Hearth and Home Midwifery

Resources

 
 

RESOURCES
 

Recommended Media

Evidence Based Birth 
In-depth review of literature on subjects related to decision-making for pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. It is a great resource for those who want to know more about the data before making decisions about their health and the health of their baby. 
Nutritious Movement
Biomechanist Katy Bowman offers insightful and groundbreaking information on movement, body mechanics, and healing from the challenges of modern life. She has helpful DVDs on diastasis recti, postpartum recovery, and- our favorite thing- SQUATS! 
Expecting Better
Why the conventional pregnancy wisdom is wrong
The Birth Partner
Excellent information for anyone who wants to support a laboring and birthing person
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
Ina May is one of the leaders of the modern midwifery movement and her book shares what unmedicated, physiologic birth can be
The Business of Being Born
Well-known film that explores the maternity care system in the United States
The Longest Shortest Time
A delightful podcast for those never-ending days during the years that "fly by"

 

 

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Birth and Postpartum Doulas

Aguamother
Hannah Freeman offers deep nurturing touch and holds a strong yet gentle space for healing to occur. She offers birth doula and postpartum doula services, peristeam hydrotherapy, and prenatal/postnatal yoga.

Acupuncture
Gates Acupuncture
Arista Gates is a board-licensed acupuncturist and herbalist experienced in perinatal treatment. 


Portland: 


Postpartum Doulas
Birthing Stone 
Physical and emotional support in the postpartum period to assist with breastfeeding, baby wearing, sibling support, sleep, and more. 
Grace Schoenlank
Low-cost support on a sliding scale to families within the first three months after birth, providing information on infant feeding and breastfeeding, emotional and physical recovery after birth, and more. 
 

Lactation
Krystal Key Lactation
In-home lactation support for feeding challenges as well as drop in lactation services at the Doula Love classroom for nursing assistance. 
LoveLight Childbirth and Lactation
Offers families with tools to help solve problems with breastfeeding. She supports the normal biological processes of the baby/parent dyad with minimal intervention.
Miracle of Nurture
High-quality and empathetic lactation consulting in the comfort of your home.
Bliss Lactation
Guidance and lactation support to fit the ideal for your family and your particular needs. 
Kelly Mom
Review of topics and the evidence regarding breastfeeding and the postpartum period. 
Elliot Lactation Consulting
Stephanie provides the information and tools necessary to achieve your breastfeeding goals in an inclusive and body-positive way.

Acupuncture
Rose City Baby
Offers home visits and group acupuncture for labor preparation and induction, as well as postpartum care for both mom and baby. 
Wild Hearts Wellness
Acupuncture at home for new parents and Chinese Medicine (including herbal prescriptions, acupuncture and bodywork) at a beautiful clinic in NE Portland for all phases of life.
Working Class Community Acupuncture
Affordable group acupuncture with locations in Hillsdale, Cully, and Rockwood. 

Cesarean/VBAC support
Home Birth Cesarean
Support for planned out-of-hospital births that end up being Cesarean births
International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)
Non-profit organization to improve maternal-child health by reducing preventable cesareans through education, supporting cesarean recovery, and advocating for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).

Chiropractic and Craniosacral Therapy
Luna Chiropractic
Massage, acupuncture, chiropractic and childcare while you receive your treatment! 
Carol Gray
Carol Gray has over 25 years of bodywork experience and specializes in craniosacral therapy for mamas and babies. 

Pediatricians
Canyon Medical Center
Sellwood Medical Center
Sarah Ohgushi
Dr. Joel's Clinic

Maternity, Birth, and Newborn Photography

Lauren LaBarre Photography
Maternity, newborn, and family photographer in Portland, Oregon. Lauren did the photos for HAH Midwifery and we love her aesthetic! 

Sommessa Photography
Maternity, birth, baby, and family photographer in Portland, Oregon and she has a beautiful touch!