Resources & Links

"If I don't know my options, I don't have any."
- Diane Kort, Author of A Good Birth, A Safe Birth

Resources & Information

For Pregnancy/Birth/Baby Supplies: Click Here

For Cloth Diapering Information: Click Here

For Placenta Services Information: Click Here

For Suggested Reading & Viewing: Click Here

For Waterbirth Information: Click Here

Breastfeeding at Full Circle - Classes & Support Groups with one of my favorite IBCLC's, Regina Camillieri in White Plains.

Waddle'N'Swaddle - Locations in Poughkeepsie & Rhinebeck, offering a variety of pre-conception, pregnancy, childbirth & postpartum classes and support groups. Breastfeeding support too!


KellyMom.com - Fabulous resource for new parents with evidence- based information about feeding, growth, sleep and parenting.

Sleepy Wraps - Read about the benefits of babywearing!

Care Providers 

NYS Dept. of Health- Statistics on hospital birth rates, including intervention rates and cesarean birth rates (55% at St. Anthony's!!!)

The Birth Survey - Take the survey, view survey reports and intervention rates, and find a provider near you and see their stats and patient reviews

River & Mountain Midwives - Susan Rannestad, LM, CPM, IBCLC & Susanrachel Condon, LM, CNM

My Sweet Homebirth - Anne Margolis, CNM

Hudson Highlands Midwifery - Sadie Moss Jones, LM, CNM

Olivebridge Midwifery - Connie Kieltyka, CNM


Seventh Moon- Vicki Hedley, LM, CPM, CM and Sabine Kennon, LM, CPM

In Due Season - Jessica Lawlor, CPM

Support & Other Services

Hudson Valley Placenta Services - Local Placenta Service Provider, will travel to parts of northern NJ, PA & CT. For the online client registration form, please click here.

La Leche League of Orange County - Education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed including phone support from experienced leaders and local meetings.

Maternal Infant Services Network - Resources for primary health care, breastfeeding support and more

ICAN of the Hudson Valley - VBAC Support & Information

The Normalizing Homebirth Project - Supporting mothers who desire homebirth with financial assistance and homebirth mentoring.

Wyld Acres - Hands-on Holistic Pregnancy Sessions, Prenatal Communication, and Parenting Support Services with Erica Chase-Salerno, co-owner of the Hudson Valley Parents community.

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