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Resource List:

Acupuncture:

CNY Healing Arts Wellness Center and Spa

at 195 Intrepid Ln, Syracuse NY 13205

Specializing in Fertility and pre- and post-natal treatment

315-671-5755

https://www.cnyhealingarts.com/services/acupuncture/

 

Karen Gana PhD MS NCCAOM with Your Health Acupuncture

at Westvale Professional Bldg.
2105 W. Genesee, Suite 209
Syracuse, NY 13209

315-401-8816

https://yourhealthacupuncture.com/

 

Breast Feeding Support:

Jen Deshaies IBCLC

Willow Health & Wellness

3090 Belgium Rd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027

Located on State Route 31 across from State Police

(315) 263-7558 call or text    ~  jen@syracuselactation.com

https://www.syracuselactation.com/

Childbirth preparation classes: 

Non-hospital in-person based classes:

Currently offering virtual classes

Birth Beautifully:

Contact: Chris Herrera at 315-395-3643

info@birthbeautifully.com or http://www.birthbeautifully.com/

  

Lamaze Classes:

Contact: http://www.lamaze.org/FindALamazeChildbirthClass

 

In-person Hospital-based classes: 

Check for current schedule of virtual classes

Crouse Hospital:

Contact: Crouse First Steps at 315-470-5716.

For details about upcoming programs and/or a tour of the Kienzle Family Maternity Center. https://crouse.enrollware.com/schedule

 

St. Josephs Childbirth & New Family Classes:

Contact: 315-448-5515

E-Mail: childbirth.classes@sjhsyr.org  or https://www.sjhsyr.org/maternal-child/classes

For schedule of classes: https://www.sjhsyr.org/upload/docs/CR/ChildbirthClasses2018.pdf

 

 Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus:

Offers in-person and on-line classes: To register call 315-464-2756 of call for questions: ChildBirthEd@Upstate.edu or 315-492-5153.

http://www.upstate.edu/whn/health_information/best-beginnings.php

Schedule of classes offered: http://www.upstate.edu/birthcenter/pdf/bbc-schedule-2019.pdf

 

On-line classes:

 

https://classroom.sandralondino.com/ (LGBTQ+ supportive)

 

https://www.indiebirth.org/how-to-have-an-indie-birth/

 

https://elearn.lamaze.org/

 

https://mamanaturalbirth.com/

 

https://www.birthbootcamp.com/online-childbirth-education-classes/

 

Childcare:

 

Childcare solutions: Can help you find and pay for types of Childcare available, and with assistance with choosing what you need for Childcare options. https://www.childcaresolutionscny.org/

Syracuse Office: 6724 Thompson Rd Syracuse, NY 13211

Auburn Office: 63 Genesee St. Auburn, NY 13021

Both offices are open 8:30am to 4:30pm Mon through Fri

Contact: 315-446-1220 ext 0, 1-888-729-7290, or 315-446-2010

 

Care.com: https://www.care.com/better-care-starts-here-p1087-q39009600.html

 

Chiropractic providers:

 

Dr. Steven Klink D.C. Practices at Family Chiropractic Prevention Center at 7550 Oswego Rd Liverpool, NY 13090. Contact 315-453-4040 or https://www.wecare4families.com/

 

Dr. Claire Petersen, DC, CACCP. She is certified from the Academy of Family Practice and Webster Technique certified. Practices at Meridian Chiropractic & Wellness, P.C. at 5112 West Taft Rd. Suite 1B Liverpool NY 13088. Contact at 315-452-9420 or meridianchiro-well.com

 

Dr. Kristin Kukenberger, DC

of Kukenberger Chiropractic at 7000 E Genesee St Bldg B, Fayetteville, NY 13066   Phone: (315) 314-3900  https://www.drkristindc.com/

 

*Emergent services: See bottom of page or Call 911 for Emergency

 

 

Fitness/exercise:

 

Syracuse Baby Boot Camp:

Mommy and Me programs offered are led by nationally certified fitness professionals, and provide exercise classes, nutrition, and community support for moms.

First class is free. For Syracuse area classes

Contact: Kate Jwaskiewicz at 315.345.7261 or kate.jwaskiewicz@babybootcamp.com

Barrett Fitness LLC:

Meghan Barrett  is a certified personal trainer specializing in Pre and Post natal fitness.

