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Resources

Below are some of our favorite and highly-recommended resources. If you would like more information about any of the following, or if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Birth Doulas

Selma Brothman
Philly Doula Co-op

Nicole Nordberg

A Woman’s Work Doula Services

Debbie Mangel
Debbie The Doula

Tammy Arbeter
610-316-0559

Breastfeeding Consultants

Linda Derbyshire, IBCLC
Center City Pediatrics
215-735-5600

Collette Acker, IBCLC
Breastfeeding Resource Center
215-886-2433

Lisa Mandell, IBCLC
610-517-9552

Breast Pump Rental Sites

Solutions for Women at Pennsylvania Hospital
721 Delancey Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-829-5046

Joanne Siciliano
121 Sutton Road
Ardmore, PA 19003
610-649-7769

The Breastfeeding Resource Center
1355 Old York Road, #101
Abington, PA 19001
215-886-2433

Main Line Health Lactation Center at Paoli Hospital

484-476-2336

Breastfeeding Support Groups

Breastfeeding Support with Linda Derbyshire
Groups are held at Center City Pediatrics

Mainline Health Breastfeeding Mothers Group
Groups are held at Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Group, and Paoli Hospital; visit the website for more information or call 484-565-8075.

Pediatricians

Center City Pediatrics
1740 South Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19146
215-735-5600

Advocare Society Hill Pediatrics
1233 Locust Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-545-8188

CHOP Primary Care Haverford

600 Haverford Road, Suite 100
Haverford, PA 19041
610-658-0999

Mohels

Cantor Mark Kushner – 1-800-559-BRIS

Mothers Support Groups

NEST – 215-545-6378
Newborn “Mommy & Me” classes called “Hatchlings”

Hall Mercer
Great support resource to center city moms. The moms meet with a group of women whose babies are all approximately the same age, and they remain in the same play/support group for about three years.

Yoga Child – 215-238-0989
Yoga baby classes

The Yoga Garden
Two locations (Philadelphia and Narberth)

Ali’s Wagon
Hypnobabies, breastfeeding support, baby-wearing classes, cloth diapering classes, infant massage classes, new moms drop-in group, infant sleep-issues classes.

Postpartum and New Parent Support Group
Led by Perri Shaw Borish MSS, LCSW, BCD at Center City Pediatrics.

Postpartum Stress-Related Issues

The Postpartum Stress Center
(Accepts most insurances)
1062 Lancaster Avenue, Suite 2
Rosemont, PA 19010
610-525-7527

Pam Vail, PsyD – Therapist
255 S. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-760-0096

Helen Coons, PsyD – Therapist

255 S. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
610-667-3527

Anna Hiatt Nicholaides, PsyD – Therapist
1420 Walnut Street, Suite 1010
Philadelphia, PA  19102
267-702- 6623

Stephanie Pelosi, LCSW – Therapist
2305 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130
917-658-6831

This Isn’t What I Expected, Overcoming Postpartum Depression (Book)

by Karen Kleiman and Valerie Raskin

Chiropractors for Infants and Pregnant Women

Ohm Family Chiropractic
Locations in Media and Philadelphia. They also hold classes and events, including meetings for ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network) and La Leche League.

Car Seat Installation Inspection

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
3601 A Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134
267-426-5714
Inspections are done on the first Monday of each month from 5:00PM – 8:00PM by appointment only (call to schedule).

PA State Police

2201 Belmont Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
215-560-6200
Inspections are done by appointment only (call to schedule).

Newborn Photography

Meg Brock Photography

Other Resources

Cozy Tots Kids Consignment Sales
Semi-annual consignment sale; check the website for upcoming events.

Your Organic Bedroom
Two locations (Paoli and Doylestown) for organic crib mattresses and bedding.