February 6, 2014

OB/GYNs, Midwives, Doulas & Lactation Experts


Resources for finding the best OB/GYNs, midwives, doulas, and lactation experts in the city.

By New York Family


If you’re searching for an OB/GYN, midwife, doula, or lactation consultant, there’s no shortage of qualified professionals in the NYC area. Start by asking trusted friends for recommendations, but don’t take their advice as the last word. Follow your instincts. Use online resources or one of your childbirth reference books to really understand the role of each provider, taking note of questions to ask when interviewing health care providers you’re interested in working with.

Baby nurses:
Mama Views

Doulas:
DONA International; NYC Doula Servicethe Metropolitan Doula Group; and Mama Views

Lactation experts:
The New York Lactation Consultant Association

Midwives:
The American College of Nurse-Midwives

OB/GYNs:
Castle Connolly       

Other Resources:
Choices In Childbirth

To read our round-up of pre-and post-natal education, exercise, and support classes around the city, click here

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