Local Resources

March 9, 2018

I will be adding to and editing this list to make it more comprehensive soon. I will also have a PDF download format soon! 

 

 

Resource List

  • WIC

Franklin County WIC 240 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215 (614) 645-7280
 

  • Breastfeeding Resources-

    • Lactation Consultants

 

 

Diana Bates RN, IBCLC                                           

Mothers' Milk Bank of Ohio 614-566-0631 dbates@ohiohealth.com

 

Kathy Bright RNC, BSN,IBCLC

Doctors' Hospital 614-544-2111

 

Courtney Clark RN, BSN, IBCLC

Mount Carmel West Hospital 614-234-2656

 

Cindy Deering RD/LD, IBCLC

Columbus Public Health Department WIC 614-645-8911 CLDeering@columbus.gov

 

Nancy Derian RN, IBCLC, ICCE

Grant Medical Center 614-566-9444

 

Mandy Eisler RN, BSN, IBCLC

Riverside Methodist Hospital 614-566-5132

 

Esther Gillett RD, IBCLC, ALC

Columbus Public Health Department WIC 614-645-7281 esgillett@columbus.gov.

 

Dyane Gogan Turner MPH, RD/LD, IBCLC

Ohio Department of Health 614-644-6560 Dyane.GoganTurner@odh.ohio.gov

 

Maribeth Grywalski RNC,IBCLC

Riverside Methodist Hospital MaribethDGrywalski/Staff/Ohiohealth@ohiohealth.com

 

Megan Harrison BSN, RN, IBCLC

Nationwide Children's Hospital 614-722-5228 megan.harrison@nationwidechildrens.org

 

Alison Hazelbaker PhD, IBCLC

private practice--Aiden and Eva LLC, Columbus 614-326-3504

 

Sharon Hildenbrand RN, IBCLC

Mt. Carmel East Hospital 614-234-7196 shildenbrand@mchs.com

 

Gloria Leyva RNC, IBCLC

Riverside Methodist Hospital 614-566-5366

 

Paula Litton RNC, IBCLC

Dublin Methodist Hospital 614-566-5132

 

 

 

Jennifer Lozier RN, BSN, IBCLC

Grant Medical Center 614-566-8280

 

Carol Maples BSN, RN, CLC

Riverside Methodist Hospital

 

Stacy Notestine RNC, IBCLC

private practice--Baby's Best Beginning, Pickerington

Nationwide Children's Hospital

 

Julie Oberholzer IBCLC, MPH

Doctors' Hospital

 

Tina  Polonia RN, BSN, IBCLC

Grant Medical Center

614-566-9008 Tina.Polonia@ohiohealth.com

 

Kimberly Price RN, ANLC,IBCLC

Grant Medical Center 614-566-9546 kimberly.price@ohiohealth.com

 

Pat Rice IBCLC, LCCE, FACCE private practice, Columbus

 

Jill Richards RN, IBCLC, ANLC Grant Medical Center 614-566-9008

 

Chris Smith RN, IBCLC, ANLC

Nationwide Children's Hospital 614-722-5228 christine.smith@nationwidechildrens.org

 

Marcia Smith RN, LCCE,IBCLC

Ohio Health

 

Marguerite Wachunas RN, BAS, IBCLC

Riverside Methodist Hospital Womens' Center

614-566-5353

 

Rene Warren RN, IBCLC

Pediatric Physicians, Inc.

614-799-6044

 

 

 

 

Breast Pump Sales

You can purchase quality breast pumps like Medela and Ameda at many retailers locally or online including Walmart, Buy Buy Baby, Amazon, Target, Walgreens, and Babies R Us. Many pharmacies can order them with prescriptions.


Byram Healthcare 1-877-902-9726 Accepts insurance prescriptions. Medical Supplier.

