Resources

In Progress

LGBTQI Health/Education

Trans* Topics/Health/Birth

LGBTQI Parenting/Birth

HIV +

Disability/Family/Awareness

Race/Birth/Anti-Oppression

If you’re White and stand in solidarity with these organizations, as I am/do: don’t just read about it, DONATE. Many of these websites even allow you to set up monthly recurring payments if you can’t afford anything substantial upfront. Even $5 a month adds up!

 Intimate Partner Violence + Birth/Pregnancy/Health

Books–  When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual

Abuse on Childbearing Women by Penny Simkin, PT and Phyllis Klaus, MF

Survivor Moms: Women’s Stories of Birthing, Mothering and Healing after Sexual
Abuse by Mickey Sperlich, MA, CPM and Julia S. Seng, PhD, CNM

Birthwork/Infertility/Women’s Health Physical Therapy

Midwives/Doulas

MAIA Midwifery http://maiamidwifery.com/

Taproot Midwiferyhttp://taprootmidwifery.com/

Xochimeh http://xochimeh.com/meet-rafaela-luna-pizano-lmp-2/

Chula Doulahttp://www.chuladoula.com/

Barefoot Birth http://barefootbirth.com/

Birth Companions Program http://nursing.jhu.edu/excellence/community/birth-companions.html

Bay Area Doula Project http://badp.squarespace.com/become-an-abortion-doula/

The Doula Project (NY) http://www.doulaproject.org/

DC Doulas for Choice http://dcdoulasforchoice.wordpress.com/

ISIS Rising Prison Doula Program http://prisondoulas.blogspot.com/

Baltimore Doulas for Choice

Miscarriage/Perinatal Loss

  • First Candle
    1-800-221-7437; English and Spanish; grief counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; available nationwide. Offers support services to ensure that grieving families receive compassionate grief support and have access to the most current information and materials when the loss of a baby occurs.
  • Reconceiving Loss http://reconceivingloss.com/

Abortion and Family Planning Care/Resources

Nursing Organizations

Midwifery Blogs

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