Introducing the “to Raise” t-shirt! This is a great way to offer your support of Thérèse Hak-Kuhn by purchasing this shirt (mug and/or sticker) as she continues on her journey of health from cancer.
Episode 113 & 114 Lactation Support- Cary York discussed a few resources listed here
La Leche League http://www.llli.org/faq/flat.html--How you can tell if nipples are flat or inverted
Kellymom http://kellymom.com/category/bf/—website created by a lactation consultant and mother with evidence-based articles and support
Biological Nurturing https://www.biologicalnurturing.com/—a website all about breastfeeding
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine http://www.bfmed.org/–a worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding and human lactation
International Breastfeeding Centre-http://ibconline.ca/—the website of Dr Jack Newman, author and expert on all things breastfeeding
Episodes 93 & 94 – Herbal Support in the 5 Stages of the Pregnancy Year – Our guest Carol Wade offered the following resources
Excellent books to check out:
Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health, Aviva Romm (some parts a little dense but very thorough)
Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition and Children, Aviva Romm
Herbal Healing For Women:Simple Remedies for Women of All Ages, Rosemary Gladstar
Rosemary Gladstar’s Family Herbal: A Guide to Living Life with Energy, Health, and Vitality, Rosemary Gladstar
Herbal Remedies for Women, Amanda McGuade Crawford, M.N.I.M.H.
An Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants, Mary Bove, N.D.
American Botanical Council www.herbalgram.org – a great clearing house of information
American Herbalist Guild www.americanherbalistguild.com – provides information & listing of AHG registered herbalists in country
Carol’s contact for consultations, support & information:
Earth Island Herbs www.earthislandherbs.com 805-646-0693 email@example.com
The Ojai School of Herbal Studies https://www.earthislandherbs.com/the-ojai-school-of-herbal-studies/
Episode 91 – The Fourth Trimester – Our guest Lisa Chin shared the following resources
Dr. Madrid’s site: http://rivershrink.com/ (his practice is called Russian River Counselors)
Dr. Madrid’s book: https://www.amazon.com/B
My Super Mom Facebook group: https://www.facebook.co
Heng Ou’s The First Forty Days: https://www.amazon.com/F
Mama Ayurveda 40 Days for 40 Years: http://www.mamayurveda.com/
My blog: http://www.lisaforreal.com
Health Coaching program: http://www.
Episode 88 – Low Milk Supply- Elizabeth Theriault shared the following resources for insufficient glandular tissue issues
Blog by a mom with a low-milk supply http://diaryofalactationfailure.blogspot.com/
Facebook group-IGT and Low Milk Supply Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/IGTmamas/
you must ask to join this group but it is full of articles and resources besides personal stories.
Elizabeth’s email address for questions firstname.lastname@example.org
Episode 87 – Perinatal Loss – Our guest Karla Helbert, LPC offered many resources for us therefore we have listed a sampling. For the full list please contact toRaiseQuestions@gmail.com.
