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Dr. Jack Newman's

Breastfeeding Videos

A wonderful video watchlist!  A visual guide to breastfeeding, getting a good latch, positioning, donating, extended breastfeeding, and more.

La Leche League:
Breastfeeding A to Z

Dozens of topics related to breastfeeding - plus, find a local chapter or contact a LLL leader for more support!

Kelly Mom

Articles on breastfeeding & parenting - just about every topic under the sun!

Breastfeeding Literature

from Medela

Learn more about breastfeeding, pumping, and returning to work.

Online Resources



Based Birth

Current evidence-based information, made accessible to families and birth professionals.

These up-to-date articles are extremely helpful for making informed decisions in pregnancy and birth.



Daily exercises for a more comfortable pregnancy and birth experience.

Optimal fetal positioning can help you to achieve an easier labor and birth.

Plus Size


Information and resources for plus-sized mothers - including maternity clothes, birth stories, a provider directory, articles, and more!

Calm Birth

Empowering Meditations for pregnancy, birth, and beyond



Learn about healthy weight gain, what and when to eat, vitamins, supplements, and more.

The Rights of

Childbearing Women

If you are feeling uneasy about advocating for yourself in pregnancy and childbirth, you can print this handout to bring with you to prenatal appointments and to your birthplace.

Learn more about the

Pregnant Patient's Bill of Rights

What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section

Learn about the benefits and risks of a Cesarean birth. What does the research say? How can you safely prevent a C-section? How does your choice of provider & birthplace effect your chance of a cesarean birth?

Essential Oils for

Pregnancy & Birth

Herbs For







A FREE text messaging program for pregnant/new parents. Get weekly messages with health advice, nutrition tips, resources, information about developmental milestones, and more. Download the app or text BABY to 511411.


A FREE app with printable worksheets, videos on breastfeeding, resource guides,  and much more!


Birth preparation app with daily trainings, affirmations, birth stories, and more!

Count the Kicks

Counting kicks is a great way to get to know your baby and has been shown to reduce the occurrence of stillbirth, which occurs every 22 minutes in the United States. Most providers recommend you begin counting kicks in the third trimester.


Worksheets & Checklists

Penny Simkin's

Supplemental Guide

Printable worksheets for 

preconception, pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and 

postpartum! This is an incredible FREE resource.

SBD's Childbirth

Preparation Packet

Childbirth education, planning worksheets, and much more - FREE!


Birth Journey

FREE printable journal, with plenty of space for deep introspection.

Courtesy of

Jessica Ghigliotti

Care Provider


Questions to consider asking when choosing or interviewing your potential care providers.

Birth Place


Questions to consider asking when choosing or touring your potential birth place.

The Brewer

Pregnancy Diet

Dr. Brewer's diet was designed to decrease pre-eclampsia and other common pregnancy complications caused by malnutrition.The diet consists of 14 food groups. However, it can be summarized as starting with 4 basic components: 2600 calories, 80-120 grams of protein, salt to taste, and unrestricted weight gain.

Natural Strategies to Ease Pregnancy Discomforts

Drug-free remedies to many common pregnancy ailments & discomforts.

Essential Oils for Pregnancy and Birth

And for Babies too.....


the Kicks

Counting kicks is a great way to get to know your baby and has been shown to reduce the occurrence of stillbirth, which occurs every 22 minutes in the United States. Most providers recommend you begin counting kicks in your 28th week of pregnancy, or at 26 weeks if you are high risk or pregnant with multiples.   (You can also download the mobile app!)




These one-page visual birth plans are quick to read, easy to understand, and nurses love them! 

Schedule a


Save yourself the extra hassle and schedule a consult with me!  I will help you to review your options, and will create a customized PDF file just for you.  (Included with all Birth Doula packages!)

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New Parents


The stress of preparing for a new baby can be overwhelming; relieve the mental load with this handy checklist!



FREE Sibling Book!

Courtesy of

Jessica Ghigliotti

Celebrate Birth

Coloring Book

FREE Pregnancy and Birth Affirmation Coloring Book!

Courtesy of

Jessica Ghigliotti

Mommy is Pregnant

Coloring Book

FREE Coloring Book!

Courtesy of

Ann Kirchner

New Little Life

Coloring Pages

Dozens of customized coloring pages!

Courtesy of

Allison Tolman

Packing List - 

Birth Bag

Have ready by 37 weeks

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Contact List

A one-page list of important contacts for your birth team.

Pack with your birth kit!

Postpartum Kit


A checklist of important items that you should consider collecting before your birth, so that you have a "recovery station" ready at your bedside.

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Door Sign

Printable Sign for your front window or door.  Decrease interruptions while you are resting and recovering, while gently establishing healthy boundaries with friends and family.

Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

User-friendly screening tool for PPD.  A score of 10-12 or more is indication for further evaluation or treatment from your care provider.

If you feel that you are at high risk for postpartum mood disorders, it is recommended that you test yourself weekly.


Mental Health

Discussion Tool

This tool can help you to track your symptoms and discuss them with your care provider. 


Sleep Logs

Printable sleep logs, plus newsletters and more to aid in creating your sleep plan.

Courtesy of Elizabeth Pantley ("The No-Cry Sleep Solution")