Pregnancy, Midwifery and Childbirth
Childbirth Connection Helps guide decision making around choosing providers, birth settings, pain management, VBACs and other pregnancy - birth issues(for health professionals & families). Grew out of the Maternity Association Center.
Child Birth Solutions Information in the form of articles on infertility, adoption, pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, childbirth information, and breastfeeding.
Our Birthroots, provides information on childbirth education options in Maine, doula service coordination, post-partum support resources, and information for homebirth options in Maine.
International Childbirth Education Association promotes family centered maternity care
La Leche League - International organization with local chapters providing mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education about breastfeeding.
GotMom - created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives to provide breastfeeding information and resources for mothers and families.
Postpartum Support International Support International(PSI)organization, provides current information, resources, education about postpartum depression through their website and volunteer coordinators in every state.
Perinatal Mental Health Alliance of Southern Maine, serving York County, with good online patient information.
Newborn Care and Parenting
Mom to Mom of Maine, 300+ members who exchange of information concerning parenting and other issues through a monthly meeting, newsletter, and email loop.
Mabel Wadsworth Center in Bangor provides a variety of clinical services, health education, and advocacy for women of all ages, color, sexual orientation, and economic status. Resource/referral for pregnancy options including adoption/abortion/prenatal care.
Our Bodies Ourselves website of the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective (BWHBC), a nonprofit, public interest women’s health education, advocacy, and consulting organization started in 1970.
Up To Date Patient Info patient education resource on various medical topics, procedures, and women’s health issues. It strives to provide ‘the latest medical findings’ and is not necessarily ‘a midwifery’ perspective.
Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program provides breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to underserved women and provides public and professional education
National Women’s Health Network - Supports individual decision-making by providing evidence-based information free from corporate influence.
Avena Botanicals - Maine herbal business where you can buy high quality Maine grown herbs and take classes
Sage Mountain - Vermont resources & information on herbs
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - National Institute of Health's studies done with herbs and supplements