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The pregnancy and postpartum period can be filled with lots of joy, but it can also be overwhelming when researching all of your options. Many families are choosing their care provider, where they will deliver, alternative medicine services, and let’s not forget all the choices to make once baby is born!
It is our hope that this guide helps new moms in Albuquerque. You'll find detailed information, thorough lists, and our team's recommendations within each section.
We sincerely hope that you will find this guide to be a helpful part of your journey into and through motherhood.
Pregnancy & Postpartum Acupuncture
Pregnancy and the birthing process are life-changing experiences. Acupuncture can help women through these changes by offering physical and mental support. Acupuncture works to support optimal health for the mother and has so many benefits.
Breastfeeding and Lactation Services
Becoming a mother is one of the most special, but tiring, experiences. There are many sleepless nights and moments of feeling like you are in over your head. We rounded up a list of breastfeeding and lactation services for when you are feeling like you need a little extra assistance.
Childbirth Classes in Albuquerque
Having a baby is such an exciting time, but the childbirth process can be scary and bring up so many questions. A childbirth class can help to reduce the fear of the unknown and overcome the overwhelm of information coming in.
Pregnancy comes with it’s own set of aches and pains, and chiropractic care is a great way to help take care of these.
Doulas in Albuquerque
A doula is a great resource during pregnancy, birthing, and even postpartum. They offer both you and your partner support, serve as a resource and cheerleader, and can work in any birthing environment.
Fertility specialists are here to support women through all aspects of reproductive care. They are able to do fertility treatments, fertility preservation, treat uterine problems, and help with genetic diseases that can affect children.
There are so many different options for where to birth your baby, but so many people forget that birthing your baby in the comfort of your own home is an option as well.
Home Visiting Programs
Parenting brings up so many questions and anxieties. With advice coming from almost everyone, it’s hard to keep up with all of the information coming your way. There are programs that can help.
Labor and Delivery Hospitals
There are so many options for labor and delivery. Some people want a homebirth, some go to a birthing center, but the most common is a labor and delivery hospital.
Mental Health Resources
Becoming a mother or adding more kids into your household is an incredible and exciting experience. For a lot of people, there can be dark thoughts that can take over during or after pregnancy. Hers are some resources to help.
Mom Groups in Albuquerque
It takes a village to raise kids. Let us help you find yours! Here is your new mom gang, mom squad, or mom book club.
OBGYNs and Midwives
Yay! You’re having a baby! Now what? Every person is different and has their own expectations for what their birthing process will look like. Birthing location can change this, but so can the person with you in the delivery room.
Physical Therapy & Pelvic Health
Pregnancy and postpartum take a toll on your body and sometimes can be really painful and uncomfortable (but also really exciting!). One of the last things you probably think of doing is going to physical therapy. But it can be so helpful.
Pregnancy is full of exciting moments and lots of physical changes. A lot of the physical changes are not comfortable ones, especially in that third trimester. But you do not have to live with the pain and discomfort. Prenatal massage is here to help.
Seeing your baby is one of the most exciting parts of pregnancy. There is no feeling like seeing your baby for the first time or learning the gender of your baby.