Online Resources

Online Resources
“Labor Pains” - John George’s series on labor and delivery from the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Part 1  Part 2  Part 3

“Despite Doctors’ Efforts, Philadelphia’s Infant Mortality Rate Remains Among the Worst in the U.S”.

Birth Arts International (BAI)

Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA)

Childbirth International (CBI)


International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)

Philadelphia Alliance for Labor Support (PALS)

The Organization of Labor Assistantss for Birth Options (ToLabor)

ACNM summary of Lancet focus on midwives:

Doula Referral Sites:                                                                                

BodyWork:                                                                                                                                                                      (Acupuncture, Cranio-sacral Therapy, Chiropractic, Massage, Yoga, and Dance)            

Barefoot Doctor Community Acupuncture

South Philly Community Acupuncture

Still Waters Holistic Health Therapies

Won Institute

Ohm Chiropractic

Rhino Chiropractic Center

Optimal Fetal Positioning, Spinning Babies

Homeopathy, Naturopathy, & Herbalism:                                                                                


Jaie Bosse

Susan Weed

 Maternity-Related Places in Our Community:                                                                                   

Ali’s Wagon

Belly Pilates


Mama’s Wellness Joint

Maternal Wellness Group

The Nesting House

Women, Infants and Children’s Program:  Philadelphia (WIC)

Connecting With Parents:

Moms Offering Moms Support (MOMS Club)

Moms Of Multiples

Moms of Preschoolers (MOPS)

Holistic Moms’ Network (HMN)

*  Many of these groups are titled ‘Moms’, but they also welcome dads and other family members.  Check with your local chapter for specific guidelines.