Local Resources

ADOPTION AGENCIES

Building Blocks Adoption Service, Inc
www.bbas.org
(866)321-2367

BIRTHWEARING

Birthwearing International
Promotes babywearing:  benefits for both child and caregiver
www.bwiofcleveland.org
info@bwiofcleveland.org
www.BabywearingInternational.org

BREASTFEEDING

Certified Breastfeeding Educator:  Madison “Mamabird” Hendry
Offering Classes, in home visits, and support throughout your motherhood journey.
www.mamabirdhendry.com
(440)732-5195

CHIROPRACTOR

Dr. Candace Gesicki.  Located in Independence, OH
Prenatal and Postpartum Care. Acupuncture, Pediatric Care, Family Wellness
www.clechiropractic.com
www.birthfitcleveland.com
drgesicki@clechiropractic.com

Fresh Start Chiropractic Dr. Amanda Zimmerman-.  Located in Avon, OH
Chiropractic Care, Pregnancy Chiropractic Care, and Pediatric Chiropractic Care
(440)937-8480

Family Chiropractic Dr. Emily Forsgren- Located in Lakewood, OH
Prenatal, Postpartum & Pediatric Integrative Health.
Acupuncture, Functional Medicine, Craniosacral Therapy
DrEmily@HealthinGoodHands.com
www.healthingoodhands.com

DOULA SERVICES

Nurtured Foundation-Lisa Schroeder Falkenstein
Birth Doulas, Postpartum Doulas, In-Home Lactation Consultation, Placenta Encapsulation, Massage, Sleep Consulting, Newborn Care
lisa@nurturedfoundation.com
www.Nurturedfoundation.com
(216)409-5403

Mother Rising Women’s Studio.  Located in Chardon, OH
Doula services, childbirth education, Birth Photography, Placenta Encapsulation, Red Tent Women Circles
www.mother-rising.com
(440)363-1886

Nova Doula & Lactation Services- Samantha Walters.  Located in Cleveland, OH
Breastfeeding support, Mothering Workshops, Postpartum Care
info@novadoulaservices.org
www.novadoulaservices.org
(440)823-9774

The Womb Wellness Center.  Located in Solon, OH
Specializing in women’s therapeutic massage, acupuncture, and doula services.  
www.thewombwellnesscenter.com
(216)633-2828

The Womb Within-Emma Whitlock.  Located in Berea, OH
Doula Services, Placenta Care, Keepsake Jewelry
www.thewombwithin@gmail.com
(440)503-4357

EDUCATION

The Goddard School
Early Childhood Development
www.goddardschool.com

Montessori Education- located throughout Northeast Ohio
www.amshq.org

FAMILY SUPPORT

Marriage and Family Therapist- Krysttel Stryczek, M.A., MFT
Individual, couples, and family therapy
krysttel@bumpandbeyondfamilytherapy.com

Resilient Mamas Coaching-Rachel Bowers LISW-S
Postpartum Coaching-focusing on emotional wellbeing, stress management, self care, coping, time management, asking for help, building your “Mom”fidence.
www.resilientmamas.org
(440)508-6742

Passages:  Consulting Fathers and Families
Job readiness & Placement Programs, Fatherhood Development, Financial Literacy,
Healthy Parenting, Legal Assistance, Career Counseling
www.passages-oh.org
(216)881-6776

IN-HOME PET SERVICES

The Traveling Tech and Pet Consultant-Serena Pudelski, RVT
Licensed Veterinary Professional Pet Care in the comfort of your own home
serena_lino@att.net
(440)479-3511

MUSIC THERAPY

Beyond Measure:  Music Therapy- Jacklyn Bartkowski
www.beyondmeasuremt.weebly.com
beyondmeasuremusictherapy@gmail.com

NANNY/BABYSITTING SERVICES

The Nanny Connection:  Melissa Ridler Professional Nannies and on-call Babysitters
www.yournannyconnection.com
Cleveland:  (216)776-2669
Akron:  (330)650-0221

PREMATURE DELIVERY SUPPORT

Primrose Newborn Care-Jessica Madden, MD, FAAP
Neonatology in-home visits
www.primrosenewborncare.com

Project Preemie
Dedicated to supporting families and children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the medical professionals who care for them.  We offer resources to families and friends.
contact@projectpreemie.com

Full Circle
NICU Parent Support Group
fullcircleHope@gmail.com

PRENATAL/POSTNATAL SALON SERVICES

Salon Glow
Manicure, Pedicure, Massage, Hair Care.  Located in Mentor, OH
www.salon-glow.com

PHOTOGRAPHY

Rachel Brookes Photography
Specializing in Newborn, Child and Family Photography.  Located in Chagrin Falls, OH
https://www.facebook.com/RachelBrookesPhotography/

SIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION

Signing with Miss Steph  Certified Signing Smart Instructor
www.SigningwithMissSteph.com
(330)541-5275

YOGA/FITNESS

Awaken Yoga.  Located in Mentor, OH
Prenatal yoga, baby and me classes
www.awakenyoga.com

Fit4MOM:  Sarah Andrechec
Stroller Strides:  Total Fitness Program for moms with their babies
www.Beachwood.fit4mom.com
sarahandrecheck@fit4mom.com

She Collective-Samantha Walters, MPH, IBCLC.  Located in Lakewood, OH
Yoga, Community, Wellness Retreats, Movement, Connection
www.knowingshe.com
(440)823-9774