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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Pregnancy and Birth Support

Raising Arizona Kids magazine provides the following list of resources as a starting place for your research. We do not independently evaluate the information below nor do we imply endorsement by including particular organizations. If you know of additional resources we should list, please write to [email protected].


ATTACHMENT PARENTING

Attachment Parenting International
attachmentparenting.org
Supports parent responsiveness to a child’s emotional needs.


DADDY BOOT CAMPS

BANNER HEALTH Just for Dads/Daddy Boot Camp
For new fathers or grandfathers. Taught by a pediatrician who himself is an experienced father. Topics include how to be supportive through labor, creating a Dad’s tool box, what to do when the baby cries, what to expect postpartum, and balancing work and family. Classes are held once a month in the evening. $25. bannerhealth.com.

ST JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER Boot Camp for New Dads
This course gives the opportunity for soon-to-be dads to learn about fatherhood from veteran dads. Topics discussed include: caring for the baby, how to help mom and the challenges of balancing family, work and finances. This class is offered on the third Saturday of every month. 877-602-4111 or stjosephs-phx.org.

SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE Boot Camp for New Dads
Designed for expectant fathers, this class will help men explore their unique roles as dads. Discussion includes such topics as the changing relationship between fathers and mothers, conflicting emotions, and how to support the mother through pregnancy, labor, post-partum and breastfeeding. Learn about the basics of fathering and discover ways to promote bonding with your new infant. Offered monthly. $35. 480-882-4636 or shc.org.


CESAREAN SUPPORT

International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)

480-323-0735 • ican-online.com
Phone, peer and group support for women who are pregnant, recovering from a C-section or planning a birth after a C-section. Local chapter contact: Sally Stevens, 480-323-0735 or [email protected]


CHIROPRACTIC AND MASSAGE

Amomi Pregnancy Spa
6950 E Chauncey Lane, #150, Phoenix
480-970-1998 • amomispa.com
Provides high-risk obstetrics as well as spa and med spa treatments for women of all ages.

Custom Medical Massage
20100 N 51st Ave, Bldg. F Ste. 640 Room 10, Glendale
602-697-6463
custommedicalmassage.com
[email protected]
Birth and postnatal doula, childbirth educator, pre/perinatal massage therapist, pre/perinatal fitness instructor, infant massage instructor and trainer for IAIM. Offers help before, during and after childbirth. Packages and service discounts available.

Edamame, the Maternity Spa
18560 N Scottsdale Rd, Phoenix
480-563-3437
edamamespa.com
Offers unique and restorative treatments to give balance and harmony to body and soul.

Jenny Dubisar, D.C., Family Chiropractor
4221 E Chandler Blvd #114, Phoenix
480-704-2787
480-200-6679 (cell)
[email protected]

Kimel Chiropractic Center, P.C.
Michele Kimel, D.C.
13615 N 35th Ave #1, Phoenix
602-993-1722
kimelchiropractic.com
[email protected]
Prenatal chiropractic care.

The Nurtured Mama
Melinda Leon
10601 N Hayden Rd #108, Scottsdale
480-208-9773
nurturedmama.com
Offers prenatal and postpartum massages.


CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION

Banner Del E Webb Medical Center
602-230-2273 • bannerhealth.com
Childbirth education and prepartion classes for expectant parents. Also offers “Welcome New Sibling” and “Mommy Strength: Pre/Post Natal Fitness” classes.

Blessed Expectations
Sally Stevens
480-323-0735
blessedexpectations.com
[email protected]
Childbirth educator, doula.

Doula Dawn
Dawn Smyth
602-315-0952
douladawn.net
[email protected]
Natural childbirth educator and birth doula. One-on-one or group setting. Emotional, physical and information support during labor and birth.

East Valley Birth Services
Carly Ceccarelli
480-751-7101
doulacarly.com
[email protected]
Birth and postpartum doula, breastfeeding education and
placenta crafter.

Genesis Birthing Service
Shayla Laurice Brown
623-332-1445 • genesisbirthservice.weebly.com
[email protected]
Childbirth educator, home birth consultant, breastfeeding support, postpartum support.

