Texas Birth Networks and the Tarrant County Birth Network do not give medical advice. The sites below are recommended for their informative nature, with the understanding that every pregnancy and birth is different, and every woman and family are responsible for their own medical decisions.
  • Not sure what questions to ask your care provider?
  • Wondering about the risks of a particular procedure?
  • Researching what kind of care is best for you and your baby?

Use these resource links to empower yourself with information!

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The Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative
The 10 Steps to Mother-Friendly Care
The Risks of Cesarean Section
Having a Baby? 10 Questions to Ask
Are Your Birth Classes Mother-Friendly?
Is Your Doula Practice Mother-Friendly?
Fact Sheet: Breastfeeding is Priceless
The Birth Survey


Breastfeeding Resources:

Induced Lactation and Adoptive Breastfeeding
Adoptive Breastfeeding Resource Website
Common Sense Breastfeeding – might be to opinion based though
Craniosacral Therapy & Breastfeeding
Biological Nurturing – great info & video on a very natural approach to latch
Breastfeeding Made Simple
Non-drug treatment for Depression in Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women
The authority on medications & mothers’ milk
Kellymom – Breastfeeding & Parenting
Low Milk Supply
Breastfeeding After Breast/Nipple Surgery
Maximizing Milk Production for Pumping Mothers
Hand Expression Video
MOBI – Mothers Overcoming Breastfeeding Issues
Dr. Jack Newman
National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy
Post-Partum Depression – not breastfeeding specific


Other Resources

International Cesarean Awareness Network
BirthNetwork National
La Leche LeagueRestricting Food and Water in Labor – Cochrane Review
Childbirth Connection
DONA International (Doulas Of North America)
The Six Lamaze Healthy Birth Practices
Cochrane Review: Pregnancy and Childbirth