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Abused Women Shelters and Support Groups Onslow Women's Center - 226 New Bridge Street, Jacksonville, NC 28450 (910)347-4000 - 24 Hour Crisis Line www.onslowwc.org Goal is educating community and putting an end to domestic abuse.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1-800-799-7233
North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (919) 871-1015
North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence (919)956-9124 or 1-888-232-9124
Acupuncture Freedom Chiropractic - (910) 238-2330 445 Western Blvd., Suite O, Jacksonville, NC 28546
Jacksonville Oriental Medicine Center - 215 Western Blvd, Suite 300 Jacksonville, NC 28546 (910) 989-0002 www.jaxorientalmed.com Acupuncture, Chinease Herbs, Homopathy, Reiki, Relaxation Techniques, Pain and Stress Management
Addiction Services and Support Groups Alcoholics Anonymous
Birth Centers Women's Birth and Wellness Center - Free standing birth center staffed by Nurse Midwives. Water birth options available. Full service maternity care and postpartum care in addition to breastfeeding assistance. Also, has an amazing store with a huge variety of baby / mother care items including cloth diapers, nursing wear, homeopathy products. 930 Martin Luther Kings Jr. Blvd., Suite 202 Chapel Hill, NC 27514 www.ncbirthcenter.com (919) 933-3301
Birth Doulas Bloom Doula Services - Dallas Bossola - PBi Certified Encapsulation Specialist Serves the Outer Banks area for Birth doula, post partum doula and placenta encapsulation www.dallasbossola.com (804) 986-6262 firstname.lastname@example.org
Birth Matters North Carolina - Salinda Bacheler Lamaze Childbirth Educator and Doula in Morehead City www.birthmattersnc.com 252-726-5177 email@example.com
Birth with Confidence - Birth Services by Meredith Christine, CPM www.birthwithconfidenceNC.com (910) 274-8415 firstname.lastname@example.org
Kindered Spirit Birth - Jennifer Daughon (512) 450-3720 www.kindrespirtitdoula.weebly.com Also offers placenta encapsulation and post partum doula services.
Marsha Leonard - (910) 803-2250 email@example.com Also offers placenta encapsulation and prenatal massage.
Ann Tumblin - doula and cbe (919)306-1957 firstname.lastname@example.org Teaches DONA birth doula certification classes and Lamaze Passion for birth instructor certification classes on Topsail Island and individual Lamaze classes for couples.
Breastfeeding Breast Feeding Inc. - www.breastfeedinginc.ca An amazing wealth of breastfeeding assistance. Written by Dr. Jack Newmand and Edith Kereman. Their Candida Protocol using Grapefruit Seed Extract is very helpful for mothers experiencing issues with thresh.
EZ Twin Nursing Pillow - Nursing Pillows for Mothers nursing twins. Available at amazon.com or www.doubleblessings.com
Milkshare.com – Website that links women with or needing surplus breast milk together. Also goes into great detail what should be done before using or donating breast milk and proper storage procedures.
Milkbank Locator - Find locations of human milk banks nationwide at www.hmbana.org
Motherlove - Offers herbal supplements to help promote breastfeeding. www.motherlove.com Also carried by many local stores.
Tiny Tummies Lactation Consulting - Tori Sproat, IBCLC www.tinytummieslc.com She is an absolute goldmine of information. If I every have any clients needing breastfeeding assistance or have questions she is the first person I call.
Onslow County Breastfeeding Coalition - Connecting resources to educate, promate, protect and support breastfeeding as the norm for mothers and babies in Onslow County. They have an amazing resource guide to the local area that is updated often. They help organized yearly "Latch On" events, and sponsor Breastfeeding Photo Sessions ocassionaly. www.facebook.com/OnslowCountyBreastfeedingCoalition OnslowBreastfeeding@gmail.com
Weston A. Price Foundation - Excellent recipe to make your own formula if unable to breastfeed. www.westonaprice.org
WIC Program – Provides breastfeeding information and resources to women who qualify for their subsidy program. 1-888-942-3663
Child Abuse Protections Agencies Childhelp National Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD
Onslow County Child Protective Services (910)455-3113
Baptist Children's Homes - www.bcfamily.org Christian non-profit organization providing residential services and help to children, teens and families in crisis.
