Carrie 

Parker Gastelu

Testimonials

Resources for Childbirth

Hospital: Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ 
(Valley offers an in-house doula program, one of the only programs in the state)

Homebirth Midwife: Seventh Moon Homebirth, Vicki hedley 

Resources for Research

Lamaze
http://www.lamaze.org/ 

The Journal of Perinatal Education
http://www.lamaze.org/ChildbirthProfessionals/iJournalofPerinatalEducationi/tabid/122/Default.aspx 
 
Science and Sensibility
http://www.scienceandsensibility.org/ 
 
The Chochrane Database
http://www.thecochranelibrary.com/view/0/index.html 
 
Childbirth Connection
http://www.childbirthconnection.org 
 
Midwifery Today
http://www.midwiferytoday.com/ 
 
American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecologists
http://www.acog.org/index.cfm 
 
Le Leche League
http://www.acog.org/index.cfm 

Resouces for Childbirth Education 

The Six Healthy Birth Practices
http://www.lamaze.org/ExpectantParents/HealthyBirthPractices/tabid/251/Default.aspx 
 
Stages of Pregnancy
http://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ck=10124 
 
Stages of Labor
http://magazine.lamaze.org/Birth/LaborDay/tabid/71/Default.aspx 
http://mothering.com/pregnancy-birth/the-first-stage-of-labor 
http://mothering.com/pregnancy-birth/easing-tension-and-fear-in-natural-childbirth 
 
Pushing positions
http://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ck=10205 
 
Comfort Measures
http://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ck=10517 
http://mothering.com/pregnancy-birth/comfort-measures-for-labor
http://mothering.com/pregnancy-birth/comfort-measures-for-labor 
  
Labor support advice and communication 
http://www.scienceandsensibility.org/?p=2145 
http://www.scienceandsensibility.org/?s=pain+coping 
 
Breastfeeding 
http://www.lamaze.org/WhoWeAre/PositionPapers/PositionPaperBreastfeedingisPriceless/tabid/585/Default.aspx 
http://mothering.com/breastfeeding/not-just-for-babies
http://mothering.com/breastfeeding/natural-parenting-toolbox-successful-latching 
  
Attachment 
http://www.lamaze.org/ChildbirthEducators/ResourcesforEducators/CarePracticePapers/NoSeparation/tabid/488/Default.aspx 
http://mothering.com/parenting/rooming-in-at-the-hospital 
http://mothering.com/breastfeeding/the-memory-of-touch-souls-intertwined