The following is a list of personal recommendations to assist you with your preparations. Please seek professional medical help if you suspect you need it or are unsure of any symptoms. Additional resources are available to students and available upon request.

Medical Professionals

Labor Support

Postpartum, Breastfeeding Support, and Newborn Care:


  • Carol Gray – Holds many professional licenses and offers free Cranial Sacral Therapy in the Portland area for infants and new moms.

  • Miracle of Nurture – Offering lactation services in the greater Portland Metro area.

  • Your Whole Baby – Everyone has the right to bodily autonomy and all parents deserve accurate, evidence based information.

  • Willamette Valley Music Together – Celebrate your child’s inner musician and make friends along the way!

  • Genetic Bond – Infant massage classes in your home in Portland and surrounding areas.

  • Yoga with Ahsa - Ahsamon teaches a variety of meditation and yoga classes in Wilsonville, including prenatal and mom and baby yoga. 

Chiropractic Care:


Baby Gear and Necessities:

  • Euphoric Herbals – Herbal healing for the whole family. Her Baby Balm is the best diaper ointment I’ve found!

  • Inspired By Finn – Our family has been purchasing Baltic amber from this shop since 2008.

  • Ardo Brest Pumps - One of my favorites and a brand I use personally. An overall great company to work with. 

Homebirth newborn baby feet
Newborn and Family Photography:
  • Heidi Timmons Photography – Heidi has been my branding gal for a few years now but her talents far surpass just taking amazing headshots.

  • Hvfitz Photos - Hannah has been capturing our growing family along with Heidi and is an absolute joy to work with.