Resources


The following is a limited list of local care providers who can help you with various aspects of pregnancy, labor and the postpartum period.  Clients have access to a comprehensive list as resources as well, which I am happy to provide upon request.

Birth Centers

O’Bleness Memorial Hospital

55 Hospital Dr

Athens, OH 45701

740-593-5551

 

Marietta Memorial Hospital

401 Matthew Street

Marietta, OH 45750

740-374-1400

 

Ohio State’s Maternity Center

University Hospital-Wexner Center

410 W 10th Ave.

Columbus, OH 43210

614-293-8497

1-800-282-6502

Breastfeeding pump and equipment suppliers (purchase and rental)

 

The DrugStore at O’Bleness

Castrop Center

75 Hospital Drive, Suite 130

Athens, OH 45701

740-566-4690

 

Breastfeeding support groups, clinics, classes

La Leche League of Athens

Meets at the Athens Library 3rd Wednesday of each month

Breastfeeding Café at the Athens Book Center 1st Fridays at 10:30 am

Cassie 740-707-2519, cassmee@yahoo.com

Sherri 740-274-0835, sherriwati@yahoo.com

 

O’Bleness Memorial Hospital Lactation Consultant

Free Breastfeeding Classes

740-592-9364

 

Childbirth educators

Holly Poulson, Bradley Method

Marietta, OH

740-376-0446

hpoulson@suddenlink.net

 

Molly Wales, BirthWorks

Athens, OH

740-591-9409

molly.wales@yahoo.com

www.birthworks.org

 

Laura Post, Holistic Birth Services

Athens, OH

740-594-YOGA

theholisticmama@gmail.com

 

Lucy Jeudes, LCCE (Lamaze)

Athens, OH

740-594-8039

lucyj@intelliweave.com

www.birthprepbasics.com

 

O’Bleness Memorial Hospital Childbirth Classes

740-592-9275

 

Community services and Programs

Athens County Head Start

Hocking Athens Perry Community Action

507 Richland Ave

Athens, OH 45701

740-592-1124

 

Family doctors/pediatricians

Holzer Clinic

2131 E State St

Athens, OH 45701

740-589-3100

 

University Medical Associates

329 Parks Hall

Athens, OH 45701

740-593-2444

 

Lactation consultants

Michelle Biddlestone

O’Bleness Memorial Hospital

55 Hospital Dr

Athens, OH 45701

740-592-9364

 

Ebb & Flow Lactation Services

Julie Gladney BS, LPN, IBCLC

740-818-8871

ebbflowlactation@gmail.com

 

 

Libraries/infant programs

Athens Public Library

30 Home St

Athens, OH 45701

Baby Story Time Tuesdays at 9:30 & 11 am

 

Kindermusik with Miss Christa and Friends

94 Columbus Rd

Athens, OH 45701

740-854-4011

christa.miss@gmail.com

 

Midwives

Sue Campbell, CNM

Andrea Cooper, CNM

Holzer Clinic

2131 E State St

Athens, OH 45701

740-589-3100

 

Angelita Nixon, CNM

304-757-9006

www.anmidwife.com

 

Marlene Waechter, CPM

740-286-5756

marlenecpm@frontier.com

 

New mothers/fathers/parent groups

Athens Birth Circle

Meets the last Wednesday of each month at the Athens Library

Athensbirthcircle.com

Molly.wales@athensbirthcircle.com

 

Birth Circle Playgroup

Meets 1st Thursday of each month at the Athens Library

amandabehn@gmail.com

 

Meet-A-Mom program, Birth Circle

Erica@bloominglotusphotography.com

 

Obstetricians

Dr. Coats, D.O.

Dr. Ries, M.D.

Holzer Clinic

2131 E State St

Athens, OH 45701

740-589-3100

 

River Rose Obstetrics & Gynecology

75 Hospital Drive

Athens, OH 45701

740-594-8819

 

On-line resources

Kellymom

Kellymom.com

Evidence-based parenting and breastfeeding support

 

Dr. Sears

Askdrsears.com

Parenting and breastfeeding advice

 

LactMed Database of studies about lactation and drug interactions

http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT

 

Infant Risk Center

Infantrisk.com

806-352-2519

Pregnancy and Lactation drug interaction hotline

 

Postpartum exercise classes/mother and baby exercise classes/yoga classes

Inhale Yoga Studio

Kristen Wade

Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga

63 S Court St, 2nd Floor

Athens, OH 45701

740.249.4310

inhaleyoga.org

breathe@inhaleyoga.org

 

Laura Post

Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga

740-594-YOGA

theholisticmama@gmail.com

www.holistic-birth.com

 

Postpartum doulas

Catherine Lachman, DONA Certified Postpartum Doula

Athens, OH

740-592-9636

740-856-9565

clachman@gmail.com

 

Placenta Encapsulation

Laura Post

740-594-YOGA

www.holistic-birth.com

theholisticmama@gmail.com

 

Chelsea Monday

740-818-2703

chelseamonday@gmail.com

 

Belly Art

Deborah of Desdemona’s Designs

www.ohiobodyart.com

Deborah@ohiobodyart.com

 

Jody Rife

Gallipolis, OH

http://www.fabfacesbyjody.com

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