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Midwifery-related E-mail Addresses


[Organizations for Midwives, Childbirth Educators, Doulas] [Media] [Schools]
[Organizations for Parents and Families (also good for practitioners)] [Other Health Organizations]

Here's a short and incomplete list of midwifery organizations, publications, schools, and some other health-related entities that have e-mail addresses.

Also look at the page I maintain for organizations with web pages.

There are a few organizations listed here that do not have e-mail addresses, but I included them because of their usefulness to midwives or people seeking a midwife

Please contact me if you have corrections or if you know of any midwifery/birth/health group with an e-mail address that is not on this list. I need your help to make this list as complete as possible.

--Donna


Organizations for Midwives, Childbirth Educators, Doulas

ALACE-The Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators,
based in Cambridge, MA. (USA)
alacehq@aol.com

American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM)
info@acnm.org (Please note,this is a new address)
NC Chapter of American College of Nurse Midwives
Trish Payne CNM,MPH Public Relations: midwyfe@med.unc.edu

Association of Texas Midwives (USA)
escott@freeside.fc.net

Colorado Midwives Association
CMANewsltr@aol.com is the address for both the
state midwifery professional organization and its newsletter

DONA (Doula Organization of North America)
Membership chair, Jennifer Nunn douladoll@aol.com
DONA can also be reached at AskDONA@aol.com

Hawaii Midwives Alliance (USA)
cusick@uhunix.uhcc.Hawaii.Edu (Eiko Cusick)

Hunter Valley Midwives Association (HVMA) (Australia)
ktan@metz.une.edu.au

ICEA (International Childbirth Education Association)

Midwives Association of Washington State (USA)
CNM and LM Midwifery political action and support group
cnmpat@aol.com (Pat Sonnenstuhl)

Midwives' Alliance of North America (MANA)
MANAinfo@aol.com (MANA Secretary & information on MANA Documents & Statements)
MANAmw@aol.com: (MANA Legislative Chair)
ShortStork@aol.com (MANA Membership chair for joining or referrals)
MANA.news@internetMCI.com (MANA News editor)

Midwives in Private Practice (MIPP), Victoria, Australia
annies@rmit.edu.au (Annie Sprague)
jparratt@hitech.net.au (Jenny Parratt)

New Jersey Friends of Midwives (USA)
IsoChrome@aol.com
(this is a private address,
so be sure to mark in subject what it is)

New York Friends of Midwives (USA)
car41@columbia.edu

Oregon Midwifery Council (USA)
primarily for sumissions to the newsletter, Birthing
OMCbirthng@aol.com

Victorian Midwifery Academics Group
This group consists of representatives from all Victorian (Australia) Universities who have midwifery courses. It meets four times a year and discusses issues pertinent to midwifery education from a state wide perspective as well as providing support and ease of communication for midwifery academics.
Contact person is : Susan.Gumley@Nursing.monash.edu.au

VLOV, Vlaamse Organisatie van Vroedvrouwen
(Flemish organization of Midwives) Flanders, Belgium
tau@macbel.be

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Media

Midwifery Today magazine
inquiries@midwiferytoday.com (Oregon, USA)

Point of View Productions
is a San Francisco film/video production company with 15 years experience producing media that matters. They have a special interest in health issues (videos on water birth and holistic healing), ecology and environment (video on radioactive waste dumping) sustainability, (video on rainforest preservation) peace, social justice and the arts.
Karil Daniels
Point of View Productions
2477 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA 94110
voice: (415) 821-0435, fax: (415) 931-0948

Please send me (djz@efn.org) more midwifery/birth magazines with e-mail addresses to add here!

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Schools

Australia

Centre for Graduate Studies in Clinical Nursing,
Subfaculty of Nursing, Monash University,
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Graduate Diploma of Midwifery leading to endorsement < as a midwife in Australia.
For further information, contact Susan Gumley:
Susan.Gumley@nursing.monash.edu.au

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing (Midwifery)
Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia.

