This resource list is a work in process. Please let me know what you would love to see listed here. Updated October 2018.

For Parents:

Cervix check:

If your interested in doing your own cervical check, this blog post will walk you through.

A website will lots of information about the cervix.


Heres a website about weight loss in the newborn with breastfeeding. This article is simple enough for a sleep deprived postpartum mom to take in and I agree with all of it.

Placenta Encapsulation:

Should Christian mothers consume their placentas-

Body Work:

Deep Tissue Massage; a practitioner who is very comfortable working on the pregnant body. Will realign and stabilize in preparation for birth. Robby Cload

Chiropractic care; a chiropractor who effectively and gently removes restrictions so the pregnant body can move freely at an affordable cost. Heather Iannelli

Craniosacral; I hear praises about Sandi Prantl’s work with babies and have seen babies look physically different after being alligned by her.


Evidence based birth, well researched information on GBS-

Vitamin K

Evidence based birth, well researched information on Vitamin K-

Pregnancy Loss:

Elizabeth Ministies- they have miscarriage kits that can be used to treat the passage with dignity.

My forever child- sells mementos for after a loss

Big list of grief and loss resources

Earth Mama- they have a loss product line. This kit in particular looks like a nice gift.

For Birth Professionals:

Newborn Exam:

This is Stanfords site of tons of pictures of normal and abnormal findings on Newborn Exams. I’ll say a preemptive, “Your Welcome”, now.

Pregnancy Loss:

Tips for caring for a stillborn infant. Includes guidelines for cleaning and preparing the body for parents to say goodbye.

Hearthside Perinatal Bereavement Care- this in an incredible online 12 part webinar series. Each one is $12 and is completely go at your own pace. It is done by a student homebirth midwife, is incredibly holistic, informative and worth the money!

Huge list of resources: