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Bhakti Integrated Medical Massage Therapy and Childbirth Services
Amy Chavez LMT, CCCE, CLD
Serving Dayton and surrounding area
Providing full range of massage therapy, including prenatal massage (with a special pregnancy table!) and infant massage with home visits available; Mind-Body-Spirit Childbirth Education Classes; Labor Support/Doula Services; Blessing Ways Coordinator; handmade body botanicals (tea blends, sitz baths, belly balm, etc).

Dayton Area Labor Support ~ A Complete Birth Professional Referral Service
A non-profit group of birthing professionals that include Antepartum Doula Service, Childbirth Education, Birth Doula Service, Postpartum Doula Service, Herbalist,
Lactation Education and massage therapists who specialize in pregnancy!
Go to the website today for a referral or for more information.
Serving Dayton and surrounding communities

Perinatal Education Associates, Inc.
Lamaze Childbirth Educator Training Seminars
Connie Livingston, BS, RN, LCCE, FACCE, ICCE
(937)312-0544 or toll free 1-866-88-BIRTH

Mother Earth Sundries
Donna Walls RN, Lactation Consultant, Advanced Birthing Concepts Faculty Member, Herbalist, Aromatherapist
Serving the Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus areas.  Providing classes and professional workshops on many holistic aspects of pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding, with a focus on honoring the body's natural processes.  Also available are individual consults, patient education resources, and products supporting the childbearing year including herbal medicines and aromatherapy products for pregnancy discomforts, labor and breastfeeding support.
(937) 434-4650

Heart2Heart Birth Matters
Serving (Greater Miami Valley Area, Dayton, OH)
Providing (Birth Doula services, Lamaze Childbirth Education, Bellycasting, Blessingways, Breastfeeding support, Happiest Baby on the Block classes)- free initial consult
Phone (937) 269-1312
Email – heart2heartbirthmatters@yahoo.com
Webpage (

Childbirth Educational Services
Group/Private Classes
Home Visits, Breastfeeding Assistance
Kathy Mullins, BSN, RN, ICCE, IBCLC
(419) 589-7856

Cloud Hands Reiki and Aromatherapy
Certified Aromatherapist
Reiki Master
Valerie J. Fidder, M.A., C.A.
(937) 361-6512

Postpartum Expression
Tracy Lilly
Postpartum Doula Services
Fairborn/Dayton Area

Holistic Natal Care
Susan Keith-Hergert RN, MS, IBCLC
Birth and Postpartum Doula, Imagery Birthing Educator, Lactation
Consultant, and Holistic Nurse
(513) 321-4325 ext. 2

Mother 2 Mother
Professional Labor Support, Postpartum Doula Service
Julie Huron
Chesapeake, OH
(740) 867-3792

Birthing Concepts Doula Care
Michele Womack CD(DONA)
Serving Columbus
(614) 863-3906

Special Deliveries
Mary Margaret Upchurch, BS Educ., doula
1476 Lancaster Pike
PO Box 458
Circleville, OH 43113
(740) 477-3483
(740) 503-2989

Woven Tribes
Birth Work - Yoga
Jasmine Gilden
(513) 523-3817

Linea Materna IIc.
Michelle Armstrong, Doula Apprentice, Childbirth Educator (ALACE)
(614) 801-0268

Helping Hands Doula Care
Serving the greater Columbus area
Melissa Henken
(614) 404-4012

Special Delivery
Greater Cincinnati (includes Northern Kentucky)
Sharon Said, CCE, CD
(513) 683-6990

Blessed Beginnings
Birth Doula Services
Serving the Troy and Greenville areas
Darlene Coning
(937) 473-3266

Crowning Moments Childbirth Services
Birth Doula, Birth Planning Assistance, Lactation/Chidbirth Education Classes, Lactation Nurse Consultant, Homebirth Midwife Assistant, Pre-Natal Birth Psychology Consultant, and Ayurvedic Herbal Preparations
Area served: Central Ohio (Columbus, Ohio USA)
Jami Ullman, LPN
(614) 272-9678
Fax: (614) 272-9678

Doula Services
Serving Cincinnati, Dayton and Northern Kentucky
Megan Wilson, Certified Doula
(513) 779-7589 or (513) 543-3282

Birthday Presence
Serving the Canton, N.Canton, Uniontown areas
Labor/Birth Doula
Shelley Bailey

Birthing The Mother
Megan Henderson, AAHCC
Childbirth preparation classes (Bradley Method, Birthing From Within training), Bellymasking and Babycasts, Slings
Serving Columbus and Central Ohio

Monday's Child Labor Support Services
Mary Bader CD(DONA)
Serving the Cleveland area
(216) 521-3578

