Recommended Online Resources:

Comprehensive Informative Sites:

http://www.transitiontoparenthood.com/ttp/

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/
http://www.askdrsears.com/
http://www.mothering.com/

www.vbacfacts.org

https://choicesinchildbirth.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Midwifery_Model_of_Care.pdf

 

Financial Resources:

How to apply for WIC-

http://www.scdhec.gov/Health/WIC/HowtoApplyforWIC/

How to apply for Medicaid-

https://www.scdhhs.gov/Getting-Started

Recommended Local Childbirth Education:

http://www.midlandshypnobabies.com/

http://www.mamasensebirth.com/

http://www.bradleybirth.com/ruthglowacki?Page=3

Pregnancy:

Nutrition in Pregnancy-

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Baby by Nutrition Resource Centre, Ontario

http://www.drbrewerpregnancydiet.com/

Easing Morning Sickness-

Dr. Sears' 24 ways to relieve Morning Sickness

Due Date Clubs-

http://www.mothering.com/articles/join-your-due-date-club/

Pictures of your Growing Body and Baby-

Slideshow- Your body throughout pregnancy from Childbirthconnection.org

7 Ways to Bond With Your Unborn Child-

7 Ways to Bond with Your Unborn Child by Dr. Sears

What Food Cravings Really Mean-

What Food Cravings REALLY Mean and what you should eat instead!

http://natureworksbest.com/naturopathy-works/food-cravings/

Making Sure Baby Is In Best Position-

http://spinningbabies.com/

Your Perineum- Perineal Massage and Support and the Prevention of Tearing-

http://www.drmomma.org/2009/12/perineal-massage-support.html

Protecting Your Perineum From the Inside Out-

http://birthfaith.org/nutrition/protecting-your-perineum-from-the-inside-out

Essential Oils for Pregnancy and Birth-

Essential Oils in Pregnancy What, How, and Tips!

Shop Here for DoTerra Essential Oils-

http://www.mydoterra.com/obaby/

Informed Choice:

Glucose Tolerance/ Gestational Diabestes Testing (GTT)-

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/gestational-diabetes-and-the-glucola-test/

Group Beta Strep Testing (GBS)-

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/groupbstrep/

Vitamin K Injection-

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/evidence-for-the-vitamin-k-shot-in-newborns/

Erythromicin-

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/is-erythromycin-eye-ointment-always-necessary-for-newborns/

Home Birth Study, MANA Stats 2014-

http://mana.org/blog/home-birth-safety-outcomes

Effects of Ultrasound-

http://www.midwiferytoday.com/articles/ultrasound.asp

http://www.birth.com.au/ultrasounds/physical-effects-and-research?view=full#.VF0b2PnF-So http://www.fda.gov/downloads/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm095602.pdf

Birth:

http://www.waterbirth.org/

http://www.midwiferytoday.com/articles/homebirthchoice.asp

http://americanpregnancy.org/labor-and-birth/home-birth/

The Birth Process

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/waterbirth

Breastfeeding:

Breastfeeding Inc, Dr. Jack Newman, and video guides to a good latch-

http://www.breastfeedinginc.ca/

La Leche League-

The Columbia Group meets the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. at Sandhills Community Church, 3513 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia, and the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m., 1st Presbyterian Church, 1324 Marion St., Columbia (Thornwell Bldg., rm. #114 - use Washington St. parking lot).

Facebook: facebook.com/groups/LLLoftheSCMidlands/   

Juli 803-787-2636
Brooke 803-409-8906 brooke@brycko.com Janet 803-738-0909 walkup3@aol.com Jennifer 803-699-0315

The Midlands Group meets the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 226 Corley Mill Rd., Lexington, and the third Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at Union United Methodist Church, 7582 Woodrow St, Irmo.

Facebook: facebook.com/groups/LLLoftheSCMidlands/

Leslie 803-537-9010 lesalia17@zoominternet.net Christina 864-719-9564 LLLburbach@gmail.com Keitha 803-605-8625 goggy4b1g@gmail.com Katherine 803-234-2590 katherinevw@gmail.com Darci 803-894-9858 darci.kenagy@gmail.com

Columbia Birth Photography:

Whitley Ny'Kole, Sincerely Yours Photography and Videography- https://www.facebook.com/sincerelyyoursphotographywb/

Christy Gant, Studio 9 Photography - http://www.studio9photographybycg.com/

Rebecca Jordan, Heirloom Photography - https://www.facebook.com/heirloomphoto/

Your Newborn:

Newborn Screening

http://www.babysfirsttest.org/newborn-screening/states/south-carolina

https://www.scdhec.gov/library/ML-000032.pdf

Care of baby in first few weeks-

Newborn Care in the first few weeks brought to you by GHC

CIRCUMCISION
Circumcision Full Disclosure
Christianity and Circumcision 

Judaism and Circumcision

Intact Care

Postpartum:

http://www.mealtrain.com/

http://www.ppdsupportpage.com/ppdpromise.pdf

http://4thtrimesterbodies.com/

Paternal Post-Partum Depression:

It happens to them too!

Contraception, Birth Control, and Family Planning:

http://www.scdhec.gov/Health/FamilyPlanning/BirthControlPregnancy/BirthControlMethods/

Parenting:

Attachment Parenting, Please fully explore!
 

Carseat Safety:

https://www.experiencedmommy.com/car-seat-safety-installation-ages-stages/

Baby Wearing:

Babywearing International of Columbia- https://www.facebook.com/groups/BWIofColumbia/

Babywearers of the Midlands https://www.facebook.com/groups/babywearersofthemidlands/

http://www.newnativebaby.com/

My Personal Favorite Birth Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiTpBsGnV8I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0m1WExozYQ0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_Yo2rlRIkQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iNGWKf84ts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTJ1Dp3ZwtU

The Business of Being Born:

You have to check out this life-changing documentary that brought the home birth option to the forefront for so many!   Available on Netflix or at a library near you!

http://www.thebusinessofbeingborn.com/