Resources

LOCAL

The Retreat Maternity Spa and Birth Center– “The Retreat Birth Center is a beautiful, spacious meeting place where El Paso’s finest maternity care providers have come together to serve the birthing women of our community under one roof!  Come join us in our quest to improve pregnancy, birth outcomes while building strong new families through education, support, fitness, counseling and personalized care.”

Luna Tierra Birth Center/Casa de Partos– “We formed a cross-border collective of midwives with the deep belief that a strong, healthy pregnancy and birth leads to a strong, healthy community.
To that end, Luna Tierra provides respectful, safe and radically affirming birth and reproductive health experiences. We feel lucky to be on the border, building a resilient community — one family, one birth at a time.”

The Breastfeeding Garden– “The Baby Cafe’ offers free breastfeeding support for women during any stage of nursing.  Libby Berkley is a International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and is available by appointment and walk-in basis.  Please click on the link for Cafe’ hours.”

Binational Breastfeeding Coalition– “MISSION: To protect and promote breastfeeding on the El Paso/Juárez border as the natural and expected means of feeding human infants. • MISIÓN: Proteger y promover la lactancia en la frontera El Paso/Juárez como el medio natural y esperado de alimentar a los infantes humanos.”

Cloth 4 Every Bum El Paso– Cloth for Everybum is a free cloth diaper lending and mentoring program

HELPFUL ONLINE RESOURCES

Pregnancy:

Hypnobabies.com

Evidence Based Birth

International Cesarean Awareness Network

Mothering.com

Improving Birth

BellyBelly.com

Hypnobabies Student Resource Links

Breastfeeding:

Kelly Mom

International Breastfeeding Centre

La Leche League

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