CHOICE Midwives
3474 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43214
614-263-BABY (2229)

Serving Dayton and surrounding areas including Xenia, Wilmington, Lebanon, Washington Court House
Brenda K. Myers CD(DONA), CCCE
(937) 383-3241

Dani Johnson CD(DONA)
Serving Columbus and Licking County
Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator
(614) 501-3101

Caring Birth Support
Kimberly Pohlman RN LCCE CD
Serving Toledo, Bowling Green, & Findlay areas in Northwest Ohio
Labor/Birth Doula, Childbirth Education, Postpartum assistance, Baby's First Massage instruction
Home: (419) 874-9630; Cell: (419) 704-5890

Amanda Garland
Serving Dayton, Cincinnati area
Providing Pre-conception, Pre-Natal, Labor, and Postpartum Massage as well as Baby's First Massage Instructor

Heartland Midwifery
Sandra Hess, CPM
Partnering with parents to meet their
need for safety and sanctity in childbearing. 
Experienced & compassionate care (26 years)
located in NE Central Ohio

Contessa Sprague
Providing Labor/Birth Doula Support
Serving Cincinnati and surrounding area
(513) 542-3508

Jennifer Williams, Doula (apprentice)
Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
513/919-4687(cell) 513/528-2613(home)

Doula's Custom Care by Tamara
Tamara Kaufman, CLD (CAPPA)
Serving Columbus and into Delaware County
Providing birth and postpartum doula services; group or private childbirth classes
(614) 430-8010

Birth Insight
Heather Schwantes, CCCE
Serving Cincinnati and surrounding areas
Providing labor doula services, childbirth education, Baby-Insight: Infant Development Workshops
513-321-4325 ext. 7 or cell: 513-503-6934

Fit For Moms LLC
Sara Jones
Serving the Greater Columbus area
Providing pre and postnatal exercise training, labor assistant services, and nutritional counseling
(614) 565-5424 FAX: (614) 428-7420

Birth From The Heart
Marie Meakin RN, CBE, Doula
Serving Northwest Ohio
Providing labor doula support and Holistic Birth Preparation Classes (Birthing From Within Method), plus bellycasting
(419) 874-6256 or (804) 357-4842

Stark County Doula Services
Serving Stark County Ohio
Providing prenatal, labor doula, post partum care & follow up, counseling
website: childbirthsupport.homestead.com/index.html

Mothering Touch Mother-Baby Services: Centering Maternal Child Health
Serving Mansfield and surrounding areas
Providing services from advance practice nurse, nurse-physician, women's health care nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, maternal child health clinical nurse specialist, newborn consultant, infant/child debvelopment specialist, maternal development specialist, clinical feeding specialist, lactation consultant, parent & family educator, infant massage instructor, doula for birthing and postpartum care. Mothering Touch provides services for breastfeeding assistance, infant feeding assistance with bottlefeeding program, newborn parenting assistance, infant massage instruction, and birthing assistance with doula care.
(419) 589-5622
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Professional Labor Support
Maren Rausch
Serving greater Cincinnati including Northern Kentucky and Dayton
Providing childbirth education, labor and birth doula services in the home and in the hospital
(513) 779-5188

The Columbus Doula 
Caroline Schleappi
Providing labor doula, postpartum doula and professional nanny services

Lorisa Davis, CLD
Certified Labor Doula
Serving Ohio in Union and Logan Counties  (contact me for surrounding areas I also serve
roviding comprehensivelabor doula services customized to you and your birth partner’s needs. Childbirth Ed. summary/refresher.
(937) 666-0012

Christine Musgrave Knightstep
Serving Columbus, Ohio and surrounding area
Providing labor/birth doula support
(614)789-6707 or (614)266-4140

Empowered Birth & Beyond
Amanda Honey Rowland
erving the Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio area.
Providing care for
pregnant women, couples, birth moms and adoptive moms. Pre and post natal, birth plans, labor and delivery, home, birthing center, and hospital births, aromatherapy, massage, hypnobirth, postpartum, breastfeeding support, infant care and massage, multiple, plus size, vbac, cbac, unmedicated/natural, high risk, breech, infertility consultant, belly casts, photography, scrapbooks/birth books, belly blessings, religious births, teen, single, lesbian, All Women, gay men seeking adoption/surrogacy.
A.L.A.C.E. trained
7.855.3831 & 937.344.7124

