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Open Door Midwifery

Health & Birth Related Links


Medical Council on Vaccinations: 

*(also look on youtube for Dr. Suzanne Humphries lectures and podcasts)

Nutrition/Diet in Pregnancy

Morning Sickness /
ultrasound/ vitamin K

Tips for surviving prodromal labor

Fitness in pregnancy and postpartum

Children's Health

Birth related links

Consumer web site providing evidence based information on breastfeeding and parenting issues:

Information about fetal postioning:

A national not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of maternity care:

Site for the American College of Nurse-Midwives offering consumer education and find a midwife resource:

Citizens for Midwifery, a national consumer based group providing information and resources and references promoting midwifery and out of hospital birth:

Professional association that represents Licensed Midwives in Wisconsin, offering consumer education and finding a midwife resource:

Offering information on the different types of midwiferyand a national find a midwife resource:

International cesarean awareness network providing support and refernces for natural birth, VBAC, and prevention of cesarean section:

La Leche League International, the original breastfeeding support and education organization:

Dr. Mercola’s site on alternative medicine:

Local References

Placenta Encapsulation Services:

Betsy Sheldon, RN   608 606 6364,  Viroqua, Wi
[email protected]

Jade Ann Moseti  608 386 6687, LaCrosse, Wi
[email protected]

Childbirth Education:

Ask your midwife for references in your area

Allied Health Services :


Coulee Health Spine and Bodyworks, West Salem, Wi
Erica Boland, DC 608 498 4669
[email protected]

Feils Knapp Chiropractic and Wellness Center, Onalaska, Wi
Carolyn Feils Knapp, DC 608 783 9355
[email protected]

Naturally Aligned Chiropractic and Wellness, La Crescent, MN
Kasey Heichel, DC  507 895 8100
[email protected]

Live Well Chiropractic and Wellness, La Crosse, Wi
Angie Frank, DC 608 782 6800

Mcnally Spinal Care LLC, Tomah, Wi
Matthew T Mcnally, DC 608 372 5900

Quality of Life Chiropractic, Viroqua, Wi
Paul and Paula Grenier, DC  608 637 6767

Renata Anderson, DC,  Onalaska, Wi   608 783 7735

Center of Chiropractic Neurology, LLC
Dr. Donald Pfau,  Sauk City, Wi   608 370 7328

Arvigo Technique Mayan Abdominal Massage:

Kate Chantry, LM   608 632 0833,  Westby, Wi
[email protected]

Lisa Varnes-Epstein, PA, LM , Soldiers Grove, Wi
608 872 2191

Angie Roherty, LMT  Viroqua, Wi   
608 334 5511

(Massage, Chiropractic, Accupuncture, Cranial-Sacral Therapy, Zero Balance Therapy, Prenatal Fitness, Yoga):

Holistic Health Center, Viroqua Wi 608 637 7272

Pay for service health care (affordable,  no insurance accepted):
Neighborhood Family Clinics, LaCrosse, Winona, Viroqua, and Sparta  608 781 9880


Ask your midwife for doulas in your area.


Rebecca Gustafson