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HELPFUL LINKS

LOCAL SITES/LOCAL BUSINESSES in Amsterdam

GeboorteBeweging “Birth Movement” is a network of birth professionals and parents who are passionate about families have information and freedom to give birth how, where and with whom they want.

NBvD The Dutch Association for doulas, information, and a list of member doulas. doula.nl Here is also information an profiles of doulas.

Amsterdam Mamas is a not-for-profit organisation that provides information, services and events to English-speaking parents in Amsterdam.

Yeba Vita Natural Organic Beauty products.

PRENATAL YOGA/PREPARATION CLASSES IN ENGLISH

Active Health Center with Lillith Turk

Pascal Bonnet for private classes

Iyengar Yoga with Barbara Queirolo

CLASSES WITH YOUR PARTNER

Isis Hypobirthing and Yoga with Inbal Sigler

Childbirth Preparation with Truus Gale

CLASSES IN DUTCH

Carita Salome

Guillette Bink

Patricia Vriens Bewust in Beweging

WATERBIRTH

Oerbron water yoga, birth pool rental and information, parent and baby swimming

MASSAGE

Pascal Bonnet

Miriam Heemskerk Manu Manu

Nirit Yogev

COMPLIMENTARY HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Manon Ritter Fertility and Pregnancy specialised TCM Practitioner (Accupuncture)

Bhaven Heeremans Biodynamic Cranio Sacral Therapy

Sunitha Athisdam Chiropractor, family oriented, pregnancy specialised.

Cranio Sacral Therapy Marie-Andree Brands

BREASTFEEDING

La Leche League the local Amsterdam group is English speaking.

Borstvoedingcentrum/Breastfeeding Centre Amsterdam has a shop, and lactation consultants.

Dr. Jack Newman Online Breastfeeding Resource Center.

OTHER WEBSITES OF INTEREST

Childbirth Connection provides up-to-date evidence-based information and resources on planning for pregnancy, labor and birth, and the postpartum period.

Dr. Sarah J Buckley Gentle Birth Gentle Mothering- there are some great articles here.

International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) a resource for prevention, recovery and advocacy.

Mothering magazine is a resource and inspiration for natural family life.