Information About Doulas:
What is a Doula? http://www.dona.org/mothers/index.php
Why use a Doula? http://www.dona.org/mothers/why_use_a_doula.php
How to hire a Doula: http://www.dona.org/mothers/how_to_hire_a_doula.php
Where To Find Doulas:
www.doulamatch.net Find your perfect doula. With over 6000 profiles, you can check education, certification, fees, and other special services.
www.openarmsps.org Open Arms is a nonprofit organization dedicated to giving low income women support through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Open Arms will help you find a low cost, no cost doula to accompany you through childbirth: email email@example.com or call Yvette at 206 723-6868.
Palsdoula Pacific Association of Labor Support Pals is a Professional Organization of Doulas in the Puget Sound Region
Phone: 206 329-7257
Northwest Association for Postpartum Support (NAPS) 206 956-1955 http://napsdoulas.com
Navigating the Childbirth System
Childbirth Education and Parenting Resources
http://www.transitiontoparenthood.com/ttp/ A website developed by Janelle Durham, one of the childbirth educators and parenting experts at Great Starts.
www.greatstarts.org childbirth and family education classes including Childbirth Series, Life With Baby, Breastfeeding, Newborn Care, Conscious Fathering, Childbirth for Multiples, Sibling Classes Scholarships available.
www.peps.org Peps is a nonprofit organization that works to strengthen families by developing new parent groups by neighborhoods. Scholarships available.
Pregnancy Relaxation Resources:
Birth with Calm and Confidence Jennifer Elliott, Toronto, Canada http://www.lifesjourney.ca/cds.html#cd001
Pregnancy Relaxation: A guide to Peaceful Beginnings, Schardt, Dana. 2000
Relax for Childbirth. Simkin, Penny. CD with music and narration. Minneapolis: International Childbirth Education Association, 1988
Comfort Measures for Childbirth. Simkin, Penny, DVD. Seattle: Penny Simkin, Inc. 2007
Pregnancy Childbirth and the Newborn The Complete Guide 4th Edition Penny Simkin, PT, Janet Whalley, RN, IBCLC, Ann KEppler, RN,MN, Janelle Durham, MSW, ICCE,LCCE April Bolding, PT,DPT,CD,CCE of Parent Trust for Washington Children
The Doula Book: How a Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier, and Healthier Birth 2002. Klaus, Marshall, JohnKennell, and Phyllis Klaus.
Catherine Fenner, IBCLC firstname.lastname@example.org 206 920-3084
Snohomish County Breastfeeding Network meets at Cascade Birth Center
2808 Colby Ave Suite A, Everett, WA led by Catherine Fenner, IBCLC
Puget Sound Birth Professionals Facebook Page....only complete list of
Sound Breastfeeding Joy MacTavish MA, IBCLC,ICCE< CD(Dona, PALS) PCD(NAPS
SoundBreastfeeding.com or email@example.com
Beyond Birth Seattle: breastfeeding and Parenting Support Services helpline: 206 458-8782 www.BeyondBirthSeattle.com
The 4th Trimester: A postpartum support group www.thefourthtrimesterseattle.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Pregnancy Physical Therapy
Birth Portal Services Dr. April Bolding, DPT, CCE, CD Women's Health Physical Therapy, email@example.com Birth Portal.com
Mary Ann Rohrer, R.N.
Birth Doula, CD(Dona), CD(Pals)
Serving Families in the greater Seattle and Puget Sound