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Disclaimer: As part of this website,, Massachusetts Birth Connections (MBC) provides a listing of birth professionals throughout Massachusetts.  MBC provides this information "as is"; as it is given to MBC by the birth professionals listed.  MBC attempts to deliver only accurate information to its users. MBC assumes no responsibility for and makes no representations with respect to the accuracy of the information.  MBC makes no claim to quality of the services provided and takes no responsibility for the services or products offered by the birth professionals it lists.  We recommend you interview the birth professional and research the products thoroughly to help you find the services and products that best fits you and your family's needs. Any information on MBC is not intended to replace medical advice from your medical team, doctor or midwife. Always check with your medical provider before making changes to your treatment and regarding your specific medical history.  MBC's website,, contains links and references to many third party websites that are not under the control of MBC. These websites do not operate under MBC's privacy policy. We recommend that you visit the privacy policy of all third party websites you visit.

Choices in Childbirth


Below is an intriguing video about the health care system in the United States produced by















Delayed Cord Clamping


IV's: Are they required?


What is a Natural Cesarean?


Click here to see a video.


Which Proceedures are Avoidable?

To read the article click here.


Optimal Fetal Positioning


With Midwives, an Old Tradition is Reborn

To read the article click the link below


Planned Cesarean No Safer Than Vaginal Delivery for Twins

To read the article click here.


Childbirth Education Options

There are many independent Childbirth Educators in Massachusetts that teach private and group sized classes. To see a list of providers in your area please click here or you can use the links below to find a class to meet your needs.


BACE:Boston Association for Childbirth Education


Birthing From Within


The Bradley Method


Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA)




International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)


Lamaze International


Natural Childbirth Classes

Many hospitals, birth centers or independent Childbirth Educators teach an overall Natural Childbirth Class that teaches a variety of tools to help you manage your labor.


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