Labor and Birth

The countdown to labor is officially on! The following websites will help you to prepare for the birth and to put your labor support team in place.

American College of Nurse-Midwives
A consumer-friendly website packed with useful resources explaining the benefits of midwifery care.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
An information-packed website featuring patient information brochures addressing such topics as weight gain during pregnancy and pain relief during childbirth.

Doulas of North America
Wondering if doula care is right for you? Get the facts on the advantages of hiring a birthing or postpartum doula right here.
A grassroots website featuring sample birth plans, birth stories, and more.