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FIND A BIRTHNETWORK NATIONAL CHAPTER-MICHIGAN






What We Do
The WMBBN was created to provide parents with a network of support services to guide them through the transition of becoming a family. Connecting individuals and families with their local resources to help them make fully informed and supported choices.
Our Meetings
We host events, workshops and support meetings for new and expecting parents. 
Our Members
Visit our website for a list of local providers who provide Mother-Friendly care in West Michigan.
Chapter Leaders
Laurie Vance
Lara Goldsmith
Kathy Oakes
Meg Zerfas

Please visit our Blog to learn information about our members, read informational articles, and stay up to date on all of our events! 
West Michigan Better Birth Network

Contact us at:
wmbbn@birthnetwork.org

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Join us!

Want to join the movement and help facilitate change in birth? There can never be enough birth workers and advocates! Members of the West Michigan Better Birth Network believe that through collaboration we are able to facilitate improvement in maternity services and outcomes more rapidly and efficiently. Our members are also able to gain access to valuable information, joint advertising, consumers & interprofessional support.


Levels of Membership and what it includes:


Advocate $25

Added to Advocate Listing with Credentials/Profession listed behind name on all your listings. Discounts for ad space in resource guide.


Professional $50

All of the advocate benefits PLUS added to Professional Listing with full contact information to all your listings. One category listing on BirthNetwork National website.


Want to join us or make a

donation to our cause?

For more information, please e mail

WMBBN@BirthNetwork.org


Your current WMBBN Members:

Laurie Vance - CLE/CLC/doula
Paisley Breastfeeding & Birth Services
616-914-6041
momto12@gmail.com

Juliea Paige CD(DONA) - Doula/Lactivist/Artist/Reiki Master
Crowning Lotus Doula Services
616.633.5787
crowninglotus@yahoo.com
www.CrowningLotus.com

Lara Goldsmith Vaughn, Birth Doula
Courageous.Mariposa@gmail.com
517.599.0119

Meg Zerfas - Doula/Birth Coach/VBAC
Mommy Loving Care
616.304.8130
megzerfas@gmail.com

Kathy Oakes - Doula, Natural Childbirth Educator, Natural Health Educator & Lactation Coach
Serenity Holistic Health & Wellness
 616.951.1404
kathy@sbsdoula.com
www.sbsdoula.com

Jennifer Seif - LLL Leader/doula/midwife in training
269-792-9183
quakermama@gmail.com


Heather Dexter - Holistic Labor Companion, Bradley Method, Natural Health Practitioner
Earth Mother's Natural Health & Birth Services
231.878.3323
myearthmother@yahoo.com
www.bradleybirth.com/Heather Dexter

Carly Zeeuw
616.460.6166
Co-Founder of 360 Massage
Crowning Lotus bEARTH Doula Apprentice & Reiki Master
carly@360massage.com
360massage.com
CrowningLotus.com

Hop Scotch Children's Store
616.233.4008
909 Cherry St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI. 49506
HopScotchStore.com

Lisa Gowins Certified Massage Therapist, Doula & Childbirth Educator
Serenity Holistic Health & Wellness
Lisa.Gowins@gmail.com
616.951.1907
www.sbsdoula.com


Chasity Kay Moore - Reiki Master & bEARTH Doula Apprentice
cmoore0320@gmail.com
616.633.7592

Beth Delercq-The Bradley Method

616.889.4399
bethdelercq@gmail.com
www.bradleybirth.com/bethdeclercq

Meet the Doulas of West Michigan!

Join other new and expectant parents at Meet the Doulas to learn the answers to these and other questions about birth and postpartum doula services.

Receive an overview of what doulas do
Learn the benefits of doula services
Understand how dads/partners and doulas work together
Discover how to find the right doula for you


Doulas working in West Michigan will be on hand to answer your questions, offer personalized referrals, and represent some of the wonderful variety of personalities, ages, backgrounds, and skills you can find in a birth or postpartum doula. Time is also provided for parents to meet individual doulas in brief "get acquainted" interviews.

Meet the doulas will take place the last saturday of the month from 10:30-11:30.  Location: Simply Born Office: 820 Monroe #333A, Grand Rapids MI

Dates for the Meet & Greets:

July 28th 2012
August 25th 2012
September 29th 2012
October 27th 2012


 
 
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