Resources

Local Resources listed below are practitioners and providers that we typically refer clients to for various services.  It does not represent a complete list of all complimentary services available.  If we have neglected you as a practitioner who assists families during their childbearing years, please contact us and we will discuss listing your resource here.  This page is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

ACUPUNCTURE

Carol Clas, DC – 1529 Western Avenue Albany, NY 12203 (518) 456-4700

Phoenix Rising Acupuncture – Danielle DeVivo, 79 Washington St., Saratoga Srpings, NY 12866 (518) 248-1540

MAMA Acupuncture – Dana Balassi M.A.O.M, L.Ac, 360 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (518) 579-8267, dana@turtlemoonacupuncture.com

Meliora Family Medicine, Jessica Davis, MD,  Medical Acupuncture, 172 Hudson Ave., Stillwater, NY 12170, (877) 664-6116, JessicaDavidMD@onebox.com.

BABY WEARING

Capital Region Sling Babies –  www.slingbabies.org, e-mail: slingbabiesny@gmail.com, Suzanne Cardinal, (518) 878-5995.

BIRTH SUPPLIES

Birth With Love – Ollie Hamilton, www.birthwithlove.com.

Aqua Doula, www.aquadoula.com

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT

Dr. Lorelei Michels, DO, IBCLC,  Breastfeeding Medicine, Classes, Consults (518) 763-3312, Dr.Lorelei.HB@gmail.com

Lynn Coughlin, RN, BSN, IBCLC,  Consults, 18 Hanes St., Albany, NY 12203 (518) 456-4246, lcx2@verizon.net.

Norma Ritter, IBCLC, RLC, Breastfeeding Matters, Consults 19 Turner Park Rd., Glenville, NY 12302 (518) 399-5148, breastfeedingmatters@gmail.com.

Vivien Weisner, IBCLC, (518) 371-9902

Karen Doring, IBCLC, Glens Falls Hospital, The Snuggery, Consults, (518) 926-1000

Kelly Duheme, RN, IBCLC, RLC, Burdett Care Center, 2215 Burdett Avenue, Suite 200, Troy, NY, 12180,  Consults, (518) 271-3368, kduheme@burdettcarecenter.org.

Kathleen Burke, RN, ANLC, IBCLC, Food for the Body & Soul, 3135 East Lydius Street, Schenectady, NY, 12303, (518) 928-8135, kdburke58@yahoo.com.

Kathleen Harrison-Otto, RN, IBCLC, (518) 872-2473.

CESAREAN SUPPORT

International Cesarean Awareness Network of the Capital Region, ICANofCapDist@gmail.comwww.ican-online.org, Chapter Leader: Amanda Mody, (518) 577-1222.

CHIROPRACTORS

Albany Total Wellness – Dr. Kerstin Medwin, 130 Everett Road, Albany, NY 12205 (518) 435-1280. www.albanytotalwellness.com

Chiropractic for Kids and Beyond – Dr. Kimberly Kozik Moynihan, 110 Lakehill Rd., Burnt Hills, NY, 12027, (518) 384-2223, kimkozikdc@aol.com.

Schuyler Creek Chiropractic Center – Dr. Kelli Patenaude, 172 Hudson Avenue, Stillwater, NY 12170 (518) 664-4525, kelliPDC@yahoo.com.

Select-Care Chiropractic, P.C. – Dr. Sloane DeLuke Eusebio, 2 Chelsea Place, Clifton Park, NY 12065 (518) 373-6545.

Ferguson Family Chiropractic, Dr. John Ferguson, 54 Crossing Blvd, Ste. H, Clifton Park, NY 12065, (518) 383-5595, forlifetimewellness@yahoo.com.

AAC Family Wellness Centers – Dr. Michael Quartararo, 402 Rowland St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020 (518) 363-0202

CLOTH DIAPERING SERVICE AND SUPPLIES

Know of any? Please email us!

COUNSELORS, HOMEOPATHS, HYPNOTISTS

Amarit S. Rosin, Psy.D., (518) 269-8224, amaritrosin@gmail.com.

Jerome Pindell, Homeopathic Consultant, Certified Hypnotist, (518) 374-5492

One Roof Holistic Health Center, 58 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866, (518) 581-3180

John Kane, CCh, Certified Hypnotist, (518) 935-8038.

