Resources and Links

This list is compromised of resources that I have used personally or that were highly recommended.

Local Resources

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

Bradley Method Classes of Natural Childbirth
(3 independent instructors in our community)
Melissa Lee (309) 451-3621 /
Mary Smith (309) 825-4294 /
Laura Thorp 309-530-5994 /
Information about Bradley

Childbirth Education with a Biblical Perspective
Jessica Poppe

Shannon Bacus, CD (DONA)
Lincoln, IL

Chiropractic Care
Mitchell Family Chiropractic Center
Dr. Susan Mitchell
1210 Towanda Avenue, Suite 17 Bloomington
(309) 828-6200

Cloth Diapering (and Mama Cloth)
PinStripes and PolkaDots
An online retailer with showroom hours and free classes in Bloomington.

Croft Physical Therapy, Ltd.
Leann Croft, PT, MS
Specializing in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
(309) 452-0704

Energy Healing
Tonya Keach
(309) 830-9341

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

Mary G. Moore
Private classes
(309) 452-1473
Information about Hypnobirthing

Midwifery Care
Laura Lawson, CNM
1505 Eastland Drive, Suite 500 Bloomington
(309) 662-2273

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

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

Tonya Keach
Weds 5:30-7:00p
$10 suggested donation (or pay what you can)
A Center For Healing and Wellness
305 East Front St.
Downtown Bloomington

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

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

International Cesarean Network

Midwifery Today
Midwife and birth publications
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 and parenting community

Spinning Babies Information on optimal fetal positioning

The Unnecessaren
Information and cesearean advocacy

The Whole Network
Accurate Circumcision Information