Corridor Birth Alliance Pregnancy and Birth Partners

We will be including all Eastern Iowa resources who wish to be listed. We expect that you, as a consumer, will review this information and engage in an interview process with any care provider with whom you may chose to work.

Please know that you have the right to change care providers at any time for any reason. Here is one resource that may help you in the evaluation process: www.motherfriendly.org.

If you have any further questions, we are happy to help!

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Childbirth Education – Baby Matters

Debbie Young, LCCE, CD(DONA), PCD(DONA), B/PDT(DONA)
Phone: 563-370-4360
Website: http://www.babymatters.org

Services provided:
I work with families during pregnancy, birth and after the baby is born by offering customized childbirth education, birth and postpartum doula services. Offering childbirth education in a private, small group or online fomat. Working with over 2,000 families in the last 25 years has been an honor and privilege.

What do you like best about what you do?
Helping each family find the right path for them in pregancy, birth and beyond – acting as a guide, mentor and advocate – has been my most fulfilling part of my career. Welcoming a new baby into the world, witnessing a family grow by one (or more) and educating new parents to be able to find and make their own way in this fantastic journey is a wonderful calling.

Chiropractic – Spinal Corrective Center

Dr. Gene Cretsinger & Dr. Janet Cuhel
1967 51st Street, NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Phone: 319-393-3996
Website: http://www.spinalcc.com

Services provided:
Dr. Cretsinger and Cuhel offer chiropractic care to individuals of all ages. Our mission is to educate families on the options for healthy living and well-being so they can make informed health care choices that positively impact them today and in the future. We use specific, low impact spinal adjustments for the purpose of improving and optimizing neurological function. Both doctors give recommendations in the areas of diet, nutritional supplementation and exercise. We network with all types of individual’s in our community so that we can offer this information to our families we serve.

What do you like best about what you do?
The best part of being a chiropractor who has a family practice is seeing our families grow. For some of our families we have 3 generations being seen! Giving parents information on health and wellness so that they can empower themselves to make decisions on matters which concern their child is very important to the doctors at SCC.

We will be including all Eastern Iowa resources who wish to be listed. We expect that you, as a consumer, will review this information and engage in an interview process with any care provider with whom you may chose to work.

Please know that you have the right to change care providers at any time for any reason. Here is one resource that may help you in the evaluation process: www.motherfriendly.org.

If you have any further questions, we are happy to help!

Chiropractic – O’Neill Family Chiropractic

Dr. Elizabeth O’Neill
1350 Blairs Ferry Rd. Suite C Hiawatha, IA 52233
Phone: (319) 826-3833
Website: http://www.oneillfamilychiropractic.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/oneillfamilychiropractic

Services provided:
We provide chiropractic care, which can help with fertility and conception. Chiropractic adjustments also help with discomfort or pain during pregnancy. We also provide nutritional counseling, muscle work, as well as massage therapy.

What do you like best about what you do?
I like helping women feel their best and establishing a relationship with them before, and during their pregnancy. I enjoy helping them through the changes and possible discomfort they are feeling. It is a very rewarding experience.

Chiropractic – Jenkins Chiropractic

Dr. Logan Jenkins
1146 Blairs Ferry Rd NE #5, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Phone: (319) 531-8800
Email Address:  loganjjenkins@gmail.com
Website: http://www.jenkinschiroandwellness.com/index.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jenkinschiropracticandwellness

Services provided:

I provide Chiropractic care to mothers and children.

What do you like best about what you do?
Chiropractic helps make birth faster and easier for both mother and child.  Chiropractic helps in so many ways.  Adjustments help mom feel and function better, which decreases stress to the unborn child.  I believe proper care for mom can greatly impact the future life of a child.

Additional Comments or Questions:
I am one of the only Webster Technique certified Chiropractors in the Cedar Rapids area.  The webster technique is the preferred method of adjusting expecting mothers.  If you are not familiar with this, visit http://icpa4kids.com/about/webster_technique.htm for more information.

 

Doula – Sacred Pregnancy

Kristen Mead, DONA
Address: 4341 1st Ave. SE, Suite 123 Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Phone: 319-531-6401
Website: http://www.babytimeia.com

Services Provided:
As a doula I educate my clients on their choices and options for the best birthing experience. I support my clients before, during and after their birth. The store Baby Time is another resource both before and after childbirth for cloth diapering, baby wearing information and products. Toys and natural baby items are available as well as natural products for mom.

What do you like best about what you do?
I enjoy working with families and providing information about a better way to birth and parent.

Doula – Jill Hawtrey

Jill Hawtrey, Nurtured Journey
Phone: (319) 360-5546
Email: jlhawt@yahoo.com
Website: http://jillhawtreydoula.com

Services provided:
Birth doula and placenta encapsulation

What do you like best about what you do?
I love helping women have the birth experience that they desire. I am passionate about encouraging women to become educated about the choices they have during pregnancy, labor and delivery. Being a part of this empowering, life-changing event in women’s lives is an amazing honor.

