MATERNITY/BIRTH RESOURCES

ACUPUNCTURE

New Moon Acupuncture

www.new-moon-acupuncture.com

About: New Moon Acupuncture is owned by Ece, and this is how she describes her practice on her website: "Through my many modalities of medicine; including acupuncture, moxibustion, manual therapies, nutritional counseling and lifestyle recommendation, it is my mission to help my patients reach their optimal state of mental, physical, and spiritual health. The physical body is intertwined with energetic patterns, and by working with the physical it not only brings access to better physical health, but to emotional and spiritual well being."

Location: Watertown, MA

Point and Balance Acupuncture

www.pointandbalance.com

About: Point and Balance provides Acupuncture Services which can assist with Breech presentations, labor preparation and any pregnancy symptoms.

Location: Newton, MA

 

BABYWEARING

Lovey Bee

www.loveybee.com

About: Trained Babywearing consultant that offers private, in-home consultations and small group instruction across New England to help you make the most of babywearing in your life. Whether you want to babywear simply as a means of transporting your child, or as part of a parenting philosophy. Prenatal, newborn and older baby consults, sessions for multiples, and sessions for special needs. Each session starts with an outline for planning purposes but each session is custom tailored to meet the family's needs. 

Location: Anything within 45 minutes of Boston. Beth is happy to work out arrangements with families who live farther out.

 

BEAUTY SERVICES

Salon JLS

www.salonjls.com

About: A modern hair salon in Downtown Boston featuring women's and men's cuts, hair color, extensions, styling and more!

Location: Downtown Boston, MA

 

BREASTFEEDING AND OTHER BIRTH SERVICES

Mother Tend

www.mothertend.com

About: MotherTend provides in-home postpartum doula, lactation counseling, and postpartum posture/fitness consultation services to families North of Boston and the Southern NH seacoast. MotherTend strives to support mothers and their families with emotional and physical support, breastfeeding advice, evidence-based parenting information, and household organization. It is my mission to make the postpartum period a comfortable, relaxing time in my clients’ lives; a time for mothers to get to know their new babies, as well as themselves in their new roles.

Location: MotherTend provides in-home services for families within a 35 mile radius of Amesbury, Massachusetts.

Precious Life

www.preciouslife.us

About: Precious Life offers to families the right support and counseling, so they gain confidence in their parenting skills; the classes are designed to prepare expectant moms and their partners for the challenges and joys of parenthood. Our areas of focus are: childbirth classes, nutrition, baby massage classes, a support group for trouble conceiving parents. 

Contact Monica Lichi at 857-249-4923 or at monica@preciouslife.us for more details. 

Rachel O'Brien, IBCLC

www.rachelobrienibclc.com

About: Rachel provides guilt-free breastfeeding and chestfeeding help. She can be reached at 413-687-0106.

Location: MetroWest area

Breastfeeding USA-Shelley Halloran

www.facebook.com/shelleyhbreastfeedingusa

About: Shelley is a Breastfeeding Counselor that provides accredited volunteer counseling, evidence based research and mom-to-mom breastfeeding support. She is available via phone, email, text and in-person meetings. Contact her at 781-249-5745.

Location: Lynnfield, MA

 

CHIROPRACTIC CARE

Haverhill Family Chiropractic – Dr. Mark Lique

www.haverhillfamilychiropractic.com

info@haverhillfamilychiropractic.com/978-521-2225

About: “At Haverhill Family Chiropractic, we’re the top choice for pain relief and proactive health care in the Haverhill area. With years of experience and a passion for providing compassionate care, we provide relief from back and neck pain, prenatal chiropractic care, massage therapy, and many other services for the entire family.”

Location: 606 Broadway Haverhill, MA 01832

 

DOULA SERVICES

Birthing Matters Doula

www.birthingmattersdoula.com

About: Birthing Matters Doula Services provides antepartum, birth/labor and postpartum doula services, as well as childbirth education to clients.

Location: Serving the Greater Boston Area, Metro-west, Beverly, Framingham, Worcester and the North Shore.

