Resources for Birth and Postpartum

Resources for Birth and Postpartum

by Not Safe For Mom Group

This is our list of go-to resources for everything pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Thank you to Sara Lyon of Glow Birth + Body for your amazing recommendations! Click on the links to learn more.

Birth Doulas:
Ceridwen Morris – New York City Childbirth Preparation, Birth Doula & New Parent Support
Chantal Traub – Birth and Postpartum Doula, NYC.
Ancient Song – Doula certifying organization founded in the Fall of 2008 in Brooklyn, New York with the goal to offer quality Doula Services to Women of Color and Low Income Families 
Root & Spark – Yael Borensztein & Elizabeth Pérez, two doulas dedicated to providing intuitive pregnancy, birth, lactation & parenting support to expecting families and communities in New York City. 
Birth Day Presence – Independent childbirth education, doula training and lactation training center in the city.
Carriage House –   Doulas, Birth and Postpartum services for families at every stage of their reproductive journey; childbirth education, newborn care and feeding and lactation education

Birth Education Classes & Resources:
Chantal Traub – Birth and Postpartum Doula, NYC.
The Birth Deck – A beautiful deck of cards simply describing 50 ways to effectively comfort a woman in labor through tried and true support techniques. 
Birth Day Presence – Independent childbirth education, doula training and lactation training center in the city.
Carriage House – Doulas, Birth and Postpartum services for families at every stage of their reproductive journey; childbirth education, newborn care and feeding and lactation educatio

Postpartum Mental and Social Health Support:
Postpartum Support International – Providing direct peer support to families, train professionals, and provide a bridge to connect them.
Seleni Insitute – Individualized treatment and group support focused on individuals and families during the family-building years.
The Motherhood Center – Supportive services for new and expecting moms, including a range of treatment options for women experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) often referred to as postpartum depression (PPD).


Postpartum Physical Support:
Stroma Physical Therapy – Physical therapy specializing in postpartum/pelvic floor rehabilitation.
Doula Care NY – Postpartum doula team.
Gwen Schroeder – Postpartum doula.

Midwifery Care:
Midwifery Care NYC – Shar LaPorte, and Carol Bues, home birth midwives.
Village Maternity – Collaborative OB-Midwifery practice (hospital birth).

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