Some of my favorite local resources!
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Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga
Elizabeth Hubley at Siena Wellness is a warm and caring yoga instructor who builds a sense of community within her practice. She loves working with moms-to-be and new moms.
Circle Yoga is located in NW Washington DC and offers a host of popular classes and workshops for the prenatal and new mom.
ExtendYoga is located in Rockville, MD. It’s a cozy, welcoming studio and occasionally offers prenatal and postnatal classes. Check them out to see if they have what you’re looking for!
Mental Health Practices Specializing in Postpartum Anxiety or Depression
Julie Bindeman at Integrative Therapy of Greater Washington is a skilled practitioner, who brings a wealth of experience and care to her patients. I especially like to send my clients, suffering from postpartum mood disorders, to her. She and her excellent team of clinicians are based in Rockville, MD.
Kirsten Chadwick and Jennifer Grosman are at The Center for Maternal Wellness located in NW Washington DC. They are both empathic, dedicated therapists who have a deep appreciation for new mothers and the postpartum mood disorders they struggle with.
Birth Doula and/or Childbirth classes
Ursula Sabia Sukinik at Birth You Desire is a well loved Bethesda, MD birth doula. I love her energy. Ursula’s devotion to her clients is obvious. She and her team also offer online and local childbirth classes.
Stork Childbirth Education is located in NW Washington DC. They offer Infant CPR, childbirth education or breastfeeding classes, among others. I love the friendly, skilled instructors and the intimate setting.
Dr. Sheri Hamersley is at the heart of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Associates of Maryland, in Rockville. If problems arise during pregnancy, for the fetus and/or mom-to-be, Dr. Hamersley is the one to see. She works in conjunction with your OB as she cares for you during your pregnancy.
For craniosacral therapy, many of my clients have gone to and highly recommend Kadin Family Chiropractic and Wellness Center in Rockville, MD.
Peggy Treseler specializes in physical therapy for women, with a focus on pelvic floor dysfunction. When you think painful sex or incontinence is normal, think again and see her.
Nikki Richman is a lovely, attuned and caring acupuncturist in Bethesda, MD. If you are new to acupuncture, she will be happy to chat with you, answer all your questions and make sure that you are feeling comfortable in her intimate setting.
Ohana Wellness, in Bethesda, MD has many practitioners offering acupuncture, massage, craniosacral therapy and other wellness services. They offer convenient online scheduling.
Heidi Palian is the sole practitioner of Lifestream Massage and Integrative Therapy located in the heart of Bethesda. She has a wealth of knowledge, the ability to listen deeply and a commitment to help heal those in pain.
Khyati Desai-Seltzer is an expert at infant massage. She offers online, private and group classes. Take a look at her offerings at Vyana Infant Massage.
Health and Wellness Coach
If you are looking to improve your health with a balance of nutritious food and exercise, Lori Bard at Healthy Heartbeet in Bethesda, MD is the person to talk to. She is excited to help pave the way for a journey that suits your particular lifestyle.
Midwifery Care Associates is a group of midwives with several locations, including Rockville and Gaithersburg. They offer a monthly free meet and greet to have all your questions answered.
M.A.M.A.S is a team of midwives in Takoma Park who are passionate about homebirth. They offer monthly gatherings to meet and answer your questions.
Breastfeeding Support Groups and
Breast Pump Rentals
The Breastfeeding Center of Greater Washington is located in downtown DC and offers a wealth of classes for prenatal and postnatal women; support groups; infant CPR and more. They also offer breast pump rentals and the opportunity to try on different baby carriers.
Metropolitan Breastfeeding is in downtown Bethesda. They offer breastfeeding consultations with an IBCLC as well as breast pump rentals, nursing bras and more.