Baby Bean, Maternity Consulting

www.babybeanboston.com

About: Baby Bean provides individually tailored support, guidance, and education to women and their families throughout pregnancy, birth, and the first year of life. Our work looks different for each and every client, but can include any of the following services: childbirth preparation, doula services, baby registry and gear consultation, nursery and home preparation, new parent education and in-home postpartum support.

Location: Boston, MA

A Golden Birth - Bethany Leclerc

www.agoldenbirth.com

About: Bethany is a CD (DONA) Doula that also provides childbirth education and placenta encapsulation services. She can also be reached at 603-731-5603/agoldenbirth@gmail.com. 

Location: Central Mass and the Greater Boston area, MA

Birthing Gently

www.birthinggently.com

About: Birthing Gently provides an unbiased and professional approach during prenatal, birth and postpartum period. Specializing in Lamaze, Hypnobirthing, Induction, Natural/Medication Free Birth, High Risk Birth, Family Centered Cesarean Birth, VBAC’s, Multiples, Breastfeeding, Postpartum Support, among other services.

Location: Haverhill, MA

Tranquility by Hehe

www.tranquilitybyhehe.com

About: Tranquility by Hehe is a Concierge Birthing and Doula Services agency. They can be reached at tranquilitybyhehe@gmail.com and/or www.facebook.com/tranquilitybyhehe

Location: Boston, MA and surrounding areas

Meryl Estabrook - Doula

www.facebook.com/merylestabrookdoula

About: Meryl is a Prenatal, Birth and Postpartum Doula. She provides support to expecting families, including high risk and bereavement births. 

Location: Central Masschusetts

Truly Doula

www.trulydoula.com

About: As mentioned of their website, Truly Doula is “going to provide emotional support during the pregnancy, birth and postpartum period, for everything that you’re going to experience during this time, help you establish breastfeeding on the first few hours after the birth to have a more satisfying birth experience and confidence to begin this new life with your new family.”

Location: Serving Boston and Surrounding Areas

Lavender Doula Care

www.lavenderdoulacare.com

About: Certified Postpartum Doula. “Whether you are looking to break up a long day at home with your infant, enjoy some time to reconnect with your partner, care for two or more siblings, or cope with the demands a fussy baby, a visit from Heather can transform your experience of a challenging time. At the end of a visit, you will feel refreshed and ready to take on the nights and days ahead, confident in the knowledge that you are the perfect parent for your little one.”

Location: Serving the North Shore area and Boston

The Baby Mavens

www.yourbabymavens.com

About: Post-partum Doula, Car Seat Tech and Newborn Care Specialist. Agency partners with a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant and a Certified Lactation Counselor. Offers home services for new families as well as private in-home classes for new and expectant parents.

Location: Located in Danvers, but serving all of greater Boston from Wellesley to Andover to Newburyport and everywhere in between.

Gentle Waves Birthing

www.gentlewavesbirthing.com

About: Gentle Waves Birthing provides doula services as well as Hypnobirthing education.

Location: Serving Eastern Massachusetts and Southern NH

NE Placenta

www.neplacenta.com

About: Jennifer Lynn Dalbec is a Full Spectrum Doula and Placenta Encapsulation specialist. 

Location: Serves Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island

 

DAY CARE/NEWBORN CARE

Boston Newborn Care

www.bostonnewborncare.com

About: Boston Newborn Care provides training to new parents on newborn care and placement of baby nurses in the Boston area. They also provide newborn overnight services, daytime care and 24 hour Nanny Services.

Location: Serving all of Massachusetts, mainly Boston, Cambridge, Metro-West, South Shore and North of Boston.

Nanny Kate & Co.

www.nannykateandco.com

About: Nanny Kate & Co places full and part-time nannies with families in need.

Location: Serving Boston, Cape Cod, the Islands and the South Shore

 

MIDWIFERY SERVICES

Birth Services, Joyce Kimball, CPM

www.birthservices.net

About: Joyce Kimball’s “goal is to provide you with useful information about all kinds of birth services including home birth midwifery services, birth doula services, childbirth education, and other related birth information and referrals.”

