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Resource List:


CNY Healing Arts Wellness Center and Spa

at 195 Intrepid Ln, Syracuse NY 13205

Specializing in Fertility and pre- and post-natal treatment



Karen Gana PhD MS NCCAOM with Your Health Acupuncture

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



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    ~

Childbirth preparation classes: 

Non-hospital in-person based classes:

Currently offering virtual classes

Birth Beautifully:

Contact: Chris Herrera at 315-395-3643 or


Lamaze Classes:



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.


St. Josephs Childbirth & New Family Classes:

Contact: 315-448-5515

E-Mail:  or

For schedule of classes:


 Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus:

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

Schedule of classes offered:


On-line classes: (LGBTQ+ supportive)




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

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


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


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


Dr. Kristin Kukenberger, DC

of Kukenberger Chiropractic at 7000 E Genesee St Bldg B, Fayetteville, NY 13066   Phone: (315) 314-3900


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





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

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



 *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


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




Maureen Lanious, LMT
Specializes in prenatal & postnatal CranioSacral massage therapy
at 6701 Manlius Center Road  
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Contact: 315-416-9570


Erika Lutwin, LMT
Specializes in Maya prenatal massage 

at 4317 East Genesee St
DeWitt, New York 13214
Contact: (315) 317-0588


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





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  


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


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:





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



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



Julie Rumo: Julie offers Maternity and Newborn photography




Placenta Encapsulation:

Christine Herrera at Birth Beautifully
Contact: 315-395-3643

Christine Goldman at Placenta Passion

Contact: 315-559-3265




Prenatal Yoga:


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

Contact: 315-280-8145



Bella Shakti Yoga for Mothers offers Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga

Contact: 315-383-8000



Synergy Center

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

Contact: 315-692-2037    


For events calendar:


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: or


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

For events calendar:


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


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.


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 315-622-1239 or

Nancy McPeak President at 315-687-5112


Children with special needs: 

Early Intervention Services

Oswego County at 70 Bunner Street Oswego, NY 13126

Contact: 315-349-3500


Website: 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


Website: 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




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




Websites for what meds are safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding:



Emergent Services:


The Upstate New York Poison Center:

Call even if you suspect a poisoning:


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



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


Julie Carlson, CNM of

Mama Bear Midwifery at

6403 Briggs Rd. Hamilton, NY  13346-2660



Andrea Cole CNM of Wholistic Midwifery in Carthage, New York  Phone: (315) 408-9303 or 


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

(607) 687-0463 or 607-321-8399


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


April Ward MSN, CNM  

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

(315) 200-2349

Birth Places:

Indian Creek Midwifery and Birth Center in Ithica, NY

Storks Nest Birthspace in Burdett, NY

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