Green and Purple Succulents

Resources

Birth Prep Classes & Info

Doulas

My Queer Doula - virtual support offered

Midwives

Coming soon...

(Contact Ren to be added!)

Queer & Trans Support

Queer Doula Network - directory, groups, and more

LGBTQ+ Birth (also find them on Instagram)

Moss the Doula - doula support, professional training

Family Equality - support, resources, courses, & more

Trans Family Building - online courses

Mel Kennedy - postpartum doula, lactation support (CLC), placenta encapsulation, & birth pool rental (within 40 miles of Gainsville, VA)

Euphoria in Birth - Naamah Pinko, childbirth doula, abortion doula, in-person & virtual support (Baltimore, MD)

Loss Support

LGBTQ Birth - support group for loss
Return to Zero: H.O.P.E.

Feeding & Lactation

Mel Kennedy - postpartum doula, lactation support (CLC), placenta encapsulation, & birth pool rental (within 40 miles of Gainsville, VA)

Milk Junkies - transgender perspective

Human Milk Banking Association

La Leche League International

LLL - trans & nonbinary support

The Rumina Center - Baltimore, MD

Must-Reads

Labor TENS Unit Rentals

Rent by Mail - My Birth Companion

Chiropractors & Bodywork Professionals

First Step Chiropractic - Baltimore, MD

Thrive Chiropractic - Baltimore, MD

Life'sWork Yoga - Small studio, body-positive, gender-inclusive, childbearing experienced

Mental Health

The Postpartum Stress Center - online or 610.525.7527
Postpartum Support International
Specific groups for LGBTQIA+ families during gestation, postpartum, or loss. They also have groups for moms, dads, military families, adoptive parents, and Spanish-speaking families. 
    Helpline: 1.800.944.4773
    Text “Help” to 800.944.4773
    Text en Español: 971.203.7773

Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS)
Trans Lifeline - lists of resources & hot/warm lines
   or call: 877.565.8860

Emily Souder, LCSW-C, PMH-C - Baltimore, MD

Disabled Folks

Rolling Through Motherhood - on Instagram

Rebekah Taussig - Author of Sitting Pretty

L Powers Carns - on Pinterest

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