Mosaic Birth ~ The Ancient Art of Birthing
Barbara Herzberger, Ana Grandt and associates
Serving Northeastern Ohio, Cleveland and surrounding areas
Providing support and information for families seeking natural birth in hospital or home. Doula and midwifery referrals.  Free Mosaic Birth and Mothering Circle meetings.  Check online or call for times and locations.  Also offering holistic childbirth classes & tutorials, labor support and postpartum services, breastfeeding education and consultation, Birth Art and exploration classes.  Yoga for pregnancy and postpartu, baby slings, Rebozos, wraps and more.
(440) 949-7521 or fax (440) 308-6037

Jennifer Williams
Before, During, and After
Complete Doula Care
Serving Cincinnati
513-528-2613 (home)
513-919-4687 (cell)

Holistic Beginnings
Certified Birth Doula services, birth and bonding photography,
Childbirth and Breastfeeding Education.
Greater Cincinnati area including Northern Kentucky and Indiana.
Darby Foust CD,Dona
Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth Instructor
Julie Harless
Serving Centerville and surrounding areas.
The Bradley Method is Husband Coached Childbirth , it is a fully comprhensive course that involves both mom and dad or preferred coach.  We cover everything from exercises, nutrition, RELAXATION, and the legal rights of pregnancy and birth for mom and baby.
(937) 433-7328 with any questions.

Noreen Roman Executive Director
Birth & Beyond, Inc. Doula Services
(440) 333-4996 Cleveland, OH
(330) 666-9533 Akron/Canton, OH
(440) 241-1209 Mobile
Visit us at: www.birthandbeyond.org

Full Circle Support
Ellen Vahue, CD (DONA)
Serving the Greater Cincinnati area
Providing birth doula services and mother blessing planning

Home Sweet Home
Sarah Hood, CPM
Based in Lexington and Serving Central and Northern Kentucky including Cincinnati.
Certified Professional Midwife Providing Prenatal, Postpartum and Home Birth Care including VBACs and waterbirth.


Donna Emmons
Labor Doula
Postpartum Doula
Serve Franklin, Delaware and Licking County
Anticipation and Beyond Doula Service, LLC
Serving the Wilmington, Clinton Co.  Hillsboro, Highland Co.  and Washington Court House, Fayette Co. areas
provide two prenatal visits which entail at least 5-6 hours of intensive pregnancy and labor education, unlimited e-mail and phone availability for questions, early-at-home-labor support, professional labor support, and one postpartum visit. I also help compose birth plans/labor wish lists and I write a birth story as a keepsake for your child.
937-402-0078                      937-780-7307           pager: 937-850-9772
Shelly DeMeo, LMT
Kneading Time Holistic Therapy Center
Serving NorthWest Ohio (Toledo, Sylvania, Perrysburg) and SouthEast Michigan (Adrian, Monroe)
Providing Birth Doula Services, Aromatherapy, Massage Therapy, Bellycasting, Herbal Baths
419-699-2279 or 419-885-8780
email: Sdemeo@ktholistictherapy.com

Sacred Beginning
Serving (Central Ohio)
Providing (services) Hypnobirthing Childbirth Education Classes, Hypnotherapy, and Reiki
Phone, fax 740-687-5506 or 740-215-7669
Email sharon@sacredbeginning.com
Webpage  www.sacredbeginning.com

Bella Journey Doula Services
Serving the Columbus, OH area
Offering labor doula services, private childbirth classes, belly casting, maternity and birth photography
(cell) 205-527-0776

Belly Wise
Melissa Steenrod, LSW, CD(CBI)
Serving (geographical area; please include state, province or country)  OH: Sidney,Troy, St. Mary's and Lima
Providing (services)  Birth Doula Services
Phone, fax  (937)489-8990

Sacred Moments,LLC
Leona Rechsteiner, DONA Trained
Serving Columbus, Fairfield and Pickaway county
Providing Labour doula support as well as breastfeeding education and support.
Private basic childbirth, breastfeeding,and infant care also available.
Esali Birth
Serving Mid Ohio Valley - WV & OH
Providing Childbirth Education & Support, Breastfeeding Support
Phone - 304-422-0923
Email -
Webpage - www.esalibirth.com
Northwest Ohio Wellness for Women and Children
Serving Northwest Ohio: Fostoria, Findlay, Tiffin, Bowling Green
Birth Doula, Massage and Yoga
Warm Doula Sevices
Serving: Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky
Providing: birth doula, belly casting
Genesis Birth Beginnings
Serving: Greater Dayton Ohio
Providing: Birth Doula, Labor Support, Breastfeeding support, CPR and First Aid courses
Phone: 937-477-9728
Webpage: www.GenesisBirthBeginnings.weebly.com

