Massachusetts Midwives Alliance

Supporting Members

Ieeda Rico, Midwifery student, EMT-Paramedic

Doula

Erin Sweeney, Massage Therapist, Apprentice Midwife, and Doula

Krystina Friedlander, Doula, HypnoBirthing Instructor

Loveda Bear

  • Bellingham, MA  02019
  • 508-244-0390
  • Birth Doula

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.

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

Massage Therapist

Erin Sweeney, Massage Therapist, Apprentice Midwife, and Doula

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

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.