Other Child Birth Classes -Camp Lejeune New Parent Support Program – www.mccslejeune.com/npsp Midway Park and Marine Family Programs Annex, Bldg LC 4012B (910)449-9501 Offers classes on a variety of topics to equip you for learning how to take care of yourself and your new baby. Baby Boot Camp, Home Visitation, Parenting Classes.
-Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society - Camp Lejeune Office - 400 McHugh Blvd. Camp Lejeune, NC (910)451-5346 Offers classes for active duty military families. Budget for Baby - Learn budgeting techniques and the impact having a new baby has on a families finances. A free layette is available to participants. Held 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from 9-11am. Call (910)451-5346 for registration and directions. Visiting Nurses - Provide RN's for home health visits to educate new parents and ask questions. They weigh and measure babies, offer breast feeding support, and provide new parent support. Available upon request in your home. Also offer Combat Casualty Assistance. Monday - Thurs 8-4pm, Friday 8-3pm. Well Baby Clinic - Sponsored by the Home Visit Nurses. You can have your children weighed and measured, ask medical and developmental questions, socialize with other parents and browse the children clothes and other items they have available. Held from 10-noon on the 1st Tuesday at Tarawa Terrace Community Center and the 2nd Tuesday at Midway Park Chapel.
Spinning Babies -www.spinningbabies.com Their childbirth education promotes trust and ease through ideal fetal positioning and natural childbirth.
Childcare / School Options
KIDZ BIZZ - Drop in childcare options that are paid by the hour. Jacksonville, NC location. www.kidzbizzkidz.com (910) 346-5551
Friends School of Wilmington - An Independent Quaker School serving ages 18months - 8th grade (910) 791-8221 www.fsow.org
Hullabaloo - Offers a wide variety of activities from summer camps to drop in services. Holly Ridge, NC location. www.HullabalooPlay.com (910) 821-1250
Jacksonville Montessori Children's School - 714 Bates Street, Jacksonville, NC 28549 (910) 938-3826 www.jacksonvillemontessori.com email@example.com Offering Educational programs for children ages 1 through 12yrs old.
Liberty Christian Academy - 215 Kinston HWY, Richlands, NC 28574 (910) 430-0741 www.liberty-academy.net Homeschool Connect & LCA HybridEd. Serving grades K-12.
Noah's Arc Preschool - Preschool program for 3yr olds and 4 yr olds in Sneads Ferry, NC. (910) 327-6624
North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) - Support group for home schooling families. www.NCHE.com
North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education Homeschool Guide Book www.ncdnpe.org/documents/HomeSchoolGuideBook.pdf
www.nancysnannies.com - Screened and Referenced Babysitters in your home from Morehead City to Wilminton, NC. (252)726-6575
www.care.com - Online daycare referral service. Free memberships for military families.
www.sittercity.com – Online daycare referral source. Free memberships for military families
Children’s Hospitals New Hanover Regional Medical Center - Nunnelee Pediatric Specialty Clinic 2131 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28402 www.nhrmc.org
Chiropractors Chiropractic care throughout pregnancy can help relieve the aches and pains associated with pregnancy. Chiropractic care can also help align your pelvis, improve neurobiomechanical function, which can allow for a faster, easier labor. The Webster Technique - The Webster protocol is a specific chiropractic sacral analysis and diversified adjustment. The goal of the adjustment is to reduce the effects of sacral subluxations / SI joint dysfunction. In doing so neurobiomechanical function in the pelvis is improved. Webster technique can be used to address breech presentation in pregnancy. Chiropractic can help address the following issues in children: colic, latching problems, asthma, ear infections, cold / flu, bedwetting, acid reflux and digestive problems.
Family Tree Chiropractic - Samantha Bunge, DC, BS, Webster Technique Certified 6105 Oleander Dr. Suite 101, Wilmington, NC 28403 (910) 769-2338 www.familytreechiropractic.net
Freedom Chiropractic - Dr. Sara Stroud, DC - Also offers acupuncture, nutrition and massage therapy. 445 Western Blvd., Suite O Jacksonville, NC 28546 (910)238-2330 www.freedomchiro.net
Dr. Christina Gray - Family Chiropractor (910) 620-1367 11243-A HWY 17N Wilmington, NC Adjustments are $25, Same day family members $5, Initial Exam $25
White Oak Family Chiropractic - Barbara Sheilds, BS, DC (910)478-0001 firstname.lastname@example.org
Spinningbabies.com - Spinning Babies helps baby get into position for birth and helps support a normal, childbirth. Their website has various exercises you can do to encourage the baby to shift / rotate.
