Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA)
Provides national certification for Labor Doulas, Postpartum Doulas, Certified Lactation Educators and Childbirth Educators. Provides referrals to consumers.
Professional and parent resources.
The HypnoBirthing Institute
Information, books and tapes for the use of hypnosis for childbirth.
International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)
"ICAN works to lower the rate of unnecessary cesareans, supports vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and encourages positive birthing through education and advocacy."
International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)
Provides National certification for Childbirth Educators and Doulas.
Visit Penny Simkin's website - newsletter and schedule of workshops and presentations.
Whole Birth Resources
Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga classes, Whole Birth Yoga Teacher Certification Training, audio tapes and resources for parents, including Holistic Birth Counseling.