Resources – Local Community Resources

Consulting Doctors

Dr Steven Farzam 201 Walls Dr Suite 502, Cleburne, Texas 76033 817-556-7777 / 817-556-7775 (Fax)
Dr Alex Bekker, MD, homoeopathic doctor 6500 E Mockingbird Ln. Ste 115, Dallas, Texas 75214 214-821-3133
Obstetrix Medical Group of Texas http://ftworthmfm.obstetrix.com/ Southwest Office _ Harris Plaza 6100 Harris Parkway, Suite 295 Fort Worth, TX, 76132 Phone (817) 878-5298 Fax (817) 878-5289
Dr. Kimberly Wilson, Naturopathic Physician www.InnovationsWellness.com 972-608-0100
Dr Daniel Sneed MD 3645 Western Center Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76137-1936 (817) 232-9767 () ‎
Dr. Naomi Harmon – (817) 558-1888, Nolan River Rd. OB/GYN

Pediatricians
Dr Ayman Arouse, MD First Step Pediatric Associates, PA 201 Walls Drive Cleburne TX, 76033 (817) 641-8800 Fax (817) 641-8807
Dr Laura Power, MD 1305 Paluxy Rd # B Granbury, TX 76048-5641 (817) 579-0084
Dr Sharon Dennis, DO – www.arlingtonfp.com – 2415 Matlock Rd, Arlington, TX 76015 (817) 277-6444
Dr. Wilfred Raine, Arlington – (817) 226-2492 takes Medicaid and supports parents’ choice

Chiropractors Specializing in Pregnancy/Children
http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/
http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/Pregnancy-and-Adjustments/
http://icpa4kids.org/About-the-ICPA/why-chiropractic-for-children.html

Dr Kristen O’Reilly www.burlesonhealth.com 469-358-1930 817-295-7444 ext. 103
138 N Wilson St Suite A, Burleson, Texas 76028
Sharla B. Robertson, D.C. www.clearviewchiropractic.net 817-326-1174 -Granbury, TX 76049
Cynthia Haggerton, D.C., C.P.M., L.M., C.L.D. (CAPPA) http://www.family-wellness. com/
469-688-1982 817-428-9595 Hurst, TX
Kyska Spurlock, DC – http://www.family-wellness. com/Hurst, TX 76054 – 817-428-9595
Elizabeth Taylor, D.C.
www.crossroadsnaturalhealth.com
972-641-7111 – Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Rachel Whaley, D.C.
www.chiropracticwellnesscafe.com 817-297-0880 801 E. FM 1187, Ste. A Crowley, TX 76036
Dr Laura Biles http://www.bilesfamilychiro.com/ 972-937-5656 Waxahachie, TX 972-937-5656
Cheryl Silva, D.C. – www.SilvaChiropractic.com Mansfield, TX 76063 – 817-453-5500

Strengthening the body in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Stroller Strides of Arlington/Mansfield/Hurst www.strollerstrides.com

Pamela Jones, Physical Therapist and CranioSacral Therapist Fort Worth http://www.physicaltherapy-northtexas.com/ 817-247-1130
Kegel Class (handouts on website) http://www.physicaltherapy-northtexas.com/pelvic_floor_class
Aligned and Well http://www.alignedandwell.com/
Tupler Technique for Diastasis Recti – http://www.maternalfitness.com/

Childbirth Educators
Donna Ryan, AAHCC, ICCE– Bradley – Mansfield – 817-789-1207 – bannedfrombabyshowers@gmail.com
Wendi Obrien,AAHCC- Bradley Fort Worth – (817) 668-5113 wendi.obrien@sbcglobal.net
Jolee Burger-Moore, AAHCC – 817-849-8014 naturalbirthclass@yahoo.com www.babysteps2birth.com
Kathryn O’Brien HCHI, CD(DONA), HD, THB – Hypnobabies – Fort Worth 817.924.1773 doulakathy@sbcglobal.net
Jamie Hinton CD, (DONA) – 214-493-7906 214-493-7906 jamiebug04@yahoo.com www.ordinarymiracle.com

Acupuncture/Acupressure
Sarah Brock, L.Ac., LMT www.blessedoaks.com Alvarado, TX 817-556-1764
Hannah Reasoner, CD(DONA), LMT http://intuitivemothering.com/ Fort Worth, TX 214-783-3668
Emily Mueller-Kuentz 312 West Leuda Street Fort Worth, Texas 76104 (817) 924-3663
Pam Durham www.pamdurham.com Fort Worth 817-285-0622