http://www.karlahelbert.com/ Blog and other resources by Karla Helbert, bereaved mom, writer and psychotherapist
www.missfoundation.org Support when a baby or child dies of any cause
www.nationalshare.com Support for pregnancy and infant loss
www.aplacetoremember.com Support resources for crisis in pregnancy & after the death of a baby
www.compassionatefriends.org A resource for bereaved parents
www.shareyourstory.org An online community for NICU families
http://stillstandingmag.com/ Articles, essays and support for perinatal loss of all kinds
http://stilllifewithcircles.blogspot.com/ Writer, artist and bereaved mom Angie Yingst shares her experiences after stillbirth
https://grievingdads.com/ Begun by Kelly Farley, whose two babies, Noah & Katie both died in utero & both after struggles with infertility
http://www.motherhenna.com/ Radical creativity blog by Kara Chipoletti Jones who experienced loss twice
http://centerforlossandtrauma.blogspot.com/ Blog and other resources by Dr. Joanne Cacciatore, mother of stillborn Cheyenne, grief researcher and founder of the MISS Foundation
http://gratefulness.org/light-a-candle/ A site to light online virtual candles and share stories
http://unspokengrief.com/ A site with articles and support specific to perinatal loss
For the times before, during, or after the death of a child
When the Bough Breaks: Forever After the Death of a Son or Daughter by Judith R. Bernstein
Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby by Deborah L. Davis
A Time to Decide, A Time to Heal: For Parents Making Difficult Decisions About Babies They Love by Molly A. Minnick & Kathleen J. Delp, Edited by, Mary C. Ciotti
Finding Hope When a Child Dies: What Other Cultures Can Teach Us by Sukie Miller
The World of Bereavement: Cultural and Global Perspectives on Grief and Death in Families by Joanne Cacciatore & John DeFrain
Selah: An Invitation Toward Fully Inhabited Grief by Joanne Cacciatore
Yoga for Grief and Loss: Poses, Meditation, Devotion, Self-Reflection, Selfless Acts, Ritual by Karla Helbert
For Family and Friends: Books for their own grief/healing and to help better support their loved ones
Forgotten Tears: A Grandmother’s Journey Through Grief by Nina Bennett
For Bereaved Grandparents by Margaret H. Gerner
Bereaved Children and Teens: A Support Guide for Parents and Professionals by Earl Grollman
For Those Who Live: Helping Children Cope With the Death of a Brother or Sister by Kathy LaTour
Buschman Gemma, PR & Arnold, JH (2002). Loss and Grieving in Pregnancy and the First Year of Life:A Caring Resource for Nurses. New York: March of Dimes Publications.
Cacciatore J., & Flint, M. (2012). ATTEND: Toward a Mindfulness Based Bereavement Care Model, Death Studies, 36, 61-82.
Doka, K. and Martin T. (2010). Grieving Beyond Gender: Understanding the Ways Men and Women Mourn. New York, NY: Routledge.
Grepmair, L., Mitterlehner, F, Loew, T., Marius, N. (2007). Promotion of Mindfulness in Psychotherapists in Training: A Preliminary Study. The Journal of European Psychiatry, 22, 485-489. Helbert, K. (2011). The New Normal. Retrieved from: http://www.karlahelbert.com/the-new-normal.html
Helbert, K. (2015). Yoga for Grief and Loss: Poses, Meditation, Devotion, Self-Reflection, Selfless Acts, Ritual. London, UK: Singing Dragon Publishing.
Kubler-Ross, E. (1969). On Death and Dying. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.
Kushner, H. (1981). When Bad Things Happen to Good People. New York, NY: Anchor Books.
Miller, S. (1999). Finding Hope When A Child Dies: What Other Cultures Can Teach Us. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.
Siegel, Dan. (2010). Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation. New York, NY: Random House.
Willinger, M., Ko, C.-W., & Reddy, U.M. (2009). Racial Disparities in Stillbirth Risk Across Gestation in the United States. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 201. Retrieved from www.ajog.org
Episode 84 Placenta Encapsulation – Guest Nicole Link-Troen offers the resources below.
Articles mentioned in the podcast
http://www.placentanetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Michelle-Beacock-BJM-article-copy.pdf This is a favorite comprehensive article on placenta consumption and it appeals to care providers, and doulas, and is accessibly written.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22632060 The Fire Hypothesis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23445390 Human Maternal Placentophagia- a survey of self reported motivations and experiences associated with placenta consumption.