526 W Manchester Rd,

Syracuse, New York 13219

Contact: (315) 271-1150

Email: fit.mamabarrett@gmail.com

www.barrettfitnessny.com

 

 *See below for Yoga classes and providers

 

Massage therapy:

 

Valerie Edwards, LMT
Specializes in prenatal and postpartum massage therapy at

The Synergy Center 4500 Pewter Lane Bldg. 8
Manlius, NY 13104
Contact: (315) 622-8358
Website: 
valerieedwards.weebly.com
Email: MyChemFreeLife@gmail.com  

 

Tracey Fontenella, LMT:

at Infinite Light Center for Wellness

6499 E. Seneca Turnpike in Jamesville, NY 315-373-0626

Contact: Call or text Tracy at 315-481-0967

Website:  https://www.infinitelightcenter.com/wellness-services/practitioners/tracey-fontanella/

Email: Tfontanella@InfiniteLightCenter.com

 

Maureen Lanious, LMT
Specializes in prenatal & postnatal CranioSacral massage therapy
at 6701 Manlius Center Road  
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Contact: 315-416-9570
Website: 
maureenlanious.com
Email: maureenlanious@gmail.com 

 

Erika Lutwin, LMT
Specializes in Maya prenatal massage 

at 4317 East Genesee St
DeWitt, New York 13214
Contact: (315) 317-0588
Website: 
erikalutwin.com
Email: erikalutwin@gmail.com

 

Craig Milewitz LMT, RMT of Onondaga Therapeutic Massage

at The Synergy Center 4500 Pewter Lane Bldgs 8&9
Manlius NY 13104

Contact: Call or text 315-708-4267

Website:  http://onondagatherapeuticmassage.abmp.com/

Email: massage@email.com

 

Nutrition: 

Farmers Markets: Check for current COVID-19 schedule

*Most Farmers Markets are usually only open June to October. Check before going.

 

Bayberry Farmer Market: Runs May to October every Wed 7am to 2pm in Bayberry plaza in Liverpool NY, Contact: (315) 652.1463

Fayetteville Farmers Market: Runs Thursday noon - 6pm  at 540 Town Drive Fayetteville, NY 13066  Contact:Stephanie Lipsey  at www.fayettevillefarmersmarketcny.com  

 

Fulton Farmers Market: Runs Saturday’s, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Canal View Park & Shop lot Route 481 in Fulton, NY 13069. Contact: Elaine Kidd at (315) 598-4231

 

Syracuse/Central NY Regional Market: Runs Thursday’s 11am -7pm and Saturday’s 7am-2pm at 2100 Park Street at Hiawatha Boulevard Contact: (315) 422-8647

 

Syracuse/Downtown Farmers Market: Runs Tuesday’s 7am - 4pm at South Salina & Washington Streets Syracuse, NY 13202. Contact: Charles McFadden (315) 422-8284

 

Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Healthy Families in Onondaga county

375 West Onondaga St., Syracuse, NY 13202

Contact: 315-435-3304

Onondaga County clinics in Camillus, LaFayette, Liverpool, Onondaga Nation, Syracuse (West Onondaga Street), Syracuse (Assumption Church, North Salina Street).

For more resources and information on infants, children, and families, please visit www.onhealthyfamilies.com.

 

Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Oswego County Opportunities in Oswego County

10 George Street Oswego, NY - 13126
Contact: 315-343-1311

For location of Oswego county clinics see: https://www.wicprograms.org/co/ny-oswego

 

 

Photography:

 

Courtney Mezger Photography: Courtny offers Birth, Newborn, Maternity, and Family Photography and is registered with The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP). Based in Hastings, NY

Contact: Courtney Mezger at 315-289-4755

Email:  courtneymezgerphotography.com

 

Light of Mine Photography: Heather offers Birth, Newborn and Maternity Photography and is registered with The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP). She is based in Central New York and available for travel.

Contact: Heather Yerden at 315-335-2362

Email:  www.lightofminephoto.com

 

Julie Rumo: Julie offers Maternity and Newborn photography

Contact: Jrumo5@yahoo.com

                                                                                                         

   

Placenta Encapsulation:

Christine Herrera at Birth Beautifully
Contact: 315-395-3643
Website: 
birthbeautifully.com
Email: birthbeautifully@yahoo.com

Christine Goldman at Placenta Passion

Contact: 315-559-3265

Website: https://placentapassion.weebly.com/
 

Yoga:

 

Prenatal Yoga:

 

Nicole Decastro offers Prenatal and postnatal Yoga at Downward Facing Doula CNY.

Contact: 315-280-8145

Website: www.downwardfacingdoulacny.com

 

Bella Shakti Yoga for Mothers offers Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga

Contact: 315-383-8000

Website: www.bellashaktiyoga.com

 

Synergy Center

4500 Pewter Lane Bldgs 8&9  in Manlius, NY 13104.

Contact: 315-692-2037    

Website: http://www.synergyhhw.com/

For events calendar: http://www.synergyhhw.com/events.html

 

Erin Tapia of Bella Shakti Yoga

Open to all expecting from conception through birth of baby.

Dharma Yoga Syracuse, 101 1st St, Liverpool, New York 13088

Contact: http://www.dharmayogasyracuse.com/ or http://www.bellashaktiyoga.com/

 

Postpartum Yoga:

 

Baby Yoga: classes with Erin Tapia of Bella Shakti Yoga at The Synergy Center

4500 Pewter Lane Bldgs 8&9  in Manlius, NY 13104.

Contact: 315-692-2037    

http://www.synergyhhw.com/

http://www.bellashaktiyoga.com/

For events calendar: http://www.synergyhhw.com/events.html

 

Mama and Baby Yoga: Classes are open to all Mothers with their Baby (Babies for those with multiples!) newborn through crawling age.

