Ithaca, NY Resources

Common Sense Breastfeeding - Three local international board certified lactation consultants (IBCLC) work together to help moms and babies breastfeed.  Private consultations available.

Ithaca Doulas -  A group of women committed to supporting women through one of life's most miraculous and powerful events: the birth of a baby.

Sacred Seedlings Doula - Darcie Black provides birth, postpartum, and herbal care. Sacred Seedlings is a certified doula and herbalist serving the Ithaca, NY and surrounding areas. Sacred Seedlings offers information, herbal products, placenta encapsulation, and support services to help individuals and families integrate a holistic lifestyle that fits their needs.

MotherWit Doula Services - Stephanie Haskins provides birth, postpartum, and breastfeeding care. Need help during your birth or after? Stephanie will provide care and support.

Ithaca Birth GuideBirthNet of the Finger Lakes is proud to offer this comprehensive resource guide to the greater Ithaca community. BirthNet supports the birth choices of all mothers in our community, with the goals of: providing accurate, evidence-based information, ensuring a wide variety of birth options, inspiring women to explore the care that best meets their needs 

Polly Wood - Placenta Encapsulating Services - "I have to admit, I was surprised that I hadn’t heard much of placentophagy sooner.  I understand how at first the thought of it might make one squeamish, but given the history, research and evidence supporting placenta ingestion and its overall health benefits to new mothers; it is nothing short of breathtaking."

BirthNet of the Finger Lakes - Promoting awareness and availability of healthy, mother-friendly childbirth through information, education, outreach and advocacy.

Holistic Childbirth Services with Kate Dimpfl - Kate offers childbirth classes, doula care, coaching and counseling for expectant and new parents.