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/225061848_The_Conspicuous_Absence_of_Placenta_Consumption_in_Human_Postpartum_Females_The_Fire_Hypothesis?ev=auth_pub The Conspicuous Absence
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/302921635_Presence_and_concentration_of_17_hormones_in_human_placenta_processed_for_encapsulation_and_consumption Analysis Hormones in the Prepared Placenta
The Placenta: The Gift of Life by Cornelia Enning
Placenta: The Forgotten Chakra by Robin Lim
Placenta Benefits.info http://placentacourse.com/login/index.php
Asssociation of Placenta Preparation Arts http://placentaassociation.com/
International Placenta & Postpartum Training http://www.ippatraining.com/#!placenta-encapsulation/cgg1
Placenta Wise https://www.placentawise.com/certification/
Episode 83 How to Support the LGBTQ Client – Our guest Emma O’Brien shared the following resources.
http://maiamidwifery.com Kristin Kali – Queer midwife based in San Fransisco and Seattle. Fertility consultations, help with insemination/conception, full midwifery care for homebirth, online webinars for LGBTQ families. Fertility charts, examples of known donor contracts, parenting contracts/agreements for non traditionally structured families.
http://www.milkjunkies.net/ Trevor MacDonald is a gay, transgender dad who is also a gestational birth parent of two little ones. He does a ton of work to create community around transmasculine parents breast/chestfeeding, is a published author on the subject of transgender fatherhood.
http://itsconceivablenow.com An LBGTQ-specific resource for conception, adoption and surrogate based in New York City. There is a great blogroll of various blogs of queer folks, trying to build (and successfully building!) families.
http://www.transbirth.com This website is a listing state-by-state of self-identified transgender and queer friendly birth workers. It includes midwives, OBs, doulas and other providers. If you are a transgender friendly birth worker, get yourself listed for free!
http://www.zaks-safari.com Awesome children’s book about donor conceived kids of two-mom families.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Lm4vxZrAig Beyond the Gender Binary: Yee Won Chong at TEDxRainier
https://internationalspectrum.umich.edu/life/definitions LGBTQ terms and definitions as supplied by the University of Michigan Spectrum Center
https://radicaldoula.com/the-radical-doula-guide/ A book written by reproductive justice activist Miriam Zoila Pérez
Episodes 81 & 82 Perinatal Mood Disorders – The following resources were shared by our guest Joy Outland Brock, LCSW
www.psychologytoday.com for finding a therapist who takes your insurance and is knowledgeable in treating PMAD’s.
http://www.infantrisk.com/ has a website, hotline, and app for your phone that helps you understand medication use and safety during pregnancy and postpartum
http://www.motherisk.org/women/index.jsp helps women make choices about medications for themselves and baby while they are pregnant
postpartum support international – has state hotlines for women to call if they need help and maintains lists of support groups per state. They also have a private, moderated FB page for women dealing with PMAD’s.
www.postpartumdads.org is a site focused on helping partners understand the mother’s PMAD and support her through it.
www.postpartummen.com is for partners who are dealing with postpartum depression themselves (up to 10% of new co-parent)
Beyond the Blues:Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression-Shoshana Bennett and Pec Indman\
The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook: Practical Skills to Help You Overcome Anxiety, Worry, Panic Attacks, Obsessions, and Compulsions- Pamela Wiegartz
Life Will Never be the Same: The Real Mom’s Postpartum Survival Guide- Ann Dunnewold and Diane Sanford
Moods in Motion: A Coloring and Healing Book for Postpartum Moms- Karen Kleiman
Episode 76 Circumcision – Resources from our guest Melissa Yeager, CPBD
Psychology Today series as a starting point: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/moral-landscapes/201109/myths-about-circumcision-you-likely-believe: you need to click on all the links at the bottom to read the full series.
This page (which is an anti-circumcision group) has links to national statements on circumcision, equivalent to that of the AAP: http://www.cirp.org/library/statements/
This youtube video is a good alternative for people who don’t want to read. I warn that one version contains footage of a circumcision and one of a bris. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ceht-3xu84I
Visit Ryan’s site here: http://www.notjustskin.org This video is also available here: http://vimeo.com/26130057
This article discusses ethics and also covers some medical issues (the author is a Professor of Ethics at Oxford): http://jme.bmj.com/content/39/7/418.extract
The same author posted a detailed response to the 2012 ‘potential benefits’ statement by the AAP: http://blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/2012/08/the-aap-report-on-circumcision-bad-science-bad-ethics-bad-medicine/