Excellent minimally invasive Obstetricians

Mt Sinai (East 98th St and 5th Av)
• Village Obstetrics - Dr. Jaqueline Worth and Dr. George Mussalli
• Park Avenue Women's Center - Dr. Douglas Moss and Dr. Leipzig
• MFM Associates - Dr. Bender and Dr. Rebarber good for high risk patients and twins

Mt Sinai West - Roosevelt (West 59th and 10th Av)
• Dr. Farris Fahmy - Aster OB/GYN
• Dr. Valerie Lewis-Morris
• Dr. Harry Sing Lee

Lenox Hill (East 77 between Lex and Park)
• Dr. Tani Sanghvi
• Manhattan Women's Health
• Dr. Elliston and Dr. Ng
• Dr. Mary Lee Rivera-Casamento

NYU (East 31st and 1st Av)
• Downtown Women
• Dr. Andrew Scheinfeld

NYP Cornell (East 68th and York)
• Drs. Dobrenis, Hockstein, Wu, etc
• Drs. Nabizadeh, Bradley, Cummings, etc

NYP Downtown Hospital (Financial District)
• Dr. Szilvia Nagy
• Dr. Bernadith Russell
• Dr. Raymond Wong

Hospital Midwives
Metropolitan Hospital (East 97 St and 2nd Av)
• Village Maternity - Midwifery care + Dr. Jaqueline Worth and Dr. George Mussalli

Mt Sinai West - Roosevelt (West 59th and 10th Av)
  Oula Midwifery
• Community Midwifery
• Central Park Midwifery

Holy Name Hospital (Teaneck, NJ) 7 mins from the GWB 
• Lauren Pine-Bildner, CNM; 973-981-1123, tubs for waterbirth, very supportive of 
unmedicated birth and all postpartum rooms are private

Pascack Valley Medical Center, (Westwood, NJ) 20-30 mins from the GWB
• Lonnie Morris; 201-567-0810, tubs for waterbirth, very supportive of 
unmedicated birth and all postpartum rooms are private

Homebirth Midwives
• Find a Homebirth Midwife in NY
• Miriam Schwarzschild
• Barri Malek

Pediatricians - click to download list

Childbirth Education - Due to Covid, some classes are being held online and some in person
• Pain to Power Online Childbirth Experience - online classes
• Ceridwen Morris/NYC Birth Prep - private in your home or online
• Ecstatic Birth Training Sessions - online classes
• Happy Healthy Child - The Ultimate Childbirth Education - DVD Series

Physical Therapy
• Pamela Morrison PT West 66th St.
• Renew PT Flatiron and Park Slope
• Bob Turner/Movement CoLab Chelsea
• Dhay Sese at Well Nest PT Midtown East

Personal Training
• Anthony Nehra/NYCFit  Chelsea
Personal trainer, nutrition coach and author behind

• Qi Li Acupuncture & Acupressure Center W 94 St./UWS
• Christiane Mauro Acupuncture W 14th St./Chelsea
• Sarah Frolich/Juniper Wellness W 23 St./Chelsea
• Sujaan M. Grimson Fifth Ave/Union Square
• Miriam Pinales/Conscious Health & Wellness Seventh Ave/Midtown West
• Rachel Koenig/Aurora Healing Arts Park Slope and Bay Ridge
• Shane Hoffman/Turning Point Acupuncture Lincoln Center area/UWS
• Michelle LaDue/Moonflower Acupuncture W 23rd St./Chelsea

• Vera Krijn Reflexology
• Angelique Clarke

Chiropractic - Webster Technique practitioner
• Dr. Randi Jaffe, Chiropractor

Pre/Postnatal Massage
• Prenatal Massage Center
• Medical Massage Group
• Robyn Rubenstein LMT/Manhattan Massage
• Maternal Massage and More /Janet V. Markovits, L.M.T.
Prenatal/Postnatal Massage with skills to accommodate pregnant bodies/bellies

Lactation Consultants - Breast/Chestfeeding
• Ayelet Kaznelson, IBCLC Lactation Consultant 917-620-4068
Teaches prenatal breastfeeding/newborn care and is an IBCLC lactation consultant
• Susan Burger, IBCLC Lactation Consultant 917-912-8066
IBCLC lactation consultant and President of the NY Lactation Consultant Association
• Freda Rosenfeld, IBCLC Lactation Consultant 718-469-5990

Breast/Chestfeeding Doctors
• Dr. Scott Siegel 212-204-7923, 23 West 45th Street
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, Pioneer of Lip/Tongue-tie Surgery, specializing in the treatment of babies
• Mona Gabbay MD, IBCLC 914-632-7999
The Breastfeeding Doctor

Breast/Chestfeeding Clinics (women only) - Due to Covid, there are no clinics at this time. 
• Ayelet Kaznelson, IBCLC on UWS    • Susan Berger IBCLC at Kinected in Chelsea
The Motherhood Center, 205 Lexington Ave,151 W 19th St, 2nd floor, btwn 6/7 Aves
10 FL, Thursdays 3-5pm $50       Tuesdays 9-11am drop-in group clinic Register​ 
no clinic on holidays, no registration required

• Tribeca Parenting Breastfeeding Clinic     • Susan Berger - Columbus Circle
at Tribeca, Gowanus, Ft. Greene &      211 W 56th St, Suite 34D
Jersey City locations    Saturdays 10am-12pm
multiple times/days $40      semi-private group clinic 
Register/see schedule          Register

Placental Encapsulation
• Moonflower Healing Arts Michelle LaDue 718-415-1583
• The Placenta Sisters - AJ & Veronica  612-298-4016(V) 347-881-5698( AJ,

Postpartum Doulas
• Dominique Weiss, L&D Nurse, Doula, Mother/Baby Nurse, IBCLC
• Meema Spadola, PCD (DONA), CLC
• Jess Frederick
 Maiysha Campbell
• Doula Care Postpartum Service
• NYC Doula Collective Postpartum Doula

Baby Nurses
• Dominique Weiss, L&D and Mother/Baby Nurse, Doula, IBCLC
​• Alma Lewis/Precious Hands Newborn Care very supportive of breast/chestfeeding families
• Lullaby Baby Nurse Services

Childcare/Babysitters/Nanny Services
• SitterCity

Newborn Photography
• Big Apple Portraits
• Emily Burke Photography

New Mom's Groups
• Mary Esther Malloy Tues in Chelsea, Thur in Inwood but currently online

Postpartum Depression & Transitioning to Motherhood
• Olivia Bergeron - Therapist & Parent Coaching
• The Motherhood Center
• Dr. Kelly Brogan
• Ellen Krug, MSW, LCSW

Baby Sleep Specialist
• Erica Shane

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Recommended Practitioners, Caregivers and Classes
These are our top recommended practitioners, caregivers and classes. This list is presented in descending order starting with highest recommendation based on profession or location.