Off the Grid Midwifery & Women's Health

Indispensable Insight


Women's Moods: Get a new one for $16.00 on Amazon, or a used copy for pennies. This go-to book about the changes we face with reproductive events throughout our lives is priceless.

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Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn

Real Food for Pregnancy

Real Food for Gestational Diabetes

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Energy & Labor Stamina

A powdered, balanced cal/mag supplement.

Natural Vitality's CALM plus calcium. A balanced calcium/magnesium supplement for ALL your muscle cramps. Replenishes your muscles for less of those "growing pains" in early pregnancy, leg cramps at night, and fatigue during labor. This pleasant tasting, fizzy drink is something you'll want to have on hand all the time.

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That Relaxation Response


Maybe you don't have an on-site hypnotist or masseuse, but with a little help from these friends, you can indulge yourself in the rhythms of birth...

Hypnobirthing and Prenatal Preparation MP3

Hypnobirthing (Mongan Method)

Mindful Birthing & CD

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth

Birthing from Within

Inexpensively Effective

The best maternity support. Choose white, nude, or black in S-XXXL based on your before-baby size.

The best maternity support. Choose white, nude, or black in S-XXXL based on your before-baby size.

For your postpartum comfort, try THIS WRAP

Other necessities of the postpartum period:

Dermoplast Pain Relieving Spray (only this one of the Dermoplast line is suitable, as is

Earth Mama Angel Baby Perineal Spray (consult with your midwife if you have any stitches).

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Manage anemia, and more


If you've ever tried taking iron, you know how difficult it is to avoid the minerals in your vitamins and diet that bind to iron and make render it useless (but not before it upsets your stomach). 

Enter extended release, once daily products like SlowFe, FE Cap, Feosol Bifera, & Ferrosequels. They slowly release elemental iron over a 24 hour period, so you don't have to worry about when and what you eat. For those whose tummies need it, FE Cap & Ferrosequels contain a stool softener.

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Breastfeeding Help


Follow this link to see Medela's Breast Shells. For use with the advice of your midwife if dealing with flatter nipples before birth, or a more painful start to your breastfeeding experience. If you need nipple SHEILDS for nursing, click here.

Fast becoming a classic:The Nursing Mother's Guide To Making More Milk

A true classic: Ina May's Guide to Breastfeeding

For those struggling: Tongue Tied

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Situational Midwifery...for those days when life throws you a curve                                                                                                                  by kay jackson