professions:


Doula Organizations

CNY Doula Connection

Doulas of Central New York

Radical Doula

Mohawk Valley Doulas

DONA International




The New Essential Guide to Lesbian Conception, Pregnancy and Birth, Stephanie Brill


The Birth Partner, Penny Simkin


The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Sheila Kitzinger


Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn: the complete guide, Simkin, et al.


The Natural Pregnancy Book, Aviva Romm


Naturally Healthy Babies and Children, Aviva Romm


Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy & Childbirth, Julia Chinyere Oparah and Alicia D. Bonaparte


Mindful Birthing, Nancy Bardacke





Mind the Bump


Expecting: positive pregnancy

Calm childbirth hypnobirthing



Food journal:



Evidence Based Birth -


Robbie Davis Floyd, PhD- cultural anthropologist specializing in pregnancy and birth


Spinning Babies - all about optimal fetal positioning


The Well Rounded Mama - a great resource for women of all sizes


Midwifery Today


Black Women Birthing Justice


Mothering magazing


Trans Birth - find a provider supporting trans and non-gender conforming people


The Rainbow Babies


Through the Looking Glass  - organization serving families with disabilities


Waterbirth International


Mama Natural


The Paleo Mom




Why Not Home

Orgasmic Birth

Happy Healthy Child

It's My Body, My Baby, My Birth

The Business of Being Born




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