Childbirth Lactation Resources


 

Childbirth Prep

-Lamaze (free resource birthing class) also breastfeeding, VBAC, pain management and infant care classes (34.95ea) https://www.lamaze.org/lamaze-classes-online

- Birth Basics class by doula Holly Rogalski https://kickassbirth.com/birthbasicslp/ has both free resource and paid course (197.00)

-US San Diego Emmi Tutorials (free resource) Very clear basic info on several different topics including childbirth, cesarean, postpartum, pain management, diet and nutrition and postpartum depression, all about 20-30 minutes AND available in about 7 different languages!) https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/obgyn/maternity/resources/Pages/tutorials.aspx

-Born Free Birthing -Online Hypnobirthing offering ($300 for 5wk enrollment taught through ZOOM) https://bornfreebirthing.forms-db.com/view.php?id=10238

-MamaNatural ($264 or 3 $98 payments) https://mamanaturalbirth.com/?utm_source=MN-nav

-Family Life Center (local, find them on facebook or google!) 8-wk series on Zoom (next begins 3/24), or email jmaellen@hotmail.com for more info!

 

Lactation

-Stanford University: currently free Short course on Breastfeeding http://med.stanford.edu/newborns/professional-education/breastfeeding.html

-Tinyhood - all breastfeeding online courses currently free (range from basics, to how to increase supply, troubleshooting, pumping 101) - other courses also available including infant CPR, infant sleep safety sibling classes (from $15.00- $40.00)

Https://natural breastfeeding .com/6245-3/ ( have to double check this oneā€¦

 https://www.tinyhood.com/online-parenting-classes

            -La Leche videos on Youtube

-Natural Breastfeeding by Nancy Mohrbacher video instructional

- Family Life Center (local, find them on facebook or google!) Breastfeeding Basics courses taught via Zoom, email Tisha at tgnfom@aol.com for more info

 

Prenatal Yoga / Mother meet-ups

-**LoveisJuniper.com - individual classes online payed by venmo from a studio in Brooklyn, NY https://www.loveisjuniper.com/workshops (kids yoga too!)

-BirthingMama - 30wk online subscription for full pregnancy prenatal yoga http://www.birthingmama.org/Birthingmama/sign-up

            -Heartspace Yoga (local) online classes through website and facebook

-Janine Yoga (local) offering free Relaxation/Meditations Thursdays/Sundays 8-8:10PM   on facebook, and other classes https://365fit.info/

-Mother to Mother ZOOM meet up from Family Life Center (local, find them on facebook!)

Resourceful LINKS for information about your pregnancy and lactation:

Spinningbabies: https://spinningbabies.com/

ICAN https://www.ican-online.org/ (find local chapter for Albany, likely virtual meetings also)

Evidenced Based Birth https://evidencebasedbirth.com/ and podcast also available

Kellymom.com https://kellymom.com/

AWHONN- Share with women resources  http://ourmomentoftruth.com/share-with-women/

Global health media project https://globalhealthmedia.org/videos/ (good videos regarding breastfeeding, infant care, labor physiology)

Our website reading room and Facebook page!

https://www.obgynalbany.com/contents/reading-room

  

At home PDFs and Worksheets/Toolkits from KickAssBirth:

Early labor: https://kickassbirth.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/early-labor-worksheet.pdf

Partner support: https://kickassbirth.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/partner-cheat-sheet.pdf

Contraction timing: https://kickassbirth.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/timing-ctx-cheatsheet.pdf

Postpartum support: https://kickassbirth.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/PP-Secret-Weapon-Plan.pdf

 

Podcasts:

Rebecca Dekker - evidenced based birth founder with info on epidurals, hydrotherapy, nitrous oxide, movement in labor and many other specific topics!

Social Media (Instagram and Facebook) for education, empowerment, positive birth affirmations:

@thebirthhour  @empoweredbirthproject   @mommylabornurse   @birthingfromwithin

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Albany, NY 12208
Phone: 518-516-6724
Fax: 518-708-8773
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