Our Most Trusted Resources

It takes a village to support a mama and her growing baby! Below you will find a list of complementary providers and services that our clients love and that we wholeheartedly support.
 

Labor and Postpartum Doulas

Bridgetown Baby
Rose Otter, IBCLC, Certified Labor and Postpartum Doula

Sapling Birth
Cindy Stumpf, Certified Labor Doula

Portland Doula Love
We've had the pleasure of working with many of the doulas through this practice. They all serve as an amazing complement to the care we provide. 


Breastfeeding Support

Elliott Lactation
Stephanie Elliott, IBCLC
Former midwife now offering lactation services. Stephanie provides the information and tools necessary to achieve your breastfeeding goals. She is passionate about offering care that is inclusive and body-positive.

Natural Latch Lactation
Meg Stalnaker, IBCLC

KellyMom Breastfeeding and Parenting
Wonderful website offering excellent breastfeeding advice and information.


Maternity, Birth, and Newborn Photography

Sommessa Photography
Mel MacManiman
As her website states, "The word sommessa translates to quiet, soft, and humble. 
My images are just a silent moment captured in your story, highlighting how delicate and remarkable that story is. I will share what you open up for me to see". 

Daron Jackson Photography
Home birth mama Daron offers maternity, fresh 48/newborn, child/family, and birth photography. 


Childbirth Education

Alma Education and Movement Space
Check out Alma's online calendar for their many offerings including childbirth education, yoga, new mom support groups, breastfeeding classes and more.

Childbirth Education: Before, During, and After
Student midwives Cassidy Dobek and Charli Zarosinski


Chiropractic Care/Craniosacral Therapy

Whole Mama Whole Child
Amy Watson, DC

Portland Chiropractic Group
Jenny Brocker, DC

Luna Chiropractic
Becky Higginson, DC

Khalsa Chiropractic
Dr. Hari Dass S Khalsa, DC

Mt. Tabor Chiropractic
Dr. Steve Kingston, DC

Carol Gray, LMT, CST, RPYT

A Healing Approach
Teresa Robertson, LMT, CCST, CIIM


Acupuncture

SeaStar Community Acupuncture
Affordable acupuncture with a former nurse midwife! Catherine Lowe, LAc

Working Class Community Acupuncture
Affordable acupuncture with peaceful ambiance and kind practitioners. Locations in NE and SE Portland and on Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy.

Blue Turtle Acupuncture
Regenia Benton, LAc
Amazing acupuncture conveniently located in our office at The SweetLight Center.

Portland Family Health
Colleen Gibson, LAc


Prenatal and Postpartum Massage

Luna Wellness
We especially love Kelley Burke! She also offers gentle and skilled pelvic floor therapy.

Loyly
Likely one of the most relaxing places on earth. A beautiful, tranquil place to unwind.

Zenana Spa
A spa and wellness center specifically created for pregnant and parenting families!


Cesarean/VBAC Support

Home Birth Cesarean
Compassionate support for planned out-of-hospital births that end in cesarean.

ICAN
International Cesarean Awareness Network


Herbal Consultation and Education

Family In Bloom
Amanda Mayther-Sandberg
Your go-to gal for how to gently and effectively use herbal remedies to support your body during the childbearing year. 



Recommended Reading, Watching, and Listening

Expecting Better by Emily Oster

The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Dr. Sears Vaccine Book

Dr. Sears Website

The Business of Being Born
The one film that nearly all of our clients have seen. An insightful and powerful look into maternity care in the United States. 

This Is Birth with Lisa Ling

Longest Shortest Time

Who doesn't love a good podcast? A touching, funny, and insightful podcast focused on the ups and downs of parenting.