Perinatal Resources

Meet with other moms who have recovered from or are currently experiencing a challenging pregnancy or postpartum period. Experience the benefits of peer support. Learn about Postpartum Depression and related disorders and discuss resources such as therapists, doctors, opportunities to meet other moms/children, and ways to improve your health and mood. This confidential and informal group is open and welcoming. Please contact Amber with any questions.

Healthy Moms Series
Join Melissa Keane, LAPC for a six-week group series discussing important topics regarding the postpartum period. 

Where:      Babies R Us, 1155 Mount Vernon Highway, Dunwoody GA 30338 (back left of the store in the Learning Center)
When:       6-week series; meets 6 consecutive Thursdays from 10:30-12 
Cost:         $50 for 6-week series

Mother Wise support group
Led by Melissa Keane or Elizabeth O’Brien at the Atlanta Birth Center  (free and everyone is welcome) every two weeks at 10:30-11:30 on Tuesday.

Perinatal Mental Health Specialists:

Kate Ferguson, MA, LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Psychotherapy for Women
4200 Northside Parkway
Building 6
Atlanta, GA 30327

Licia Freeman, M.A.,M.Ed., CSAT, DCC 
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Women’s Reproductive Mental Health Specialist
3520 Piedmont Road, Suite 330 
Atlanta, GA 30305

Elizabeth O’Brien, LPC
1030 Grant Street SE
Atlanta, Georgia 30315

Cassie Owens & Associates

Shubha Swamy, LPC

1225 Johnson Ferry Rd, Suite 170
Marietta, GA  30068

Emory Women’s Mental Health Program

Emory University School of Medicine
Executive Park, Building 12
12 Executive Park Way, NE, 3rd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
(404) 778-2524

Birth Doulas, Lactation Specialists and Childbirth Educators:

Gwynne Melody Knap, BA, CCCE, CPD, CLD, CLE

cell/text:  404-569-4268
CAPPA Faculty-Labor Doula & Childbirth Educator Trainer
CAPPA Faculty-Postpartum Doula & Lactation Educator Trainer Postpartum Doula Care & Lactation Support
Atlanta Childbirth Classes or www.confidentchildbirth

Night Nannies and Nurses:

Kristin K. Baker, RN, BSN
Nurse and Nurture, LLC
Office: 404-835-758
Cell: 404-931-8891

Angela Buehler, BN
Baby Nurse to Go

Happy Baby Solutions
Georgia and Texas: 404-592-2858
New York: 646-688-2944


The Hero Dad
Classes by a dad for for expecting, new and adopting dads for the transition into fatherhood and “husband-hood “.

Chelsea Drda, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic
Webster Certified for Pregnancy, Gentle Care for Mamas and Babies
Atlanta Natural Health Clinic
4633 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30341

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