Herbal Resources

Wish Garden Herbals. Resource for all things herbal, pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding.

Mountain Meadow Herbs. Herbs for the childbearing years and beyond.

Herb Lore. Organic herbal products for fertility, pregnancy, birth, postpartum, lactation, and optimum health.

• Pregnancy Tea. Pre-made mix, click here. Recipe to make your own, click here.

Home Birth Resources

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Study on Midwifery Care

Aviva Romm & her amazing books on living, pregnancy and beyond!

Home Birth: The Medical Literature on the Safety of Home Birth, James Hughes, Ph.D. Home Birth Research: Citations from the medical literature that generally demonstrate the safety of home births.

Outcomes of Planned Home Births with Certified Professional Midwives: Large Prospective Study in North America, by Kenneth C. Johnson, senior epidemiologist; Betty-Anne Daviss, project manager, BMJ 2005;330:1416 (June 2005).

Miles Circuit: Used to help move baby into optimal positioning during pregnancy and labor.

Preventing Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding: An evidence-based study on vitamin K from Midwifery Matters.

Oral Vitamin K Drops: These are the oral Vitamin K drops we recommend.

Protecting Your Baby’s Microbiome From the Start. Great article by Aviva Romm, M.D.

The Glucose Challenge (GCT): Learn the differences in glucose testing and how that can affect your results.

Evidence Based Birth: Putting current, evidence based information into the hands of communities so they can make empowered choices.

GBS Screening Standards of Care and the Impacts on Early-Onset GBS Disease. Latest study on GBS (Group B Streptococcus). Helpful summary on last page.

Additional Resources

La Leche League of Washington. A world without barriers to experiencing the love and wisdom found in the breastfeeding relationship.

Lactation Consultant. Elizabeth Maloney , Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Spokane, WA.

ICAN - The International Cesarean Awareness Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by reducing preventable cesareans through education, supporting cesarean recovery, and advocating for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).

Circumcision. A thought-provoking presentation by Ryan McAllister, Ph.D. from Georgetown University called “The Elephant in the Room.”

Deep Latch Technique for Breastfeeding, A step-by-step video with tips on "How to Use the Deep Latch Technique" from Corky Harvey, RN, MS, IBCLC a lactation consultant.

Passage's Birth Tub: One-time, personal use birth tub. The midwives of Passages Midwifery believe that cost should not prohibit any family from experiencing waterbirth.