Cloth Diapering American Eco-Baby & Diaper Service - Lauren Burch (910) 939-2235 www.americanecobaby.com 1939 Unit 400, Lejeune Blvd. Jacksonville, NC 38546
www.TinyTush.com – Great resource for finding out what options you have in cloth diapering and what would be a great starter kit.
CottonBabies - www.cottonbabieslove.com Runs a donation service where you can donate the cloth diapers you no longer are using and donate them to a family in need. If you are facing financial hardships this is also a great resource to use to get a set of cloth diapers on lone, thus saving you thousands of dollars.
The Rebecca Foundation Cloth Diaper Closet - www.therebeccafoundation.org or www.clothforall.com 10730 Portanco Rd. Suite 122, #238 San Antonio, TX 78251 (855) 678-3232 A nationwide organization that offers cloth diapers to low income families. They do accept diaper donations if you are looking for a place to donate the cloth diapers and diapering supplies you are no longer using. The local contact is Alicia Lowe and can be reached at email@example.com https://www.facebook.com/trfcdc.jacksonville
Green Baby Diaper Service - (910) 399-3051 6006 Oleander, Wilmington, NC 28403 www.greenbabybiz.com Diaper Service with prefolds along with modern diapering accessories for mothers who prefer to leave the washing of cloth diapers to the professionals.
www.diaperjunction.com – Offers the option to test drive certain diapers and return within 30 days if you do not like the product.
Women's Birth and Wellness Boutique - 930 Martin Luther King Blvd., Suite 202, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919) 537-7055 www.ncbirthcenter.com
Community Services and Programs Bethany Connection – Free Relationship skills education and coaching for unmarried couples who are expecting or parenting an infant. www.bethanyconnections.org
Carenet – A network of nationwide pregnancy centers available to answer questions, provide resources 800-518-7907 www.care-net.org
Life Line Pregnancy Center - free pregnancy tests, confidential peer counseling, adoption, parenting classes. 4522 Fountain Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403 www.lifelinewilmington.com (910) 392-0001 Offers free pregnancy tests, confidential peer counseling.
Onslow Ministries Homeless Shelter (910)347-3227
Onslow County Partnership for Children Resource Center - www.onslowkids.org Provides referral services for local licensed childcare providers. Also have resource rooms where parents / churches / teachers / and agencies services service young children can checkout educational materials for young children. Resources include: Books, Videos, Reference books for parents, Educational Toys for ages newborn - 12yr old. Jacksonville Center - (910) 938-0336 Mon. - Fri. 9am-5pm, 1st Thursday Monthly 6:30pm-8pm. Richlands Center - (910) 324-6590 Tue. - Fri. 9am - 12pm & 1pm - 5pm Swansboro Center - (910) 326-4752 Tue. - Fri. 9am - 12pm & 1pm - 5pm Sneads Ferry - (910) 327-1161 Tuesday 9am - 12pm & 1pm - 5pm
USO - 9 Tallman Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540 (910) 455-3411 www.uso-nc.org Offers a variety of programs for military members and their families.
United States Marine Corps School Liaison Program Assists military families with identifying and coordinating community resources to reduce the impact of the mobile military lifestyle on children and their schooling www.usmc-mccs.org/school/ Camp Lejeune School Liaison-
Early Interventions for Babies with Special Needs Clinic for Special Children - Dr. Karen Harum www.clinicforspecialchildren.net
Naval Hospital ENT Clinic - Dr. Angel Perez Able to assist military families with tongue and lip ties. (910) 450-4720
Neonatology Doctors at Jacksonville Children's and Multispecility Clinic (910) 353-0581
New Hanover Regional Medical Center - Nunnelee Pediatric Specialty Clinic Dr. Michael S. Jaskolka, Medical Director Pediatric Cleft & Craniomaxillofacial Surgery (910) 667-6819 www.nhrmc.org
Special Education Alliance - www.seal4enc.org (910) 546-3965 Their vision is to empower parents, promote educational tools that support advocacy, Promote Community awareness & Increase student educational, social and life skills.
