Evidence Based Care
Each topic is followed by links to evidence based information. Click on the links to follow through to the information.
It is recommended that all women are screened for Gestational Diabetes between 24-28 weeks of pregnancy. The risk factors are vague and often times leaves undetected, uncontrolled GDM during pregnancy.
ACOG Recommends screening all pregnant women between 35-37 weeks of pregnancy. GBS is a vaginal/rectal swab and culture taken in the office.
Evidence Based Birth (I recommend getting a membership and all the informational resources this site has to offer)
My favorite Books!
Spiritual Midwifery - Ina May Gaskin
Ina Mya’s Guide to Childbirth - Ina May Gaskin
Pregnancy, Childbirth & The Newborn - Penny Simkin
Real Food for Pregnancy: The Science & Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition -Lily Nichols
Giving Birth With Confidence - Lamaze
The Mama Natural Week by Week Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth - Genevieve Howland
The Birth Partner - Penny Simkin (Written for Dad or other support person)
The Healthy Pregnancy Book - Dr. William Sears
Mind Over Labor - Carl Jones
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding-La Leche League
Birthing From Within - Pam England
Childbirth Without Fear - Grantly Dick-Read
The Nature of Birth & Breastfeeding - Michele Odent