Guide to services

At After Third, we provide access to a community of prenatal and postpartum care professionals.  Our Birth Educators and other Service Providers offer specialized care including acupuncture, prenatal massage and yoga, birth education, childbirth classes, and hypnobirthing.  Our pregnancy chiropractors, doulas, and lactation consultants all offer their own specialized services.  Browse the list below and feel free to connect with one of our professional service providers.

Services Currently Available

Acupuncturist • Birth Doula • Childbirth Educator • Chiropractor • Fertility Coach or DoulaHypnotherapist (HypnoBirth) • Lactation Consultant • Massage TherapistNutritionist/Health Coach • Physical TherapistPostpartum Doula • Sleep Consultant • Support Group FacilitatorYoga Instructor

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Ac-Ch

Need a birth doula or childbirth educator?  Many of them also offer their own classes on childbirth education.  Or maybe some acupuncture is all you need. . .

Accupuncturist

Accupuncturist

Acupuncture involves the application of needles to pressure points across the body to alleviate a variety of physical, mental, and emotional conditions. Acupuncture is often leveraged for pain management and can be used to reduce stress in support of fertility, and for the management of nausea during pregnancy.
Birth Doula

Birth Doula

Offers emotional and physical support to a woman, her partner, and her family before, during and after childbirth. Doulas believe in ‘mothering the mother’ and will help a pregnant woman prepare for childbirth, be her advocate during delivery and check in with her after childbirth. Birth doulas are trained through certification programs, apprenticeship, or through active practice. They are not medical professionals and do not give medical advice.
Childbirth Educator

Childbirth Educator

Childbirth educators are trained in educating expecting parents on what to expect during pregnancy, labor & delivery and postpartum. Many childbirth educators offer both group and individual classes. Some childbirth educators will specialize in specific methods such as Lamaze or the Bradley Method.

Ch-Hy

A prenatal chiropractor, fertility doula, and hypnobirthing classes are at your service.

 Chiropractor

Chiropractor

Chiropractors focus on proper alignment of the spine, related nerves and bone structure through direct manipulation and other techniques. All chiropractors are trained to treat pregnant women but some choose to focus on pregnancy and fertility in their practice. Benefits for pregnant women can include pain relief, improved pelvic alignment, and nausea management.
 Fertility Coach or Doula

Fertility Coach or Doula

A fertility coach or doula is a professional who supports women and couples trying to conceive. Though they typically have knowledge of the treatments available, they focus on the wellness of their clients and on providing emotional support. A fertility doula is a professional who practices as a doula and is likely certified as a doula.
Hypnotherapist (HypnoBirth)

Hypnotherapist (HypnoBirth)

Hypnotherapy is a form of alternative medicine that is used to change behavior, manage stress and manage pain, among other things. In pregnancy and birth, hypnosis is used to prepare and relax the mind approaching childbirth. It is also used to decrease the perception of pain during childbirth.

La-Nu

Need help with breastfeeding, clogged ducts, or milk supply?  What about a prenatal massage?

 Lactation Consultant

Lactation Consultant

An IBCLC is a healthcare professional specializing in the clinical management of breastfeeding and lactation, certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners®. IBCLCs work in hospitals, pediatric offices, public health clinics, and private practice - (www.ilca.org). A lactaction advisor is different from an IBCLC lactation consultant. Lactation Advisors may have learned through a certification program or through experience, usually provide in-home services and focus on the introduction of breastfeeding.
Massage Therapist

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists apply pressure to the body, often using their hands, to relieve tension, stress, and pain. Prenatal massage can be used to treat common symptoms of pregnancy such as sore muscles, leg cramps, and headaches. Postpartum massage and newborn massage are also great treatments for new moms and their children.
Nutritionist / Health Coach

Nutritionist / Health Coach

Nutritionists have typically studied nutrition science and many have certifications. They can provide advice on nutrition, help you with a meal plan, provide guidance on nutrition related to specific conditions. Health coaches are credentialed professionals who focus on both food and lifestyle. They deploy a variety of strategies to encourage their clients to change their health habits.
Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist

Highly educated and accredited health professionals who focus on improving movement and reducing pain through therapeutic exercise and manual manipulation. Physical therapy can relieve symptoms during pregnancy and can help with postpartum recovery. Pelvic floor PT can be especially helpful for birth moms since the pelvic floor weakens during pregnancy. Some PTs are specially trained to work with babies who have tongue ties.
Postpartum Doula

Postpartum Doula

Postpartum doulas help new families transition into parenthood in the first few days and weeks after a child is born. They use evidence-based information to support everything from infant feeding and sleep to maternal recovery. A postpartum doula is an adviser to new families and can also be a helping hand, holding the baby so the new parents can take a nap, helping with lite household tidying, even providing occasional overnight services
Sleep Consultant

Sleep Consultant

Sleep consultants provide guidance and advice in the sleep training process. Sleep consultants should be well versed in the variety of approaches used to sleep train as well as the techniques appropriate at various ages. They work with the parent(s) to create a customized plan that suites the family
Support Group Facilitator

Support Group Facilitator

Facilitates support groups for new moms, working moms and expecting parents. Support group facilitators ensure participants engage in the group, create a welcoming and supportive environment and can often point participants to valuable resources
Yoga Instructor

Yoga Instructor

Master practitioner of yoga. Not all yogis instruct women through pregnancy and immediately post birth. Yoga instructors who work with expecting moms, moms in the postpartum period and with moms and children are specially trained. Yoga has many benefits for pre- and post-partum women including overall physical wellness and pain relief