Womancare Midwifery: Flagstaff & Northern Arizona Resources


Flagstaff Family Resources ~

Mountain View Pediatrics

77 West Forest Avenue Suite 304
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Women and Infants' Center
Flagstaff Medical Center
Northern Arizona's facility for women desiring or requiring a hospital birth.
Take a virtual tour of labor, delivery and recovery or get information on
childbirth education classes and pre-registration.

The Flagstaff Clinic of Naturopathic Medicine
Naturopathic Medicine

WIC is a Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
How to apply, income requirements and printable application forms.

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Northern Arizona Breastfeeding Support ~


Good information for breastfeeding moms.

Kelly Mom
Another great site for breastfeeding and parenting.

Breastfeeding Center at the Women and Infants' Center
Lactation consultants with expertise to solve breastfeeding problems,
breast pump rentals, breast feeding supplies and prenatal breastfeeding classes.

Flagstaff La Leche League
Contact information and location for local La Leche League meetings.

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Recommended Parenting Resources ~


Information on all aspects of parenting with information on
attachment parenting and co-sleeping.

Elizabeth Pantley, Author and Parent Educator
Advice, hints, tips, links, videos, audiotapes and book on raising children
with love, compassion, respect and consistency.

PSI: Postpartum Support International
Resources for women with depression or those who just want more information.

Mothering Magazine
The magazine of natural family living.

Baby Diapers
Advice on choosing cloth and disposable diapers,
laundering cloth diapers and potty training.

Baby Center
A good website to learn about everything from fetal development
to potty training and more.

Search Institute
Search Institute has wonderful guidelines for parenting based on 40
developmental assets that families and communities can help develop
in infants, toddlers, children and teenagers. This is one of the most
positive programs on parenting we have ever seen. There are local
teachers in Flagstaff. Contact Womancare for more information.

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National Midwifery / Homebirth Information ~

Midwives Alliance of North America

An organization of North American Midwives and their advocates.

Citizens for Midwifery
The only national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care.
CfM works to provide information and resources that promote the local midwife,
as well as midwives and midwifery care across the country.

Midwifery Today
A quarterly journal for midwives, nurses, doulas, childbirth educators,
doctors, parents, parents-to-be, and anyone who wants to learn
more about pregnancy, labor, and birth.

The American College of Nurse-Midwives
Promotes the health and well-being of women and infants within their families
and communities through the support of the profession of midwifery
as practiced by certified nurse-midwives, and certified midwives.

National Association of Childbearing Centers
The complete birth center resource.

Mothers Naturally
This website has a lot of information about homebirth and midwifery care
including statistics and resources.

The Birth Survey
Share your birth experience with others or view consumer feedback
about local health care providers/settings.

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Empowering Birth Support and Information ~

Birthing From Within
Childbirth classes based on the book, designed to work through the
psychological aspects of birth. Helps women work through past birth trauma
and overcome cultural fears about birth.

Doulas of North America is an international association of doulas who
are trained to provide emotional, physical and educational support to
women and their families during childbirth and postpartum.

International Cesarean Awareness Network
Information includes how to prevent an unnecessary cesarean,
vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), how to find resources in your community,
information about ICAN, and how to become a part of ICAN.

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Waterbirth Information ~

Waterbirth International

Information and resources on waterbirth.

The Water Birth Website
Provides in-depth information on the use of water for labor, childbirth,
and early childhood development. It includes fascinating information from the
world's leading waterbirth pioneers, product information, waterbirth stories,
and a waterbirth photo gallery.

Sales and rentals of portable spas for labor and waterbirth.
Clients can also rent an Aqua Doula directly from
the Womancare Midwifery Center.

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Products We Recommend ~

Perfect Chance Birth Photography

KDI Photography
Beautiful black and white photography of moms, babies, and
families created by Kristen Dacey Iwan.

Cameron + Kelly Studios
Great local photographers, specializing in weddings,
but they do babies and families also.

Instinctive Parenting
Wide variety of baby slings and carriers and information on babywearing,
attachment parenting, kangaroo care and premature babies,
co-sleeping and adoption.

Raising Twins
Products for twins featuring breastfeeding pillows and baby carriers.

In His Hands Birth Supply
Provider of birth supplies to midwives, birth centers and expectant mothers
all over the United States.

Harriette Hartigan - Insight Photography
Making visible the nature and art of pregnancy, birth, newborns throughout life.

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