She also offers an amazing Resource Guide for other Midwives and Motherhood services.

Location: Worcester MA

Dina Fraize, CPM

https://doulamatch.net/profile/16835/dina-fraize

About: Dina provides warm and caring homebirth midwifery care including: full prenatal care, labor/birth attendance, full postpartum care, VBAC, water birth. She is also I am a Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator.

Location: Northborough MA

Birth Care Midwifery

http://www.birthcaremidwifery.net/

About: Holistic, comprehensive, medical evidence based prenatal, birth and post partum midwifery care for mother and baby delivered with compassion and intelligence in your home. Professional labor support as well as prenatal and post-partum care offered a la carte for women birthing in hospital.

Location:  Serves Central MA, Greater Boston, South Shore, South Coast and Rhode Island.

 

PLACENTA SERVICES

A Golden Birth - Bethany Leclerc

www.agoldenbirth.com

About: Bethany is a CD (DONA) Doula that also provides childbirth education and placenta encapsulation services. She can also be reached at 603-731-5603/agoldenbirth@gmail.com. 

Location: Central Mass and the Greater Boston area, MA

NE Placenta

www.neplacenta.com

About: Jennifer Lynn Dalbec is a Full Spectrum Doula and Placenta Encapsulation specialist. 

Location: Serves Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island

Shoshana Gordon

rosie@revolutionrealtyma.com/857-919-2530

About: Licensed Placentaphogist that transforms Placentas into edible forms, including capsules, tinctures and cooked food, depending on the individuals choice.

Location: Arlington, MA

 

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Boston Behavioral Services – Lauren H. Parker, Psy. D

www.bostonbmed.com

About: Lauren (dr.laurenparker@gmail.com) and other colleagues work with women of all stages of pregnancy and motherhood- beyond therapy, they use biofeedback and clinical hypnosis along with stress management and relaxation training to teach women how to breathe, relax, reduce pain and morning sickness as well as to address and relieve anxiety and depressive symptoms.

Location: Brookline, MA

Concord Therapy LLC

https://www.facebook.com/maternalmentalhealthcare/

About: Lauren is a maternal mental health therapist in the area of West Concord.

Location: Concord, MA

 

YOGA

OM Births

www.ombirths.com

About: "Nothing influences our lives more than how we come into the world, and how we are treated after. At Om Births we create a safe haven to explore that experience. This is a comprehensive program, centered around yoga and mindfulness with top quality classes, which help Moms safely feel strong and fluid. Our specialized workshops fill in the immense amount of information around the pregnancy experience while still allowing parents to enjoy the process of being pregnant and then raising their own little buddha."

Location: Watertown, MA

Natasha OM Paradigm

www.facebook.com/OMparadigm

About: Natasha OM is a Yoga Teacher, Babywearing Educator, Massage Therapist. She is certified and insured.

Location: Sterling, MA

 

OTHER SERVICES

Pinecones and Needles

www.pineconesandneedles.com

About: Pinecones and Needles is an eco-friendly Waldorf inspired toy store. They also offer drop-in-crafts for children of all ages, baby and me knitting classes and much more. 

Location: Belmont, MA

My Smart Hands with Kim

www.mysmarthandswithkim.com

About: Kim is a Certified Sign Language instructor who teaches parent workshops, parent/baby series and toddler programs for childcare.

Location: Serving the Suburbs of Boston

Lisa’s Hands of Time

www.lisashandsoftime.com

About: Lisa offers personal concierge services, such as: Errands, Shopping, Organizing, Research, Wait Services, Party Planning, Household Management, New Parent Services and more!

Location: Serving the Greater Boston and suburbs, Metrowest

Hulafrog

www.hulafrog.com

About:  Hulafrog connects parents to local events and businesses in their community as well as to each other. Why shouldn’t your family spend less time looking for things to do, and more time doing them, all while connecting with others in your community.

Location: All of Massachusetts

Chestnut Dental

Phone Number: 781-444-6650

About: Pediatric dentistry, adult dentistry and orthodontics office.

Location: 87 Chestnut Street in Needham, MA