Center for the Childbearing Year, located at 722 Brooks Street near downtown Ann Arbor, houses a collective of independent businesses serving childbearing families and support professionals. Together, we have you covered! Social, educational, emotional, and hands-on support.
Center for the Childbearing Year, LLC
The Center offers educational programs, support groups, and resources for expectant and new parents, as well as training and certification programs for aspiring doulas and professionals who serve childbearing families. A lending library is available and open to the public. Patty Brennan is the owner/director. Email Patty
The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor, LLC offers lactation consultant services, support groups for breastfeeding mothers, and a store stocking everything a breastfeeding mother may need. Training to become a professional lactation consultant is now available! The Breastfeeding Center also serves as a depot for human breast milk and is affiliated with the Milk Bank at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Owner Barbara Robertson is a board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). Email Barbara
Onsite studio features photography that captures the heart of children and families. Natural lighting gives your images an intimate and artistic look and feel. Our time together is relaxed and personal so the natural beauty of your family can shine through. Birth photography also available. Email Michelle.
This is a 501c3 nonprofit community of volunteer birth and postpartum doulas serving low-income families throughout Michigan. We are 100% web-based and funded by March of Dimes and the Ann Arbor Thrift Shop. Email MDC.
New Moon Midwifery is a homebirth midwifery practice with certified professional midwives (CPMs) Amanda Howell, Jamie Eidsath, and Anna Fernandez. Prenatal and some postpartum care are provided on site, as well as well woman care. Email New Moon Midwifery.