Speech for Kidz - www.speech4kidz.com (910) 395-2995 Professional group consisting of licensed speech language pathologists, speech language pathology assistants and developmental therapists. Offer services for infants and children up to 21years old.
Wilmington Health - Ear, Nose and Throat and Audiology Dr. Zwack 1899 N. Marine Blvd. Jacksonville, NC (910) 509-7474 www.wilmington health.com
Family Doctors / Pediatricians / Pediatric Dentists Richard Adelman, MD - www.radelman.com (919)846-9292 7320 Six Fork Rd. Suite 260, Raleigh, NC Ordained Jewish Mohel who will do the covenant of circumcision.
Carters Drugs - Dr. Brad Carter - A compounding pharmacy 4037 Masonboro Loop, Suite G, Wilmington, NC 28409 (910) 647-4809 firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinic for Special Children - Dr. Karen Harum, Board certified neurodevelopemental pediiatrician (910) 319-7744 www.clinicforspecialchildren.com 5725 Orelander Dr. Wilmington, NC
Coastal Carolina Pediatrics - www.coastalpediatric.com (910) 270-3673 Has offices in Leland, Hampstead and Wilmington Dr. Blackstone, Dr. Hoke Pollock
Coastal Carolina Pediatric Dentistry - Dimock & Weinberg, DDS, PA Assisting Infants, Children and Adolescents. www.ccpedo.com (910) 794-2266
Lane Optometry - Dr. Jason Minton 1231 Birch St. Camp Lejeune, NC 28547 (910) 451-5249
Jacksonville Children's and Multispecialty Clinic - Providing Family Practice, Pediatrics, Neonatology, and Counseling for Pediatric and Adult patients. Jacksonville Children's Clinic (910) 353-0581 - Dr. Alexander Chavez Family and Children's Family Care Clinic (910) 353-3200 Swansboro Children's and Family Care (910) 325-0581 Richlands Children's and Family Care (910) 324-7268 Sneads Ferry Pediatrics and Family Care (910) 327-5437 - Jack Wilcox - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Northshore Family Dentistry - www.nsfamilydentistry.com (910) 327-2248 1319 NC HWY 210, Sneads Ferry Excellent family dentist. He and his staff are wonderful when working with young children.
Port City Eye Care - Dr. Jason Hendrix - (910) 686- 3396 8262 Market Street, Suite 103, Wilmington, NC Excellent working with young children. Also offers a children's lenses special with free replacements for a yr.
Wilmington Dermatology - Karin Hipp, PA-C - She personally has experience with Pregnancy and Post-partum rashes. Also is willing to see children. 710 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 320, Wilmington, NC 28403 (910) 256-4350
Health Food Stores / Local Farm Fresh Producers Back Waters Apiary - Local Honey, Bee Swarm Removal, Honey Bee Education Eric Talley (910) 389-7709 email@example.com
Bulk and More Store - 889 Fountaintown Road, Beaulaville, NC 28518 (910) 298-2183 Amazing store offering homemade breads, Cinnamon Rolls (Which are amazing!), Organically Grown Grains, Fresh Glass Bottled Milk, Butter & Cheese, Bulk Foods (Grains, Flour, Sugar & Spices). Well worth the trip!
Cedar Point Salty Air Open Market - 307 Cedar Point Blvd. Cedar Point, NC (910) 650-4933 www.saltyairmarket.com Tue. - Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10-5pm
Davis Seafood Market - Fresh North Carolina Seafood caught daily. 155 Davis Lane, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 www.davis-seafood.com (910) 327-4081
Gray Cat Botanicals - Offer a variety of herbs and herbal supplies. 120 Sebrell Avenue, Wilmington, NC (908) 670-1590
Hometown Harvest - Offers locally grown produce and weekly CSA boxes. located in Floral Expressions off 210 in Sneads Ferry, NC. (910) 327-3825
Humble Roots Farm - www.humblerootsfarm.com Wilmington, NC An organic farm offering everything from beautiful seasonal produce to grass fed, pasture raised beef, pork, chicken and eggs. Also has CSA shares available.
