Resources

Explore these links to discover helpful websites, books, podcasts, and more

Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

NATIONAL + GLOBAL

 

Evidence Based Birth

Evidence-based articles about a variety of pregnancy and birth topics; birth classes (virtual). 

Spinning Babies

Positioning techniques and exercises for pregnancy and labor. 

Childbirth Connection

Resources and information about pregnancy and birth; advice for choosing healthcare providers and care settings.

DoulaMatch

Find a birth doula and/or postpartum doula based on location, due date, and more. 

LOCAL

Open Arms Perinatal Services

Community-based doulas, lactation services, and parenting support for pregnant people in the Puget Sound. Pair clients with doulas who are a cultural and/or language match when possible.

Daybreak Star Doulas

Free-of-cost doula services for pregnant people living in King County that identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander

First Steps Provider Search 

Find a provider who offers Firsts Steps Maternity Support Services and Infant Case Management. First Steps is a WA State program that offers additional services for pregnant people who are eligible and is covered by Apple Health/Medicaid. 

Blub about Ash

Like a Mother:  A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy

by Angela Garbes

Ash recommends . . .

Ash Harlan, CNM MSN

Coffee drinker

Loves to read fantasy and sci-fi fiction

Pickle fiend

they/them

Chest/Breastfeeding

NATIONAL + GLOBAL

International Breastfeeding Center

Lactation resources, prenatal classes, and virtual appointments.

Kelly Mom

Articles and information about a variety of lactation topics.

WASHINGTON STATE

 

La Leche League of Washington 

Lactation resources, support groups, and help line.

Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

Information about the WIC program in WA State, which offers breast/chest pumps, lactation support, and food assistance for eligible pregnant people and parents/caregivers of all genders with children under 5 years.

Stranger Article - Angela Garbes

Blub about Ash

Check out this link to explore a fabulous website including great articles on safety during breastfeeding

Candace recommends . . .

Candace Mabbitt, CNM, MSN

Amateur plant lover

Just discovered audiobooks

Happy coddiwomple

she/her

WASHINGTON STATE

 

Families of Color Seattle 

Parenting groups for families of color in Seattle. 

Program for Early Parenting Support (PEPS)

Parenting groups in the greater Puget Sound. 

Perinatal Support Washington 

Perinatal mental health support, peer support helpline for parents in need, and parent groups in WA State. 

Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound 

Resources, social events, and educational opportunities for families and children with Down Syndrome.

Parenting

Reproductive Wellness

NATIONAL + GLOBAL


 

Bedsider 

Information about birth  control methods, articles about reproductive health topics, healthcare provider search, abortion provider search, a phone app, and more.

 

Pussypedia

Educational articles and resources about a variety of reproductive health topics. All resources are available in Spanish and English

WASHINGTON STATE

Ingersoll Gender Center

Organization in the Puget Sound for and by transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. Offers peer support, resources, and a gender-affirming healthcare provider search.

 

Planned Parenthood

Health centers providing reproductive, sexual, and preventative care with locations throughout WA State. Site also includes informative articles and a phone app. 

Blub about Ash

Check out the podcast "Making Motherhood Diverse" for compelling and beautiful stories of parenting - you can learn more here 

Ash recommends . . .

Ash Harlan, CNM MSN

Coffee drinker

Loves to read fantasy and sci-fi fiction

Pickle fiend

they/them

Blub about Ash

Check out this site to explore everything you ever wanted to know about transgender fertility.

Simon recommends . . .

Simon Ellis, CNM, MSN

Mapa to toddler Irie Storm

Lover of all things pickled and brined

Writer & Crafter

he/they
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