Island Birth Association provides relevant programming to engage the public through our blog, bi-annual resource guide, monthly educational series, Facebook pregnancy & postpartum group, and special events.
By connecting with our community we offer increased education and support to local families who are seeking information on how to achieve the pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experiences they desire.
To provide local resources, education, and support for women and families during the childbearing years: preconception, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.
Island Birth Association is a non-profit organization that works to unite birth professionals on and around Whidbey Island, and seeks to be the premier destination for families and birth professionals to connect.
Mission & Principles
Members of Island Birth Association are dedicated to these three main principles:
Supporting women and their partners in their new role as parents by offering resources about new parenthood.
Advocating for a reduction in the number of unnecessary medical interventions.
Educating parents, and encouraging them to educate themselves, about pregnancy, birth and postpartum care so they are empowered to make personal choices with knowledge and clarity.
Member Code of Conduct
(Island Birth Association shall henceforth be referred to as “IBA”)
IBA Members are expected to treat all colleagues in an ethical, professional, and respectful manner at all times.
IBA Members should strive to promote ethical conduct within the birth/parenting professional community as a whole.
IBA Members should demonstrate integrity and ethical standards in their personal and professional conduct. This extends not only to clients, but to colleagues in their field and to the birth professional community as a whole.
IBA Members are expected to make every effort to honor agreements and contracts for professional services to their clients, and to provide the services that they agree to provide
IBA Members will not divulge confidential information received in a professional capacity from their clients, nor compromise clients' confidentiality either directly or through the use of internet media such as Facebook or blogs.
IBA Members should make every effort to encourage their clients to assume personal responsibility for the decisions they make during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.