Resources and Links

The best pregnancy, birth and post partum services that Central Illinois has to offer!

Local Resources

Acupuncture/Acupressure
Dr. Julie Salzbrunn D.C.
2415 E. Washington St. Ste F
(309) 750-1819
Bloomington office, LeRoy office and house calls available.

Belly Casting
S.A.S BodyScapes
sasbodyscapes@hotmail.com
309-261-4564
Facebook Page

Birth Center
The Birth Center
6 Westport Ct Bloomington, IL
(309) 722-4020
bnbirthingcenter@gmail.com
Website
Facebook Page

Childbirth Education
Shannon Bacus, CD (DONA)
Lincoln, IL
217-825-5296
Website

Childbirth Education
Bradley Method Classes of Natural Childbirth
(3 independent instructors in our community)
Melissa Lee (309) 451-3621 / melissaklee1@gmail.com
Mary Smith (309) 825-4294 / meari@comcast.net
Laura Thorp 309-530-5994 / ahalaura@juno.com
Website

Childbirth Education
Birthing From Within
Renkon Yoga Studio
3907 General Electric Road
Bloomington, IL
(309) 808-0755
hello@renkonyogastudio.com Facebook Page

Energy Healing
Tonya Keach
BodyTalk
(309) 830-9341
Website

Henna
Belly Blessings Henna
Mandee Palmer
(309)310-5096
Facebook Page

Homebirth Midwifery Care
With Women Midwifery Services
Brande Ruskusky, CNM
1924 W Laura Ave Peoria
(309) 258-3216
Facebook Page

Her Choice Midwifery Services
Laura Lawson, CNM
1924 W Laura Ave Peoria
(309) 585-3535
Website
Facebook Page

Hypnobirthing
Mary G. Moore
Private classes
(309) 452-1473
mooremgm@aol.com
Website

Lactation Consultant
Amanda Birkey, IBCLC
(309) 449-6275
amandabirkey@gmail.com
Website
Facebook Page

Obstetrics/Gynecology
Dr. Rachel M. H. Dalton, D.O.
VBAC Friendly
(309) 454-3456
Website

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
Croft Physical Therapy, Ltd.
Leann Croft, PT, MS
Specializing in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
3601 General Electric Road, Suite #5
Bloomington, IL 61704
leanncroft@croftphysicaltherapy.com
(309) 452-0704
Website

Placenta Encapsulation
Liz Richards
lizrichards79@gmail.com
(217) 972-5535
Facebook Page

Shannon Bacus, CD (DONA)
Lincoln, IL
(217)-825-5296
Website

Prenatal Yoga
Main Street Yoga
418 North Main Street Bloomington
(309) 829-9618
Website

Tonya Keach
Weds 5:30-7:00p
Palms Together Yoga
Website

Renkon Yoga Studio
3907 General Electric Road
Bloomington, IL
(309) 808-0755
hello@renkonyogastudio.com Facebook Page

Therapist
Abby Bokus
Pregnancy, Post-Partum, Parenting Issues, Relationship Issues, Women's Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Grief, Loss, Infertility
200 W. Monroe St. Suite 306 Bloomington, IL 61701
(309)287-8354
abbybok@yahoo.com

Favorite Links

Ask Dr. Sears
Pregnancy and childbirth information from the well known Dr. Sears

Birthing Naturally
Information about pregnancy and natural childbirth

The Brewer Pregnancy Diet
Information about pregnancy nutrition

Childbirth Connection
Pregnancy and childbirth information

The Coalition for Breech Birth
Information and advocacy for breech birth

Dr. Momma
Circumcision information

Evidenced Based Birth
Evidenced Based Maternity Care Practices
Facebook Page

ICAN
International Cesarean Network

Midwifery Today
Midwife and birth publications

Mothering.com
Information about pregnancy, natural child rearing, and Due Date Clubs

Penny Simkin
Author, doula, childbirth educator and birth counselor.

Plus Size Pregnancy
Pregnancy information

Pregnancy.org
Pregnancy and parenting community

Spinning Babies Information on optimal fetal positioning

The Unnecessaren
Information and cesearean advocacy

The Whole Network
Accurate Circumcision Information