Monday, August 27, 2012

Dad's & Birth Photography

This is an awesome slideshow of a variety of birth photographers catching the essence of birth that is sometimes forgotten. Look for pictures from two local birth photographers in this slide show Jeri Hoag and Jennifer Lynne Anderson!

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Free Infant Massage Class

Paulina Hayden is offering a free baby massage class as part of her certification requirements to 5 parents and their baby.
Class will be some time in September, date and location to be announced.
If interested contact Paulina at or (574) 339-7676.

Photo Courtesy of Jeri Hoag Photography

New Midwifery Service Available

Earthen Vessels Nurse Midwifery Services
251 Aiport North Office Park
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 704-7166
Earthen Vessels is owned and operated by Janis Chrissikos.
Earthen Vesselsoffers home birth midwifery services is in northeastern Indiana, including full prenatal care, labor and birth services, water birth if desired, postpartum services, well newborn care for the first two months, and well-woman care.


Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Thinking of a last minute vacation?

NEW! Nursing Moms Nest at the Indianapolis Zoo
Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health and the Indianapolis Zoo will unveil a new “Nursing Moms Nest” on May 26th. Located within the new “Flights of Fancy: A Brilliance of Birds presented by Citizens Energy Group” exhibit that opens Memorial Day weekend, the lactation room will be the first of its kind for the Indianapolis Zoo. The temperature-controlled room offers three partitioned areas to nurse with comfortable seating, along with changing stations, a sink and a play area for other kids. What a great option for moms visiting the zoo - be sure to check it out next time you are there!

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Free Newborn Pictures

If you book your Birth Story in the month of Aug with J.Lynne Photography

you will receive a Newborn Session for FREE (value $225.00)! Please mention you saw my post on this blog.From the photographer Jennifer Lynne:
"I have fallen in love with the ability to capture that simple smile, frown, or moment in time with a photograph that brings everlasting memories to our minds. I truly enjoy helping others capture those moments in a simple but elegant way."

"I am originally from southern California. (Northern Indiana became my home about two years ago.) I am a wife and a mother of two active boys. I love sunglasses, flip flops, simplicity, family, and fun."

Check her blog and face book for more newborn pictures

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

August Classes & Support Groups


Memorial Hospital:

4th, 6th Open House 18th

LinkSt. Joseph Regional Medical Center:

2nd, 7th Tours 4th

Elkhart General Hospital:

2nd, 7th, 11th Tours 16th

Lakeland Community Hospital:



Memorial Hospital:

Class 14th, 27th

Support Group: 2nd, 6th, 9th,13th, 16th, 20th 23rd, 27th, 30th

12-1pm at Brainworks, 534 N. Michigan St.

St Joseph Regional Medical Center:

Class 7th

Support Group 1st, 15th

La Leche League of South Bend:

14th, 21st, 28th

La Leche League of Elkhart:


Elkhart General Hospital:


Birth Matters:


Lakeland Community Hospital:



Women’s Care Center:

7th, 14th, 21st, 28th