GentleSurge

We Believe in Natural, Empowered Birth!

Resources

Positive Pregnancy Affirmations
Spinning Babies - Information about optimal positioning of baby
A great handout for acupressure during labor

Pathways to Family Wellness Magazine - Magazine which provides timely articles and updates on pregnancy and family  life.
Coalition for Improving Maternity Services - Individuals and national organizations whose mission is to promote an evidence-based wellness model of maternity care that will improve birth outcomes and substantially reduce costs
HenciGoer.com - Author of The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth and Obstetric Myths vs. Research Realities, Henci is an invaluable resource for fact-based information on pre- and perinatal research
Hypnosis for Pain Relief in Labour and Childbirth: A Systematic Review

Local

Pregnancy and Birth

Parenting

Mothering Magazine - The premiere natural parenting magazine
Dr. Sears - Information on attachment parenting, co-sleeping, breastfeeding, vaccinations.....etc.
KellyMom - Information on breastfeeding, sleep, and parenting.... etc.
Circumcision resources page for expectant parents
Fathers’ Forum Online - “The Online Resource for Expectant and New Fathers.”
GreatDad.com - “Because Dads don’t always think like Moms.”

Isthmus Wellness, LLC - For fertility, prenatal, and postpartum care
Moms in Madison - Local links to all things parent related
Community Midwives, LLC - Local homebirth midwife; and a good place to buy vitamin K
Open Arms Midwifery, LLC - Local homebirth midwife
Access Midwifery, LLC - Local prenatal and home birth midwifery care
Happy Bambino and Nicki's Diapers - Madison's resource and retail place for parents committed to natural pregnancy, birth, and parenting
Doulas of South Central Wisconsin - Most area doulas can be contacted through this site
La Leche League - Madison Chapter - Local breastfeeding resource
Mothers' Milk Alliance - Informed choice model of human milk sharing for families in Dane County
Yoga Moms - Pre and postnatal yoga and discussion group
Placenta Encapsulation - Many benefits to this! Check it out!
Keystone Healing Center - Chicago area healing center, yoga, EFT, hypnotherapy, and more