Mindful Nests (mindful-nests.com). Libby Hickman (who is also our office manager) has been teaching Natural Childbirth classes at our birth center for the last 15 years. She focuses on the natural process of labor and birth, and will help you release fear around childbirth and learn practical coping strategies.
New Life Doula Services (newlifedoulaservices.com) offers private childbirth classes to her doula clients as well as Christian faith-based classes.
Confluence Health (Central WA Hospital) offers childbirth preparation classes in both English and Spanish.
HypnoBirthing - Cynthia Varadan, RM, LMT, offers Mongan Method HypnoBirthing classes in the Yakima/Ellensburg area. Contact: , or (509)619-8679.
Lactation Consultants Hotline: (509)433-3331
Central WA Hospital offers excellent breastfeeding classes. (confluencehealth.org/breastfeeding-classes/)
Craniosacral Therapy for both sensitive Mama bodies and newborns, provided by Midwife Danelle. Can improve many discomforts of pregnancy, and help babies with breastfeeding difficulties, colic, and other physical concerns. livingnourish.com
Miles Circuit for posterior ("sunnyside up") babies
Ask your midwives to write a referral for physical therapy, massage, chiropractic, and other bodywork modalities to help you feel your best during your pregnancy.
Infant CPR class at Central WA Hospital - confluencehealth.org/infant-cpr/
Local resources for the Special Supplementation Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.
Link - wicprograms.org/co/wa-chelan
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES
If you feel that you are experiencing any form of abuse with your partner, whether it's physical, sexual, emotional, there are local options for help. This includes your partner physically hurting you, emotionally manipulating you, making you feel alienated from friends or family, withholding resources from you, or making you take part in sexual activities against your will. Your midwives are available 24/7 to talk about these issues and provide help.
Sage - Support for domestic abuse victims 509-663-7446