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Breastfeeding

  • The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor: offers comprehensive breastfeeding support with a board-certified lactation consultant, classes, products, support group, and a Human Milk Bank Depot.
  • Baby Beloved, Inc. aspires to support, honor and celebrate the ancient art of breastfeeding and its integration into the family system and the community. Passionately dedicated to helping you meet your breastfeeding goals. Offering classes, consultations, and a boutique for all of your nursing needs.
  • MomAndBabyShop: offers a full range of the most trusted brands in breastfeeding supplies, including pumps and nursing bras, as well as mom & baby skin care, cloth diapers, and babywearing gear.

Business Services

  • Ann Arbor Computer Home Service: On-site home and office complete PC services. Repairs, virus removal and prevention, computer set-up and configuration, wireless networking, data backup solutions, email and internet setup, hardware and software consultation, and program instruction. All services provided by owner Gerald Brennan. Call for help at 734-417-7163.

Childbirth Related

  • BirthLink Network Chicago: Information; provider directory covers the Chicagoland region; birth options consultations by phone or Skype; coaching, midwifery and parenting education.
  • Birth Network: a non-profit, consumer-advocacy group promoting awareness of the benefits and availability of healthy, normal pregnancy and childbirth through information and support.
  • Birth Services WomanSafeHealth: Offers empowering WomanCare, gynecology and obstetrical consultation in a safe and welcoming private practice setting. Elizabeth Shadigian, MD, FACOG, NCMP has worked in the community for over 21 years and with her woman advocate team at WomanSafeHealth for almost 10 years. www.womansafehealth.com
  • Citizens for Midwifery: a national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care and providing midwifery information and resources.
  • DONA International: an international, non-profit organization of doulas that promotes continuing education for doulas and provides a strong communication link among doulas and between doulas, families and the medical birthing community.
  • Life Passages Publishing and Childbirth Consulting Services: Provider website with a directory of birth attendants.
  • MANA (Midwives Alliance of North America): an organization of midwives and midwifery advocates.
  • Midwifery Today: information about midwifery, pregnancy, birth, homebirth, natural birth, breastfeeding, and herbs.
  • Pregnancy Corner is designed to offer pregnancy information with more of a social networking feel and an editorial board of professionals.
  • SpinningBabies: website of Gail Tully, author of The Belly Mapping Workbook. Informative site all about baby’s positioning in the womb; how to promote optimal fetal positioning and encourage babies in breech, posterior or other unfavorable positions to turn.

Children’s Programs

  • Robinsongs for Kids presents Music Together classes, an internationally recognized music program for children from 0–5 years and the adults who love them, including a Babies Only class for babies 8 months and younger and their caregivers.

Computer Repair Services

  • Ann Arbor Computer Home Service: On-site home and office complete PC services. Repairs, virus removal and prevention, computer set-up and configuration, wireless networking, data backup solutions, email and internet setup, hardware and software consultation, and program instruction. All services provided by owner Gerald Brennan. Call for help at 734-417-7163.

Counselor/Therapists

Doulas

Find a Midwife

  • Michigan Midwives Association: an expanding network of midwives, apprentices and childbirth educators who represent a wide spectrum of philosophies; site includes a directory of midwives.
  • New Moon Midwifery: Homebirth midwife Amanda Howell, CPM provides prenatal, homebirth, and postpartum care to pregnant women and their families. Also offering well woman care.

For Parents

  • Elizabeth Pantley: Advice, solutions, links, and books about parenting. By the author of The No-Cry Solution series of parenting books.
  • Healthy Child: Natural products for families; great information by owner Jane Sheppard.

Midwifery Education

Pediatricians

  • Turke and Thomashow Pediatrics. Suzanne Thomashow, MD and Paul Turke, MD provide pediatric care from birth to age 25 for children in Ann Arbor, Chelsea, and surrounding Michigan communities.

Photography

  • InSight Photography: Photographs bringing to sight the exquisite experience of childbirth from pregnancy to newborns, breastfeeding and beyond. A Gallery of Art for the eye of your soul. Teaching resources on DVD for midwives, doulas, childbirth educators.
  • Betsy’s Photography: Betsy Finn is a photographer, artist, and mother who specializes in family, maternity, and newborn portraits. Sessions can occur both in the studio and on location. Website features a portraiture portfolio and blog posts on parenting, life, and memory-making.

Prenatal/Postnatal Massage Therapy

Prenatal Yoga, Pilates, Fitness

  • Elise Bowerman supports women shift into motherhood through Prenatal Yoga and Mom & Baby Yoga classes. She helps women realize the strength they already have to birth and mother from a place of confidence and trust.
  • The Yoga Space: Iyengar yoga teachers, extensively trained and certified to work with individual students and their specific issues so that pregnant women are included and accommodated in regular classes.

Products

Resources

  • AnnArborHolistic.com: Online resource guide of practitioners of the healing arts, developed by Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room in downtown Ann Arbor.
  • Cerebral Palsy Guidance: We provide vital guidance and assistance to parents of a child withcerebral palsy.
  • Circumcision Decision-Maker: New website takes visitors through the decision-making process, helping them to make an informed choice.

Support Groups