CRANIAL SACRAL THERAPY

Margery Chessare, LMT, BCST, 21 Pine Robin Rd., Greenfield Center, NY 12833 (518) 893-0421

Dr. Kimberly Kozik Moynihan, D.C., 110 Lakehill Rd., Burnt Hills, NY,  12027, (518) 384-2223

Diane Simpson, 43 Pinewoods Avenue, Troy, NY, 12180, (518)283-6706

Sarah Rosensweet, LMT, Albany

DOULAS

The Doula Network of the Capital Region – www.thedoulanetwork.org

FAMILY FOOD AND INSURANCE SUPPORT

WIC

Child Health Plus

New York State of Health

INDEPENDENT CHILDBIRTH EDUCATORS

Tisha Graham, CPM, CCE, ICD, CLC, The Birth Studio, 69 Van Dam Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, (518) 584-6619, tisha@birthnewyork.org.

Betsy Mercogliano, LM, CNM, CPM, RN, CD, CCE, The Family Life Center, 20 Elm Street, Albany, NY, 12202, (518) 465-0241, bmercog@nycap.rr.com.

Emily Marynczak, AAHCC, 524 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054, (518) 478-0062.

Jessica Hayek, CD, The Family Life Center, 20 Elm Street, Albany, NY, 12202, (518) 465-0241.

Brenda Bach,CCE, CD, 4 Lupe Way, Schenectady, NY, 12304, (518) 346-9882, db2411@msn.com.

LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPISTS

Michelle Beaulieu, LMT, CEIM, CLC, CD(DONA) New Moon Holistic, (518) 429-6588Newmoonholistic@gmail.com

Katie Cartwright, LMT, Bacon Hill Massage Therapy, Schuylerville, NY, (518) 695-3693

Kristen Klein, LMT, Schuylerville, NY (518) 695-3602

Margery Chessare, LMT, Greenfield Center, NY (518) 893-0421

Erin Sikopoulos, LMT, Massage & Energy Work, Saratoga Srpings, NY (516) 589-0819

Sandra Maresca, LMT, Saratoga Springs, NY (631) 804-2580

Albany Massage @ Albany Total Wellness, http://albanymassage.com/

LOCAL MIDWIFERY CARE – HOSPITAL-BASED

Capital Region Midwives, 2109 15th Street, Troy, NY, 12180, (518) 326-1620.

Full Scope Holistic Midwifery Service, 700 McClellan Street, Medical Arts Building, Suite 206, Schenectady, NY, 12304, (518) 379-7937.

NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT AND SERVICES

Elyn Zimmerman, BS, CDN, Lifeseeds/Growing Healthy Babies, (518) 899-1642, zimcat@verizon.net.

Marcia Tompkins

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Debra Goodman, MSPT, 17 Computer Drive East, #17A, Albany, NY 12205 (518) 944-0314, Debgoodman@earthlink.net.

PLACENTA ENCAPSULATION

Laura Simpson, (703) 864-1469, elyogaloca@yahoo.com

Heartspace Midwifery, (518)588-7122,  www.heartspacemidwifery.com/services.html

POSTPARTUM SUPPORT GROUPS

Shades of Light – Capital Area Postpartum Support for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, (518) 955-6770 www.ShadesofLightPS.org

WATERBIRTH RESOURCES/TUB RENTALS

Betsy Mercogliano, LM, CNM, CPM, RN, CD, CCE,  The Family Life Center, 20 Elm Street, Albany, NY, 12202, (518) 449-5759, bmercog@nycap.rr.com

Aqua Doula, www.aquadoula.com.

RESOURCES FOR EVIDENCE-BASED CARE; RESEARCH, STATISTICS, FACTS

BirthNet – Educating the Public to Improve Maternity Care for All Women, 215 Partridge St., Albany, NY 12203, (518) 482-2504   www.birthnewyork.org

Childbirth Connection – Helping women and health professionals make informed maternity care decisions, 281 Park Avenue South, 5th floor, New York, NY 10010  www.childbirthconnection.org

Choices in Childbirth – www.choicesinchildbirth.org

Evidence Based Birth – www.evidencebasedbirth.com

North American Registry of Midwives – www.narm.org

Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) – www.mana.org

Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC) – www.meacschools.org

American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) – www.acnm.org

NYSALM – NY State Association of Licensed Midwives, www.nysalm.org.

La Leche league International (LLLI) – www.llli.org  1-800-LaLeche