Local Resources

One of the best things about doula work (besides the sweet new babies) is the community that is created surrounding birth.

Lisa Burritt – of  It’s Thyme Doula Care and check her out on facebook – It’s Thyme Doula Care

Additionally, here are some other resources in the area:

(Please note this list is constantly evolving!)

Lactation Support:

Lisa Velasquez, IBCLC, RLC of Promise Lactation Consulting

Prenatal Massage:

Lindsey Arbuckle, Certified Massage Therapist at Alchemy MFR

Southern VT Doulas:

Sarah Schuldenfrei, doula at Shifras Tent

Home birth midwife:

Kristen Benoit, CPM, LM, NHCM at Green Mountain Home Birth

Birthing Center with Midwives:

Tapestry Midwifery in Vergennes working out of Porter Medical Center in Middlebury

Pregnancy Support/Breastfeeding Peer Counselors:

VT Dept of Health, WIC department

Placenta Encapsulation:

Helena Wu of Good Medicine Tree

Visiting Nurses:


Prenatal Chiropractor:

Pinkus Family Chiropractic in Manchester

Joe Donohue of Thrive Center in Wallingford

Prenatal Yoga:

Heart of the Village Yoga in Manchester

Books worth checking out:

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

Active Birth

The Birth Partner

Natural Hospital Birth: The Best of Both Worlds

any book by Ina May Gaskin

any book by Aviva Jill Romm

Online resources:

Evidence Based Birth

Midwifery Today

Childbirth Connection


Find a doula:

Doula Training Guide

Doula Match



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