Frustrated by the lack of accurate information about childbirth in our community, two fellow midwives and I created Birth Santa Cruz. Check it out! We have a fabulous “10 Ways to Pay for Your Homebirth” and “What’s a New Mom–or Dad–to Do?” handouts available there.
Birth Network is Santa Cruz County’s one-stop resource for “mother friendly” birth practitioners of all stripes. Find a massage therapist, prenatal yoga class, compostable diapers, doulas, midwives, or independent childbirth education class here!
This is an exceptional organization for and by midwifery supporters. Please consider becoming a member.
2014 movie about the microbiome surrounding pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding. They have a lot of ongoing research and continuing education for people interested.
Just for fun! I think every pregnant woman and new family should consider professional photographs to commemorate this amazing event. Tatiana at Little Darling does exceptional work! Check her site out!