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Maternity and Birth

The Active Birth Centre
Information on yoga classes and Pool hire.

Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services. Supporting parents and professionals in the UK and Ireland. 

Antenatal Results & Choices
ARC is the only national charity which provides non-directive support and information to parents throughout the antenatal testing process.

Baby Milk Action
Baby Milk Action is a non-profit organisation which aims to save lives and to end the avoidable suffering caused by inappropriate infant feeding.

Information to help you make the right choice for your baby's place of birth

Yoga for pregnancy and the postnatal period. Find a class near you. 

Common Knowledge Trust
The pink kit provides you with the knowledge you need to understand your unique body structure and how it works. Using this information, you will gain a new understanding of pregnancy, labour and birth.

Doula UK
How to contact a doula near you.

Fulham Osteopathic Practice
Offer care from pregnancy through to childbirth, and care of the newborn and babies using cranial osteopathy. More than just care for back pain - osteopathy for health and life.

Government Assistance for Parents
Link to DirectGov site.

Home Birth Reference Page

La Leche League
The aim is to help mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother.

Midwifery Today
An American site offering interesting information on pregnancy and birth.

Midwives Information Resource Service
MIDIRS Midwifery Digest is a quarterly journal. The material in the digest comes from a wide range of sources. MIDIRS scans over 550 journals in the search for new information. The articles which are most interesting and relevant are selected for inclusion in the Digest, along with commissioned work. 

Mothers 35 Plus
Information pertinent to mothers over 35.

The National Childbirth Trust
The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) offers support in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. We aim to give every parent the chance to make informed choices. We try to make sure that all our services, activities and membership are fully accessible to everyone.

NHS Direct Online
We aim to put a variety of reliable health information resources at your fingertips, helping you to make informed choices about your health and lifestyles. 

Parents at Work
Useful up to date information on the rights of parents at work.

Roz Collins Photographer

Twins and Multiple Births Association
Support and information for those expecting twins, triplets or other multiple births!

The Breastfeeding Network
Providing breastfeeding support and information.

The Sheila Kitzinger Homepage
Here you can explore aspects of birth, drawing on things that Sheila has learned from women around the world and her research as a social anthropologist into women's experiences of pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding.

Vaginal Birth after Caesarean
Offering important information for women aiming to have a vaginal birth after caesarean. Part of the homebirth reference site.

Well Mums
A group of complementary therapists in and around South London.

Women's Environmental Network
Educating, empowering and informing women and men who care about the environment. May be interesting to those considering the disposable versus cloth nappies debate.

Yoga Teachers

Katy Appleton's yoga for pregnancy in South London.

Battersea Yoga
Pregnancy and postnatal yoga.

Sitaram Partnership
Pregnancy and postnatal yoga.

Health Professionals and Centres of Excellence

Independent Midwives Association
For a list of all independent midwives in the UK.

Association of Radical Midwives
Association of Radical Midwives website.

Royal College of Midwives
The RCM is the only trade union and professional organisation run by midwives for midwives. It is the voice of midwifery, providing excellence in professional leadership, education, influence and representation for and on behalf of midwives.