INDIGO WELLNESS GROUP - Time-honored traditions + modern, practical advice. Indigo Wellness Group is your one-stop for acupuncture, nutrition, integrative health coaching and fertility support.
STAMFORD BALANCE CHIROPRACTIC STUDIO- Chiropractic work takes a whole body approach towards treating illnesses. It's particularly helpful in mental health due to its focus on the nervous system. Simply put, by correcting misalignments in the spine, removing nerve blockages, chiropractors are promoting a healthy flow of blood and nutrients throughout the body which can improve mental functioning.
FAMILY TREE YOGA- A yoga center that offers a variety of services(classes, workshops, support groups, playgroups, etc.) for the whole family.
DR. BISMRUTA MISRA - A kind, empathetic, and brilliant endocrinologist who takes her time with patients, truly listening and troubleshooting each and every symptom.
DR. ILANA RESSLER - When conceiving isn’t as easy as we thought, seeing a reproductive endocrinologist can be an important step to take. Dr. Ressler specializes in reproductive endocrinology, but also has a subspecialty in treating and diagnosing PCOS. See her if you're having trouble conceiving, suspect you might have PCOS, or feel like you want a thorough pre-conception workup. She’s the greatest!
DR. WENDY WOLFSON- A psychiatrist who has a creative approach to treating psychiatric symptoms, Wendy is easy to talk to, listens openly, and collaborates to make a medication management plan that works specifically for you.
DR. LEONARD KUNDEL - Oral restrictions can be extremely difficult to work through, and often pediatricians leave them undiagnosed. Dr. Kundel is a one stop shop for evaluating and correcting lip, buccal, and tongue ties that can affect the function and development of the mouth and face.
THE OAK TREE AGENCY- Nicole Opalinski of The Oak Tree Agency is an incredible childcare resource. She can help families decide on and find the best caregiver for their family, considering level of care needed, hours, budget, and any other specification a family might require.
JEN TOW- Jen is an incredible lactation consultant who also specializes in postnatal nutrition, therapy for oral ties and development, as well as gut healing for mom and baby. She is an incredible source of support for moms and babies alike.
POSTPARTUM SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL (PSI)- The world's leading organization dedicated to increasing support and providing resources for women and their families during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Also to increasing awareness of the mental health challenges related to childbearing and parenting, and to provide perinatal mental health training for childbirth professionals. PSI offers a host of services that includes: a helpline, text support, newsletter, and formal training for professionals. Local chapters are available in most states, check out the CONNECTICUT CHAPTER HERE for local events and support groups.
THE PARENT COLLECTIVE- Provides a hub for prenatal education, open discussion and community building through a series of closed groups.
HOPE AFTER LOSS- Supports parents and families who have experienced the loss of their baby during pregnancy or anytime during the infant's life. The organization offers many levels of support including free bereavement support groups and burial financial assistance.
MOTHER TO BABY CT- A free consultation service for providers and families searching for guidance on any substance interference with pregnancy development and/or breastfeeding. For example, if you're concerned about the whether a medication that you're taking may have an effect on your unborn baby or whether it could be passed through your breastmilk. Mother To Baby CT offers telephone or in person consultation and has many fact sheets on psychotropic medications in pregnancy through their website.
PHYSIOELEMENTS- Prenatal and postpartum physical therapy. Treatment for low back/joint pain, diastasis recti (abdominal separation), and pelvic floor dysfunction.
AND BABY MAKES THREE: THE SIX STEP PLAN FOR PRESERVING MARITAL INTIMACY AND REKINDLING ROMANCE AFTER BABY ARRIVES- John Gottman and Julie Schwartz provide an incredible context on how your relationships transform after having a baby and particularly teach couples how to maintain a healthy marriage in the midst of this transition.
THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE: BRAIN, MIND AND BODY IN THE HEALING OF TRAUMA- An innovative way to view the effects of trauma on the body and brain. Included are strategies that go beyond the traditional treatment approaches.
BODY FULL OF STARS: FEMALE RAGE AND MY PASSAGE INTO MOTHERHOOD- One woman's vulnerable account of her passage to motherhood, the rage she experienced and its influence on her marriage, the relationship to her own mother and the connection to her self.
THE FOURTH TRIMESTER: A POSTPARTUM GUIDE TO HEALING YOUR BODY, BALANCING YOUR EMOTIONS AND RESTORING YOUR VITALITY- An essential road map to navigating the first three months following pregnancy.
WHAT NO ONE TELLS YOU: A GUIDE TO YOUR EMOTIONS FROM PREGNANCY TO MOTHERHOOD- Highlights the complex and often times mixed emotions (that go unsaid) that come up along the motherhood journey coupled with practical tips to manage them.