Resources

Doula Resources:

Doulas of North America

Book Recommendations:

{I will only ever recommend books i’ve actually read. this list will grow longer over time}

The Birth Partner
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth
The Official Lamaze Guide: Giving Birth with Confidence
Spiritual Midwifery
Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding
Birthing from Within
Our Babies, Ourselves
The Doula Book: How a Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier, and Healthier Birth
The Nursing Mother’s Companion
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

Sweet Sleep

The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth

Mothering the Mother

Birth Sites:

Birthing for Blokes

Birthing From Within

Birth Without Fear

Childbirth Connection

Evidence Based Birth

Feminist Midwife

Hypnobabies

Lamaze

Bradley

Hypnobirthing

Spinningbabies

ICAN International Cesarean Network

Science & Sensibility

Giving Birth with Confidence

The Unnecesarean

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Breastfeeding:

Kellymom

The First 6 Weeks

Le Leche League

Postpartum:

Postpartum Support International

POEM

National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers

Mothering Magazine Online

Central Ohio Resources:

 

Birth Networks:

Birthworkers of Central Ohio

Central Ohio Doulas

 

Birth Pool Rental

Birthing Instinct
(614) 370-9295

 

Breastfeeding Support Groups

Black Lactation Circle – Central Ohio

Mt. Carmel Health Groups

The Women’s Center at Riverside Group

Le Leche League of Central Ohio

Clintonville Breastfeeding Support Group

 

 

Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) – Hospital birth only

OSU Midwives

Professionals for Women’s Health

Innovative Women’s Healthy

 

Independent Childbirth Education:

Maloree Munn – Hypnobabies

Sharon Gourlay – Hypnobirthing

Linsey Griffith – Hypnobirthing

CHOICE

Ashley Oliver – Bradley Method

Columbus Birth & Parenting

*All the hospitals in town offer CBE classes. Check with your birthing location if you would like something within your hospital. I have found that classes in the Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s system are very high quality and you do not have to be birthing there to attend classes there.

 

Chiropractic Care – Webster certified for work on pregnant women

Clintonville: Alexander chiropractic – kyle alexander dc

Grandview/Upper Arlington: Vibe Center for Optimal Living

Grove City: Whole health chiropractic – monica seimer dc

New Albany: Ohio Family & Sports Chiropractic

Polaris:  Polaris Wellness Center

Westerville: Proactive Health and Wellness

 

Craniosacral therapy
alison hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, RCST
lisa gillispie, BSW, LMT, CST
jennifer kennedy

 

Health Coach & Postpartum Fitness:

BabyBootCamp

Fit4Mom – Columbus North

 

Homebirth Midwives:

CHOICE – CPMs

Columbus Midwife Collective – CPMs

Well Rounded Midwifery

Kathy Mitchell CPM- Blessed by Birth

Birthing Instinct – Student Midwife

 

Lactation & Babyfeeding Consultations

jill davis, RN, IBCLC, RLC
alison hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, RCST
jennifer kennedy,  CLC, ALC, IBCLC Intern

Stacy L Notestine, RN, BSN, IBCLC

Julie Oberholzer, MPH, IBCLC

 

Lactiation Counselors

Elaine Tucker – CLC

Holly Lau – CLC

Columbus Birth & Parenting

 

Prenatal Massage:

Wendy Everett

Proactive Health & Wellness 

 

Preferred Obstetrical Care Providers:

Westar OBGYN

Dr. Michele Lowe

Dr. Leeman

Dr. Bethany Hahn

Dr. Holt & Grant Family Medicine

OSU – Dr. Goist, Dr. Cackovic, Dr. Hewitt, Dr. Keder, Dr. Rudesill, Dr. Rood

 

Pelvic Floor Health 

Gillespie Partners in Wellness

 

Photography – 

Birthing Instinct – birth, newborn & family

Milk & Hannah – birth, newborn & family

val ely – birth, newborn & family

Angela Wayner – newborn & family

Brittany Gunther – newborn & family

 

 

Placenta Encapsulators

Jess Buell

Rachel McCloskey Placenta Encapsulations

Linsey Griffith

 

Postpartum Support

Elaine Tucker – postpartum doula

Suzan Singh – postpartum doula

Nancy Huston – postpartum doula

POEM

Columbus Birth & Parenting

 

Therapy/Counselors specializing in birth and birth trauma

dawn friedman, MSEd LPC
ann tepperman, MSW, LSW

 

Ultrasound
ultrasona

 

Vbac (vaginal birth after cesarean) / cesarean support
ican- international cesarean awareness network

 

Women’s Health Physical Therapy 

Dr. Carina Siracusa Majzun, PT

 

Yoga – Prenatal & Postpatum

Balanced Yoga

Yoga on High

Kula Yoga and Wellness

 

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