2017 Guide to Pregnancy & Postpartum in + Around Detroit


Pregnancy and postpartum can be filled with so much excitement and joy, but it can also be overwhelming when trying to make the best decisions for your growing family. Detroit Moms Blog has teamed up with local businesses & practitioners that specialize in all things related to the journey into motherhood. We hope this will help you connect with the resources you need to take the stress out of adding to your family.

Thanks to all of the featured sponsors and businesses that are listed here; We appreciate your participation! To our readers, we sincerely hope that you will find this guide to be a helpful part of your journey into motherhood.

Back Buddy®/Mom’s Essentials LLC

Back Buddy® is an award-winning maternity and feeding support pillow, designed by a Chiropractor and a mother of three. Alleviates common back pain during and after pregnancy, provides comfort and support while holding or feeding baby, and encourages proper position for breastfeeding. Made from high-quality foam that is CERTIFIED to be made WITHOUT harmful PBDEs, TDCPP or TCEP (”Tris”) flame retardants, CFC’s, phthalates, formaldehyde, mercury, lead, and other heavy metals. Back Buddy® is recommended by OB’s, Chiropractors, and Lactation Consultants, and has received several awards including the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award®, the 2014, 2015 and 2017 Family Choice Award, the 2016 Green Scene Mom Award, and the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Top Choice of the Year Award by BabyMaternity Magazine.

8841 Macomb St. #724
Grosse Ile, MI 48138


Books by Kelsey Fox LLC

Early reader, teacher approved children’s books with coloring and activity page.

505 9th St.
Royal Oak MI, 48067


Growing Roots Box

Supporting mom in the early years of parenting with a family fun box. Every month, enjoy a delightfully curated subscription box of quality products for you and your family. Each box encourages connection and inspires making wonderful memories with your family.

45309 Jacob Drive
Novi MI, 48375


Hatched: Newborn to Ninety

Hatched is a small shop in downtown Romeo that provides a simple approach for your natural life! The majority of our products are made locally or here in the USA. We offer natural & organic health and beauty, herbs & spices, essential oils & accessories, simple crafts, make & takes, organic baby, home & life goods and so much more! 

114 West Saint Clair Street
Romeo, MI 48065


Modern Natural Baby

We are a natural baby store in Downtown Ferndale. We have everything you need for your baby, including cloth diapers, car seats, strollers, furniture, toys, and clothes! We have a baby registry too!

200 W. 9 Mile Rd. Suite B
Ferndale, MI 48220


Mom and Baby Shop

Mom and Baby Shop specializes in breast pumps, breastfeeding products, cloth diapers, slings and carriers, amber teething necklaces, and more. Check out our website for our schedule of classes in breastfeeding and cloth diapering!

43000 W. 9 Mile Rd.
Ste. 303
Novi, MI 48375


Natural Red Essentials

Natural Red makes natural personal and family care products that are safe, effective, and affordable.


1420 Washing Blvd.
Suite 301
Detroit, MI 48226


Emma Burcusel Photography

Experience wonderful memories and portraits for your family to be able to pass them down years after as a family heirloom.

Plymouth, MI


Jennifer Kohl Photography

Jennifer Kohl is a family lifestyle photographer specializing in newborns. Her love is documenting life and all its details, reflecting families and their dynamic, style and spunk. Whether a session is held at the park or nestled in their home, it’s sure to be fun…and the images reflect that forever. Jennifer serves SE Michigan and resides in Beverly Hills with her husband and three children.

30249 Cedar Hollow Dr.
Beverly Hills, MI 48025


Life on Paper Photography by Bri Mason

Hello, I’m Bri!! I am an on-location newborn, child and family photographer serving Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas. My style is relaxed and laid back, focusing on clean, colorful, and timeless photographs. This means that it’s less about the props and it’s all about you – I would love to help you record the moments in your life!


Wildflowers Photography

Wildflowers Photography specializes in newborn & family photography. Located in south east Michigan, we service many locations and cannot wait to capture your family’s precious moments!


