Pregnancy & Childbirth information

Childbirth Connection - Founded in 1918 as the Maternity Center Association, its mission is to improve the quality and value of maternity care through consumer engagement and health system transformation. The organization has pioneered strategies to promote evidence-based maternity care, improvement of maternity care policy and quality, and maternity care shared decision making in the United States.

Evidence Based Birth - An exceptional online resource examining the evidence for common interventions and practices surrounding childbirth.

National Newborn Screening & Genetics Resource Center - Provides information and resources in the area of newborn screening.

Breastfeeding support

La Leche League (LLL) - Provides education, information, support and encouragement to women and people who want to breastfeed.

Kelly Mom - An online resource with easily accessible information on breastfeeding.

Consumer organizations

Citizens for Midwifery - The only national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care. Promotes citizen and consumer awareness of midwifery and childbirth issues through networking and information sharing.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

New Hampshire midwives attend VBAC with certain restrictions, with some variation between Certified Professional Midwives and Certified Nurse Midwives. You can request these details when speaking with individual midwives. See our VBAC resources page for more information and opportunities for support in NH.