Category Archives: Labor/Birth

External Resources

Videos about Birth (all available from Netflix):

Orgasmic Birth, directed by Debra Pascali-Bonaro (2008)
The Business of Being Born, directed by Abby Epstein (2008)
Pregnant in America, directed by Steve Buonaugurio (2008)

External Websites Excellent research-based information on pregnancy and maternity care. Information on prenatal care, medical testing, healthy lifestyle choices to prevent
birth defects and preterm birth. Web site for parents by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Web site for parents by the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Questions to Ask When Choosing a Birthplace Consumer Reviews of Local Birthplaces and Caregivers; Information about Local Intervention Rates Common pregnancy discomforts Tips for pregnancy discomfort Sex During Pregnancy On Maternity Leave

Newsletters/Updates Weekly pregnancy e-newsletter from Lamaze—”Building Confidence Week by Week.” Free messages each week on your cell phone to help you through your pregnancy and your baby’s first year. BirthWatch, a Facebook application that posts updates about your pregnancy on your Facebook page and sends you weekly e-mails with helpful tipsSpecific Pregnancy Issues