CPR/First Aid
David and Athena Malec – www.malechealtheducation.com 817-903-1931

Ultrasounds
Consultants in Radiology – www.cirpa.com – Cleburne 817-517-5665 – Burleson 817-447-3443 – Fort Worth 817-336-4636 – Weatherford – 817-599-9552 – HEB – 817-283-4636
Dr Farzam, MD & Carla Morrow CNM 201 Walls Dr Suite 502, Cleburne, Texas 76033 817-556-7777
Ultraview Imaging- www.ultraviewimaging.com 700 Highlander Blvd, Ste #150 Arlington, Texas 76015 817-465-8439
Professional Ultrasound Imaging – 2921 Brown Trail Road Suite 150 Bedford, Texas 76021
817-849-8700
Stork Vision – www.storkvision.com Fort Worth- 817-992-0798 Mansfield- 817-539-0600

Breastfeeding Support and Supplies
La Leche League – http://www.llli.org/ or 1-800-LALECHE for nearest group or help
The Nesting Place – www.thenestingplace.net
Lactation Association – www.breastfeeding.com
Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital Breastfeeding Resource Center -817-250-5545 BeckyLaw@TexasHealth.org

Eats on Feets Facebook
Mother’s Milk Bank Fort Worth

Local Lactation Consultants:
For Babies Sake – www.forbabiessake.com
Mellanie Sheppard, IBCLC, RLC – 817-504-6947 – lactationlady@gmail.com
Deirdre Cannon, IBCLC, RLC – – 817-995-3615 – dcannon@forbabiessake.com
Dewlene Broyles, RNC, IBCLC817-821-6970 – dbformoms@yahoo.com
Rose Marie Anthony RN – 817-915-7234

Photographers
Valerie Cannon Photography ValerieCannonPhotography.com 817-727-5499
Ceci Jane – Photography & Cinematography cecijane.com 469-835-5288
Keri Duckett Photography keriduckett.com 817-875-1564
Bonnie Lehr – bmjevents.blogspot.com – 682-551-7048
EvaDiana Photography – evadiana.com
Mae Burke Photography maeburkephotography.com 361-229-6376
Michelle Monk Photography michellemonkphoto.com 817-774-5717

Dietitian
Jenna Bodeker, Registered Dietitian Cleburne, Texas– 512-964-6151Health Food Stores
Family Nutrition Center Cleburne, Texas
Sunflower Shoppe http://www.sunflowershoppe.com5817 Curzon Avenue Fort Worth, TX 76107-5825Compound Pharmacies / Bioidentical Progesterone Support
Cleburne Drug (oral or suppository) (817) 645-2415 501 North Ridgeway Drive Cleburne, TX 76033-5197
Randall Mill Pharmacy in Arlington (oral or injectable) 817-274-1883
Lynn Lavega Pharmacy (oral) Waco, Texas 254-799-4949
Recept Pharmacy (oral) Waco, Texas 254-399-8711
The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy (oral or injectable) Belton, TX 76513 (254) 939-0831The Pope Paul Institute (http://www.popepaulvi.com/ ) Let them know you are concerned about needing progesterone support: 402-390-6600 To become a patient go to website and download #8,9,10 (Password: pope2009) in the patient care forms. Fax papers into 402-390-9851. Call and speak to Nurse. She will go over list of symptoms and if indicated, call in progesterone. They may ask that we draw your blood again and send your lab specimen to them to test. Be prepared to tell which place to fax order into and if they want us to monitor your levels or fax previous results, just let us know! Our fax number is: 817-641-2226Fertility Awareness
Learn to understand your body! The Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System relies upon the standardized observation and charting of biological markers that are essential to a woman’s health and fertility. These ‘biomarkers’ indicate cycle fertility, infertility or possibly trouble with fertility. Free introductory sessions are offered for anyone interested in information.

FertilityCare Center of Fort Worth www.creightonmodel.com
Nicole Havrilla, FCP – 806-220-6455

Placental Encapsulation
DFW area In home encapsulation: http://placentabenefits.info/LeighAnneDuChene.asp

Doulas
Sarah Harper
Rosetta Schwartz
Kathy O’brien

Cloth Diapers
Simple Baby Store 817-382-BABY (2229) shannon@simplebaby.com www.simplebaby.com (inside Stella’s at 3460 Bluebonnet Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76109)
Diaper Swappers Online http://www.diaperswappers.com/

Circumcision
National Organization of Circumcision Information http://www.nocirc.org/
Circumcision Resource Center http://www.circumcision.org/
Holistic Circumcision http://www.easycircumcision.com/
Cut – Slicing Through the Myths of Circumcision (DVD) – http://www.cutthefilm.com/
Check Cut out from our library or watch free here: http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/cut-slicing-through-the-myths-of-circumcision/

