Midwives & Birth Centers
Homeopathic & Herbals
- BIRTH - a local birth network for women and their families
- Texas Medicinals - a great source of information and shopping for herbs and homeopathics
- Center for Alt. Medicine - massage, acupuncture, acupressure, chiropractic care
- The Center for Healing - a Family Practice that is holistically minded and supportive of alternative options in health care.
- Heights of Health - natural health store, clinic, nutritional counseling, thermal imaging, allergy treatments, and ion foot baths
- Integrative Health - a holistic approach to all areas of health care and life stages. Located in Galveston.
Home & Baby
- LaundryTree - soap nuts for laundry care.
- MommySwami - local organic baby bottom oils to protect and nourish their baby skin
- Sama Baby - luxury organic baby and children's clothing
- Fussy Butt - cloth galore! Breastpads, pantyliners, diapers, wipes, etc...
- Young & Restless - a consignment boutique and community support resource
- Diaper Change - a local woman who offers cloth diapers as a home based business.
- Children's Carousel - consignment and cloth diapers
- Earthy Babes - lots of eco-friendly and green-conscious living items for mom and baby.
- Cloth Baby - a local online-store with cloth baby items
- Belles & Beaus - consignment and locavore boutique
- Houston Baby Wearing - a Houston babywearing group, includes information to their online community
- Pure Baby Organics - luxury organics for mother and baby
- Baby Holdings - slings and information on babywearing
- Little Lamb Boutique - I love that they offer Earth Mama Angel Baby, as well as Spa Baby baths
- Nurtured Family - organic clothing, cloth diapers, baby care items, organic baby and mama care items
- Fluffy Little Tushies - cloth diapers, diaper covers, swim diapers, and more.
- Prove - Parents Requesting
Open Vaccine Education - PROVE provides information on vaccines, and
the immunization policies and practices that affect the children and
adults of Texas.
- Pat Greer's Kitchen - raw/vegan cuisine - sold at her kitchen and retail locations throughout Houston
- Pregtastic Online Radio - expert information, discussions, and birth stories to educate and empower.
- Whole Mother Radio - discussion with members from B.i.r.t.h. each Monday on KPFT 90.1 from 11:30-12:00
- Sundance Yoga Studio - prenatal yoga, mommy & me yoga, and many other options
- The Yoga Haven - gentle yoga (appropriate for prenatal) and many resources for pregnant women
- InfanTouch - ran by Cynthia Sara Friend, specializing in preterm & full-term infant massage. 281.451.8844
Forms & Articles
- FAQ - a list of frequently asked questions regarding doulas
- Intent For An Unassisted- the contract addendum used for families considering an unassisted birth
Free/Reduced Services - a run down on my free and reduced services requirements, as well as an application
Promises - my promises to you, mom, during this time
Labor and Birth
Articles of Interest
Labor & Birth
Birth & Postpartum Supplies
- AABC, resources and listings of U.S. based birth centers
Pregnancy and Birth Resources
Cesarean and VBAC information
Healing Mamas (mental/emotional help)
Poor Prenatal Diagnosis
- Drug Watch - in-depth information on medications, their risks, side-effects, recalls, and other information.
- Safe Fetus - a website dedicated to giving accurate information on medications and their interactions with pregnancy and breastfeeding.