Are you expecting or plan to be expecting? Do you have a newborn?
Then you will want to SAVE THE DATE for our next BLOOM Event: April 21st, 2018
The pregnancy and postpartum phases are some are the most joyful, exhausting and overwhelming in life. There is so much to learn, and our hope is that this Pregnancy & Postpartum Guide will serve as a place to begin with your research in finding the best experts to lead the way! We have teamed up with local businesses that specialize in all things related to the journey into motherhood.
We would like to thank our title sponsor Wesley Medical Center and all other featured businesses that are listed here. For a comprehensive list of products and services available in Wichita, be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page. We sincerely hope this guide helps you connect with the resources you need to take the stress out of adding to your family.
For more resources, click on these links to find out what other local moms have to say about pregnancy, breastfeeding, and newborns.
Wesley, with a reputation of being the premier hospital in Kansas for obstetrical services, has two facilities where babies are born. The Wesley Birth Care Suites are 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.
Heartland Women’s Group is a women’s health practice serving the greater Wichita area. Their obstetricians and gynecologists are committed to providing quality, personalized care for women in all stages of life, whether you need pregnancy care, an annual exam or help managing menopause.
Martin Pringle Adoption Professionals
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.
Chiropractic during pregnancy is an essential part of prenatal care, and it is 100% safe. Chiropractic adjustments can help decrease back pain and discomfort, promote faster labors and recoveries, and help the body stay aligned for birth. Specializing in prenatal chiropractic care, 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.
Love of Character
Love of Character has everything you need to spoil a mom-to-be! From cute baby gifts and unique greeting cards to a venue for hosting a baby shower, we have you covered. We can even wrap up and ship a gift to an out-of-town new mom. We love adding character to your parties, gifts and life!
Wichita Doula is the leading provider of doula services in Wichita, KS and surrounding areas. With our skilled and caring team of professionally trained specialists by your side, your whole family will enjoy feeling confident, relaxed, and completely supported as you welcome your new baby. Wichita Doula is your source for labor support, postpartum and overnight doulas, placenta encapsulation, and childbirth education.
Sally Cavanaugh Films and Photos
Through photography and film sessions, Sally Cavanaugh Films and Photos captures the beauty of your life and those who share it with you. Sally specializes in newborn and family photography, and offers both studio and lifestyle newborn sessions. As the days go by quickly, Sally wants to help you remember the simple things…your moments, your life and all the feelings.
Cypress Medical Research Center, LLC, led by David Grainger, MD, MPH and Jeffrey Davis, MD, specializes in clinical research for new treatments in Women’s Health, including Postpartum Depression, Endometriosis, Infertility, Sexual Dysfunction, and other reproductive and gynecological conditions.
Breastfeeding Center of Wichita
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, MSN, IBCLC, provides evidence-based breastfeeding care, support and education in the home, hospital, or office.
In maternity, Fresh 48, newborn, motherhood, & family sessions, Alison photographs the seasons of your life in an authentic, timeless way that captures the best of your family. Your expectant glow, a new father’s pride, the adoration of your child…all in beautiful, emotive photographs that become treasured keepsakes for a lifetime.
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. Familiarize yourself with the signs of colic, and make an appointment with us if you think your little one may be struggling!
Within each session, Erin strives to portray the authentic moments between loved ones to illustrate your story of every day beauty. Her love for photography has only deepened through this journey of motherhood, and she hopes to deliver a session full of your own timeless moments as keepsakes to look back and smile upon, even years down the road.
Specializing in maternity, birth, Fresh 48, newborn, first year milestones, and family sessions, her images are custom edited with vibrant and striking colors.