Mitchell Seafood - Fresh North Carolina Seafood caught daily 235 Wheeler Creek Road, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 (910) 327-7741 www.mitchellseafood.com
Natures Way - Alphine Dairy Goats, Fresh goat milk and cheese available and raw milk available for animal use. Also fresh caught seafood and oysters. 115 Crystal Ct. Hampstead, NC (910) 270-3036 www.natureswayfarmandseafood.com
New Bridge Organic Market - 708 New Bridge Street, Jacksonville, NC (910)347-2533
North Shore Mulch & Garden - (910) 327-6000 780 HWY 210 Sneads Ferry, NC Local landscaping and gardening supplies. Wonderful plants, mulch, soil, stone and straw available for sale.
Old River Farms - Casey Glover, Manager Offers Homegrown beef, u-pick strawberries, a wide variety of plants, field trip opportunities, and vegetables 8711 Old River Road, Burgaw, NC 28425 www.oldriverfarmsnc.com (910) 264-5418 (910) 616-5884
Piney Wood Farms - 2877 Piney Woods Road, Burgaw, NC (910) 471-4825 www.pineywoodfarmnc.com Family owned and operated farm which raises peaches, apples, chicken and cattle.
SF Farms - www.sffarmsnc.com
Simply Natural Creamery - www.simplynaturalcreamery.com 252-746-3334 1265 Carson Edwards Rd. Ayden, NC 28513 An all Jersey Cow Farm offering milk and milk products for sale. Also offers farm tours and has amazing ice cream for sale. Well worth the trip to visit!
Sisters Organic Market - 330 North New River Dr. Surf City, NC (910)541-2223
Surf City Farmers Market - Held Tuesdays at Stump Sound Park. Open 9am - 2pm starting in mid-May.
CarolinaEast Health System - The Women's Center 252-633-8154 2000 Neuse Blvd. New Bern, NC 28561 www.carolinaeasthealth.com Offers birthing suites and classes in Prepared Childbirth, Breastfeeding, and Infant CPR.
Carteret General Hospital - Brady Birthing Center 3500 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557 (252)808-6000 www.carteretgeneral.com Offer birthing suites. Freedom Call facilities to allow military fathers unable to attend the birth to still be part of the birth. Breast feeding support / assistance provided after birth and continued even after discharge from the hospital if desired.
Onslow Memorial Hospital 317 Western Blvd. Jacksonville, NC www.onslow.org (910) 577-2690
Incest / Sexual Abuse Support Groups Survivors of Incest Anonymous www.siawso.org
Infant Massage Classes and Services Mary Boudreault - Certified in Infant Massage. (252) 675-2670 firstname.lastname@example.org
Happy Families Happy Babies - Jessica Cooper (910)377-7450 www.happyfamilieshappybabies. Located in Wilmington, NC but will travel. Certified in Infant and prenatal massage.
Lactation Consultants / Breast Milk Donation International Lactation Consultants Association www.ilca.org
Milkshare.com – Online group which links milk donors with infants in need of breast milk. Also has a wide variety of nursing / pumping resources.
Milkin Mamas – www.milkinmamas.com (877)522-6262 Coordinates breast milk screening and donations for premature infants. Provides supplies for the milk donating and will cover all related expenses.
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society – Has lactation consultants / Visiting Nurses on Staff. Must be active duty military or family to use this free service. Camp Lejeune Office - 400 McHugh Blvd. Camp Lejeune, NC (910)451-5346
Tiny Tummies - Tori Sporat, IBCLC - www.tinytummieslc.com (202) 340-9859 email@example.com Provides breastfeeding support home visits and phone / email consults. She is a wealth of information and I highly recommend her!
La Leche League National La Leche League - 1-800-452-5324
Jacksonville, NC Open to all families LLL is a volunteer mother-to-mother support organization and provides monthly meetings in Jacksonville as well as free phone and email support. Call with questions or on facebook. 1115 Lejeune Blvd. (Fellowship Hall) Meets the first Thursday monthly at 10am. (910) 378-9877 firstname.lastname@example.org http://lalecheofjaxnc.weebly.com/
Libraries & Other Field Trip / Class Offerings Art Works - 228 New Bridge Street, Jacksonville, NC (910) 545-2345 www.artworksnc.com Artworks Studio offering art classes for children to adult, ceramics, exhibits, fundraisers and parties.
Kindermusic - Melissa Russell (910) 389-9573 facebook.com/Kindermusic.with.MelissaRussell
The Turtle Factory - 1072 HWY 210, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 (910)327-3244 WWW.turtlefactory.com Ceramic Painting for children and adults, Adult and children beading classes, Also offer basket making classes.
