Resources

The TLC Doula Group A group of like minded doulas working together to provide education, guidance and when your time comes – emotional and physical support to you and your family.  We seek to reconnect you with your body’s wisdom and the essential emotional support of a clan of women during pregnancy, labor and birth.

Nine Months and Counting TLC Doula Dorin Jordan teaches a 12 week Bradley Method Class designed and proven to help you and your partner achieve natural childbirth. I’ve personally taken Dorin’s class and she is an amazing teacher. As a doula and mother of three she brings a unique and often very humorous perspective on childbirth and parenthood. Classes are held in The Heights.

Holistic Expectations TLC Doula Amanda Moore teaches a 6 week class that provides general information about pregnancy, natural childbirth, breastfeeding and early parenthood. I’ve also taken Amanda’s class and I promise you and your partner will leave there with the confidence you need to welcome your baby into the world. Classes are held in West University/Rice area.

Labor Enabler™ Kathleen Wilson, TLC Doula extraordinaire. Kathleen teaches private, in home childbirth education class and encapsulates placentas. She’s also kind of a big deal.

Urban Curandera The amazing Rowan TwoSisters LMT also of the TLC Doula group. Body work for pregnancy, postpartum and every phase of life. Visit her site for more information and to book appointments. Tell her I sent you!

Anne Belk Bradley Method natural childbirth classes with Anne Belk. Anne is a great teacher that encourages couples to be informed on all of their childbirth options. Her students have been some of my favorite clients because they are always so well prepared for childbirth. Classes held in Kingwood, The Heights and inner loop.

Native Birth Maria Hilliker is a Lamaze Certified Educator and offers private childbirth classes. Native Birth offers tailored education and preparation for your family.

Brandie Mitchell, RN Well Family is an integrative health + wellness practice that offers services for the whole family. Her prenatal massage are amazing!

Nurturing Mama Postpartum Celina Sisk is a loving and nurturing postpartum doula and lactation educator. She offers free consultations and private in home breastfeeding classes.  She serves Central and North Houston. Give her a call and tell her I sent you!

BABES Bay Area Breastfeeding and Education Services. Misti and Leah are both IBCLCs (International Board Certified Lactation Consultants) with a passion for helping babies and moms navigate their way through the natural process of breastfeeding. These ladies offer in home or hospital consultation as well as private or group classes. Call them before you baby arrives to ensure the best start to your breastfeeding adventures. Let them know I sent you!

The Center for Postpartum Family Health A wonderful local resources that offers services include, individual and family counseling, psychotherapy, screening and assessment for perinatal challenges and free support groups. Services offered on a sliding scale.

Houston Area La Leche League Education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.

Sweet Baby Pearl’s Eco Emporium Houston based online and MOBILE Boutique for Mom and Baby. Support Local Grow Together!

Wolf and Scamp Seriously cute custom clothing from one of our Village mamas. This stuff is amazing!

Informaiton:

Spinning Babies Easier Childbirth with Optimal Fetal Positioning!

Science & Sensibility A Research Blog About Healthy Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond

Evidence Based Birth If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, Evidence Based Birth gives you a starting point to find evidence about your options during childbirth, and a way to start conversations with your healthcare providers about those options.  Free, evidence-based printables are written in the language of your providers, but so that you and your significant others can understand, too.

Radical Doula A movement dear to my heart and the term used to describe doula care over the full spectrum of pregnancy options, outcome and birth activism as part of a movement for Reproductive Justice.