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Maternity Web links

Some national Shiatsu regulating bodies

UK Shiatsu Society (Shiatsusociety.org) or CNHC registered http://www.cnhcregister.org.uk

Europe http://www.shiatsu-esf.org

USA AOBTA http://www.aobta.org

Ausstralia Shiatsu Therapy Association of Australia http://www.staa.org.au

France http://www.ffst.fr

Some maternity suppliers

http://www.Physiomed.com

01457 860444

A UK based on line company which sells massage and exercise equipment including plastic covered wedges, balls, disc cushions

http://www.limbsandthings.com

Health education models including model uterus

http://www.healthedco.com and http://www.childbirthgraphics.com are part of a company based in W Sussex, UK which sell charts and models.

http://www.birthinternational.com

UK and Australian based company, incorporating ACE graphics which sell worldwide: books, charts, models and DVDS and books

Icea.org

An American based childbirth organization which also sells books and charts

Obstetric, phsyiotherapy and midwifery information

It is useful to access these organizations for information on current obstetric and midwifery guidelines as well as physiotherapist exercise and care guidelines.

Obstetricians

RCOG UK college of Obstetricians and Gynecologists http://www.rcog.org.uk

AOCG American College of Obstetrcians and Gynecologists http://www.acog..org

SOGC website: http://www.sogc.org

Midwives

Canadian Association of Midwives: http://www.canadianmidwives.org

UK; Royal College of Midwives; http://www.rcm.org.uk

Australia: http://www.midwives.org.au

America: amcbmidwife.org

Physiotherapists/Physical therapists

UK Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Obstetrics and Gynaecology http://www.csp.org.uk

US American Physical Therapists Association (APTA) http://www.apta.org

Maternity Information sites

http://www.aims.org.uk/ This is a very good information site and has answers to many frequently asked questions and a range of books.

AIMS: Association for Improvement in Maternity Services has beenĀ at the forefront of the childbirth movement for more than fifty years.

  • Working towards normal birth
  • Providing independent support and information about maternity choices
  • Raising awareness of current research on childbirth and related issues

MIDIRS http://www.midirs.org

Midwifery information and resource. Useful for leaflets, journal, digest and resources

NICE and NHS guidelines

http://www.nhs.uk

http://www.nice.org.uk

Cochrane Review; assesses research

http://www.nelh.nhs.uk,cochrane.asp

Midwifery Today; US based organization, publishes newsletters and organizes conferences

http://www.midwiferytoday.com

Childbirth education groups

Antenatal alliance UK

NCT http://www.nct.org

ICEA International Childbirth http://www.icea.org

Birthing from within:

http://www.birthingfromwithin.com

Active Birth Centre:

http://www.activebirthcentre.com

Other birth organizations

Assocation for pre and perinatal psychology and health

APPAH http://www.birthpscyhology.com