Local Birth Resources & Network

This list is always in progress.  Please contact me to add your information.


Shannon Dennis at Scentsable Health is a trained aromatherapist. She offers a variety of services and product related to aromatherapy. www.scentsablehealth.com

Jennifer Langsdale of Heaven & Earth Aromatherapy — provides products, consultation, and education.

Baby Wearing

Babywearing of Northeast Ohio

Breastfeeding / Lactation Consultants

La Leche League of Ohio 

Mama Bird Hendry Certified Breastfeeding Educator offering classes and in-home or phone consultations. Also offers breastfeeding and NICU support groups.

Dr. Ann Witt — Breastfeeding Medicine Physician

Mala Lactation

Primrose Newborn Care 

Wide Circles

Birth & Postpartum Doulas

Doula Match — search by zip code and due date

Resilient Birth & Botanicals  (Birth)

Mother Rising (Birth & Postpartum)

Nurtured Foundation (Birth & Postpartum)

The Womb Wellness Center (Birth & Postpartum)

Tambourine Ma’am Doula (Birth)

Doula Nana (Birth)

The Womb Within (Birth)

Nest + Rest (Postpartum Doula)

Childbirth Education

Mother Rising — Also offers Birth Story Circles and Additional Resources — Chardon

Resilient Birth & Botanicals – Northeast Ohio, virtually, and through Mother Rising

The Womb Wellness Center — Also offers massage and many other services — Solon

Most hospitals also offer classes.

Chiropractic Care for Pregnancy & Infants

Advanced Chardon Chiropractic — Chardon, OH

The Womb Wellness Center – Solon, Ohio 216.633.2828

Cleveland Chiropractic & Integrative Health Center — Independence, OH (216) 952-3830

Tone of Life — Chagrin Falls, OH

Senz Family Chiropractic – Painesville, Oh

Lake Family Chiropractic – Westlake

Craniosacral Therapy

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.

The Village: Colleen Kennedy-Schroeder — Cleveland, OH

Tone of Life — Chagrin Falls, OH

Herbal Support

Resilient Birth & Botanicals 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 and student midwife.  Reach her at 440-479-2566 or resilientbirthbotanicals@gmail.com.

Sarah Popkivar is a certified herbalist located on the east side of Cleveland. Sarah works with pregnant women, lactating mothers, and young families.  216.773.0313 

Massage Therapists

The Womb Wellness Center — Solon, OH

Taproot Yoga Chardon

Chardon Integrated Wellness Center

Mother Nurture Massage – Lakewood


Home Birth

Ohio  Midwives Alliance Midwife Locator

The Village — Colleen Kennedy-Schroeder www.thevillagecle.org

Wide Circles — https://www.widecirclescle.com/

Pam Kolanz   440.543.5353 ohpam@juno.com

Circle Of Life Birth Services—Rosie Messina www.circleoflifebirthservices.com

Kim French 216.771.8065

Staci Dasher 541-517-4150 midwifemommy@gmail.com

Jess Brown 330.289.4829

Monica Honeycutt 330-274-8777 monicamidwife@hotmail.com

Midwives Serving Hospital Births

UH Geauga:

Gabby Landon, CNM

440-285-0828 https://www.premierwomenshealth.info/

Lake Health Midwives:

Pam Hetrick, CNM and Iola Pustelnik, CNM


Cleveland Clinic Midwifery:


Westshore Midwifery Associates (St. John Westshore):

440.617.4843  http://www.westshoremidwifery.com  

Neighborhood Family Practice:

216.281.0872 https://www.nfpmedcenter.org/pregnancy-birth/  

University Hospitals Midwives:


Southwest Hospital Midwives:

  440.816.5050 http://www.swgeneral.com/womens-services/midwifery-services/  


Parenting Information and Support

Parent-Infant program at Hershey Montessori

Pediatricians/Family Physicians

Dr. G Path to Wellness — Chardon, OH

Tina Joyce, DO — Concord, OH

Primrose Newborn Care — Offers in-home visits for newborns in the Greater Cleveland area

Prenatal Yoga

Concord Community Center with Jenna Hull (Call 440-639-4650 to register)

Abide Yoga

Studio owner, Hope Hood offers a thoughtful array of classes, including slow flow, restorative, and prenatal yoga in her Larchmere neighborhood studio.

Taproot Yoga Chardon

Taproot offers a variety of yoga classes that would be suitable for pregnancy, and periodically hosts a prenatal specific series.

Online options are available through Glo.com and Gaia.com, or even by searching on YouTube.

Physical Therapy (Pelvic Floor)

Kare Pelvic Health  – Concord

Horizon Physical Therapy – Lakewood

Placenta Encapsulation

The Village Cleveland

The Womb Wellness Center

The Womb Within

Postpartum Resources

 Greater Cleveland Postpartum Depression Resources

Postpartum Support International – Online Support Meetings

supplement Information

Reviews of the Best Prenatal Vitamins


Wollemi Counseling – specializing in motherhood, perinatal mental health