Camp Lejeune Base Library - www.mccslejeune.com/libraries
Camp Lejeune Base Youth Pavilions - www.mccslejeune.com/cytp
Cape Fear Serpentarium - www.capefearserpentarium.com
Cheryl Crane- Surf City, NC (540)809-3037 angelpainter7.wordpress.com Art Educator who is willing to offer art classes for children and home school groups.
Children's Museum of Wilmington - www.playwilmington.org
Ecological Marine Adventures - www.ematopsail.webs.com Marine Education Center that specializes in hands on, in the field opportunities and classes for children.
Learning Express Toys - 3804 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC (910) 313-3100 Has a great assortment of educational toys and offer a variety of educational classes and events for children.
Mike's Farm - Country Store, Bakery, Restaurant and Petting Zoo. Also hosts holiday family events. 1600 Haw Branch Road, Beulaville, NC 28518 (910) 324-3422 www.mikesfarm.com
Neuseway Nature Center and Planetarium, Health & Science Museum and Campground Located in Kinston, NC www.neusewaynaturepark.com Onslow County Public Libraries - www.onslowcountync.gov/libraries
Onslow County Babywears - Regular monthly meeting and lending wearer library. www.Facebook.com/groups/Onslowcouny babywears/
Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium - www.ncaquariums.com
USO - 9 Tallman Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540 www.uso-nc.org (910) 455-3411 Offers a variety of programs for military members and their families. Tuesday Story Time at 10:30am. Reading Session for children ages 2yr - 6yr. Lunch is available for purchase in the cafe afterwards (children meals start at $1). Each family will receive a free book at the end of story time.
Massage Therapists Isis Spa - www.insspa.com 214 N. Topsail Dr. Surf City, NC (910) 328-3988 www.inisspa.com Located on Top Sail, NC. Provides a wide assortment of relaxation and personal therapies including Massage, Reflexology, Reiki.
Happy Families Happy Babies - Jessica Cooper (910) 377-7450 www.happyfamilieshappybabies.com Located in Wilmington. Licensed Massaged therapist who does infant and prenatal massage therapy.
Hampstead Massage and Wellness - (910) 803-2250 14886 US HWY 17 Hampstead, NC 28443 Offers everything from prenatal massage to infant massage and instruction. They also offer monthly wellness packages.
Varicose Vein Lotion – “Reviva Labs Varicose and Deeper Spider Vein Lotion with Vitamin P”. This is a natural extract cream which contains Horse Chestnut Oils. Will help with pain associated with varicose veins. Available at Health Right in Fredericksburg, VA or you can order it online.
Women's Birth and Wellness Center - (919) 537-7055 www.ncbirthcenter.com (930) Martin Luther King Blvd., Suite 202, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Offer nursing wear and nursing bras, bra fittings
Midwives Midwifery Services - Olivia Marshburn, CNM Offers home birth and complete care midwifery services. Accepts Tricare insurance and Waterbirth is an option. 408 Brierwood Trail, Hampstead, NC 28443 (910)200-8389 www.midwiferyservices.net
Monarch Midwifery - www.monarchmidwifery.com Holistic Home Birth Services and Well Woman Care options. (910) 222-8811 OR 866-414-2875 1008 Hope Mills Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28304
The Yalad Group - Prenatal Care and Birth Center staffed by Certified Professional Midwives 1073 Pleasant Shade Dr. Emporia, VA 23847 www.yaladservices.com (434) 632-6135
Women's Birth and Wellness Center - www.ncbirthcenter.org (919) 933-3301
http://narm.org/ - Information page on what a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) is.
Mother’s Centers / Parent and Child Centers The Bump and Beyond - 890 Kerr Ave. Suite 3, Wilmington, NC 28403 (910) 769-6443 www.thebumpandbeyond.com
The Nest - 921 B Lejeune Blvd. Jacksonville, NC 28540 www.TheNestNC.com Has baby wearing classes, Lactation support and play groups. Also access to local doulas and photographers.
