Across all cultures and time women have looked to other women for information, encouragement, and support during pregnancy and birth.
Groups facilitated by Red Cedar Birth Services (at the Willow Tree Family Center)
– First Monday of the month, 6:30-9pm
- This free gathering offers space where women can share and explore concepts, philosophies, and techniques surrounding labor, birth and new babies.
– Third Sunday of the month, 2-5pm
- Family Centered get together for anyone who has birthed at home or is planning to.
Comfort Measures for Labor – Great refresher course for second time moms or as a compliment to Childbirth Education.
Baby Basics and BreastFeeding – A fun filled, hands on day all about preparing for your sweet little baby.
Empowered Childbirth Series – especially helpful for women interested in natural childbirth; however, the information is valuable and applicable for all birth experiences in any setting. These classes are excellent no matter where you plan to birth. To register visit the Willow Tree Family Center’s calender page.
Expectant Parent Organization – Their natural birth class is great, and features Comfort Measures one night! -2-3 times a year in the Lansing area
Dr. Jennifer Whitman- Caring and knowledgeable chiropractic care in Dewitt, Michigan
Dr. Melissa Marshal of Ledges Chiropractic (specializing in pediatric adjustments)- Grand Ledge, Michigan
Infinity Chiropractor Center – Family Centered Chiropractic Care- Okemos, Michigan
Born. Birth Photography Collective– several talented photographers working together from the Lansing and Jackson area.
Tiffany West– Of Direction Studios, Tiffany does amazing photography, we have had the privilege of having her at a few of our home births, and her newborn and maternity work is just out of this world.
Magan Konoski– family photography in Mason, Michigan
Mid-Michigan Baby Wear-ers– bi-monthly meetings at the Willow Tree Family Center
Lansing Baby Wear-ers– monthly meetings devoted to baby wearing with a well stocked lending library of carriers to check out. Meets in Delta area.
Breast Feeding Support
Lansing and East Lansing La Leche League
Up to date Research and information on drug and food interactions as well as problem solving common issues around breast feeding.