Massachusetts Midwives Alliance

Supporting Members

Doulas

Anna Maunz 

  • Worthinton, MA 01098
  • 484-223-6066
  • aimaunz@gmail.com

Ranee LaPointe, Doula, Placenta Medicine

  • Student Midwife
  • Founder of Grass Roots Teen Doula Project
  • rjlapointe28@outlook.com
  • Athol, MA
  • 978-939-3475

Krystina Friedlander, Doula, HypnoBirthing Instructor

Linda Rosa

  • Natick, MA
  • 508-397-1471
  • linda.r.rosa@gmail.com
  • Built for Birth

Courtney Porter

  • Jefferson, MA
  • Birth Love Cheers

Emily Bowler

Ellen Seebacher

  • 978-505-2586

Emily Anesta

Lindsey Angelo

Kira Kim

Nia Williams

  • 508-963-6629

Rachel Blessington, BA, LMT

  • Oxford MA
  • 508-873-9023
  • rachelblessington@me.com
  • Massage therapy for pre- and post-partum mothers. Birth and post-partum doula services

Vanessa Lewis

  • Spencer, MA  01562
  • 774-633-5263
  • LoveYourBelly2@gmail.com
  • Doula, Student Midwife, Placenta Encapsulation Practitioner, and Co-Owner of Nurtured Beginnings (A resource for Pregnancy through Early Childhood) in Southbridge

Ieeda Rico, Midwifery student, EMT-Paramedic

Shelley Harvey

Vienna Lopes

Massage Therapist

Rachel Blessington, BA, LMT

  • Oxford MA
  • 508-873-9023
  • rachelblessington@me.com
  • Massage therapy for pre- and post-partum mothers. Birth and post-partum doula services

 

Perinatal Counseling

Lois Freedman, M. Ed, CCE

  • Sharon and Jamaica Plain MA
  • 781-784-1380
  • Lois@LoisFreedman.net
  • www.LoisFreedman.net
  • Individualized counseling for anxiety, loss, grief, traumatic birth experience, cesarean, mother loss, miscarriage, infertility, death of a loved one, sexual abuse.
  • VBAC counseling/ preparation
  • Circle of Women groups/ workshops. For all women, a time to reflect, rejoice and renew

Childbirth Educators

Krystina Friedlander, Doula, HypnoBirthing Instructor

Jocelyn Langer, Doula, Childbirth Educator

  •  94 Hale Rd
  • Hubbardston MA 01452
  • 774-314-0903
  • jdiflanger@yahoo.com
  • Labor Assistant / Doula, Childbirth Education in Spanish & English

Lois Freedman, M. Ed, CCE

Photographer

Molly Geiger

Lactation Support

Jessica Lang Kosa, IBCLC Lactation Consultant

  • 244 Woodland Rd
  • Auburndale MA 02466
  • 617-821-4296 (work), 617-821-4296 (home)
  • jesskosa@gmail.com
  • www.motherfeeding.com
  • Comprehensive breastfeeding support, home visits,
    breastfeeding classes, sleep consultations.

Acupuncture

Della Lawhon, Acupuncturist, Herbalist, and Midwifery Student

  • 368 Village Street, A-6
  • Millis MA 02054
  • 508-376-5528 (home); 508-533-0808 (work)
  • gururaskaur@mac.com
  • http://metrowestwholehealth.com
  • Providing individualized care in a community setting at a sliding scale in Metrowest. Chinese medicine is used to enhance fertility, help turn breech babies, manage discomforts of pregnancy, and encourage healthy babies.

Placenta Encapsulation

Vanessa Lewis

  • Spencer, MA  01562
  • 774-633-5263
  • LoveYourBelly2@gmail.com
  • Doula, Student Midwife, Placenta Encapsulation Practitioner, and Co-Owner of Nurtured Beginnings (A resource for Pregnancy through Early Childhood) in Southbridge

 

Meghan Nowland, Doula, Childbirth Educator, Herbalist, and Midwifery Student

  • Lowell MA
  • 978-397-0666
  • meghan.nowland@gmail.com
  • I teach Christian childbirth education, fertility awareness and I do placenta encapsulation.