Pregnancy and Birth

At few times in life are we in more need of support and understanding. Pregnancy, birth and the postpartum months are just as challenging as they are rewarding. Here are some local resources that can buffer the journey.


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AGAVE PEDIATRICS
Scottsdale • Glendale • Chandler • Goodyear (coming soon) • agavepediatrics.com

AGAVE PEDIATRICS has been providing individualized and personalized care to children since 2005. Our patients receive holistic care focused on fostering their growth and development. We help set the foundation for good health early-on with our emphasis on the importance of breastfeeding and exceptional breastfeeding support from our providers, lactation consultants, tongue-tie team and SLPs. We are also actively engaged in research. Agave gives back to the community with fundraising events and the Agave Community Center for educational initiatives. We are grateful to have received these awards: Best Pediatric office in the Valley, multiple Top-Docs awards, Most Compassionate Provider and Talk of the Town.


ARIZONA BREASTFEEDING CENTER
8400 S. Kyrene Road, Suite 126, Tempe • 480-442-8491 • azbreastfeeds.com

ARIZONA BREASTFEEDING CENTER’S team of expert International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) provides one-on-one consultations, classes and support groups to solve breastfeeding issues and guide you on your parenting journey. Join us at our FREE Milk Mamas group, from 10-11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month for snacks, community and laughter, or make an appointment and start making breastfeeding easier today! Weekend and evening appointments available.


 

ARIZONA BREASTFEEDING MEDICINE & WELLNESS
7730 E. Greenway Road, Suite 101, Scottsdale • 480-508-0861 • bfmedaz.com

Free breastfeeding support groups, prenatal education and breastfeeding management specializing in laser tongue- and lip-tie procedures. Plus: weight check, breast assessment and infant oral exam. Personalized written care plan and follow-up correspondence. Dr. Cara, FNP-BC and all of our amazing International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) look forward to meeting you!



DIGNITY HEALTH MERCY GILBERT MEDICAL CENTER
3555 S. Val Vista Drive, Gilbert • 866-572-8496 • dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/mercygilbert

The new five-story Women’s and Children’s Pavilion opens in late 2020 on the Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center Campus. This state-of-the-art medical facility is a partnership between Dignity Health — one of the nation’s largest health systems — and Phoenix Children’s, Arizona’s only nationally recognized pediatric hospital. The Women’s and Children’s Pavilion will effectively double the size of the hospital, offering treatment for the highest-risk pregnancies to the most fragile of newborns with: 24 labor and delivery rooms and 48 postpartum beds operated by Mercy Gilbert, and a new 60-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a 24-bed pediatric emergency department, six pediatric operating rooms and 24 pediatric beds operated by Phoenix Children’s.


ENCHANTING BABY
1921 S. Alma School Road, Suite 109, Mesa • 480-257-4108 • enchantingbaby.com

ENCHANTING BABY 3D/4D ULTRASOUND STUDIO offers 3D/4D Ultrasound & Gender Determination for pregnant moms. Making lasting memories and creating a bonding experience that you will cherish is our goal. Come relax on our plush comfy couches, and enjoy seeing your precious baby with family and friends on our 120” projection screen. Come see your baby move, maybe even smile, or suck his or her thumb.


FAMILIES IN BLOOM
623 572-7801 • familiesinbloom.net

Prepared Childbirth and Parenting Classes will prepare you for your amazing journey into parenthood! We offer a variety of classes to meet all your needs. All classes are taught by an RN, Certified Childbirth Educator and Certified CPR instructor. Our class offerings include: Breastfeeding, Infant Care, Infant CPR & First Aid, Childbirth Refresher and Prepared Childbirth. Visit familiesinbloom.net to learn more about our class offerings, pricing and inclusions. Call Lori Vraney to register for your class today!


MODERN MILK
13802 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 162, Scottsdale • 480-999-1585
3244 E. Guadalupe Road, Suite 106, Gilbert • 480-534-8192 • modernmilk.com

MODERN MILK is a parent and baby wellness center specializing in lactation, pre/postnatal education, fitness, retail, breastpump/scale rentals and our Happy Mom School! With locations in Scottsdale and Gilbert, we have offerings for all parents! Join us every Friday for our Happy Boob Group (breastfeeding support group) or schedule a one-on-one consult with one of our IBCLC’s. Looking for a mom community? Join our Happy Mom School. You’ll love making new friends and learning from our experts.


MOUNTAIN VISTA MEDICAL CENTER
1301 S. Crismon Road, Mesa • 877-924-WELL (9355) • mvmedicalcenter.org

MOUNTAIN VISTA MEDICAL CENTER, a Steward-family hospital, is a 178-bed, state-of-the-art hospital located in east Mesa, Arizona, offering comprehensive health care services for a broad range of medical conditions. Staffed by a team of highly skilled health care professions, Mountain Vista is committed to providing high-quality care in a friendly hospital environment. Mountain Vista is accredited by DNV GL Healthcare, a worldwide leader in quality management.


THE NURTURED MAMA
3295 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Suite 4, Scottsdale • Premier Women’s Health, 14239 W. Bell Road, Surprise
480-208-9773 • nurturedmama.com

THE NURTURED MAMA exclusively supports women through pregnancy and beyond. Services include prenatal and postpartum massage therapy, restorative healing massage, Yoni Hydrotherapy and The Arvigo® Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy for fertility and overall women’s health. All therapists are trained and specialize in pregnancy massage. Massage can help you sleep, have fewer aches and pains and feel better overall.


PediaLabs, Arizona, concierge phlebotomy, phlebotomy service, pediatric phlebotomy, prenatal testing, gender reveal tests

PEDIALABS LLC
4653 S. Lakeshore Drive, Suite 1, Tempe • 480-395-3972 • mypedialabs.com

PEDIALABS LLC is a concierge phlebotomy service catering to the needs of children and their parents. We ensure the comfort of our patients and their parents. Our goal is to make the process educational but fun, without it being so scary. We also work with labs across the nation. Some of our most popular requests are SNEAKPEAK Gender Reveal Tests, Noninvasive Prenatal Testing (Genetic and Paternity), Fingersticks Tests, Kit Draws (Spectracell, Vibrant America, Boston Heart, etc).


More pregnancy and birth resources in Arizona

Arizona Department of Health
1-800-833-4642 • azdhs.gov
Get answers to your breastfeeding questions 24 hours a day by calling the Arizona Department of Health Services 24-Hour Breastfeeding Hotline at 1-800-833-4642.

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