We're lucky in Vermont to have lots of choices for doula support during and after birth. There are too many great ones to list, but these are some of my favorites (not all, and in no particular order!) Everyone deserves a doula!
802Baby--Amy Needleman, birth and postpartum doula in Burlington, Montpelier, and surrounding areas.
Low Moon Wellness--Tessa Landrea-Grasmuck offers full spectrum doula care from pre-conception to postpartum, she is also a community herbalist. Serving Central Vermont and Burlington and surrounding areas.
VT Birth and Baby--Nichole Cunningham birth and postpartum doula in St. Albans and surrounding areas.
Welcome to the World Birth Services--Emily Piazza, birth and postpartum doula in Westford, Burlington, Montpelier, and surrounding areas.
Radiant Families--Sarah Bolton, birth doula in Burlington and surrounding areas.
Birth Journeys--birth doulas. Burlington and surrounding areas.
It can be hard to locate a stellar photographer for your birth in our tiny state, but these folks knock it out of the park.
Kelly Fox--She creates stunning artistic photographs of the whole family. Her birth photography is out of this world.
Brown Eyed Photography--Beautiful birth photography within a 2 hour radius of Plattsburg. Offering doula services as well!
NEK Images--Amazing photographer in the Northeast Kingdom. Miranda took many images that are displayed on my site and in my gallery.
We are lucky to have tons of amazing chiropractors in VT. These are some of my favorites in no particular order. Different chiropractors accept different insurance plans (and some take no insurance.) There is a chiropractor for almost every type of insurance in VT (including Medicaid) so explore the options if that's very important to you. These chiropractors see pregnant folks and most see babies.
Hardwick Chiropractic--I see Rick when I need chiropractic and have seen him for many years. They're all great there. This is gentle chiropractic.
Riverside Chiropractic--Jae is another gentle chiropractor I love. Montpelier.
Woodhaven Health--Dr Alyssa is a consistent client favorite. She is Webster Certified (for help turning breech babies) and is awesome with babies and kids. South Burlington.
Drs Marko Family Chiropractors--Whole family, pregnancy, great practice. South Burlington.
Farrell Chiropractic Center--Incredible folks here, great holistic care. Jericho.
Hemmett Health--This fantastic practice offers chiropractic, physical therapy, and pelvic floor physical therapy. Offices in Montpelier and Burlington.
Synergic Health--Erin is another favorite for my clients--great with little ones too. Richmond.
Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy
Breath and Bone--Devon Byers is an extraordinary Craniosacral Therapist in Central Vermont. She sees pregnant (and non-pregnant) folks, babies, and even offers home visits in the area for newborns when needed (especially great when the family is already acquainted with Devon and her work). Her website is currently under construction, but you can book by calling or texting 802.272.1681, read more about CST here. She does deeply profound work, I see her regularly.
Prenatal and Fertility Massage
Nadine Budbill--Nadine is an incredible massage therapist who sees everyone, but specializes in the time around childbearing including during pregnancy and compassionate massage therapy for fertility and the time around trying to conceive. I see Nadine, myself. Montpelier.
Sarah Bolton--Sarah sees folks during the whole childbearing year and beyond. My clients love her. Burlington.
Birth Journeys--They offer Homebirth specific childbirth classes as well as short Comfort Measures classes (and more!) Burlington.
Empowered Childbirth--This class is for folks planning a home or hospital birth and is focused on evidence based and holistic practices. Montpelier.
Birthing From Within--Marianne teaches these lovely classes, based on the book Birthing From Within, in Central Vermont--reach out to her to find out what she's planning or to request a class!
Good Beginnings--Classes for the childbearing year, all FREE. Central VT.