Sacred Rhythms' Birth Prep Checklist

Abused women shelters and support groups

Addiction services and support groups

Birth Centers:
Women's Hospital, Greensboro, NC
Women's Birth & Wellness Center in Chapel Hill, NC
Natural Beginnings Birth & Wellness Center in Statesville, NC

Birth doulas
PADA - Piedmont Area Doula Association

Breastfeeding pump and equipment suppliers (purchase and rental)

Breastfeeding support groups, clinics, classes:
Breastfeeding Your Baby and Breastfeeding Support Group at Women's Hospital in Greensboro, NC
La Leche League of NC

Child abuse protection agencies

Childbirth educators [and classes]:
Magnolia Birth Center
Peaceful Beginnings offers Hypnobirthing and Natural Childbirth Preparation classes.
YWCA's Healthy Moms Healthy Babies program which includes childbirth class, doula services, peer group support and education, and long-term individualized support.

Childcare options
College Hill Childcare Co-op - offers care for infants and up with parent involvement required
Greensboro Montessori School - offers care for toddlers through middle school

Children’s hospitals

Chiropractors, Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioners:
High Point Chiropractic
Village Family Chiropractic
ICPA and Pathways to Family Wellness - parenting magazine
Gabriela Spang at A to Zen Massage

Community services and programs

Cultural/Multicultural resources

Early intervention programs for babies with special needs

Family doctors/Pediatricians:

Health Food stores:
Deep Roots Market
Whole Foods

Hospitals/Minor Emergency Services
Welsey Long
Moses Cone

Incest/sexual abuse support groups

Infant massage classes and services
Gabriela Spang

Lactation Consultants:
Jamilla Walker of the Labor Ladies: (937) 272-2300
Beth Sanders at Greensboro Lactation Consultants: 336-893-0848
Hope Mikat with Hope Lactation Consulting Services: 336-471-9341
Linda Coppola Donovan, RN, MHA, IBCLC, with Peaceful Beginnings: (336) 255-8311

La Leche League: Meets the first Friday of every month from 10 – 11:30am at Leonard Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, Greensboro

Libraries/infant programs:
GPL parenting resources
GPL story times

Maternity/nursing clothes

Nancy Harman, CNM homebirth midwife with Birthwise of Central NC: 1108 Callicutt Rd., Bear Creek, NC 27207; (919) 837-5805
Heather Donovan Hogan, MSN, CNM
Virginia Smith, CNM
Tanya Bailey at Wendover OB, CNM
Vicki Latham, CNM at Central Carolina Midwives
Joanne Dahill

Mother’s centers/parent and child centers

Multiple birth groups/associations

Naturopathic/homeopathic services/stores and clinics
The Lotus Center - Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

New Mothers/Fathers/Parents groups:
Triad Tot Totters - baby carrier lending library
Triad Mommies Network ??


On-line resources:
Spinning Babies - prenatal and labor practices for healthy fetal positioning
North Carolina Friends of Midwives - NC legislative organization supporting homebirth practices and midwives
A Mother's Advocate - online childbirth education, videos and PDFs
Internet Resources for CBEs and Doulas - tons of online resources for doulas and childbirth educators

Parent’s Anonymous/support groups

Parenting classes

Parent and women’s bookstores:
Scuppernong Books - Independent bookstore with Tuesday story time with Kira

Perinatal loss support groups/bereaved families support groups

Placenta Encapsulation:
Brandon Fox
Tree of Life Wellness Center - Herbalism, placenta encapsulation, etc

Play groups

Postpartum exercise classes/mother and baby exercise classes/yoga classes
Dawn Leonard at Magnolia Birth Center

Postpartum depression resources and support groups

Postpartum doulas

Single parenting groups

Support groups for parents of children with special needs

Teen parent support groups/educational services:
YWCA's Teen Parent Mentor Program

VBAC/CA support groups

Well baby clinics