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Acupuncture & Chiropractic Care for Pregnancy & Infants
Advanced Chardon Chiropractic — Chardon, OH
The Womb Wellness Center – Solon, Ohio 216.633.2828
Shannon Dennis at Scentsable Health is a trained aromatherapist. She offers a variety of services and product related to aromatherapy. www.scentsablehealth.com
Check your hospital for breastfeeding education classes and postpartum breastfeeding support.
Dr. Ann Witt — Breastfeeding Medicine Physician
Birth & Postpartum Doulas
Mother Rising (Birth & Postpartum)
Light Footsteps (Birth)
Nurtured Foundation (Birth & Postpartum)
The Womb Wellness Center (Birth & Postpartum)
Tambourine Ma’am Doula (Birth)
Doula Nana (Birth)
Mother Rising — Also offers Birth Story Circles and Additional Resources — Chardon
The Nurturing Root — Also offers Placenta Encapsulation — Gates Mills
The Womb Wellness Center — Also offers massage and many other services — Solon
Craniosacral Therapy is excellent during pregnancy, the birthing time and following birth. It is also extremely helpful for infants, especially if they experience colic or have difficulty with breastfeeding. An article with more info is at: http://www.maiahealingarts.com/craniosacral-midwifery.
Light Footsteps LLC is owned by Christine Cassella, M.S. in Chardon, OH. Christine has been studying herbal medicine for over a decade and is particularly passionate about supporting women through the childbearing years. She has botanical wellness products for women, education, and is also a birth doula. Reach her at 440-479-2566 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Deborah is a certified herbalist on the east side of Cleveland who has worked under the guidance Aviva Romm. She works with a variety of herbs in many forms; from teas to tinctures related to women and children. http://www.deborah-renee.com 216.789.8811
Sarah Popkivar is a certified herbalist also located on the east side of Cleveland. Sarah works with pregnant women, lactating mothers, and young families. 216.773.0313
Michelle Urban, Chardon, OH — 440-319-5217
Circle Of Life Birth Services—Colleen Schroeder and Rosie Messina www.circleoflifebirthservices.com 216.299.8522
Kim French 216.771.8065
Pam Kolanz 440.543.5353
Staci Dasher http://www.chrysaliscoop.com
Jess Brown 330.289.4829
Nicole Young, 330.807.0320 http://vineoflifemidwife.com
Sandra Hess 330.231.5945 www.heartland-midwifery.com
Karen Edwards 330-869-8782
Lake Health Midwives: https://lakehealth.org/Services/Womens-Services/Childbirth-and-Care/Midwifery
Cleveland Clinic Midwifery: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/-/scassets/files/org/obgyn/midwives-insert-2016.ashx?la=en
Westshore Midwifery Associates: http://www.westshoremidwifery.com 440.617.4843 (St. John Westshore)
Neighborhood Family Practice: https://www.nfpmedcenter.org/pregnancy-birth/ 216.281.0872
University Hospitals Midwives: http://www.uhhospitals.org/macdonald/services/nurse-midwifery/meet-the-team
Southwest Hospital Midwives: http://www.swgeneral.com/womens-services/midwifery-services/ 440.816.5050
Parenting Information and Support
Tina Joyce, DO — Concord
Jenna Hull is a certified prenatal yoga instructor. She teaches classes at Awaken, in Mentor and also authors a holistic pregnancy, birth, and motherhood newsletter called Chrysalis.
Studio owner, Hope Hood offers a thoughtful array of classes, including slow flow, restorative, and prenatal yoga in her Larchmere neighborhood studio.
**Some cities have physical therapists who specialize in Women’s Health Physical Therapy; helpful during pregnancy who have pelvic pain, and also after baby is born.
Postpartum Doula Support
Alayna Spratley is a passionate maternal support practitioner! She helps expectant and new families with natural childbirth education courses and holistic parenting classes, placenta encapsulation services, and postpartum doula care! It is her honor to support and educate families during pregnancy, birth, and parenthood.
We believe that motherhood is a sacred time in a woman’s life. Women should be supported physically & emotionally from pregnancy through the postpartum period. We provide that non-judgmental support in a nurturing environment. Our goal is to provide mothers and families with support during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period so they have the best start on their journey as a new family
Postpartum Depression Resources
Perinatal/ Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Peer Support Group at Mother Rising — Third Wednesday of each month at 7:00