Local Resources

Below is a list of healthcare practitioners and community resources in the Ithaca, NY area. As a doula, I refer my clients to local practitioners that I know and can trust. Each wellness technique and practitioner is unique, so I encourage you to find a support system that feels best to you.

Coleen Foley
Sadie Hayes
Stacy Snyder

Childbirth Education
Holistic Childbirth - Kate Dimpfl
Jess Evett

Chiropractic Care
Jaclyn Maher: Inspired Health of Ithaca
Abby Persoleo: Ithaca Prenatal Chiropractic
Claire Peterson: Sea Change Family Chiropractic
Meghan VanLoon: Natural Health Family Chiropractic

Community Support
Ithaca Doula Collective
Ithaca Free Clinic
Jillian's Drawers Event Calendar
Mama's Comfort Camp

Ithaca Families Gift Economy



Ellen Peterson

Marnie Waxman

Stephanie Zuber

Home Birth Midwives
Deb Bissonette: September Hill Midwifery
Monica Daniels: Gently Borne

Lactation Support
Breastfeeding Clinic @ Jillian's Drawers

(Wednesdays from 11am-12pm)
La Leche League
Shanna Jesch
Summer Killian
Jeanette McCulloch

Evie Bellinger (Prenatal Massage)
Ilana Berman (Prenatal Massage)
Diane Farnham (Craniosacral Therapy)

Sondra Hartmann (Maya Abdominal Massage)

Sareanda Lourdes (Maya Abdominal Massage)
Arjan Makar (Prenatal + Maya Abdominal Massage)

Hospital-Based Midwives & Obstetricians
Cayuga Women's Health
OBGYN Associates of Ithaca


Natural Health Family Chiropractic
Nutritional Wellness Center
Well-Being Healing Center



Dr. Deanna Berman

Dr. Amanda Fey

Physical Therapy

Claire Agrawal

Trumble Physical Therapy

VBAC and Cesarean Support
International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)
ICAN of Ithaca

Women-Focused Health Care

Paula Fitzsimmons, PA
Women's Way Health Care
Amrita Women's Health

Yoga + Fitness

BirthFit Ithaca
Diane Fine

Mariellen Brown

The Yoga School