Nurturing Hearts Birth Services
Rose Day
1220 N Spencer #200, Mesa
480-835-8944 (cell)
nurturingheartsbirthservices.com
[email protected]
Childbirth classes (schedule available online), doula.

Sara Dalton, BSN, AZCCE
602-284-0094
agapebirth.com
[email protected]
Group, private and refresher childbirth education classes and doula services.

Klarissa Jones, AAHCC
Certified Bradley® Instructor
firststepsbirthservices.com
bradleybirth.com
480-993-4834 • [email protected]
Bradley Method® childbirth educator and doula. Teaches childbirth education in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley and provides doula support to moms in the East Valley.

Postpartum Doula & Infant Care Specialist
Bridget Abramson
623-688-8402
phxdoula.com.com
In-home support for families of infants.

Tranquility Birth Services
Noelia Waldo, CD (DONA), HCHI
480-295-0895
tranquilitybirth.com
Hypnobabies Childbirth Hypnosis classes, doula services, babywearing consultant.

Check with your hospital for more childbirth classes.


CHILDPROOFERS

Arizona Childproofers
16443 N 91st St #C-102, Scottsdale
480-634-7366
azchildproofers.com
In-home and pool safety specialists. Offers a home safety evaluation.

Safe Home Childproofing
602-663-2540
safehomechildproofingaz.com
Homeinstallation of childproofing and babyproofing products.


CLOTH DIAPERING INFORMATION AND SUPPLIES

Bump to Rump
Kristin Przybylski
bumptorump.com
Specializes in cloth diaper education and also provides referrals to birth partners. Works with natural parenting store Zoolikins (zoolikins.com) to provide in-home diaper parties and baby showers.

Cloth Babies
Stephanee Gambino
888-511-0019
clothbabies.com
[email protected]
Web-based store selling cloth diapers and cloth diapering supplies.

Go Go Natural LLC
Meredith Abney
Chandler
602-885-6549
877-404-GOGO
gogonatural.com
[email protected]

Newly Eco Mama
Amanda McMahon
newlyecomama.com
[email protected]
Resources for cloth diapering discussion and meetings.

Next Generation Cloth Diapering Service
480-610-2229
nextgenerationbaby.com
Home diaper delivery and pickup.

Wildflower Diapers
Shannon Doan
Scottsdale
13901 N 73rd St, #218, Scottsdale
480-551-4910
888-677-3228
wildflowerdiapers.com


DOULAS (BIRTH AND POSTPARTUM)

As You Wish Doula
Jennifer Pace, CD (DONA), CPD
1052 W 9th St, Tempe
480-516-7659
[email protected]
Certified birth and post partum doula. Offers a full range of support (physical, mental, emotional, educational, etc.) through pregnancy, labor, birth and post-partum.

Bobbi Sue Jojola C.D.
623-5440-6460 (home)
623-341-5258 (cell)
[email protected]
DONA certified birth doula since 1996. Services the northwest and southwest Valley, Surprise and Scottsdale. Hospital, home & birth centers.

Blessed Expectations
Sally Stevens
480-323-0735
blessedexpectations.com
[email protected]
Doula, childbirth educator.

Chy’s Doula Care
Chylene Wilson, BA, CD(DONA), CBC
[email protected]
480-776-9925
chysdoulacare.com

Desert Moon Doulas
Leigh Steele
Jennifer Hoeprich
602-309-2311
480-239-2912
desertmoondoulas.com
[email protected]
A professional partnership of doulas serving women and their families in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Births at home and in hospitals.

Doula Dawn
Dawn Smyth
602-315-0952
douladawn.net
[email protected]
Birth doula offers emotional, physical and information support during labor and birth. Natural childbirth educator, one-on-one or group setting.

Katie DiBenedetto
480-343-9215
freewebs.com/doulakatie
[email protected]
Birth & postpartum doula services for the transition through pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

Every Mother & Child
Jenny Bailey, CD, CBC
480-986-0328
everymotherandchild.com
[email protected]

Healing Hands Birth Services
Mani Canaday
Phoenix
602-400-0697
http://sites.google.com/site/doulakatie/home[email protected]
Doula, childbirth educator, reiki, belly casting, Blessingway planning.

InJoyable Birth
480-710-5665
injoyablebirth.com
Crystal Pena is a DONA-trained birth doula.

