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The pregnancy and postpartum phases are some are the most joyful, exhausting and overwhelming in life. There is so much to learn, and that’s why Wichita Moms Blog is thrilled to introduce our first Pregnancy & Postpartum Guide! We have teamed up with local businesses that specialize in all things related to the journey into motherhood. We hope this will help you connect with the resources you need to take the stress out of adding to your family.
We would like to thank Wesley Hospital and all of the businesses listed for sponsoring this guide.
Fertility, Hospital Care, Adoption & Surrogacy
Wesley, with a reputation of being the premier hospital in Kansas for obstetrical services, has two facilities where babies are born. The BirthCare Center is designed for mothers expecting a low-risk childbirth, and Wesley Women’s hospital has birth rooms designed for more complicated births. Both facilities have staff who are committed to providing the finest care during and after labor and delivery.
Website | Phone: 316-962-2000
Martin Pringle’s adoption team of Martin Bauer and Megan Monsour have more than 50 years-experience representing adoptive parents, birth mothers, and intended parents through surrogate and gestational carrier agreements. Dedicated to connecting families hoping to grow the family they’ve always dreamed of, our attorneys have the expertise and experience to counsel you through your adoption journey. From start to finish, Martin Pringle’s adoption attorneys will be by your side.
Website | Phone: 316-265-9311
Pregnancy & Postpartum Care
Heartland Women’s Group Gynecology and Obstetrics Services is a women’s health practice serving the greater Wichita area.
Their obstetricians and gynecologists are committed to providing quality, personalized prenatal care and offers a welcoming environment for women in all stages of life.
Website | Phone: 316-962-7175
Chiropractic during pregnancy is an essential choice during your prenatal care and it is 100% safe. Chiropractic adjustments can help decrease back pain and discomfort, faster labors and recoveries, and help the body stay aligned for birth. As one of the specialized prenatal chiropractic offices in Wichita, Dr. Rachel has pregnancy pillows and drop down tables to accommodate the growing baby. Dr. Rachel is specifically trained to work with pregnant women and support their needs.
Website | Phone: 316-993-0342
Imagining your new bundle of joy is usually filled with visions of sweet baby snuggles, coos, and bonding. Most parents don’t prepare for colic. In fact, most new parents aren’t even familiar with the term.
Visiting our website before delivery could save you months of sleepless nights.
Website | Phone: 316-945-0075
Dr. Chris at Bollenbach Chiropractic specializes in the treatment of muscle and joint aches and pains that commonly accompany pregnancy. The deep tissue release techniques along with chiropractic adjustments decrease pregnancy pains, and can ease the pregnancy and delivery process as a whole.
Website | Phone: 316-347-5900
Pregnancy and becoming a parent brings joys, questions and new experiences. Sunshine Family Yoga is a community centered organization that nurtures your pregnant, birthing, and postnatal journey. Prenatal and new family yoga classes focus on connection, wellness, development & wisdom sharing. Other services; Rebozo, Doula, childbirth comfort class, postpartum guide.
Website | Phone: 316-267-4520
Wichita Birth Assistance (WBA) provides midwifery and doula services including well-woman, prenatal, birth and, postpartum care. Whether at our Andover office or in the home or hospital settings, our well-trained and experienced professionals are dedicated to serving families with the highest level of integrity and professionalism. We happily serve families in the greater Wichita area.
Website | Phone: 316-252-0049
Wichita Doula is the #1 provider of doula services in Wichita, KS and surrounding areas. With our skilled and caring professionally-trained labor doulas, postpartum doulas, and placenta encapsulation specialists by your side, your whole family will enjoy feeling confident, relaxed, and completely supported as you welcome your new baby.
Website | Phone: 316-302-4484
Gifts for New Moms
Whether you’re a first-time mom or adding to your family, if there’s anyone who deserves a bit of spoiling, it’s you. Your significant other can find a beautiful selection of push presents at Burnell’s, including birthstone charm bracelets, Carelle stackable birthstone rings, even custom pieces—made with love by Burnell’s designers.
Website | Phone: 316-634-2822
Take laundry off your never-ending to-do list with In The Bag Cleaners! With our wash & fold laundry service, you can drop off everything you put in your washer and dryer at home and have it washed, dried, and folded- ready to be picked up the next day!
Website | Phone: 316-267-3407
We craft tea designed for wellness, delicious to sip. With specially formulated blends like Pregnancy, Lactation, Baby Blessings and Sleep Ease, Cozy Leaf can help bring health and balance to a new mothers routine. Let us help find the perfect tea to go along with these special moments in your child’s development.
Website | Phone: 316-640-1155
Love of Character helps you add character to your parties, gifts and life! They have everything from paper goods to party supplies to gifts and can even host events for you.
The shop, located in the Dockum Building at Douglas and Hillside, offers adorable gift boxes for new and expecting moms, with the sweetest swaddles and much more!
Website | Phone: 316-351-5527
Preparing for Baby
Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment Event is Wichita’s largest one-stop shopping extravaganza! We hold events each spring and fall at Century II Exhibition Hall. Shop a variety of high quality items, such as baby equipment, bedding, nursery décor, toys, clothes, shoes and much more at just a fraction of retail prices.
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In maternity, Fresh 48, newborn, motherhood, & family sessions, I’m photographing this season of your life in an authentic, timeless way that captures the best of your family. Your expectant glow, a new father’s pride, adoration from your child…all in beautiful, emotive photographs that become treasured keepsakes for a lifetime.
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Specializing in maternity, newborn, & first year milestones, Erin’s images portray the natural interactions of clients within locations using primarily natural light.
A unique in-home newborn lifestyle session includes the newborn & all immediate family members. Her images are custom edited with vibrant and striking colors.
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Jasmin Rupp Photography is a natural and studio light photography service in Wichita, Kansas. Founded in 2010, Jasmin Rupp Photography quickly became known for its beautiful newborn, baby and child portraits. Jasmin’s artistic eye views each baby and session as an inspired opportunity to create unique artwork for you and your family.
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“As a photographer, I want my images to tell a story. I want them to embody real emotion and genuine moments. It’s my goal to capture not only a portrait, but a snapshot of your life. I don’t just want to be your photographer, I want to be your storyteller.”
Sally Cavanaugh Photography specializes in newborn, children and family photography. Sally offers studio and lifestyle newborn sessions, along with newborn fresh look and arrival sessions.
Website | Phone: 316-207-1386
The Wesley Care Breastfeeding Clinic is a walk-in clinic free of charge to those women who gave birth at Wesley. Lactation consultants and nurses can help breastfeeding mothers with comfortable and effective feeding positions, helping baby to “latch on”, monitor milk supply, and much more.
Website | Phone: 316-962-6455
The Breastfeeding Center of Wichita is the premier resource for Wichita and the surrounding area, with personal quality breastfeeding support and assistance. Owner, Megan Bayer RN, BSN, IBCLC, provides evidence-based breastfeeding care, support and education in the home, hospital, or office.
Website | Phone: 316-648-2768
Exercising throughout your pregnancy and postpartum period is extremely important for you and your baby! Our team of personal trainers at GoTimeTraining will guide you every step of the way. We are passionate about sharing with you a solution to your pre and post pregnancy struggles on how to live a lifestyle centered on health, fitness and nutrition.
Website | Phone: 316-833-0999
StrongMother Programs (SM) are the only certified pre/postnatal programs in Kansas led by RN, Pre/Postnatal Corrective Exercise Specialist and Postpartum Fitness Specialist. SM prepares women for labor by increasing physical endurance and activating the inner core to minimize the chance of diastasis recti, low back pain and pelvic issues.
Website | Phone: 316-210-3157