Resources & Links
"If I don't know my options, I don't have any."
- Diane Kort, Author of A Good Birth, A Safe Birth
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!
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
Seventh Moon- Vicki Hedley, LM, CPM, CM and Sabine Kennon, LM, CPM
In Due Season - Jessica Lawlor, CPM
Support & Other Services
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