Zing Zumm - Children's Museum of Jacksonville, NC P.O. BOX 12496 Jacksonville, NC 28546 (910) 650-2769
Multiple Birth Groups / Associations Cape Fear Mothers of Twins - www.capefearmotc.org
Facebook Groups - NC Mothers of Multiples Group, Jacksonville, NC Mothers of Multiples Group
CJ’s All Natural – Offers a wide assortment of all natural baby and adult products and natural cleaners. CJ’s BUTTer’s are great salves for cloth diapers with no buildup. www.cjsewingroom.com OR www.mattiebugs.com
Motherlove – Offers herbal personal care products and herbal supplement line that is specifically designed for pregnant and breastfeeding women. www.motherlove.com Products are available at Whole Food Markets and through their website.
Kim Turner, ND, CNHP - (910) 228-8675 www.drkimturner.com Traditional Naturopath, Ancient Herbal Wisdom, Energy Balancing Technology, Sacred Spiritual Healing Quantum Biofeedback, IonCleanse Detox Footbaths, Reiki / Hands on Energy Balancing
Hoity Toity Lotions – Paraben Free baby and bath products. Amazing baby bottom cream and foaming soap! This is what I use exclusively for our children. www.finelotions.com (719) 685-1196 email@example.com
Previous Arrows – Offers a variety of organic baby, breastfeeding, supplies, Belly casting kits, Homebirth kits and supplies, Prenatal Education Supplies Also has several great home birth videos, various statistics on safety on home births. www.preciousarrows.com
In His Hands Birth Supply – Home birthing supplies and kits available. Also has a variety of herbs and herbal remedies available. http://inhishands.com
Natural Family Planning Creighton Fertility Care Model - www.fertilitycare.org www.creightonmodel.com (402) 392-0842 Specific website for NC Creighton providers - www.fertilitycarenc.org
Sarah E. Domorod - Fertility Care Practitioner (325) 280-3476 firstname.lastname@example.org Offering assistance in: Achieving and Avoiding Pregnancy, Evaluation of Infertility, Evaluation of Abnormal Cycles, Other related Women's Health Issues.
Couple to Couple - www.ccli.org/nfp
Diocese of Raleigh - Natural Family Planning Coordinator (910) 232-6066
New Mothers / Fathers / Parents Groups MOMS Club – Find a group near you. www.momsclub.org
MOPS – Offer moms (pregnant – mothers of preschoolers) time to meet friends, gain instruction, and creative outlets to learn that mothering matters. Find a group near you at www.mops.org
Nutritional Assistance Angel Food Ministries – Allows any individual to purchase food boxes for a discount. No applications or pre-qualifiers to participate. 888-819-3745 www.angelfoodministries.com
Angel Food Nutrition, LLC - Lindsey N. Hurd, MS, RD, LDN (919) 801-5445 www.anglefoodnutrition.com Growing Healthy Families One Ounce at at time. Prenatal Nutrition and Lactation Services. Infant Allergies & Maternal Diet in Lactation, Breastfeeding Support and Management, Lactating Food Meal Planning, Prenatal Lactation Planning, Preconception Weight Loss, Infertility Nutrition Support, Teen Pregnancy, Postpartum Weight Loss, Infant and Toddler Nutrition, Introduction to Solid Food, Picky Easters, Gestational Diabetes and MORE.
Brewer Pregnancy Diet - www.drbrewerpregnancydiet.com A great resource for a healthy diet during your pregnancy. Offers a checklist chart available for print.
SHARE Food Network – Provides food packages to individuals who volunteer (opportunities available) at a discount. They are able to do this through purchasing the food at whole sale pricing and passing along those savings. To find a location close to you visit - http://www.sharedc.org
WIC Program – A nutrition program which uses Federal Grants to help low income pregnant women, mothers and children up to age 5yrs old stay healthy and eat right. Also provides breastfeeding information and resources. 1-888-942-3663 http://www.vahealth.org/NuPAFP/General%20Info/index.htm
Onslow County Health Department WIC Location (910) 347-5002 612 College Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540
Tarawa Terrace WIC Location (On Camp Lejeune) (910) 450-0081 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Camp Lejeune, NC 28542
Craven County WIC Department (252) 636-4920
Obstetricians / 3D / 4D Ultrasounds www.castleconnolly.com – Online directory for links to all disciplinary records for doctors (and midwives) in all types of practice. Grouped according to state.
Crystal Coast Care for Women - Katrina Conrad 312 Commerce Ave, Suite A Morehead, NC 28557 252-726-0282
Glen Meade - Center for Women's Health www.myglenmeade.com (910) 763-9833 Offers complete OBGYN care including the expertise of Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist.
