True North Birth Services

Placenta Encapsulation Services serving greater Cecil County, MD & Southern PA

New England-based Placenta Encapsulation, Doula Support, and Postpartum Care serving Boston, North Shore, South Shore, New Hampshire & Rhode Island 

Here are some quick links to amazing & informative organizations and individuals in our region


Massachusetts Based Prenatal, Postpartum, and Maternity Resources

Evidence-Based Maternity Care:                                                

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services:

Science & Sensibility:

Birth Empowerment:

Midwifery in Massachusetts:

Maternity at Home:

Birth Doula Training:

Live in Mass and need a doula? Lactation Support? Interested in Homebirth? Here is a list of birth professionals serving the North Shore, Greater Boston, South Shore and even Western Mass regions. Names are arranged according to services provided, many professionals do offer multiple services! Links to their sites in blue. 

Childbirth & Parenting Education: 

Mandi Ledwith, AAHCC Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

Emily Linblad Multiples Family Educator 

Kathi Stimson Hypnobirthing 

Stacey Magazzu Bunyar at Boston Baby Beginnings

Birth Doulas: 

Enza Cicero-Lilley

Amanda Lee Underwood

Kelly Chamberlin

Holly Flanagan

Kathi Stimson

Bethany Leclerc

Kim Leuders

Kelly Bottari (serving Western Mass) 

Lauren Olsen Sidford

Katelyn Richer

Postpartum Doulas: 

The Baby Mavens  postpartum doulas providing day & overnight support as well as a certified pediatric sleep consultant and 2 certified car seat techs

Molly Lawney

Holly Flanagan

Emily Lindblad

Heather Magill

Danni Lerner

Kelly Bottari (Western Mass)

Katelyn Richer

Lactation Support:

Kira Kim, IBCLC

Heather Bingham, BA, IBCLC

Kelly Chamberlin

Maire MacLean, IBCLC


Yoga Services:

Emily Masnoon is a Registered Yoga Teacher, a Reiki Healer, and Doula in Somerville and Cambridge, MA


Esther Mathieu is a North Shore MA Photographer specialized in weddings & portraits of newborns, families and high school seniors.