Footprints in Time Midwifery
We offer midwifery and doula services to the women of West Central Wisconsin. We accept women for home birth and birth at our free standing birth center. Services that we provide:
|– Homebirths||– Birth Center|
|– Prenatal Care||– Contraception|
|– Water Birth||– Yearly Exam|
|– Lab Services||– Sports Physicals|
|– Birth Classes||– Well Woman Visits|
|– Illness Treatment and Prevention||– Ultrasound|
We believe in a woman’s inner strength and her body’s innate wisdom and ability to carry and birth her baby. A woman should be free to plan her birth, choosing the safety and intimacy of her own home or a birth center as she desires.
Open Door Midwifery
I am delighted that you are considering midwifery services in Southwestern Wisconsin or Southeastern Minnesota. Your dedication to exploring all your options will enable you to have the safest and most rewarding birth possible. I work as partner with my client and her family. Services included:
|– Preconception Counseling||– Infertility Counseling|
|– Prenatal Care||– Laboratory Services|
|– Home Birth||– Postpartum Care|
|– Breastfeeding Support and Counseling||– Newborn Exams and Wellness Care|
|– Nutritional Counseling||– Family Planning|
|– Birth Center Birth|
La Leche League of La Crosse and Black River Falls
We meet in La Crosse the 2nd Monday of each month at Bethany Church on Cty B at 6:30pm. We meet in Black River Falls the 3rd Monday of each month at Footprints in Time Midwifery Services at 6:30pm.
Association for Pre & Perinatal Psychology and Health
In the last 25 years, the APPPAH community has fundamentally redefined the nature of the human prenate as an aware, communicative and vulnerable being; re-set the starting time for parenthood from after birth to before conception; and revealed the hidden connections between the quality of conception, pregnancy and birth and the quality of individual wellness, public health and a compassionate society.
Birthing the Future
An inspiration behind the Birth Movement, Suzanne Arms’ second book, Immaculate Deception, was named a New York Times Book of the Year and has inspired thousands of midwives, nurses and physicians, as well as parents-tobe.
A nonprofit organization with certification programs for childbirth educators and doulas. The programs have an innovative and experiential design embodying a philosophy that develops a woman’s self-confidence, trust and faith in her innate ability to give birth and nurture her child.
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
CIMS promotes a wellness model of maternity care that improves birth outcomes and substantially reduce costs. The evidence-based Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative (MFCI) evolves from the collaborative effort of many individuals and more than 26 organizations focused on pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding during meetings spanning nearly three years in the 1990s.
International Cesarean Awareness Network
Women’s rights, legal advice and advocacy for VBACs (vaginal births after cesareans) are found here. The site also includes a tool to find a local support group or ICAN professional.
International Childbirth Education Association
Family-centered maternity care is ICEA’s primary goal and the basis of ICEA philosophy. The birth of the baby represents the birth of a family. Family-centered reproductive care recognizes the importance of these new relationships and responsibilities, and has as its goal the best possible health outcome for all members of the family.
Douglas of North America
DONA is the oldest, largest and most respected doula association in the world. DONA International certification is a widely respected measure of quality and professionalism. DONA is an international, non-profit organization of doulas that strives to have every doula trained to provide the highest quality standards for birth and postpartum support to birthing women and their families. To that end, we promote continuing education for doulas and provide a strong communication link among doulas and between doulas, expectant families and the medical birthing community.
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
Articles, organizational resources and videos on the importance of chiropractic care in pregnancy. Members of the ICPA respect and encourage parents to make informed healthcare decisions throughout pregnancy, birth, and childhood. Find an ICPA trained and certified chiropractor here.
Great Reads and Websites
Stories, pictures of poses, and articles on yoga for fetal positioning. Spinning Babies is a unique, step-by-step approach to Optimal Fetal Positioning. Certain positions of the baby make labor easier than others.
Developed to provide evidence based information on breastfeeding, sleep, and parenting. At Kellymom you can find forums for interacting with other parents, printable handouts, and other valuable resources.
Born of the need for unifying force in the midwifery movement, Midwifery Today magazine has been supporting, encouraging, and educating midwives and other birth practitioners since 1987.