Molly Murray - Birth, Life, and Business Doula
Disclaimer: This blog post is just a teeny tiny sliver into all of the resources and options available to you. Even still, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Use what you need now...and save the rest for later.
Sometimes we get lost in our screens; consuming link after link, boatloads of information...and pretty soon, we end up with what I once heard dubbed ''Information Constipation'' where we have consumed so much information that we're up all stopped up. Lol!
I intend this post to be one that you bookmark and come back to throughout your pregnancy, birth and postpartum.
As always, if you know of anyone who is looking for a birth or postpartum doula or just needs to talk through their options, please send them my way! I appreciate your referrals.
The content here is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
I am the owner and founder of the Cincinnati Birth and Parenting Network. There are many more wonderful birth and parenting professionals than what are linked here. As stated in the intro, this is just a tiny sliver of all that is available to you.
Brewer's Diet - While the website is outdated, the information is ever relevant...
Benefits of Magnesium for Women
I love and use Natural Calm for my whole family.
Apple cider vinegar and papaya tabs for indigestion and heartburn.
Getting essential oil information from a certified aromatherapist and not just anyone selling oils is very important.
Yoga, Meditation, Massage and Chiropractor care are all worthwhile investments of time and money.
Yoga with Adrienne is my go-to yoga on Youtube but in person,
Nena Complo of Sacred Mamas is a member of the Cincinnati Birth and Parenting Network and from what I hear is ahhmazing and teaches all over Cincinnati or will even come to your home. You can reach out to her here.
This Chiropractor is a member of the Cincinnati Birth and Parenting Network and comes highly recommended
Here is a list of Massage Therapists that are members of the Cincinnati Birth and Parenting Network and all wonderful.
Cincinnati and N. Kentucky Care Provider Recommendations
Induction of Labor
Movement in Labor
Food and Drink in Labor
Vitamin K for Baby
Erythromycin Eye Ointment,
Family-Centered Cesarean (video)
Visual Birth Plan Icons
Local Childbirth Educators
Local Birth Doulas
B.R.A.I.N acronym - When in doubt, use your brain!
IBCLCs that are members of the Cincinnati Birth and Parenting Network
Local Breastfeeding Group
Local Breastmilk Share Group (for breastmilk donations and requests)
Postpartum Health & Wellness
Wonder Weeks App
Rockin' Dads Videos from a real live Dudela
Cincinnati Pregnancy, Birth + Parenting Facebook Group (Dads/Partners welcome here!)
New Mama Mentor and member of the Cincinnati Birth and Parenting Network
Postpartum Mood Disorders
Postpartum Progress - Symptoms of Postpartum Depression
Counseling Intern that is a member of the Cincinnati Birth and Parenting Network
Lighter Shade of Blue is a Cincinnati-Based upportive group of women who have suffered from Post Partum Depression.
Beyond the Blues: Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression & Anxiety.
When The Bough Breaks - a documentary about postpartum depression
I am NOT Okay, and THAT’S Okay - One of my favorite posts from Birth Without Fea
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If you are looking for a birth or postpartum doula or could use support in navigating all of your options, reach out to me today!
Cincinnati Mother, Birth and Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator and Founder of the Cincinnati Birth and Parenting Network.