SpectraBabyUSA.com Medical Supplier

 

Breast Pump Rentals

 

OHIO HEALTH

Ann Burba Crane Center at Grant: (614) 566.9008
The Women's Center at Riverside: (614) 566.5353: Available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. 
Doctors Hospital: (614) 544.2111
Grady Memorial Hospital: (740) 615.2116

 

 

 

 

WOMENS BOUTIQUE AT RIVERSIDE

3535 OLENTANGY RIVER ROAD

COLUMBUS, OH 43214

614-566-5353

Lactation Professional on Staff

 

CHILDRENS HOMECARE SERVICE

255 E MAIN ST

COLUMBUS, OH 43215

614-355-1100

Accepts Insurance for Breastpumps

 

BABIES R US

3610 WEST DUBLIN-GRANVILLE RD

COLUMBUS, OH 43235

614-799-2229

 

BABIES R US

2686 TAYLOR ROAD

REYNOLDSBURG, OH 43068

614-759-7744

 

 

 

La Leche League

http://www.lllohio.org/groups/columbus.html

 

  • Parenting Resources and Support-

 

Photographers

 

 

Jenn Elfner, CD(DONA), LMT

Birth and newborn photography

614) 432-6695 elfner@juno.com

JennElfnerDoula.homestead.com

 

Heather Gaston, CD(DONA)

Birth photography

(205) 527-0776

bellajourney@aol.com

 

Leah Jent

Birth, newborn and family photography

(937) 241-7680

leah@leahjentphotography.com

www.leahjentphotography.com

 

 

 

Cesarean Support- ICAN - International Cesarean Awareness Network

Support for women seeking information on cesarean prevention, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), emotional recovery from a cesarean, monthly group meetings and a free lending library.

Kathy Skestos, Facilitator  (740) 321-1283 kathleen@skestos.com www.ican-online.org

 

Parent Support Group-

CHOICE offers a free, weekly Parent Support Group. The goal of the Parent Support Group is to provide education in infant care and development and to provide an ongoing family enrichment program. This group of parents and parents-to-be meets each Tuesday at CHOICE (5721 North High Street, Worthington) from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm to share their common experiences, birth stories (with photographs, slides and videos) and the joys and challenges of parenting.

 

Central Ohio Natural Parenting (Intact Friendly) Facebook Group

 

Spinningbabies.com  Easier childbirth resources, breech, positioning.

 

POEM Perinatal Outreach and Encouragement for Moms

 http://poemonline.org/

 

Alliance for the Improvement of Maternity Services AIMS http://www.aimsusa.org/ppbr.htm

 

Sidelines National High Risk Pregnancy Support Network

http://www.sidelines.org/

 

Counselor-        

 

 

Dawn Friedman, MSEd LPC

Therapist specializing in infertility, adoption, pregnancy, postpartum and parenting.

(614) 623-3294 dawn@buildingfamilycounseling.com www.buildingfamilycounseling.com

 

 

 

  • Food Resources-

 

  • Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services

http://jfs.franklincountyohio.gov/

1721 Northland Park Avenue  Columbus, Ohio 43229

Phone: (614) 233-2000  Fax: (614) 233-2398

             Hours of Operation   Mon-Fri: 7:30a.m. - 5p.m.

Please note:

Many food banks and food pantries require a referral from HandsOn Central Ohio (FoodLink). Please call 2-1-1 for more information.

 

Franklin County

Broad Street United Methodist Church Manna Cafe & Open Shelter

Dinner is served every Wednesday through the Manna Cafe’. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday the Open Shelter provides dinner and other emergency needs. All are welcome. Call for serving times.

501 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

(614) 221-4571

www.broadstreetumc.net

 

Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center

Offers up to a 7 day supply of food for anyone in need living in zip codes 43214 or 43202. Individuals should bring a recent piece of mail to prove their residence and to see if they qualify for further assistance.

14 West Lakeview Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43202

(614) 268-3539

http://clintonvillecrc.org

 

Community Kitchen

Free breakfast and lunch is served Monday through Saturday.  Call for serving times. All are welcome.

640 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205

(614) 252-6428

www.communitykitchencolumbus.org

 

Dublin Food Pantry

Serves residents of Dublin (zip codes 43016 and 43017). Must have a referral from HandsOn or from a Dublin church or social service agency.

81 West Bridge Street, Dublin, Ohio 43017

(614) 889-6590 or HandsOn 2-1-1

www.dublincommunitychurch.org

 

Faith Mission

Serves hundreds of meals a day in the soup kitchen, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day of the year.

315 East Long Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

(614) 224-6617

www.faithmissionofohio.org

 

Franklin County Department of Job & Family Services (JFS)

Offers several food programs, including the Ohio Direction Card / EBT (formerly known as food stamps). Go online to the Community Portal to access valuable information ranging from food assistance, cash assistance, medical information, job training, child care, and much more.

