Local Resources in Upstate, SC
Birth Advocacy and Support: Upstate Improving Birth is a 501(c)3 non-profit promoting the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative in the Upstate.
Birth/Breastfeeding Photographer: Jen Conway Photography. Jen photographed my sister’s birth and she is an incredible addition to the birth team.
Massage: Blissful Massage Therapy. I saw Natalie several times during my own pregnancy and she is incredibly skilled. Not only did she nurture my body, she nurtured my spirit. I also love the care with which she selects the products she uses. Hoorah for no parabens!
Certified Professional Midwife for Homebirth Care: Carrie Craft with Hatched at Home.
Hospital Midwife: Greenville Midwifery Care offers amazing care at Greenville Memorial Hospital. They even offer a waterbirth option! Their statistics for vaginal birth and VBAC are fantastic.
Postpartum Support: Are you struggling with postpartum depression, anxiety, baby blues or other challenges? Reproductive Journey Counseling and Support have a variety of services available.
Playgroup: Hike It Baby offers multiple hikes per week in the upstate ranging from urban strolls to challenging climbs. They will never leave a hiker behind.
Ultrasound: Vision of Life Ultrasound. This family-friendly business provides a joyful and relaxed environment if you want a peak at your baby.
Cloth Diaper Information: Greenville Cloth Diaper Group offers online support plus buy/sell.
Babywearing: Upstate Babywearers provides online support and monthly meetings.
Breastfeeding Support: Nourish: Integrative Lactation and Wellness offers home or office visits, monthly feed and weighs/support, and breastfeeding classes. Insurance coverage available.
Disclosure: I only make recommendations based on my (or in some cases, my client’s) personal experience with services. I do not receive anything in return for listing a provider.