It's Your Birth. Explore Your Options.

Resources and Providers

birthnetwork_logo_button_ob_mfcsOuter Banks Birth Network encourages you to seek providers who support your personal philosophies. The Outer Banks Birth Network does not endorse or recommend providers, but lists those providers who endorses the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative (MFCI) and are paid Outer Banks Birth Network members. The Outer Banks Birth Network does not guarantee the provider information, nor does Outer Banks Birth Network check the validity or accuracy of credentials including, but limited to, certifications, licenses or training of any listed provider. There are variations in the philosophies and practices of providers listed. It is the responsibility of each consumer to verify the credentials of providers and Outer Banks Birth Network encourages consumers to interview providers in order to find the care that is right for each individual and family.

Acupuncture/Chinese Medicine

Cheryl Blankenship, LAc
Island Acupuncture

4917 S Croatan Hwy, Suite 1E, Nags Head, NC 27959
252.449.8122
www.islandacupunctureobx.comislandacupunctureobx@gmail.com
Providing treatment for mastitis, infertility, nausea of pregnancy, delayed or difficult labor, and post-partum care.

 

Chiropractor

Casey Titus, D.C.
Clearview Chiropractic

1 Ocean Blvd Suite 104
Southern Shores, NC
252.261.3100

Dr. Titus has an evidence based, drug-free approach to treating many of the musculoskeletal issues women experience in the many phases of life, including pregnancy.  Dr. Titus focuses on your individual needs and collaborates with your other healthcare providers to ensure the best possible results.

Brent Vuyovich, D.C.
Thrive Chiropractic

2400 N. Croatan Hwy, Suite I
Kill Devil Hills, NC

252.207.5453

Brent Vuyovich, DC is excited to return home to serve Chiropractic care to the families and individuals along the Outer Banks. At Thrive Chiropractic, Dr. Brent is passionate about helping people improve performance and reach more of their innate potential in life and health.

 

Breastfeeding Support

Nancy Gray
Breastfeeding Bistro

252.564.9508
obxbreastfeedingbistro@gmail.com
The Outer Banks Breastfeeding Bistro provides free breastfeeding support for moms and babies who are breastfeeding, moms who plan to breastfeed and their families and friends. We have monthly face-to-face meetings and a closed discussion group on Facebook where questions are answered and stories are shared. We also provide one-on-one breastfeeding consultations if requested.

Doula

Dallas Bossola

Bloom Prenatal & Postpartum Services

804.986.6262

douladallas@gmail.com

Birth Doula – Postpartum Doula – Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist

Jennifer Parker
Outer Banks Pregnancy and Birth Services

252.489.0443
sandbardoula@gmail.com

Sacred Pregnancy Instructor offering Pregnancy and Birth Journey classes.
CAPPA trained birth doula offering physical, emotional and informational support to women during pregnancy, birth and into the early postpartum period. Serving women from the Outer Banks to Elizabeth City.

Massage

Jill Keller
Seaside Wellness

252.722.2713
Providing pre & postnatal individual massage as well Partner Prenatal Massage classes for couples.

Ali Berryman
Better Baby Massage

252.489.8176
Slow down and bond with your baby in this fast-paced life style. Learn to communicate with your baby and connect with other parents. Class meets for an hour and a half, once a week, for 4 weeks. We will go through a massage routine and discuss other topics relating to infants and parenting. Classes forming now – there is a minimum of 4 people needed for the class.

Yoga

Michelle Madden Smith & Anne Howard

Outer Banks Yoga – Pre-natal Yoga

www.outerbanksyoga.com   Since 1999 we have lovingly served the Outer Banks community and visitors. We are Open all year, and we are delighted to offer you a nurturing and conscious environment filled with art and inspiration.

We have an experienced group of internationally trained and creative instructors. We offer classes to suit every mood, body and stage of life.

We also offer the only pre-natal certified instruction on the beach with Anne Howard, eRYT-500.  She offers an on-going semi-private pre-natal class and we can also offer suggestions for joining her other classes comfortably during pregnancy. Email michelle@outerbanksyoga.com for information.

Deena Prete

Village Yoga – Pre-natal Yoga

252.305.2095    www.duckvillageyoga.comyogichandra@hotmail.com

Deena teaches in home private classes and prenatal yoga every Tuesday from 11am to 12:15pm. “Prenatal Yoga is a wonderful way to connect with your baby on this amazing journey. We offer a peaceful and loving environment; where momma’s will practice postures, breathing techniques and deep relaxation that will support you during pregnancy, delivery and beyond.”

Support Groups

Breastfeeding Bistro

Nancy Gray

252.564.9508  Connect with other moms and babies and share your experiences with breastfeeding. Get answers to your questions and exchange ideas and information. All pregnant women, mothers, and children are welcome. Professional help available by Nancy Gray, Registered Dietitian and Breastfeeding Educator. FREE and open to the public.

Outer Banks Mommy & Me

 www.mommyandmeobx.com/ Mommy & Me is a group of organized moms dedicated to the development of young children birth through the age of five. Through various activities and functions, Mommy & Me provides members with the foundation for educational stimulation in arts, science, and community awareness as well as social interaction for moms, dads, or guardians and their children.

Outer Banks Preemie Moms
Beth Johnson

zackandbethjohnson@gmail.com
A supportive group for moms of preemies to find encouragement and meet up with other moms parenting preemies here on the Outer Banks.

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