Placenta Encapsulation Women taking their placenta capsules experience: Increase in energy, Balanced hormones, Feelings of elation, Decreased weepiness, Improved sleep, Decrease in pain, Lessened postnatal bleeding, Mood enhancement, Increase in libido, Feeling "normal", Uterus returned to normal size quickly.
Bloom Doula Services - Dallas Bossola - PBi Certified Encapsulation Specialist Serves the Outer Banks area for Birth doula, post partum doula and placenta encapsulation www.dallasbossola.com (804) 986-6262 email@example.com
Jennifer Davidson - www.bodhibabiesjacksonville.com firstname.lastname@example.org (760) 208-5860
Jennifer Draughon - Placenta encapsulation (512) 450-3720 www.thekindrespiritdoula.weebly.com
Hampton Roads Placenta Encapsulation - Hillary Westbrook www.HRplacenta.com - Located in Norfolk but also travels to service Outer Banks Area.
Prenatal Loss Support Groups / Bereaved Families Support Groups Preinatal Loss Resources for Families and Parents - http://www.nationalshare.or Great informational Resource for Medical Professionals on Preinatal Losses – www.PLIDA.org
Now I Lay me Down to Sleep – http://www.heritagemakers.com/storybookcharity/ A group of photographers who donate their time to capture stillborn baby’s birth. Heritage Makers a digital photo memory company also donates photo memory books of the birth.
www.stillbirthday.com - Offers a wealth of information. Also shows local doulas who are specifically trained to support bereaved families.
Postpartum Exercise / Diastasis Support / Mother & Baby Exercise Classes / Yoga Healthy Living - Heather Ramsey www.bodiesbyHeather.com Certified Personal Trainer who Offers Mommy and Me Fitness Classes, Family Exercise Classes and Personal Training. Classes are held in Sneads Ferry, Escoba Bay neighborhood.
Stroller Strides – A fitness class you can do with your babies. Visit www.strollerstrides.com to find a class near you
Surf City Yoga - (910) 741-0214 624 HWY 17 South, Suite 2, Holly Ridge, NC 28445 www.surfcityyoganc.com
Synergy Physical Therapy - Kira Boyd, MSPT, ATC (910) 238-2259 232 East Bell Fork Road, Jacksonville, NC 28450 Specializing in Diastasis and Women's Prenatal and Post-partum rehabilitation and Women's health services.
Diastasis Support Online - www.fit2b.us OR www.tummyteam.com OR www.mutu.com
Postpartum Depression Resources and Support Groups Jessica Sudmeyer, LPC, NCC - 108 Lakeshore Dr. Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 (910) 327-7000
Susan Bell York, LCSW - 108 Lakeshore Dr. Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 (910) 512-6985
National Hopeline Network 1-800-SUICIDE OR 1-800-784-2433
Postpartum Support International – Depression and Mood Disorders www.postpartum.net 1-800-944-4773
Reiki Practitioners Jacksonville Oriental Medicine Center - 215 Western Blvd, Suite 300 Jacksonville, NC 28546 (910) 989-0002 www.jaxorientalmed.com Acupuncture, Chinease Herbs, Homopathy, Reiki, Relaxation Techniques, Pain and Stress Management
Isis Spa - www.insspa.com 214 N. Topsail Dr. Surf City, NC (910) 328-3988 www.inisspa.com Located on Top Sail, NC. Provides a wide assortment of relaxation and personal therapies including Massage, Reflexology, Reiki.
Lilliane Kepley - Reiki Master Located in Wilmington, NC (919) 368-2163 email@example.com
Single Parenting Groups
Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs Cleft Palate Foundation 1-800-242-5338 http://www.cleftline.org
Clinic for Special Children - Dr. Karen Harum, Board certified neurodevelopemental peiatrician. (910) 319-7744 5725 Orelander Dr. Wilmington, NC www.clinicforspecialchildren.com
Hydrocephalus Association – Information and support for Hydrocephalus.
VBAC/CA Support Groups ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network) www.ican-online.org Has local support groups which hold monthly meetings providing mother to mother support for women recovering from a cesarean section, hoping to avoid a cesarean, and planning a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesareans).
Well Baby Clinics
Local Health Departments Onslow County Health Dept. (910) 347-5002