This 12 month full-time course leads to registration as a midwife in Australia. Applicants need to be registered nurses who have completed a bachelors degree in nursing or related discipline. The course comprises seven units of study in the areas of research methods, nursing and midwifery.
Two of these units provide for clinical experience in all aspects of maternity care, including neonatal care in level 1-11 nurseries.
For more information Email Michel Burgum, Course coordinator at:
Burgum@nursing.curtin.edu.au

United States

Florida School of Traditional Midwifery
AFN26928@freenet.ufl.edu
The office assistant/student who will probably recieve your mail is Noelle

Oregon School of Midwifery (USA): Daphne Singingtree, CM, LDEM
Daphnetree@aol.com
Some information about midwifery from Daphne
Read Transition Midwifery Education Update and the
Newsletter of the National Coalition of Midwifery Educators.
For your free sample copy, just mail two 32 cent stamps to
P.O. Box 40591 Eugene, Or 97404

Seattle School of Midwifery, (Washington,USA)
A three yearmidwifery program for Direct Entry Midwives
Zeebah@aol.com (Terese Stallings)

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Organizations for Parents and Families

Apple Tree Family Ministries
Christian education on family life, including certification program for Christian Childbirth Educators, pathway into Christian midwifery
International, based in Artesia, CA, USA
E-mail address: ATFM@aol.com
ATFM offers information and education for families from a Christian perspective, with a special emphasis on natural birth and issues surrounding the childbearing years

Bradley Method (The American Academy of
Husband-Coached Childbirth - AAHCC)

POB 5224
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
818/788-6662
800/42-BIRTH
email: hathawayja@aol.com

Group B Strep Association
Lisa Porter (LKPORTER@aol.com) is their
National Medical Advisory Board Coordinator.
She will be happy to email pamplets or help parents
and midwives find info about GBS.

ICAN, Inc. (International Cesarean Awareness Network)
Joan Fields, Education Director fields@tyrell.net
West Coast: April Kubachka, President, (310) 530-5545
MidWest: Rose Marie Bertrand, (608) 244-6958, mikeber@execpc.com
Northeast: Kathleen Dolbear, (315) 676-4838
MidSouth: Carmela McCain Simmons, (713) 373-1234
Clarion: Kathy Gray-Farthing, Editor in Chief, (216) 875-0963 FarKGF@aol.com
New York City Chapter board member: Samantha McCormick OtisSam@aol.com

H.O.M.E. Homebirth Options Midwifery IndependencE
A coalition of consumers and midwives that have brought a lawsuit against the state to make midwifery an independant profession and to protect the civil right of parents to choose to birth at home. We are located in the Mid Hudson Valley in NY, with affliated groups in western and southern NY.
Contct: homebrth@warwick.net

National Association of Childbearing Centers, Route 1, Box 1, Perkiomenville, PA 18075. Phone 215-234-8068. They can give you a list of Centers in your area. Make sure you mention what area you're from.

The NAPSAC directory (National Assoc. of Parents and Professional for Safe Alternatives in Childbirth) is a great directory to find doctors, midwives, resource people, etc.. This directory would be a good one for you to purchase. Their address is NAPSAC International, Rt. 1, Box 646, Marble Hill, MO 63764, 314-238-2010 (phone).

Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome Foundation

"Our ervices include grief support for multiple pregnancies during and after pregnancies through our "Compassionate Deliveries" program. We deal largely with pregnant women diagnosed with TTTS who are uneducated about the disease and its up-to-date treatment options. We arrange travel for needy parents seeking treatment from any where in the country and abroad. We also need to work closely with all medical professionals who are in contact with multiple pregnancies so we can be of help to you with these patients. We have begun an international registry of TTTS pregnancies and outcomes. We need referrals to increase this data base as well. We hope to begin a registry for TTTS survivors and tracking their life-time health."
TTTS Foundation
national office
411 Longbeach Parkway
Bay Village, Ohio 44140
TTTSFound@aol.com

United Families for Midwifery Care
PO Box 460, Colchester,Connecticut 06415 USA
Email: vickicce@iconn.net

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Other Health Organizations

American Public Health Clearinghouse (APHA)
aphach@egc.apc.org

Med Search America
office@medsearch.com

World Health Organization


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Donna Dolezal Zelzer
, djz@efn.org