Klarissa Jones, AAHCC
Certified Bradley® Instructor
firststepsbirthservices.com
bradleybirth.com
480-993-4834 • [email protected]
Bradley Method® childbirth educator and doula. Teaches childbirth education in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley and provides doula support to moms in the East Valley.

Loretta Sandridge CPD
602-625-7608
cheekeebaby.com
[email protected]
Overnight postpartum doula and creator of Cheekee Baby Diaper Stay-puts.

Love of Birth
Iana Walker
313-580-4245
loveofbirth.com
[email protected]
Birth and postpartum doula offering services in Phoenix and the East Valley. Support includes aromatherapy, massage, visualization and guided imagery, hypnobirthing, Bradley support, photo/video after birth, breastfeeding support, infant care, light housekeeping and meals.

Maternally Yours Birth Doula Services
480-862-4104 • maternallyyours.net
[email protected]
DONA-certified birth doula. Experience with natural labor/births, medicated labor/births, VBACs, teens and more.

Nurturing Hearts Birth Services
Rose Day
1220 N Spencer #200, Mesa
480-835-8944 (cell)
480-251-0913(home)
nurturingheartsbirthservices.com
[email protected]
Doula, childbirth classes (schedule available online).

Sara Dalton, BSN, AZCCE
602-284-0094
agapebirth.com
[email protected]
Doula services and group, private and refresher childbirth education classes.

Tranquility Birth Services
Noelia Waldo, CD (DONA), HCHI
480-295-0895
tranquilitybirth.com
Hypnobabies Childbirth Hypnosis classes, doula services, babywearing consultant.

Yoga and Birth
Kewal K. Khalsa
Phoenix
602-230-9263
yogaandbirth.com
[email protected]

Birth doula, prenatal yoga classes.

YogiDoulaBuggy, LLC
Erin Buggy, PCD(DONA) & RYT
480-430-5240 • [email protected]
YogiDoulaBuggy.com
Certified postpartum doula providing practical (meal prep, laundry, tidying, etc.), educational (newborn care, breastfeeding, common postpartum changes, etc.) and emotional (birth processing, reassurance, encouragement, etc.) support to Valley families throughout the postpartum adjustment period. Registered yoga instructor providing private, in-home, individual and small-group prenatal, postnatal and Hatha yoga instruction throughout the Valley.

Your Perinatal Partner
Tammy Roecker, CD, CBE, NCTMB, CPT, CIMI, CIIT
20100 N 51st Ave, Bldg. F Ste. 640 Room 10, Glendale
602-697-6463
perinatalpartner.com
[email protected]
Birth and postnatal doula, childbirth educator, pre/perinatal massage therapist, pre/perinatal fitness instructor, infant massage instructor and trainer for IAIM.


HELPLINES

Birth to Five Helpline
877-705-KIDS
Offers the latest child development information from experts in the field.

Community Information & Referral
602-263-8856
cir.org
24-hour access to information on a full range of health, human and emergency services.


HOSPITALS

Abrazo  Central Campus
2000 West Bethany Home Road
Phoenix, AZ 85015
602-249-0212
abrazohealth.com

Banner Baywood Medical Center
6644 East Baywood Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85206
480-321-2000
bannerhealth.com

Banner Del E Webb Memorial Hospital
14502 W. Meeker Blvd.
Sun City West, AZ 85375
623-214-4000
bannerhealth.com

Banner Desert Medical Center
1400 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
480-512-3000
bannerhealth.com

Banner Estrella Medical Center
Banner Baywood Medical Center
6644 East Baywood Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85206
480-321-2000
bannerhealth.com

Banner Gateway
Higley Road and US 60
1900 N. Higley Road
Gilbert, Arizona 85234
480-543-2000
bannerhealth.com

Banner Good Samaritan
1111 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
602-839-2000
bannerhealth.com

Banner Ironwood Medical Center
East of Queen Creek at the corner of Gantzel and Combs roads
37000 North Gantzel Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85240-7303
bannerhealth.com

Chandler Regional Hospital
475 South Dobson Rd
Chandler, AZ 85224
480-728-3000
chandlerregional.org

Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
475 South Dobson Road
Chandler, AZ
480-728-3000
mercygilbert.org

John C. Lincoln Deer Valley
19829 North 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85027
623-879-6100
jcl.com/deervalley

John C. Lincoln North Valley
250 E. Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85020-2914
602-943-2381
jcl.com/northmountain

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea
9003 E. Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-323-3000
shc.org

Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn
7400 E. Osborn Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-882-4000
shc.org

Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak
7400 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
480-324-7000
shc.org

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
350 West Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013
602-406-3000
stjosephs-phx.org

Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital
1500 S. Mill Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85281
480-784-5500
tempestlukeshospital.com


INFANT MASSAGE

International Loving Touch Foundation
lovingtouch.com
Lists local instructors.

