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Waterbirth

Many women find labouring and/or giving birth in water a very positive experience. Using water during labour aids relaxation, reduces the need for pain relief and initial research suggests that it is ...

www.babycenter.ca/pregnancy/labourandbirth/waterbirth/

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Upside: Short article with links for additional detail on planning a water birth
Downside: Busy page

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This book is an excellent resource for women of all ages who

have or will experience motherhood.

healing.about.com/cs/yoga_pregnancy/gr/waterbirth_bk.htm

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Upside: Book review on waterbirth
Downside: Busy site

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All About Water Birth

Your contractions are getting stronger and you know you're in labor. Your labor partner helps you slip calmly into a tub of warm, soothing water. As you settle back, you feel another strong ...

health.discovery.com/centers/pregnancy/americanbaby/waterbirth.html

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Upside: Good overview on water births, benefits and how to pursue it
Downside: Small font - click on 'larger text'

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The AquaDoula is the original portable spa developed

specifically for labor and waterbirth.

www.aquadoula.com

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Upside: Waterbirth product information for rental and purchase
Downside: Very basic site design

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Association of Radical Midwives - recent articles from Midwifery

Matters

www.radmid.demon.co.uk/articles.htm

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Upside: Various articles that provide unique perspective on midwifery
Downside: Very basic site design - text heavy

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Resources for midwives in Oregon, Childbirth and Midwifery Links

www.oregonmidwifery.org/birthlinks.htm

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Upside: Links to various midwifes sites and other pregnancy and birth content
Downside: Little original content on the site

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Birth story: A drug-free HypnoBirth

Labor begins Labor progresses Managing the pain The delivery Labor begins My water broke in the morning and sort of trickled all day. I wasn't completely sure that it had broken at first: when I woke ...

www.babycenter.com/0_birth-story-a-drug-free-hypnobirth_1736493.bc

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Upside: Personal birth story on having a hypno-birth
Downside: Busy page

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Birthing Centers and Hospital Maternity Services

There are plenty of decisions to consider during pregnancy. Opting for prenatal testing, selecting a doctor for your baby, and deciding who will be present during your baby's birth are among the more ...

www.kidshealth.org/parent/system/doctor/birth_centers_hospitals.html

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Upside: Easy to use site with detailed article on deciding between a hospital and birth center
Downside: Lots of scrolling

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17 surprising facts about birth in the United States

When and where babies arrive All about moms Birth and delivery

www.babycenter.com/0_17-surprising-facts-about-birth-in-the-united-states_1372273.bc

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Upside: Detailed article on various statistics about birth including where birth takes place
Downside: Click on 'See all on one page' to reduce clicking

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Active Birth Pools - the world's leading supplier and designer

of water birth pools.

www.activebirthpools.com

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Upside: UK company that provides birth pool products
Downside: Primarily focuses on selling to hospitals