Childbirth Education

Christy Shields, CCCE, CLD (Okaloosa and Walton County)
CAPPA Certified Childbirth Educator offering group childbirth education classes in Niceville, FL (co-teaching at Growing Green Bums/Gentle Birth Options) and private classes in the surrounding areas.
www.emeraldcoastbirth.com
christy@emeraldcoastbirth.com

Rachel Doster (Okaloosa County)
HypnoBirthng®, Certified Practitioner
www.calmmamabirthservices.com
calm.mama.rachel@gmail.com

Ashley Hartwell, RN, HBCE (Escambia, Santa Rosa County)
Certified HypnoBirthing childbirth educator offering private and group childbirth education classes in surrounding areas.
www.pensacolahypnobirthing.com
pensacolahypnobirthing@gmail.com

Erin Hinze, RN, AAHCC, CLEC (Santa Rosa, Escambia, and Okaloosa County)
Bradley Method ® Childbirth Classes offering group and private classes in surrounding areas.
www.birthingyourwaytoday.net
erin@birthingyourwaytoday.net

Midwives

Gentle Birth Options, LLC (Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Santa Rosa, etc Counties)
Cindi Denbow, CNM, ARNP, IBCLC
Kassie King, CNM, ARNP
Certified Nurse Midwives offering Birth Center services in Niceville, FL and offering home birth services in surrounding areas.
www.gentlebirthoptions.com
info@gentlebirthoptions.com
​844-262-4784

Stand & Deliver! (Escambia, Santa Rosa, & West Okaloosa County)
Kerry Pham, ARNP, CNM
Tina Babinski, ARNP, CNM
Certified Nurse midwives providing home birth and well-woman GYN services for the women of Pensacola and surrounding areas.
www.standanddelivermidwifery.com
contactus@standanddelivermidwifery.com

Birth Doulas

Amber Roman, ICD, ICCE (Escambia and Santa Rosa County)
ICEA Certified Labor Doula Offering labor doula services in surrounding areas.
www.bellytocradle.com
bellytocradle@gmail.com

Evangeline Schepper, CLD, HCHD (Escambia and Santa Rosa County)
Certified Hypno-doula of Courageous Motherhood, LLC, serving as labor doula in surrounding areas.
www.pensacoladoula.com
evangeline.schepper@gmail.com

Elizabeth Shelton (Walton, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Escambia County)
Student labor doula offering hospital and homebirth services in surrounding areas.
yellowbirdbirthservices.weebly.com
ElizabethSheltonLD@gmail.com

Heather Viers (Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Escambia County)
Student doula offering labor doula services in surrounding areas.
anchoredbirthdoulaservices@gmail.com

Ashton Waltz (Santa Rosa and Escambia County)
Student doula offering labor doula services in surrounding areas
ftwbirthing@gmail.com

Mother to Mother Groups

Breastfeeding Support Group (Okaloosa County)
Facilitator: GBO Staff
Location: Growing Green Bums, Niceville, FL
Time: 9:30am
Dates: Every Friday
http://www.growinggreenbums.com/events/
850-262-4784

Mothering and Early Parenting (Okaloosa County)
Facilitators: Emerald Coast Lactation Consulting, Anne Hinze, IBCLC, RLC 850-699-2018
Location: Cafe Bienville, Niceville, FL
Time: 6:30pm
Dates: 1st Thursday of each month

Postpartum Doulas

Carnley Proud, CLD, CCCE, CPD (Santa Rosa, Escambia, and Okaloosa County)
CAPPA Certified postpartum doula offering postpartum doula support in surrounding areas.
www.wonderfullymadebirth.com
carnley@wonderfullymadebirth.com

Chris Robinson, CLC (Escambia and Santa Rosa County)
Offering postpartum doula services in surrounding areas.
www.SerenityBirthCare.com
SerenityBirths@gmail.com

Christina Schaefer, IBCLC, RLC (Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Santa Rosa, Escambia County)
​Offering postpartum doula services in the surrounding area.
850-259-1105
bluelunalactation@gmail.com

Lactation Consulting

Gentle Birth Options – Cindi Denbow, CNM, ARNP, IBCLC (Okaloosa County)
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant offering lactation support at Gentle Birth Options in Niceville, FL. Lactation Education Classes offered as well (see below).
www.gentlebirthoptions.com
info@gentlebirthoptions.com
84-GBO-BIRTH

Erin Hernandez, R.N., B.S.N, IBCLC (Okaloosa County/Hurlburt Field)
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant offering breastfeeding, childbirth, and parenting support. This is offered to military beneficiaries through Hurlburt Field New Parent Support Program. Services are free
Erin.hernandez.ctr@hurlburt.af.mil
881-5256 or 881-5061

Tammy Lantz, RD, LD, IBCLC (Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, & Bay County)
Experienced International Board Certified Lactation Consultant offering:
• In home, one-on-Family support, with free phone follow up for 24 hours
• Office appointments (location available in Niceville only)
• Private or small group classes for parents to be, prenatally and/or postpartum
• Health Care Provider luncheon educational sessions
• Legislative and/or advocacy consulting
See listing under complimentary health for information on nutrition services.
www.NutritionLactation.com
info@NutritionLactation.com
​850-659-3557

Perinatal Mental Health Providers

Emrist Mustin, MS (Niceville)
Provisional Mental Health Counselor Licensee #1392
Provides counseling services for concerns related to pregnancy, birth, or postpartum issues. This includes but is not limited to birth trauma, anxiety, depression, and adjustment difficulties. Emrist practices at True Joy Counseling and Consulting conveniently located in Niceville.
www.truejoycounseling.com
truejoycounseling@gmail.com
850-389-8489

Eileen Wolfe, LMHC (Pensacola)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (#13864) offering individual, couples, and family counseling to those needing therapy for perinatal mood disorders and related postpartum difficulties.Eileen is certified in maternal mental health through Postpartum Support International. She is passionate about treatment for postpartum depression, anxiety, psychosis, birth trauma, and grief counseling after neonatal loss. She offers free phone consultations and screenings for postpartum depression and anxiety. In-home sessions may be available after initial assessment.
www.pensacolatherapyservices.com
​Eileen@pensacolatherapyservices.com
(850) 418-4990

Trinity Ellis, MS, LMHCI (Navarre)
LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING INTERN
Certified in Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders
1913 Highway 87, Bindu Institute
Navarre, Florida 32566
(850) 692 -9824

Heather Cosimo, RMHCI (Navarre)
REGISTERED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING INTERN
Certified in Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders
1913 Highway 87, 1913 Highway 87
Navarre, Florida 32566
(850) 692 – 9824

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