Pediatric Massage Arizona
602-628-7947
infantmassage.com

Phoenix Holistic Health Center
4747 E Elliot Rd #13
Phoenix, AZ 85044
480-753-0888
phoenixholistichealth.com or gardenofedenoasis.com

Sari Hands PLC
10601 N Hayden Rd #I-108
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-998-8448
sarihands.com
Sari Lewis, OTR/L. RCST performs Craniosacral Therapy, a very gentle hands-on technique used to encourage calming of the nervous system.

Toesies to Nosies
480-567-4498 or 480-276-0855
toesiestonosies.com


MENTAL HEALTH

Perinatal Mood Disorder Support Group
Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers
877-728-5414
chandlerregional.org
Open to pregnant or postpartum women who suffer from anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, stress or post-traumatic stress.


MIDWIVES

A Midwife’s Kaleidoscope
Sarah Butterfly, LM, Phoenix
623-206-8531
midwifeskaleidoscope.org
Licensed midwife providing prenatal care, home birth, postpartum care and well woman services. Sliding scale fees offered.

Arizona Association of Midwives
480-982-0718
assocmidwives.com
Information about midwifery and a list of licensed midwives in Arizona.

Birthing Naturally
birthingnaturally.net
National natural childbirth directory includes Arizona midwives.

Jesika DiCampli, NMD, CPM
Naturopathic Midwifery Services
16601 N 40th St #115, Phoenix‎
602-726-9600
naturalbirthdoc.com
Certified Professional Midwife and Naturopathic Physician providing pediatrics, hospital labor support, midwifery prenatal care and natural home birth delivery.

Mary Langlois, LM
365 North 4th Ave, Phoenix
602-672-1318
marythemidwife.com
[email protected]
Licensed Midwife providing homebirth, waterbirth across the Valley.

Nurturing Hearts Birth Servies
Stephanie Soderblom
1220 N Spencer #200, Mesa
480-659-4162
nurturingheartsbirthservices.com
Licensed Midwife offering pregnancy care and delivery for families wishing to birth at home.

Pamela R. Qualls, LM
5647 W. Brown St., Glendale
623-931-3199
602.568.9816(cell)
pamellaqualls.com
[email protected]
Licensed Midwife offering Homebirth, waterbirth and midwifery services.

Phoenician Women’s Care
Brittani Hamilton MSN, CNM
Diane Bajus MS, CNP, CNM
1343 N Alma School Rd, Chandler
480-496-2651
phoenicianwomenscare.com
[email protected]
Certified nurse midwives.

Sacred Circle Midwifery
Dianah Damron De Luna, CPM L
206-788-6773
sacredcircleaz.com
Provides comprehensive prenatal, birth, and postpartum care to families that choose to birth at home in Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe and Phoenix, Arizona.

Sunrise Midwifery
Jude Melton
86 W. University Drive Ste 107F, Mesa
480-784-7396
sunrisemidwifery.com
[email protected]
Homebirth, prenatal Care, waterbirth, childbirth classes, mom’s Group.


OBSTETRICIANS

Arizona Health Directory
azhealthdirectory.net
Obstetrics information and a full list of doctors and obstetrics centers.

Arizona Medical Board
9545 E Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale
480-551-2700
azmd.gov
Allows you to search for a doctor by name, license number or specialty.

Arizona OB/GYN Affiliates (AOA)
602-343-6174 • aoafamily.com
The AOA Family includes nine OB/GYN medical office locations in the Phoenix metro area, including Arizona Wellness Center for Women, Estrella Women’s Health Center, Maricopa OB/GYN, New Horizons Women’s Care and Paradise Valley OB/GYN.


