Doula Certifying Organizations
DONA International – Professional Doula Association
CAPPA – Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association
toLabor – The Organization of Labor Assistants for Birth Options & Resources
ICEA – International Childbirth Educators Association
ACNM – American College of Nurse Midwives
CHOICE – Center for Humane Options in Childbirth Experiences
Citizens for Midwifery
Midwives Alliance of North America
Ohio Friends of Midwives
Ohio Midwives Alliance
Resources for Parents
Questions to Ask When Hiring a Doula
Childbirth Connection – Evidence-based information on childbirth
Patient’s Bill of Rights
ICAN – International Cesarean Awareness Network
Sidelines – Support for high risk pregnancies
Spinning Babies – Fetal positioning for optimal childbirth
La Leche League – Breastfeeding information and support
CIMS – Coalition for Improving Maternity Services. Check if your provider and hospital are mother-friendly!
Postpartum Outreach and Encouragement for Moms (POEM) – Resources, information and support are available for women suffering from Postpartum Depression. Regular meetings are held at: 1110 Chambers Road Columbus, Ohio.
Columbus Area Babywearing Support – Regular group meetings for supporting families in their parenting journey through babywearing and attachment parenting philosophies.