Northeast Ohio Birth Resources

Northeast Ohio Birth Resources

The Nurturing Root is actively engaged in the Cleveland birth community. Here are our 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!

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Cleveland Birth Village

This welcoming and inclusive online community is for Cleveland and Northeast Ohio parents interested in holistic and natural pregnancy, birth, and parenting topics. The private Facebook group is a wonderful space for parents looking for support and recommendations, to connect with peers and local birth professionals. Cleveland Birth Village also hosts FREE monthly gatherings! We are thrilled to meet on the second Wednesday of each month at Fairmount Presbyterian Church, in Cleveland Heights. Stay updated about all of our events, by subscribing to our newsletter!

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The Nurturing Root Ohio Blog

As prenatal and postpartum professionals, and active participants in the Cleveland birth community, we stay up-to-date with relevant news, information, and guidelines. We use our award winning blog, as a platform to update you about a variety of pregnancy, birth, and parenting topics. 

Childbirth Education

Cleveland Natural Birth

Cleveland Natural Birth offers the most comprehensive prenatal wellness classes, natural childbirth education, and holistic parenting classes!

Breastfeeding Resources

FREE Breastfeeding Resource Guide

Here is a wonderful breastfeeding resource guide that lists many valuable and free resources to help you during the breastfeeding journey!

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 [email protected]

Christine Cassella

Christine Cassella is the owner and founder of Light Footsteps. She shares her passion for the Earth, plants, women, and children through her business, as a certified community herbalist and holistic birth doula. Contact Christine: 440.479.2566 or [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

Patsy Leo

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

Prenatal and Postnatal 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.

Partners To Empowerment Wellness Center

The Partners To Empowerment studio, located in Beachwood, features a wonderfully serene and nurturing space. They offer a variety of holistic services for the mind, body, and spirit, including acupuncture services, prenatal massage, and postnatal yoga classes.

Homebirth Midwives

Circle Of Life Birth Services

Lakewood, OH, (216) 299-8522, [email protected]

Blessings On The Blossom Birth Services

Jess Brown, Hudson, OH, (330) 289-4829, [email protected]

Kimberly French

Serving Greater Cleveland, OH, (440) 543-5353

Pam Kolanz

Chagrin Falls, OH, [email protected], (216) 771-8065

Hospital Midwives

Neighborhood Family Practice

Multiple Health Centers, Cleveland, OH The Midwives at Neighborhood Family Practice attend births at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital (216) 281-0872

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

Natural Medicine

Options Naturopathic Clinic

Dr. Erin Holston Singh is an exceptionally gifted and experienced Naturopathic Physician. Her office is located in Cleveland Heights (216) 707-9137,

Tenpenny Integrative Medical Center

Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, D.O., offers an array of personalized holistic and complementary healthcare options for families, including cranial osteopathic services, whole women's health support, chiropractic care, natural medicine, and pediatric support. If you are looking for a holistic pediatrician, Dr. Janet Levatin, M.D., provides her services and expertise at Tenpenny, in Middleburg Heights. (440) 239-3438,


Hunter Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Drs. Valerie and LaMar Hunter, D.C. Webster Certified, Lyndhurst, OH, (216) 459-7998, [email protected]

Shaker Women’s Wellness

Angela Sedgwick, D.C., Beachwood, OH, (216) 220-8769, [email protected]

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, [email protected]

Are you a holistic wellness practitioner that supports families through pregnancy, birth, and parenthood? We would love to connect with you. Please contact The Nurturing Root.