Where: Dharma Yoga Syracuse, 101 1st St, Liverpool, New York 13088

When: Saturday mornings, please refer to website for details

Contact: http://www.dharmayogasyracuse.com/

Cost: $15 per class (discount card available)

 

Additional supports:

 

Parents Expecting multiplies: 

Multiples Moms Mingle: A club for mothers & expectant mothers of

multiples (twins, triplets & more) in the Syracuse area. http://www.multiplemomsmingle.com/Home.html

 

Twins and Triplets Mothers Club of Central New York:

North Syracuse Community Center at 700 South Bay Road North Syracuse NY 13212

Meets the last Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM, except for June, July and August

Contact: Joanne Czajkowski Vice President jeczajkowski@cs.com 315-622-1239 or

Nancy McPeak President at nmcpeak@twcny.rr.com 315-687-5112

 

Children with special needs: 

Early Intervention Services

Oswego County at 70 Bunner Street Oswego, NY 13126

Contact: 315-349-3500

Email: HealthDept@oswegocounty.com

Website: www.co.oswego.ny.us/health/ specialneeds. html

 

Early Intervention CARES (Children at Risk Early Screening)  

In Syracuse contact at 315-435-2000

 

Special Children Services, Children with Special Health Care Needs

Special Children Services, Early Intervention Program

Special Children Services, Preschool Program

in Syracuse contact at 315-435-3230

 

Car Seat programs:

 

Car Seat Program: Offers free seats to those who qualify and provides assistance to all families to ensure that the car seat is installed correctly.

Oswego County Health Department

70 Bunner Street Oswego, NY

Contact: 315-349-3547

Email: HealthDept@oswegocounty.com

Website: www.oswegocounty.com/health/ healthed. html

 

Care Corner: Provides baby formula, diapers, baby clothing, car seats, strollers, pack and play and some other baby furniture/accessories (when available) to parents in need.

New Hope Family Services

3519 James Street Syracuse, NY

Contact: Toll-Free: 800-272-3171 or 315-437-8300

Email: info@newhopefamilyservices.com

Website: www.newhopefamilyservices.com

 

Child Passenger Safety Program: Provides free car seats for infants and toddlers of income eligible families based on availability. 

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

1654 West Onondaga Street Syracuse NY 13204

Contact: 315-424-1800

Website: www.ccoc.us

 

  

Websites for what meds are safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding:

 

http://infantrisk.com/

 

https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/lactmed.htm

 

https://kellymom.com/

 

 

Emergent Services:

 

The Upstate New York Poison Center:

Call even if you suspect a poisoning:

1-800-222-1222

Upstate University Hospital – Downtown Campus

750 East Adams St. Syracuse NY 13210

Non-emergent contact: 315-464-7078
 

 

Vera House, Inc.: A comprehensive domestic and sexual violence service agency providing shelter, advocacy, and counseling services for women, children & men, education and prevention programs and community coordination.

24 Hour Crisis & Support Lines

Call: 315-468-3260

TTY for the deaf community: 315-484-7263

Email: http://www.verahouse.org/

 

723 James Street Syracuse, NY 13203

Non-emergent contact: 315-425-0818

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Birth midwives:

As of  May 2020

Deb Bissonette CNM, MSN 

September Hill Midwifery at

3808 Main St. Burdett, NY  14818

(607) 546-7936  https://www.septemberhillmidwifery.comor  dsephill07@yahoo.com

 

Julie Carlson, CNM of

Mama Bear Midwifery at

6403 Briggs Rd. Hamilton, NY  13346-2660

315-750-6978 http://mamabearmidwifery.com

 

Andrea Cole CNM of Wholistic Midwifery in Carthage, New York  Phone: (315) 408-9303  midwifecole@gmail.com or https://www.wholisticmidwifery.com/ 

 

Denise Moyer CNM, CPM of Sweet Song Midwifery at 304B Lainhart Rd. Owego, NY 13827

(607) 687-0463 or 607-321-8399 sweetsong@binghamtonwireless.com

 

Sunday Smith RN, MSN, CNM Midwife Sunday/North Country Home Birth at 515 S. Canton Road, Potsdam, NY  13676 (315) 261-4950 http://midwifesunday.com/ or swsmidwife@gmail.com

 

April Ward MSN, CNM  

Botanical Her Women’s Health 1351 E. Genesee Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152

(315) 200-2349 http://www.botanic-her.com/

Birth Places:

Indian Creek Midwifery and Birth Center in Ithica, NY

https://indiancreekbirthcenter.com/

Storks Nest Birthspace in Burdett, NY

https://www.septemberhillmidwifery.com/storks-nest

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