 

1055 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203

(614) 212-1993

1721 Northland Park Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229

(614) 233-2851

 

Mid Ohio Food Bank   http://www.midohiofoodbank.org/

 

  • Providers-

 

PLACENTA ENCAPSULATION

An ancient tradition of using the placenta to help balance a new mother's body. This technique may help in reducing the "baby blues" and assist in other beneficial aspects.

 

 

 

   Jessica Buell, MA

Placenta Encapsulation Specialist

(614) 937-7198

jhbuell1824@gmail.com

www.birthbabybreastfeeding.com

 

Rachel McCloskey

Placenta Encapsulation Specialist

(614) 288-7223

rachel@placentaencapsulations.com

www.placentaencapsulations.com

 

 

 

 

POSTPARTUM DOULAS

A Postpartum Doula is trained and experienced in providing postpartum care for the new family. They give emotional support along with breastfeeding assistance, practical newborn care information and can help with light household chores (groceries, errands, meal prep, laundry and childcare).

 

 

 

Nancy Huston

ICEA & Aviva College Trained Postpartum Doula

(614) 560-9289

fromseedtosprout@gmail.com

www.fromseedtosprout.net

Suzan Singh, CD(DONA)

DONA Trained Postpartum Doula

(614) 499-0949

doulacolumbus@gmail.com

www.doulacolumbus.com

 

J. Nicole Sofranko

toLabor Trained Postpartum Doula

(614) 440-4859

herbirthservices@gmail.com

www.herbirthservices.com

 

 

Massage therapists

 

 

Jenn Elfner, CD(DONA), LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist (AMTA) - Prenatal, Postpartum Massage Therapy & Infant Massage Instruction

 (614) 432-6695 elfner@juno.com

www.jennelfnerdoula.homestead.com

 

Wendy Everett, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist (AMTA) - Prenatal, Postpartum, Fertility, Deep Tissue & Swedish Massage for women

​Ph: (614) 425-2635

​ sorelykneaded@aol.com columbuspregnancymassage.com

 

Sharon Gourlay, B.A., C.Ht, HBCE, HBIMI, RMT

Infant Massage Instruction, Reiki Master (Maternal Services), Hypnotherapy, HypnoMaternal and HypnoFertility Services

 (614) 636-2626 sacredbeginningservices@gmail.com

www.sacredbeginning.com

 

 

 

Chiropractors

 

 

Dr. Kyle Alexander, DC

Chiropractor - Certified in Webster Technique, Active Release Technique, and Graston Technique

(614) 547-2020

www.alexanderchiropractic.com

 

Dr. Heather Prenger, DC, CCSP, (R) - Ohio Family & Sports Chiropractic

Chiropractor - Trained in Prenatal and pediatric Also offering Nutritional Counseling.

(614) 203-8640

drheather@ohio-chiropractic.com

www.ohio-chiropractic.com

 

Dr. Derrick Wilcox

Ashville Chiropractic and Wellness Center

3368 Ohio 752, Ashville, OH 43103

(740) 983-3500

 

 

 

Acupuncture and Acupressure

 

 

Urban Acupuncture- http://www.urbanacupuncturecenter.org/the-clinic/

 

Acupuncture & NAET Clinic

 (614) 699-5286 Columbus, Ohio 43235

 

 Catherine Ho LAc, DiplAC

 (614) 285-7905 Columbus, Ohio 43202

 

Veronica Watson Ramirez

LAc, DiplAc

 (614) 654-5936 Columbus, Ohio 43201

 

Rita Ghodsizadeh, LAc, NCCAOM

 (614) 372-6399 Columbus, Ohio 43220

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Swanger LAc, DipAc

(614) 364-4318 Columbus, Ohio 43229

 

Polaris Acupuncture & Chiropractic Center

 (614) 735-8930 Columbus, Ohio 43201

 

 

 

Lisa M Hicks LAc, DiplAc

(740) 443-9963 Columbus, Ohio 43230

 

Sarah Kay Roell LAc

(614) 682-7119 Columbus, Ohio 43206

 

 

 

Childbirth Education and Prenatal Classes

               

 

 

CHOICE (Center for Human Options in Childbirth Experiences)

Tanya Rable-Collins, CPM

Childbirth Education (homebirth & hospital birth)

(614) 263-2229 choicemidwives@aol.com

www.choicemidwives.org

 

Sharon Gourlay, B.A., C.Ht, HBCE, HBIMI, RMT

Certified Hypnobirthing Childbirth Educator, Holistic Maternal Services, Clincially Certified Hypnotherapist focused on maternal, fertility and pregnancy.

