Resources

Coalition MFSB!

The International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)
Break the Chain Campaign
Association of Independent Midwives of Maryland (AIMM)
National Advocates for Pregnant Women
Our Bodies Ourselves
California Association of Midwives
International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC)
Hopkins Feminists
ICAN of Hagerstown and Frederick
Gender Rights Maryland
Maryland Legislative Agenda for Women
American Association of Birth Centers
Maryland National Organization for Women (Maryland NOW)
Midwives Alliance of North America

Evidence Based Care

Evidence Based Practice
The Rights of Childbearing Women
Home Birth Summit
ACOG War
Evidence Based Care

Maryland Stats and Facts

The Truth About VBAC: Maryland Families Need Access - YouTube Video
Triple Aim
MD Needs Assessment
MD PRAMS
Maryland Hospitals by County
Condition Type of Birth in Maryland Hospitals

Birth

Ina May Gaskin: Homebirths
Homebirth vs. Hospital Birth
Growth of Homebirth in US
Mortality: Hospital vs Home Birth
Outcomes by Birth Place
Myth of Safe Hospital Birth
Doctors vs Midwives
10 Procedures to Think Twice About During Your Pregnancy
Importance of Vaginal Birth
Brain Benefits from Vaginal Birth
Gaskin: Global Motherhood
C Section Not Best Option
Rising Maternal Mortality Rate

VBAC - Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

VBAC Finder - Does Your Hospital Allow VBAC?
A Doctor's Testimony (HBAC)
Access to VBAC: Restrictive Policies
Maryland Hospitals Cesarean Rates
VBAC Rates by State
Want a VBAC? Ask your care provider these questions.

Lobbying and Letter Writing/Advocacy

Mugs and Muffins for Midwives Toolkit
Talking Points for Legislative Visits
VBAC Talking Points
Guidelines for Letters and Phone Calls

Midwifery

North American Registry of Midwives - NARM
National Association of Certified Professional Midwives - NACPM
Midwives Alliance of North America - MANA