RESOURCES

Birth Photography


Angela Hodge Birth Services: Angela Hodge




Birth Tubs


Vashon Island Midwifery rents birth tubs to Vashon residents! Talk to your midwife today.




Chiropractor / Cranial Sacral / Osteopathy


Catherine Henderson (Vashon)




Diastasis Recti (at home exercise programs)


Every Mother Fit2B Mutu Systems Tummy Team Tupler Technique




Domestic Violence


DOVE Project (Vashon)




Doulas


Vashon Island Midwifery Childbirth & Postpartum Doula Other Vashon professionals: Fruit of the Womb Birth Services: Amber Matusky Angela Hodge Birth Services: Angela Hodge Pinecone Perinatal Services: Gretchen Ryerson Off-Island Professionals: Daybreak Star Doulas: No-cost full-spectrum doula services to families identifying as American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander Open Arms Perinatal Services: No-cost doula services. Global Perinatal Services: No-cost doula services to low-income, immigrant, and refugee families. If you are a latinx or BIPOC-identifying person who is interested in becoming a doula on Vashon Island, please reach out. Vashon Island Midwifery would love to support the training and certification processes for you and have you join our team!




Herbal Products


Minglement (Vashon) Motherlove Birth Junkie : Polly Jean Formula Mountain Rose Herbs Herb Pharm, online resource for herb purchases




Lactation & Infant Feeding


Vashon Island Midwifery Lactation Support (1-1 lactation sessions & lactation support groups) Colleen Carette (IBCLC) (Vashon) La Leche League Support for Transgender and Non-Binary Parents Milk Junkies: Breastfeeding and parenting from a trans perspective Breastfeeding videos from Stanford Medicine: Latch, milk expression, breastmilk storage and more Breastpump order (Insurance) Edgepark Aeroflow Breastpumps Nurturing Expressions (pumps, supplies, accessories, advice etc) Frenotomy (laser method) Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry (Bremerton; accepts some medicaid) Meridian Campus Family Dental (Lacey) Dr. Ghaheri (Portland) Olympia Smiles A Kids Place Dentistry (Renton; accepts medicaid) Airsync Integrative Dentistry (Issaquah) Health:Latch (Bellevue) Olympia Pediatric Dentistry




Massage


Karey Baker (Vashon) Pinecone Perinatal (Vashon): Gretchen Ryerson




Mental Health


Vashon Island Midwifery Perinatal Mental Health Care Other professionals: Valerie Harrington (Vashon) Maiah Merino (West Seattle; virtual appointment): Specialist for BIPOC and LQBTQ+ identifying folks Womens Therapy Referral MyTransHealth: Directory of qualified, affirming medical & mental healthcare providers UpLift: TeleTherapy for teens and young adults 13-21, sliding scale available. Therapy Decolonized (Bryanna Boyd): Sliding scale options Therapy for Black Girls: Resources, podcast, and provider directory. Therapy for Black Men: Resources and provider directory. Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA): Behavioral health services




Movement & Activity


Insight Physio (Vashon): Andra DeVoght, yoga classes Nicole Grey (Vashon): Prenatal, postpartum, and fertility yoga




Necessities & Financial Assistance


Vashon Youth & Family Services DSHS: Food, cash, and medical assistance Washington Paid Family & Medical Leave Maternity Support Services (MSS) and Infant Case Management (ICM): No-cost health education and counseling until your baby is two months old King County Rent Assistance Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA) FindHelp.org: Search for food assistance, help paying bills, and other free programs by zip code 211: Call or search for services near you. ParentHelp123: Extensive directory of resources for pregnancy, parenting, and life.




Parent Resources


Vashon Youth & Family Services Parent Trust for Washington Children (parenting classes, newborn care, infant CPR and more!) Queer/Trans Early Parenting Support (QEPS) Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS) Families of Color Seattle: No-cost support groups for new parents, Black moms, parents of children with disabilities, Native families, queer & trans families of color, and more! No-Cost LGBTQ+ new parent drop-in group (LGBTQbirth.com) Femme & Them: Bringing Baby Home Thresholds: Bringing Baby Home Parent's Guide to Paid Family and Medical Leave Plan Co-sleeping Safely




Optimal Fetal Positioning


Spinning Babies Miles Circuit




Pediatricians


Vashon Natural Medicine SeaMar Community Health Center Odessa Brow Childrens Clinic (Dr Ben Danielson)




Physical Therapy


Insight Physio (Vashon): Andra DeVoght




Placenta Encapsulation


Fruit of the Womb Birth Services: Amber Matusky




Reproductive Loss


LGBTQ+ Reproductive Loss Group (Katie Byron) Pregnancy + Birth Loss Healing Circle (Thresholds) Northwest Abortion Access Fund All-Options: Judgement-free support for reproductive decisions International Stillbirth Alliance The Compassionate Friends Babyinheaven: An infohub for grieving parents




Support Groups


Vashon Island Midwifery Support Groups Off-Island Resources: Coalition for Breech Births Holistic Moms Network International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) Perinatal Support International Perinatal Support Washington Liberate Meditation (Free meditation app by and for POC) Breathe Easy: Radically Inclusive Movement, Breath, and Rest Practices for Preconception, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Teen Link: Confidential & anonymous helpline for teens Postpartum Men: Resources for non-gestational parents experiencing postpartum mood disorders King County 24-hour crisis line: 1-866-4CRISIS (immediate interpretation in 25 languages) A Healing Passage for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Trauma Birth & Trauma Online Support Group No-Cost Birth & Trauma Support Group No-cost Support group for partners of those who experienced traumatic birth




Skin Care


Spa Ecdysis (Vashon): Body treatment, postpartum planning, and menstruation consultations