PARENTING CLASSES and SUPPORT GROUPS

Child Crisis Center
817 N Country Club Dr, Mesa
480-834-9424
childcrisis.org
Free classes for parents of children ages 1 to 18; also offers classes in life skills and dealing with transition.

Good Fit Counseling Center
2850 N 24th St, Phoenix
602-200-0434
swhd.org
Southwest Human Development program that works with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families to solve behavior problems like excessive crying, fussiness, tantrums, eating/sleeping concerns and more.

ICAN (Internation Cesarean Awareness Network)
Contact: Sally Stevens
480-323-0735
blessedexpectations.com
[email protected]
Phone, peer and group support for women who are pregnant, recovering from a C-Section or planning a birth after a C-section.

La Leche League
llli.org
Breastfeeding support and mom’s groups.

Mesa Parent University
Locations at various Mesa public schools
480-472-7278
mpsaz.org/parentu
Free classes in guidance and behavior, health and academics and growth and development.

New and Expecting Parents Meetup
newparents.meetup.com

North Central Parenting Group
ncpgaz.org
A non-profit, non-denominational organization providing classes led by local child development experts to parents of infants to preschool-age children.

Parents as Teachers
480-388-3292
A free, educational home-visiting program for pregnant women and families with children ages 0 to 5 years of age. Provides health and developmental screenings for children; invitations to parent group meetings (with free child care); parenting instruction and coaching by experienced, trained specialists; counseling on budgeting, nutrition and household management and help in building a support system through community resources. Funded by First Things First.

Perinatal Mood Disorder Support Group
Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers
chandlerregional.org
Open to pregnant or postpartum women who suffer from anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, stress or post-traumatic stress. For more information, please call the ResourceLink toll-free 1.877.728.5414 , Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Phoenix Mommies
Phoenix and surrounding areas
phoenixmommies.com
Localized area groups and specialized support groups. Non Profit member of The Mommies Network.

POPSICLE 
(Parent Organized Partnerships Supporting Infants and Children Learning to Eat)
popsiclecenter.org
A nonprofit resource for parents whose children have emotional, physiological or medical issues regarding eating.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Check with your hospital for additional information on new moms groups in your area.


PRENATAL YOGA

Yoga and Birth
602-230-9263
yogaandbirth.com
Birth doula, prenatal yoga classes.

YogiDoulaBuggy, LLC
Erin Buggy, PCD(DONA) & RYT
480-430-5240 • [email protected]
YogiDoulaBuggy.com
Certified postpartum doula providing practical (meal prep, laundry, tidying, etc.), educational (newborn care, breastfeeding, common postpartum changes, etc.) and emotional (birth processing, reassurance, encouragement, etc.) support to Valley families throughout the postpartum adjustment period. Registered yoga instructor providing private, in-home, individual and small-group prenatal, postnatal and Hatha yoga instruction throughout the Valley.

Zenergy Yoga
76447 N 91st St #10, Scottsdale
480-628-1453
zenergyyoga.net
Pre/post-natal and Baby and Me classes.


OTHER RESOURCES

3 Treasures Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
Sami Rank, L.AC.
602-350-6506
3TreasuresAcupuncture.net
[email protected]
Acupuncture, placenta preparation, conscious pregnancy workshops, prenatal yoga

Caring Moon Baby Planners
E. Tanya Moon-Gardner
602-380-8680
caringmoon.com
[email protected]
Helping you save time and money, during pregnancy and after your baby has arrived. One-on-one or group consultations, personalized tips and resources, and a collection of useful packages — designed to address all of your needs, from the first weeks of your pregnancy, though your first year as a new mother.

The Arizona Birth Network
azbirthnetwork.com

The Pregnancy Care Center of Chandler
590 N. Alma School Rd
Chandler, AZ 85224
480-374-2994
pccchandler.com
A non-profit Christian organization providing free compassionate care before, during and after pregnancy. Offers pregnancy tests, options counseling, referrals and resources. Ultrasounds are available.

RAISING ARIZONA KIDS magazine provides resource directories as a community service and a starting place for your research. We do not independently evaluate nor do we imply endorsement by including particular organizations. If you know of additional resources we should list, please contact us.

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