Tongue Tie
Read this if you think your child may have a tongue tie: – http://www.kiddsteeth.com/old_site/infantdentalcare2010.pdf
Tongue-tie: Morphogenesis, Impact, Assessment and Treatment (book) http://tongue-tie.aidanandevapress.com/index.html

Dr Kotlow, New York www.kiddsteeth.com
Dr. Hugh Oser, 1135 Keller Parkway Keller, Texas 76248 817-380-4123, 214-924-1114
Dr. Cole http://www.svcole.com/

Local Moms talk about their experiences with tongue ties:
http://www.drcindyblog.com/ankylo-what/2011/
http://www.drcindyblog.com/ankyloglossia-part-2/2011/
http://www.drcindyblog.com/ankyloglossia-so-common/2011/
http://honezfam.blogspot.com/2011/05/more-on-tongue-ties-and-breastfeeding.html
http://lopezfamilynow.wordpress.com/2011/05/16/the-ties-that-bind-lessons-with-dr-kotlow/

Breech

Spinning Babies
www.spinningbabies.com

Baby Signing
Beebo’s Playhouse by Baby Signs with Sybil Cleburne, Texas 817-718-2876 sybil.lane@babysignsprogram.com

Birth Supplies
In His Hands Birth Supply

Baby Wearing
Fort Worth Babywearers 817-615-6396 http://fwbabywearing.wordpress.com fwbabywearing@gmail.com

Vaccinations
http://www.korenpublications.com/kp/category/vaccination-books

 

VBAC

International Cesarean Awareness Network: http://www.ican-online.org/
ICAN blog http://blog.ican-online.org/
The Childbirth Connection: http://childbirthconnection.org
VBAC.com: http://vbac.com/
NIH Consensus Report regarding VBACs at http://consensus.nih.gov/2010/vbacstatement.htm#q4
VBACFacts.com

TheUnnecesarean.com
Pamela Jones, M.S., PT, MT, CST Fort Worth (works on scar adhesions) http://www.physicaltherapy-northtexas.com/817-247-1130

Recommended books and articles on VBAC:

Silent Knife: Cesarean Prevention and Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC) http://www.amazon.com/Silent-Knife-Cesarean-Prevention-Vaginal/dp/0897890272/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322082512&sr=1-1

The Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Experience: Birth Stories by Parents and Professionals http://www.amazon.com/Vaginal-Birth-After-Cesarean-Experience/dp/0897891201/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322082527&sr=1-1

Immaculate Deception II http://www.amazon.com/Immaculate-Deception-II-Magic-Birth/dp/0890876339/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322082593&sr=1-1

Journey Into Motherhood – Inspirational Stories of Natural Birth http://www.amazon.com/Journey-into-Motherhood-Inspirational-Stories/dp/0974785326/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322082611&sr=1-1-fkmr0

“What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section” (Childbirth Connection) http://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ck=10164

“Vaginal Birth and Cesarean Birth: How Do The Risks Compare?” (Childbirth Connection) http://www.childbirthconnection.org/pdfs/cesareanbookletinsert.pdf

“Issues and Procedures in Women’s Health Vaginal Birth After Cesarean” by D. Ashly Hill, MD (ICANN White Paper) http://www.sanantoniomidwives.org/Issues-and-Procedures-VBAC.pdf

The C-Section Fact Sheet http://www.childbirth.org/section/CSFact.html

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Checklist (ICANN White Paper) http://www.childbirth.org/section/VBAC.html

 

Local Birth Support:

Tarrant County Birth Network http://www.tcbirthnetwork.org/
Homebirth Association of North Dallas http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/HANDinfo/
International Cesarean Awareness Network of North Texas http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/icanofntx/

Natural living blogs:

The Mommypotamus http://www.mommypotamus.com/
Dr. Jim Bob’s Blog http://www.family-wellness.com/category/blog/
Dr. Cindy’s Blog http://www.drcindyblog.com/
Banned From Baby Showers http://banned-from-baby-showers.blogspot.com/
Intuitive Mothering http://www.intuitivemothering.com/blog/
Birth Without Fear http://birthwithoutfearblog.com/

 

Recommended Online Video List

All of these movies are also available to Edenway’s clients in our lending library