Doula – Joyful Expectancy

Joy Leaven, DONA
Phone: 319-435-1058
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Joyful-Expectancy/495097680514959

Services provided:
Birth doula services, placenta encapsulation

What do you like best about what you do?
I enjoy forming a unique bond with laboring and pregnant women in one of life’s most beautiful moments.

Doula – Shiphrah Birth Services

Bethany Gates, CD (CBI)
Phone: (319) 241-0147
Email: shiphrahbirth@hotmail.com

Services provided:
I provide doula support prenatally, during labor, and immediately postpartum. I also provide breastfeeding support to my clients as needed.

What do you like most about what you do?
I love working with women and helping them to learn what they need to know to make informed decisions and to have the birth that they want.​

Doula – Mind Body Birth Doula Services

Larissa Wenszell, DONA
Phone: 319-830-9591
Website: http://www.mbdoula.com

Services Provided:
​I am a DONA trained birth doula. I work with women during pregnancy to make sure they have all the information and resources they need. When the mother decides she wants me to join her during labor, I will meet her where she wishes. I provide full support during labor and delivery. After the baby is born, I will assist the mother in establishing breastfeeding if she wishes and stay for 1-2 hours postpartum.

What do you like best about what you do?
I love helping mothers achieve the birth they desire. It is an honor when women invite me to join in such an important event in their lives.

Doula – Sacred Birth

Kaity Klotzbach
Phone: (319) 361-6984
Email: sacred-birth@hotmail.com

Services provided:
I provide pregnancy, labor and postpartum support, as well as breastfeeding counseling and support services.

What do you like best about what you do?
EVERYTHING! I am passionate about pregnancy, birth and growing families and continue to educate myself on the topics surrounding pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and the postpartum period. I am trained to understand the physiology, normal progression and emotion needs of a laboring woman. It would be my honor and privilege to assist you and your partner during this extra special time in your lives!

Doula – Owlet

Autumn Belcher
Phone: (812) 322-1469
Email: autumnfrost06@gmail.com

Services provided:
I provide support for my clients before, during, and after birth. I educate my clients on options and choices regarding their upcoming birth and help them achieve what the perfect birth means to them.

What do you like best about what you do?
I am incredibly passionate about being a Doula. Pregnancy and birth are two of the most special events in anyone’s life, and I am always honored to play a part and provide a service to expecting families.

Doula – Birth by Katie

Katie Kutcher, DONA (in training)
Phone: (319) 361-5789
Website: http://www.doulakatie.com

Services provided:
​Prenatal consultation, Labor/Delivery support, Postpartum support

What do you like best about what you do?
​I have a passion for empowering and supporting women and new mothers during their childbirth journey. My ten years of healthcare experience is a wonderful asset to an already strong sense of compassion and interest in childbirth.

Homebirth – Eastern Iowa Midwifery

Katie Sullenbrand, CNM
Website: http://www.easterniowamidwifery.com

Services provided:
Prenatal visits (including blood draws, ordering labs/ultrasounds, etc)
Labor support and care during birth
Postpartum care, and well newborn care up to 6 weeks
Newborn assessment, newborn metabolic screening, assistance with birth certificate, and assistance with breastfeeding

What do you like most about what you do?
We love developing a trusting and caring relationship with the entire expectant family as they prepare to welcome their babies at home.

Homebirth – Mother and Child Midwifery

Kathy Devine, CNM, ARNP
Website: http://www.motherandchildmidwifery.com

Services provided:
Home birth services including prenatal and postpartum care. Newborn care. Well-woman care, primary care of women and family planning. We also do infant cranial sacral treatment.

What do you like most about what you do?
Our mission and goal is to assist women in their personal empowerment by providing compassionate and comprehensive wellness care.

Photography – New Creation

Laura Eckert
Phone: (319) 841-2071
Website: http://www.newcreationphotography.com

Services provided:
Photography for Maternity, Birth, Newborns and Babies

What do you like best about what you do?
I am so in love with the opportunities I have to interact with babies and moms-to-be. It is just such an amazing time in a woman’s life! Photographing births is the most awesome thing I get to do. I have the opportunity to capture clients’ journey to motherhood and beautifully preserve all the emotions they feel at the very moment their new baby takes his/her first breath. It is an honor to be able to enter their birthspace and record breathtaking images of a partner supporting mom throughout labor and delivery, parents seeing their baby face-to-face for the first time, and the first hour or so of baby’s new life. I feel like I have the best job in the world!

Wellness – Heat Yoga Studio and Spa

Bethany McClelland, RPYT
3607 1st Ave SE #C
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Website: http://www.heatyogacr.com

Services provided:
Prenatal Yoga and Prenatal Massage

What do you like most about what you do?
I love providing a service that helps provide so many different benefits during the pregnancy and an easier labor.