 (614) 636-2626

sacredbeginningservices@gmail.com

www.sacredbeginning.com

 

   J. Nicole Sofranko

Independent childbirth instructor for natural, homebirth, hospital and VBAC.

 (614) 440-4859

herbirthservices@gmail.com

www.herbirthservices.com

 

   Soul Retreat LLC

Rebecca Korinko, HBCE, CR

HypnoBirthing Certified Educator, HypnoMothering classes, HypnoBirthing fertility education and Healthy Mamas, Healthy Families wellness coaching

 (614) 623-6181

contact@soulretreatllc.com

​ www.soulretreatllc.com

 

 

               

Doulas

 

 

Jennifer Bailey

DONA Trained Birth Doula (614) 556-9545

birthmatterscolumbus@gmail.com

www.birthmatterscolumbus.com

 

Jessica Buell, MA 

DONA Trained Birth Doula

(614) 937-7198

jhbuell1824@gmail.com

www.birthbabybreastfeeding.com

 

CHOICE (Center for Human Options in Childbirth Experiences)

Bess Schaefer – DONA Trained Birth Doula

 (614) 263-2229

choicemidwives@aol.com

www.choicemidwives.org

 

Jenn Elfner, CD(DONA), LMT

DONA Certified Birth Doula

 (614) 432-6695 elfner@juno.com

www.jennelfnerdoula.homestead.com

 

Heather Gaston, CD

DONA Certified Birth Doula

(205) 527-0776 bellajourney@aol.com

 

Linsey Griffith

DONA Trained Birth Doula

(614) 467-0534

linsey@yourperfectbirthohio.com

www.yourperfectbirthohio.com

 

Sharon Gourlay, B.A., C.Ht, HBCE, HBIMI, RMT

DONA Trained Birth Doula​

 (614) 636-2626

sacredbeginningservices@gmail.com

www.sacredbeginning.com

 

Nancy Huston

Aviva & DONA Trained Birth Doula

 (614) 560-9289

fromseedtosprout@gmail.com

www.fromseedtosprout.net

 

Hollie Lau

DONA Trained Birth Doula

 (419) 979-6234

hollielau.clc@gmail.com

 

Stephanie McCarrell

DONA Trained Birth Doula

 (614) 296-1144 stephanie_mccarrell@yahoo.com

www.doulastephanie.com

 

Catie Mehl, LCCD, CD(DONA), BDT(DONAT), CLC

DONA Certified Birth Doula

 (614) 467-9368

catie@columbusbirth.com

www.columbusbirth.com

 

Frances Rabon, CLC

DONA Trained Birth Doula

(614) 357-8617

francesrabon@gmail.com

www.doulamommy.com/index.html

 

Suzan Singh, CD(DONA)

DONA Certified Birth Doula

(614) 499-0949 doulacolumbus@gmail.com

www.doulacolumbus.com

 

 J. Nicole Sofranko

toLabor Trained Birth Doula

(614) 440-4859

herbirthservices@gmail.com

www.herbirthservices.com

 

Cortnie Swies

DONA Trained Birth Doula

(614) 370-9295

cortnie@birthinginstinct.com

www.birthinginstinct.com

 

 Elaine Tucker, CD(DONA), CLC

DONA Certified Birth Doula

(703) 615-3806

elaine.tucker@gmail.com

www.columbusbirtharts.com

 

Megan Van Aelst, CD(DONA)

DONA Certified Birth Doula

(614) 361-9425

meganvanaelst@yahoo.com

www.doulacarecolumbus.com

 

Jenna Wojdacz

ALACE Trained Birth Doula

 (614) 657-6888

jennadoula@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

  • Birth Providers-

 

OBGYN-

 

 

 

Michael Parker

Northeast Obstetricians and Gynecologists

1080 Beecher Crossing North, Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 476-4101

 

 

 

 

 

Anita Somani

Comprehensive Women's Care

3600 Olentangy River Road, Building A

Columbus, Ohio 43214

(614) 583-5552

 

Alan Murnane

Westar OBGYN

      444 N Cleveland Ave

      Westerville, OH 43082

      614-818-0300

 

 

 

 

CNM - Certified Nurse Midwives

Hospital Based Midwifery Care

 