Reducing Infant Mortality Video (Free) http://www.reducinginfantmortality.com/

Online Movie Rentals from Amazon on Demand:
Business of Being Born ($2.99) Also on Netflix on Demand:
http://www.amazon.com/The-Business-of-Being-Born/dp/B0054LZ0VO/ref=sr_1_2_vod_0_ren?ie=UTF8&qid=1319660169&sr=8-2&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Pregnant in America ($3.99) Also on Netflix on Demand:
http://www.amazon.com/Pregnant-America-Betsy-Chasse/dp/B005KGQ1WU/ref=sr_1_3_vod_0_ren?ie=UTF8&qid=1319660169&sr=8-3&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Orgasmic Birth ($1.99) Also on Netflix:
http://www.amazon.com/Orgasmic-Birth/dp/B00332UWFK/ref=sr_1_5_vod_0_ren?ie=UTF8&qid=1319660169&sr=8-5&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Organic Birth: Birth is Normal ($1.99):
http://www.amazon.com/Organic-Birth-IS-Natural/dp/B004IHE4EO/ref=sr_1_2_vod_0_ren?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1319660450&sr=1-2&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Natural Born Babies, Modern day Natural Childbirth($1.99)
http://www.amazon.com/Natural-Born-Babies-Modern-Childbirth/dp/B004W2L4DY/ref=sr_1_5_vod_0_ren?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1319660450&sr=1-5&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Cut: Slicing Through the Myths of Circumcision ($3.99)
http://www.amazon.com/Cut-Slicing-Through-Myths-Circumcision/dp/B002J0TP0K/ref=sr_1_2_vod_0_ren?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1319660663&sr=1-2&tag=edenbirtcent-20

For a large selection of natural birth videos available to buy go to: https://www.birthinternational.com/products/digital-video-disc

 

Suggested Reading

Baby Catcher http://www.amazon.com/Baby-Catcher-Chronicles-Modern-Midwife/dp/0743219341/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1265051940&sr=1-1&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Immaculate Deception: http://www.amazon.com/Immaculate-Deception-II-Magic-Birth/dp/0890876339/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1265051876&sr=8-1&tag=edenbirtcent-20
A Good Birth, A Safe Birth http://www.amazon.com/Good-Birth-Safe-Childbirth-Experience/dp/1558320415/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1265051980&sr=1-1&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Gentle Birth Choices http://www.amazon.com/Gentle-Birth-Choices-Barbara-Harper/dp/1594770670/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1322082313&sr=8-1&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Ina May’s Guide To Childbirth http://www.amazon.com/Ina-Mays-Guide-Childbirth-Gaskin/dp/0553381156/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322082342&sr=1-1&tag=edenbirtcent-20
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth http://www.amazon.com/Thinking-Womans-Guide-Better-Birth/dp/0399525173/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322082363&sr=1-1&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Birthing From Within http://www.amazon.com/Birthing-Within-Extra-Ordinary-Childbirth-Preparation/dp/0965987302/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322082386&sr=1-1&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Active Birth http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=Active+Birth++++&x=0&y=0&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way http://www.amazon.com/Natural-Childbirth-Bradley-Way-Revised/dp/0452276594/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322082422&sr=1-1&tag=edenbirtcent-20
Childbirth Without Fear http://www.amazon.com/Childbirth-without-Fear-Principles-Practice/dp/0953096467/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322082438&sr=1-1&tag=edenbirtcent-20
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding http://www.amazon.com/Womanly-Art-Breastfeeding-Diane-Wiessinger/dp/0345518446/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322082457&sr=1-1&tag=edenbirtcent-20

 

Natural Parenting Magazines

Pathways to Family Wellness Magazine http://pathwaystofamilywellness.org/
Mothering Magazine The magazine of natural family living.
Midwifery Today Magazine with a free e-newsletter

Educational Links
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services Created the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative which provides guidelines for identifying and designating “mother-friendly” birth sites including hospitals, birth centers and home-birth services.
The Childbirth Connection Formerly Maternity Center Association, The Childbirth Connection is a not-for-profit organization that has worked to improve maternity care for mothers, babies and families since 1918. Promotes safe, effective, and satisfying evidence-based maternity care.
Citizens For Midwifery A non-profit, volunteer, grassroots organization. Founded by several mothers in 1996, it is the only national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care.
Henci Goer is an acknowledged expert on evidence-based maternity care. Her website has links to articles and information from the author of The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth and Obstetric Myths Versus Research Realities.
International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc. ICAN is a nonprofit organization founded by Esther Booth Zorn in 1982. ICAN’s mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).
Waterbirth International Waterbirth International is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping waterbirth become an available option for all women. You can find just about anything you want to know about waterbirth here.
Weston Price Foundation http://www.westonaprice.org/ The Foundation is dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet through education, research and activism.

 

CIMS-Sponsored links

The Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative
The 10 Steps to Mother-Friendly Care
The Risks of Cesarean Section
Having a Baby? 10 Questions to Ask
Are Your Birth Classes Mother-Friendly?
Is Your Doula Practice Mother-Friendly?
Fact Sheet: Breastfeeding is Priceless
The Birth Survey

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