The Thinking  Woman's Guide to a Better Birth

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Web Sites


Active Birth by Janet Balaskas

Birthing from Within by Pam England and Rob Horowitz

The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

Easing Labor Pain by Adrienne Lieberman

Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper

A Good Birth, A Safe Birth: Choosing and Having the Childbirth Experience You Want by Diana Korte and Roberta Scaer

Mothering the Mother: How a Doula Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier, and Healthier Birth by Marshall Klaus, John Kennell, and Phyllis Klaus
The Nurturing Touch at Birth by Paulina Perez

Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn by Penny Simkin, Janet Whalley, and Ann Keppler

The VBAC Companion by Diana Korte


American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM)
818 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006

Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators (ALACE)
PO Box 382724
Cambridge, MA 02238

PO Box 2045
Medford, NJ 080
551-888-TO BIRTH

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth
Box 5224 Sherman Oaks, CA 91413-5224

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS)
2120 L Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20037

Doulas of North America (DONA)
1100 23rd Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98112(206)324-5440

International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)
1304 Kingsdale Avenue
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA
PO Box 20048
Minneapolis, MN 55420

La Leche League
1400 North Meacham RoadSchaumberg, IL 60173-4048

Lamaze International
1200 19th Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036-2422

Maternity Center Association
281 Park Avenue South, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10010

Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA)
PO Box 175
Newton, KS 67114

National Association of Childbearing Centers (NACC)
(Write and enclose $1.00 for guidelines and brochure.)
3123 Gottschall RoadPerkiomenville, PA 18074-9546

Web Sites

ABCs of Parenting


Cochrane Collaboration

Marilyn’s Midwifery Page

On Line Birth Center

National Library of Medicine: Pubmed and Internet Grateful Med

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Sabrina’s Pregnancy Page

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Chapter 7: The Slow Labor: Patience Is a Virtue
Chapter 7: Literature Summaries
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Donna Dolezal Zelzer