Practice Yoga, LLC
Kathi Kizirnis, RYT, certified Mamaste® Prenatal Yoga instructor Dayton, Ohio and surrounding areas Mamaste® Prenatal Yoga classes for women in second & third trimesters (12+ weeks), Postnatal/Mom & Baby yoga classes. Our Prenatal/ Postnatal program helps women find physical, mental and emotional strength and ease in pregnancy, birth and beyond.
www.practiceyogadayton.com / www.mamasteyoga.com

A Supportive Birth
Ashley Morrow, DONA trained childbirth doula
Serving Columbus Ohio area
Providing Childbirth Doula services

Jenn Elfner, CD(DONA), LMT
Certified Birth Doula & Licensed Massage Therapist Serving the Central Ohio area
(614) 432-6695

Lindsay Rindler, LMT  Prenatal & Infant Massage
Serving Miami Valley Area, Dayton, OH
Providing (services): Providing Medical Massage Therapy, Labor & Postpartum Doula Services, Lactation Support, Bellycasting & Childbirth Education
Phone: 937-478-5620
Webpage: www.prenatalandinfantmassage.com

Hart & Soul birth support

Serving: Columbus Ohio & surrounding areas

Providing: Labor doula services, general labor support, natural childbirth advocate, public speaking, belly casting, placenta encapsulation, photography & more.

Phone: 614-312-1735

Email: LoraHart1184@gmail.com

Website: Forthcoming.


Cynthia Holloway, Student Birth Doula

Independent Marriage & Family Therapist

Serving West Central Ohio




PINK Newborn Services
Serving  Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Akron, Canton
Providing Postpartum Doula Services - including daytime, overnight and 24 hour care. Sleep training Services, Breastfeeding Support.
Phone, fax  440-446-9200 ; 330-497-1440 Email info@pinkbabynurses.com
Webpage   www.PinkBabyNurses.com


Precious Passage Birth Services

Erika Obert, DEM, CD(DONA)

Serving northeast Ohio

Providing homebirth midwifery care as well as home or hospital birth and postpartum doula service. 

330 577 5180




Birth Empowerment

Maria Marucci


Childbirth Preparation including Fertility/Conception, Pregnancy, Birth, Breastfeeding, Postpartum 

Education & Support, Doula Services, Belly Casting/Henna, Blessingway Ceremonies




D. Livery Services
Marlene Waechter, CPM works with any one of a number of other area  midwives &/or apprentices depending on your needs, desires & location
Serving: serving southern OH since 1975
Providing: safe holistic care in the comfort of your own home. hospital doula or monitrice. homebirth midwife, specializing in VBAC's, twins, breeches & waterbirths. Also teaches unassisted birth classes including signing the "proof" forms necessary for birth certificates. Christocentric CBE classes. References available on request.  
Phone 740-286-5756
Email: marlenecpm@frontier.com
Ashley Oliver
Serving Columbus Ohio and surrounding areas
The Bradley Method® is Husband-Coached Childbirth, it is a fully comprehensive course that involves both mom and dad or preferred coach.  The classes cover exercises, nutrition, relaxation, stages of labor, and the legal rights of pregnancy and birth for mom and baby.  Our goal is a Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby, & Healthy Family!
614-389-3648 with any questions and for class times

Lora Hart, Birth Doula (DONA trained)

Serving: Communities within 30 miles of Columbus Ohio.  

Services Provided:  Labor/Birth Doula, Bellycasting, Placenta Encapsulation, Blessingway/Baby Shower planning, Belly Art (Henna, etc.), Photography, Birth Story (With Photos & "Thoughts For You, From Mom and Dad"-published on hardcover).

Phone: 614-704-3993

Email: lorahart1184@gmail.com


Sarah Kestel -
Awaiting DONA certification Birth Doula
Serving the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati area. 

859-547-9056 (cell phone)



And you can find me on facebook: Sarah Kestel - Birth Doula

Sarah Kestel, CD(DONA)
Pamela Putthoff, CD(DONA)

Serving the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati area.
Providing birth doula services.

Mama Bear Doula Services
Tonya Bair
Serving :  Northern & Greater Miami Valley, Ohio
Services Provided:   In Home Childbirth Education Birthplan development Pregnancy Portraits Care provider appointment accompaniment Belly Casting Birth Doula/ Continuous Labor Support Labor, Birth, Newborn & First Family Portraits Birth Videography In hospital newborn photography sessions Postpartum Doula services In home Family Photography Session
 Phone:  937-508-9510    Fax 937-630-4423
email: tonyabair@live.com
website:  www.mamabeardoulaservices.com

Heartland Midwifery 
Sandra Hess, CPM 
Partnering with parents to meet their
need for safety and sanctity in childbearing. 
Experienced & compassionate care (26 years)
located in NE Central Ohio


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