   OSU Certified Nurse Midwives at

   Carepoint Gahanna

920 N. Hamilton Road Suite 200

Gahanna, OH 43230 (614) 366-3075

beck.wagner1@gmail.com

www.medicalcenter.osu.edu/obgyn/care-and-research/services/midwifery/pages/index.aspx

 

 

 

 

CPM - Certified Professional Midwives (Homebirth midwifery care)

 

 

 

 

BORN Community Midwives

 (614) 636-2676

team@bornmidwives.com

www.bornmidwives.com

 

 

 

Well Rounded Midwifery

www.wellroundedmidwifery.com

 

CHOICE (Center for Human Options in Childbirth Experiences)

 (614) 263-2229 choicemidwives@aol.com www.choicemidwives.org

 

 

Roots Midwifery

(740) 936-7415

roots.midwives.2@gmail.com

www.rootsmidwives.com

 

Kathy Mitchell, RN

1816 Cedar Cir Heath, OH 43056

(740) 323-1006

 

MONITRICE

Jessica Buell, MA

Trained Monitrice

Ph: (614) 937-7198

Email: jhbuell1824@gmail.com

Online: www.birthbabybreastfeeding.com

Pediatricians

 

 

 

Benjamin "Dr. Ben" Almasanu, DO Pediatric & Adolescent Practitioners - 1085 Beecher Crossing North, Gahanna; 614-741-8300

 

Ali M. Carine, DO 3300 Riverside Dr  Columbus, OH 43221 - 614.459.4200

 

Preveena V. Dahwale, MD Asscociated Pediatrics in Westerville - 801 Eastwind Dr Westerville, OH 43081 - 614.882.9460

 

Brad Fuller, MD (Asscociated Pediatrics in Westerville - 801 Eastwind Dr Westerville, OH 43081 - 614.882.9460)

 

Allen T. Lewis, MD Integrative Pediatrics Of Ohio - 1090 Beecher crossing N gahanna, oh 43230 - 614.245.4750 - www.integratedPediacticsofOhio.com

 

Dhanu Sant, MD Whole kids Pediatrics & Yoga - 1335 Dublin Road, Suite 114E Columbus, Ohio 43215 - 614.298.KIDS - http://wholekidspediatrics.com/

 

Gregory A. Barrett, MD 614.267.7878

 

Linda Iskra, MD Helping Hands Pediatric. - 5030 N Walnut St Ashville, OH 43103 - 740.983.0015

 

Melissa Mueller, DO Northwest Pediatrics - 614.766.6321 

 

Tal Minuskin, MD Berger Medical Center - 9085 Southern St Suite C Orient, OH 43146 - 614.277.4657

 

 

 

Family Doctors

 

Marvin Im, DO (Westerville Primary Care, OhioHealth - 300 Polaris Pkwy, Suite 3000, Westerville, Ohio 43082 - 614.533.3354 - www.westervilleprimarycare.com)

 

Rosana Cruz Domingues (Homeopathic Care Center & School of Homeopathy - 3021 Bethel Rd Suite 114 Columbus, Ohio 43220 - 614.285.7907 )

 

Robert D Fitch, MD (4850 E Main St # 100  Columbus, OH 43213 - 614.566.0950 )

 

Teresa Phan, MD (262 Neil Ave Suite 230 Columbus, Ohio 43215 - 614.533.6740 & 41 S High St Suite 25 Columbus, Ohio 43215 - 614.533.6700 )

 

Randir Sharma, MD 262 Neil Ave Suite 230 Columbus, Ohio 43215 - 614.533.6740

Steve Tornik, DO (Tornik Family Medicine 209 N Chillicothe St Plain City, OH 43064 - 614.873.6700 )

 

Teresa E. Quinlin, MD (T.E.Q. & Associates - Canal Winchester -  614.833.1500 - www.drquinlin.com) -

 

Kristin Devor, DO (Provider Physicians North, 4885 Olentangy River Rd, Suite 250, 43214.  614.451.1551)

 

Melissa Mueller, DO Northwest Pediatrics - 614.766.6321 

 

Tal Minuskin, MD Berger Medical Center - 9085 Southern St Suite C Orient, OH 43146 - 614.277.4657

 

Steven Tornik, Tornik Family Medicine

209 N Chillicothe St, Plain City, OH 43064

Phone: (614) 873-6700

 

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