Resources

General Resources

Acupuncture 
Des Moines Acupuncture – Abby Miller
Family Acupuncture – Yimin and Diana Xu
Iowa Acupuncture – Bill and Elizabeth Terrell

Chiropractic
Hassel Chiropractic – Dr. Lacey Gilles
Urbandale Chiropractic – Dr. Shad and Jody England

Functional Medicine
Livewell Clinic – Dr. Zach Watkins
Dr. Deo Guidry

Hydro-Colon Therapy
Priority Health – Sara Hunt

Local Health Food & Drinks
Fresh Café and Market
Herbal Bliss
The Grateful Chef

Massage
Imagine Peace & Massage – Maggie McCecil
Serenity by Ashley – Ashley Roen

Well Woman Care
Willowsong Midwifery Care – Empowered Well Woman Care

Pregnancy/Postpartum Related Local and Nationwide Resources

Birth Photography
AndreaG Photography – Andrea Oleson
Blessings Photography – Andrea Shandri
Gentle Beginnings – Mandi Hillman

Childbirth Education Classes 
Before and After the Birth – Amy Brooks Murphy
Gentle Beginnings-Mandi Hillman
Mama Strength – Tiffany Tice, Birthworks
Powerful Mamas – Jacqueline Duke  Offering online and local childbirth education classes and doula services. I am happy to be featured in a video within the online childbirth class offered.

Child Developmental Screenings
Stargazer Birth Services – Sabbath Schroeder

Chiropractic  – Des Moines Area
Balance Chiropractic -Dr. Jennifer Thompson
The Livewell Clinic – Dr. Tammy Watkins
Mindful Journey Chiropractic– Dr. Nicole Stessman

Doula Services
Central Iowa Doula Association
DSM Birth Services – Maya Bromolson, Emily Alberhasky
Gentle Beginnings– Mandi Hillman
Iowa Doula Agency
L&B Doulas/Basking Babies
Powerful Mamas– Jacqueline Duke. Offering online and local childbirth education classes, placenta encapsulation and doula services. I am happy to be featured in a video within the online childbirth class offered.
Stargazer Birth Services – Sabbath Schroeder

Energy Health
Life In Balance – Gail Hardinger McCarthy

Lactation Support
Basking Babies -Angela Swieter
Natures Best Lactation -LeeAnn Albright

Pediatric Care (unique)
Bluebird Pediatrics – Dr. Cheryl Standing

Prenatal and Postpartum Massage
Imagine Peace & Massage – Maggie McCecil
The Family Tree

Maternity Care Resource
Iowa Birth Organization. I am honored to be a sponsor of this organization

Midwifery
Healing Passages the heart of Willowsong Midwifery Care. I am honored to be the Health and Wellness Coordinator.
Lacy Lundgren – Skiff Medical Center, Newton
Lori Steinmann
Dana Ericson

Placenta Encapsulation
Before and After the Birth – Amy Brooks Murphy
Des Moines Doula Collective– Beth Jackson
Stargazer Birth Services– Sabbath Schrader
Pleasant Postpartums– Laura Snyder and Laura Pence
Powerful Mamas – Jacqueline Duke. Offering online and local childbirth education classes, placenta encapsulation and doula services. I am happy to be featured in a video within the online childbirth class offered.

Yoga
The Family Tree: Preconception, Prenatal, Mom & Baby/Toddler

 

My Favorite Health Books!

 *Coming Soon!

 

My Favorite Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Baby Books!

Baby Matters – Linda Folden Palmer, DC
Birthing From Within – Pam England and Rob Horowitz
Birthing In The Spirit – Cathy Daub
Bountiful, Beautiful, Blissful– Gurmukh
Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding – Jack Newman, MD
How to Raise a Healthy Child In Spite of Your Doctor – Robert Mendelsohn, MD
Ina Mays Guide to Childbirth – Ina May Gaskin
Natural Health after Birth-Aviva Jill Romm
Pushed– Jennifer Block
Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child– Janet Zand
The Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth– Sheila Kitzinger
The Healthy Pregnancy Book – William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN
The Natural Pregnancy Book – Aviva Jill Romm, MD
The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers– Jack Newman, MD
Your Baby & Child– Penelope Leach
CONSTANTLY ADDING MORE! CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY!