OUR FAVORITE RESOURCES

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

 

Step By Step (253) 896-0903 - Pregnancy support, housing, home visits, parenting 

 

Robyn Hansen (253) 405-7739 - Apple Health & MSS (Maternity Support Services) enrollment

Crystal Judson Family Justice Center (253) 798-4166  - Domestic violence education, victim support, counseling

Help Me Grow WA - 1-800-322-2588 for Connection to resources for childhood development screening, application assistance for health insurance, or help finding a food bank, parenting class or low-cost medical clinic. 

WIC - Nutrition education, breastfeeding support, heathy foods, health screenings & referrals

 

SNAP - Monthly benefits for food security. 

 

Apple Health - WA state health insurance enrollment 

Black Infant Health (253) 649-1404 - Black Infant Health (BIH) is a partnership. Community and agencies working together can help improve the health of moms and babies. 

 

LACTATION & CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION SUPPORT

 

La Leche League - Lactation resources & support groups

Nurturing Expressions - Local retail shop, supplements, nursing bras, lactation support, breast pumps through insurance, accessories and groups. 

Open Arms Perinatal Support (206) 866-0729 - Doula services, lactation support and support groups. ( Se habla Español). 

 

Fern Lactation (253) 271-4122 - Lactation consultant services, home visits, and lactation education. (Accepts some insurances and offers sliding scale rates). 

 

Doula Match - Doula directory for birth and postpartum support services. 

CHI Childbirth Education - Quality, evidence-based material within a simple and easy-to-use online interface.

 

CHI Waterbirth Class This FREE required online class explores the risks & potential benefits of delivering in the water.

 

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

 

Perinatal Support WA - Support groups, mental health provider directory, miscarriage and infant loss support. 

Pierce & Kitsap county Support GroupsThese drop in groups provide a welcoming, non-judgmental
space for new parents to talk about the emotional changes of parenthood. 

 

HOSPITAL LINKS

 

St. Joseph Family Birth Center tour

St Joseph Medical Center

SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCY PROGRAMS 

HarborCrest Behavioral Health 

Swedish Ballard Addiction Recovery 

 

OUR FAVORITE PRODUCTS

 

Papaya Enzymes - heartburn, indigestion, acid reflux 

CALM Magnesium - sleep, anxiety, constipation 

Sunflower Lecithin - prevention of clogged ducts while breast/chestfeeding