Resources

We offer referrals for the following services:

California Birth Center works with several adjunct providers in the greater Rocklin, Roseville and Sacramento areas. In order to route you to the best possible provider, please contact us and we will refer you accordingly.
  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractic
  • Massage
  • Birth Photography
  • Car Seat Installation
  • Sleep Consulting
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Lactation Support
  • Essential Oil Usage
  • Naturopathic Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Pelvic Floor Specialist
  • Pregnancy Resources
  • Therapist

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Research

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Stapleton SR, Osborne C, Illuzzi J. Outcomes of care in birth centers: Demonstration of a durable model. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health. 2013. Link

American Association of Birth Centers. What is a birth center? Accessed January 21, 2013. Link

Goer H, Romano AM. Optimal care in childbirth: The case for a physiologic approach. Seattle, Washington: Classic Day Publishing; 2012. Link

Martin JA, Hamilton BE, Ventura SJ, et al. Births: Final data for 2010. National Vital Statistics Reports. 2012;16. Link

Martina JA, Hamilton BE, Sutton PD. Births: Final data for 2006. National Vital Statistics Reports. 2009;57. Link

Declercq ER, Sakala C, Corry MP, et al. Listening to mothers II: Report of the second national U.S. Survey of women’s childbearing experiences. The Journal of Perinatal Education. 2007;16:9-14. Link

Laughon SK, Zhang J, Grewal J, et al. Induction of labor in a contemporary obstetric cohort. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2012;206:486 e481-489. Link

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Coco A, Derksen-Schrock A, Coco K, et al. A randomized trial of increased intravenous hydration in labor when oral fluid is unrestricted. Family Medicine. 2010;42:52-56. Link

Kavitha A, Chacko KP, Thomas E, et al. A randomized controlled trial to study the effect of IV hydration on the duration of labor in nulliparous women. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2012;285:343-346. Link

Bugg GJ, Siddiqui F, Thornton JG. Oxytocin versus no treatment or delayed treatment for slow progress in the first stage of spontaneous labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2011:CD007123. Link

Gupta JK, Hofmeyr GJ. Position for women during second stage of labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2004:CD002006. Link

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HealthyPeople.gov. Healthy people 2020: Maternal, infant and child health. Accessed January 21, 2013. Link
Scroll down to MICH 7.1 and click on the link that says “Reduce cesarean births.”

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Brocklehurst P, Hardy P, Hollowell J, et al. Perinatal and maternal outcomes by planned place of birth for healthy women with low risk pregnancies: The birthplace in England national prospective cohort study. British Medical Journal. 2011;343:d7400. Link

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Barber EL, Lundsberg LS, Belanger K, et al. Indications contributing to the increasing cesarean delivery rate. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2011;118:29-38. Link

Childbirth Connection. Vaginal or cesarean birth: What is at stake for women and babies? 2012. Accessed January 21, 2013. Link

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Silver RM, Landon MB, Rouse DJ, et al. Maternal morbidity associated with multiple repeat cesarean deliveries. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2006;107:1226-1232. Link

Podulka J, Stranges E, Steiner C. Hospitalizations related to childbirth, 2008. HCUP Statistical Brief #110. 2011. Link

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