Community Resources

Here is a list of resources that you may find helpful.  Have you found a great resource to share?  Contact us at to share your resource on our site.

Community Based Resources:


Consumers for Affordable Healthcare | 1-800-965-7476 |


Birth Roots | 207-772-4784 | |

  • Childbirth education classes
  • Community supported parenting groups
  • Birth & Postpartum Doula Referrals

Roots & Fruits | 207-347-7274

  • Cross-cultural pre-school learning environment
  • Parenting workshops

Maternal Health Alliance of Maine |

  • Local peer support to Maine mothers suffering from perinatal mood or anxiety disorders, which includes Postpartum Depression which affects 1 in 7 mothers today. 

Integral Wellness Psychiatry | 207-536-8511|

  • Integrative mental health care through therapy, food based medicine, therapeutic and supplemental nutrition, yoga, medication and functional medicine.

Cord Blood Banking Information |

  • The Cord Blood Center provides the most up to date information for expecting parents regarding options in cord blood banking




  • Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
  • Breaking the Vicious Cycle by Elaine Gottschall
  • Eat Right for Your Type by Dr. Peter J D’Adamo

Condition-Focused Reading

  • Overcoming Adrenal Fatigue by Kathryn Simpson, MS
  • Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler
  • The Food Intolerance Bible by Antoinette Savill
  • Eat Right for Your Type by Peter D’Adamo
  • Stop the Thyroid Madness by Janie Bowthorpe
  • Healing Lyme Disease Coinfections: Complimentary and Holistic Treatments for Bartonella and Mycoplasma by Stephen Buhner
  • The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott

Pregnancy & Childbirth

  • Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin
  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
  • Sacred Pregnancy: A Loving Guide and Journal for Expecting Moms by Anni Daulter
  • Birthing from Within by Pam England
  • The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
  • The Natural Pregnancy Book by Aviva Romm, CPM, MD
  • Mothering Your Nursing Toddler by Le Leche League
  • The Nursing Mother’s Companion by Kathleen Huggins