Resource List

Here is an Amazon link for books we have read and enjoyed enough to share!

GENERAL PREGNANCY, BIRTH & NEWBORN INFORMATION:
Ask Dr. Sears, one I reference often.
Henci Goer, author of The Thinking Woman's Guide to Birth
The Midwife Archives at Gentlebirth.org, full of information!
WHO: Care in Normal Birth

BREASTFEEDING:
La Leche League International
LLL of Texas resources.
LLL of Denton.
Breastfeeding answers from LLL.

CESAREAN AND VBAC*:
ICAN - International Cesarean Awareness Network and the local yahoo group, ICAN of North Texas.
American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology's current statement on VBACs.
* Vaginal birth after cesarean birth.

DOULAS:
Partial listing of doulas in DFW area.
Doulas.com, now coordinator for Operation Special Delivery, providing discounted or free doulas to spouses of active duty military.

HIGH RISK PREGNANCY/BEDREST SUPPORT:
Sidelines.org providing online and phone support for mothers in high risk pregnancies. (I volunteer with them and received their services in some of our pregnancies.)

HOME/BIRTH CENTER INFORMATION FOR DFW:
HAND - Homebirth Association of North Texas yahoo group, though it is for the entire DFW area and for anyone interested in out of hospital birth options (not just homebirths.)
Listing of local birth centers.
Birthcenters.org to search nationally.

BIRTH POOL RENTAL:
Information here if you would like to rent my birth pool.

MASSAGE THERAPISTS:
Amber Briggle (Denton)

Please contact me if you would like a copy of my full list of local resources, to include pediatricians, birth photographers, chiropractors, etc. I can be reached at heidi@thadenpierce.org.

My lending library is here.

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