Northeast Ohio Birth Resources

Northeast Ohio Birth Resources

The following are The Nurturing Root’s recommended Northeast Ohio birth resources to assist you in your pregnancy and throughout the childbearing year. Feel free to contact these businesses directly and don’t forget to mention The Nurturing Root!


La Leche League of Ohio

There are several leaders and regular meeting in the Cleveland and Akron areas.


Breastfeeding Medicine of Northeast Ohio

BFM of NE Ohio has a staff of medical doctors, nurses, and International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) to help with any breastfeeding challenges.


The Breastfeeding Center

The Breastfeeding Center is located in Massillon. It is a great peer resource for families living in the Akron/Canton area. They also have an active ‘Mama’s Chat’ Facebook group.


Birth Doulas

Mother Rising Women's Studio

Danielle Breach is the co-owner of Mother Rising, located in Chardon. She provides birth doula services to NEO families. You can reach her at 440.363.1886 or


Tambourine Ma'am Doula

Sarah Popivker is the mother to five boys! She provides labor doula aromatherapy, and birth photography services to Cleveland families. You can reach her at 216.773.0313 or


Doula Nana

Connie Machan is a proud mother, grandmother, and retired nurse.  She now provides labor doula services to Cleveland families. You can reach her at 216.544.0282 or


Patsy Leo

Patsy is a wonderful DONA certified birth and Stillbirthday bereavement doula. You can reach her at 440.888.2623 or


Prenatal Yoga

Awaken Yoga

Jenna Hull is a certified prenatal yoga instructor. She teaches classes at Awaken, in Mentor and also authors a holistic pregnancy, birth, and motherhood newsletter called Chrysalis.


Abide Yoga

Studio owner, Hope Hood offers a thoughtful array of classes, including slow flow, restorative, and prenatal yoga in her Larchmere neighborhood studio.


Homebirth Midwives

Circle Of Life Birth Services

Lakewood, OH

(216) 299-8522


Blessings On The Blossom Birth Services

Jess Brown

Hudson, OH

(330) 289-4829


Kimberly French

Serving Greater Cleveland, OH

(216) 771-8065


Pam Kolanz

Chagrin Falls, OH

(216) 771-8065


Hospital Midwives

Westshore Midwifery Associates

Westlake, OH

The Holistic Birth Center at UH St. John Medical Center Family Suites

(440) 827-5483


Willoughby Hills Family Health Center

Cynthia Cover, C.N.M

Willoughby Hills, OH

Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital

(440) 312-2229


Lake Health Physician Group OB/GYN

Pamela Hetrick, C.N.M.

Willoughby, OH

Lake Health West Medical Center

(440) 602-6710



Cleveland Family Chiropractic

Michael Jakubowski, D.C.

Lyndhurst, OH

(440) 684-1000


Shaker Women’s Wellness

Angela Sedgwick, D.C.

Beachwood, OH

(216) 220-8769


Morris Wellness

Rachel Young, D.C., Webster Certified

Painesville, OH

(440) 639-9171


The Drugless Doctors

Chiropractic, Family Health & Wellness

Casen DeMaria, D.C., C.A.C.C.P., Webster Certified

Anthony DeMaria, D.C. , C.A.C.C.P., Webster Certified

Bob DeMaria, D.C., NHD

Westlake and Elyria, OH

Westlake: (440) 471-4200 Elyria: (440) 471-4200


Placenta Encapsulation - Columbus, Ohio

Columbus Placenta Encapsulation

Rachel McCloskey

(614) 288-7223