Birthing Support/Doulas The word "doula" comes from ancient Greek and is now used to refer to a woman who helps other women during the childbearing year. A doula gives emotional, physical and informational support as well as providing continuity of care. Specific Information Regarding Mother Me Doula Services.
Pregnancy, Postpartum and Newborn Classes Mother Me is committed to offering a wide variety of classes to meet your individual needs within a nurturing, warm, and supportive environment. Our class content builds upon many different global philosophies, as well as the latest recommendations from leading professional organizations. We take great pride in offering you the best programs available taught by educators with years of personal and professional experience.
All prices are per couple. Please check the class schedule for specific dates and times. We recommend taking classes in your third trimester, prior to your 36th week of pregnancy.
Breastfeeding Drop-in Support Meetup Unsure about how breastfeeding is going, having nursing issues, or want to check-in with other moms of newborns? Mothers and babies can join us for a weekly drop-in breastfeeding clinic with Midwife, Lactation Consultant and Mother Me Director, Rita DiRito. Receive non-judgemental reassurance and advice on breastfeeding whether you are a first time nursing Mom or need a refresher. The meetup is at Mother Me on Wednesdays from 10:30am-12pm. Attending the meetup requires an RSVP by 9:30am the day of the session. RSVP via email - firstname.lastname@example.org; or phone 773-525-6262 Cost is $25, payable by check or cash.
Massage Mother Me offers nourishing and therapeutic prenatal, labor, postpartum and general wellness massage for women or men.
Consulting How do you envision your birth experience? What is the best kind of education for you? What kind of practitioner and health care facility or setting would best suit your needs? What are your fears? Concerns?
These are just a few of the questions that Mother Me, Inc. can help you sort through.
Resources Mother Me, Inc. has collected a wide variety of resources and established relationships in the community with other professionals to support your childbearing needs. Please contact us if you need additional suggestions.