Postpartum Resources

 

 

 

 

Pregnancy Resources

 

Abby Block

Birth doula, placenta arts specialist, and holistic health coach

Carriage House Birth

Doula referral agency, childbirth classes of all kinds

Choices in Childbirth

Workshops, tools, and resources to help expecting parents evaluate the many options for where, how, and with whom to birth.

 

Birth Matters NYC 

Childbirth Education classes, birth doulas

Breastfeeding Support

 

Katherine Lileskov, IBCLC

In home lactation consultant (Brooklyn only)

Denise McDonald, IBCLC

In home lactation consultant

 

La Leche League of NY

Free lactation support, groups, and education

The Wild

Breast pump rentals, nursing wear, and a wide range of classes and support groups for parents, locations in Williamsburg and Park Slope

 

Mother's Milk Bank Northeast

One of three non-profit milk banks serving New York, find out how to donate and receive human milk

 

 

Physical Therapy and Bodywork

 

Beyond Basics Physical Therapy

Physical therapy treatments for diastasis recti, scarring, c-section, episiotomy, pelvic floor weakness, and more

 

Marianne Ryan Physical Therapy

Pre and postnatal physical therapy, birth preparation, treatment of blocked milk ducts

 

Miriam Pineles

Acupuncture for fertility, pregnancy, labor, and postpartum, moxibustion for turning breech babies, house-calls for special circumstances, insurance accepted

 

Cindy Hanson

Reiki and chakra energy work for pregnancy and postpartum

 

Babywearing

 

The Wild

Brooklyn's largest selection of wraps and slings, babywearing classes and support groups

 

Babywearing International of New York City

Education, support groups 

 

 

Postpartum Mood Disorder Support

 

SPARKS Center

PPD support center in Brooklyn

The Motherhood Center of New York

Counseling, classes, support groups, day programs

 

Postpartum Progress

Peer-to-peer PPD support, advice, education and advocacy

 

Mommy Groove Therapy

Home visits throughout NYC, specializing in support from conception through parenthood

 

 

More Education & Support

 

Little Hearts CPR

Infant and Child CPR instruction plus Choking / Baby Heimlich training

 

Graham's Foundation

Support for parents of preemies

 

 

 

 

 

 

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