community resources

Birth, Postpartum, Sibling, Transition and Abortion Doulas & Birth Photographers:

  • Doula 4 All (birth doula, LGBTQIA++ affirming and identifying)
  • Oily Doula (birth doula, lactation support, childbirth educator, essential oil support, pelvic steaming, doula educator – LGBTQIA++ affirming)
  • Everyday Miracles  (large group of doulas that serve the TC metro area, no cost for state-funded insurance recipients)
  • Lotus Birth and Body Works  (birth doula, postpartum doula, abortion doula, sibling doula, placenta encapsulation, birth photography – LGBTQIA++ affirming)
  •  Doula Kaytee  (birth doula, postpartum doula, sibling doula, baby wearing educator, lactation consultant, craniosacral therapist – LGBTQIA++ affirming)
  • Holistic Continuum (birth doula, pelvic floor pt, childbirth education, doula educator, parent/baby yoga – LGBTQIA++ affirming)
  • Olive Tree Doula  (miscarriage and loss doula doula, birth doula, placenta encapsulation)
  • Crowning Glory Birth Company  (birth doula, sibling doula, postpartum doula, childbirth education, placenta encapsulation – LGBTQIA++ affirming)
  • Doula Energy (birth doula, postpartum doula)
  • Tidal Doula (birth doula, sibling doula, birth photographer – LGBTQIA++ affirming)
  • Nisse Birth and Body Work  (collaboration of birth doulas, sibling doulas, postpartum doulas, childbirth educators, massage, fertility support, transition support – LGBTQIA++ affirming and identifying folks)
  • Izzy Adair  (birth doula, postpartum doula (specializes in COOKING), prenatal and postnatal yoga)
  • Raven Ivory (birth and family photography – LGBTQIA++ affirming)

Free-Standing Birth Centers:

Childbirth, Lactation, Newborn Education:

Body Workers and Healers:

  • Jalashree  (acupuncture, cupping, moxobustion, herbal medicine, fertility support)
  • Blackstone Acupuncture  (acupuncture)
  • Enlightened Wellness  (prenatal/postpartum/infant chiropractor – st. paul)
  • Active Health Chiropractic  (prenatal/postpartum/infant chiropractor – st. paul)
  • Body Ready Method (online resource for pelvic floor health and restorative exercises)
  • Oshun Center  (a collective of BIPOC and LGBTQIA identified healers specializing in massage, mayan abdominal massage, acupuncture, pelvic steaming, herbal healing and much more)
  • MN Healing Justice Network (directory and community of BIPOC local healers)
  • Doula Kaytee (infant, birth and postpartum craniosacral therapist – LGBTQIA++ affirming)
  • Vita New Life (pelvic floor specialist)
  • Oily Doula (“pelvic”,”vaginal” or “yoni” steam facilitator and essential oil support/education – LGBTQIA++ affirming)

Prenatal Yoga:

  • Everyday Miracles (low-cost and no-cost prenatal yoga classes in Minneapolis)
  • Yess Yoga Studio  (LGBTQIA++ affirming and identifying teachers, prenatal yoga offered intermittently)
  • Izzy Adair  (group classes at yess yoga and one-on-one yoga in your home)
  • MPLS Yoga Mama (group prenatal yoga in Minneapolis)


Chest and Breastfeeding Support:

Homebirth Midwives:

Loss and Miscarriage Support:

Parent Support Groups and Classes:

  • Chocolate Milk Club  (support and parent groups for african american parents)
  • Everyday Miracles  (doula support, parent groups, birth education and yoga classes, no cost for state-funded insurance recipients)
  • Hatch Life  (parent support groups, parenting play-groups with free child care, mental health focus)
  • Queer Birth Project  (LGBTQIA++ parent groups, resources and more)

Postpartum Mental Health Support:

More Local Community and Community-Specific Resources:

  • Family Tree Clinic (reproductive healthcare, specialize in care for Queer and Trans folks, PrEP, family planning, emergency contraception, some primary care)
  • Zen Bin  (self-care workshops, yoga, community healing)
  • Spiral Collective (no cost abortion support and resources)