Below are the resources we recommend to new mamas. However, if you don’t find what you’re looking for and still have questions, please email Heather at owltreeyoga@gmail.com

Take care mama!

Birth Classes

Its always a good idea to take a birth class outside of the hospital classes to gain a well rounded perspective on what to expect, and support in shaping your birth values! Below are a few we recommend:

http://www.birthlouisville.com/

http://www.louisvillechildbirth.com/index.html

https://junehypnobirthing.wordpress.com/

Doulas

How do I find a doula? Well luckily we have lots of amazing options in Louisville! But that can make it difficult to decide. Ask around and interview several until you find the one you “spark” with. Below are a few links to get you started. You can find out more about doulas at Heather’s doula page Your Yoga Birth.

What is a doula and what do they do?

http://www.dona.org/mothers/

http://pregnancy.about.com/cs/doulas/a/doulas.htm

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/the-evidence-for-doulas/

http://pregnancy.about.com/od/doula1/ss/8-Reasons-People-Dont-Hire-Doulas.htm

Finding a doula:

http://doulamatch.net/search

http://www.birthcarenetwork.com/

Books

coming soon

Websites for Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum Wellness

http://www.postpartumprogress.com/

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/

http://www.improvingbirth.org/

http://bipolarmomlife.com/

New Mama Groups

https://diaperfairy.net/

http://babyology.com/