Amanda Koppana Health Coaching

I am a holistic health coach and help women feel strong and confident in their skin, gain energy, and reduce stress, so they can enjoy life more and live to their full potential. I help women nourish their bodies, minds, and souls, so they can live a happier, healthier, more fulfilling, mindful life. I do this through one-on-one coaching, providing the right system, support, and accountability for my clients.

2829 Pineway Trail
Howell, MI 48855


Kelly Houseman Counseling

Kelly Houseman Counseling specializes in mental health counseling for women including parenting, postpartum concerns, self-esteem and anxiety. Sessions are relaxed and personalized to your unique needs. You are entitled to have happiness and wellness in your life!

37899 W. 12 Mile Rd., Suite 250
Farmington Hills, MI 48331


Born Yoga

Born Yoga is an established, local children’s and family yoga studio in Birmingham, MI. We offer a variety of teaching styles and classes for both beginner and advanced yogis from babies to teens. Our studio is designed to feel like home; it is a comfortable and safe space for you and your yogis. Our classes focus on the development of emotional, social and physical elements of the yoga practice; and work to promote an overall feeling of strength and beauty, both inside and out.

2121 Cole Street
Birmingham, MI 48009


REACH Rehab + Chiropractic Performance Center

We help individuals frustrated with pain and injury slowing them down and concerned they may not get their active lifestyle back. Our approach to solving muscle and joint pain is built on knowing there’s a better way, and we continue to forge the path. If you’ve tried rest, various therapies and conventional medicine without results, we may be a good fit to help you understand what’s causing your frustrations then craft a reasonable solution. REACH delivers the power to do!

915 S. Main St.
Plymouth, MI 48170


Sweet Momma Yoga

Started by a sweet momma – with a sweet tooth – for sweet mommas. We specialize in empowering women in their childbearing years through Prenatal Yoga and Sweetie + Momma Yoga classes. Each woman will find support and reassurance to get through pregnancy, birthing and on into motherhood in a loving and safe environment.

2510 S Telegraph Rd, Ste L #253
Bloomfield Hills MI 48302


The Barre Code

As a one-stop shop of cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, and restoration, The Barre Code equips you with the tools necessary to build inner and outer strength within a supportive community cultivated by positive motivation. We live by a mantra – a commitment to the acceptance of others and ourselves, continually striving to learn and grow. In an environment that is both challenging and empowering, we motivate clients to not only meet their potential, but to exceed it.

555 S. Old Woodward Ave., Suite 13L
Birmingham, MI 48009

1260 Walton Blvd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

831 S. Main Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067

248-220-4062 (B)

248-923-2392 (RH)

248-565-8372 (RO)

The Dailey Method

The Dailey Method is a barre exercise studio for EVERY body. We are passionate about alignment. We ignite awareness through hands-on training and education. The result is better posture, better movement, and a more complete workout.

34665 Woodward Ave.
Birmingham, Michigan 48009


Birth & More Wellness

We set the standard for labor & postpartum doula services. 16 years of experience & we are committed to being professional, reliable, and compassionate.

28022 Weymouth Dr.
Farmington Hills, 48334


Doulas of Michigan, LLC

Professional and personalized care for Metro Detroit families! Whether you are trying to conceive or already had your baby we can help make your life easier! With Birth and Postpartum Doulas and Placenta Encapsulation we have every service you may need during pregnancy and baby’s first year!

3796 Genesee Rd.
Lapeer, MI 48446


Essential Family Chiropractic

We are dedicated to serving our community with excellence while providing great results through affordable care for individuals and whole families. As there is a growing rate of the public searching for ways to stay healthy without the use of medication and surgery, we are here to educate how it is possible for the body to communicate internally. This optimized its ability to function and correct the underlying cause of most health problems.

23334 Farmington Rd.
Farmington, MI 48336


Nature’s Playhouse

Nature’s Playhouse brings families together while providing a supportive and nurturing community with valuable resources designed to support and enrich parents, parents-to-be, caregivers and families. We offer birthing & lactation support, prenatal, post-partum and family fitness classes; maternal & infant mental health services; massage, reflexology and reiki services; open play time and family enrichment classes; in-home baby proofing assessments and safety workshops and free support groups.

703 Livernois St.
Ferndale, MI 48220


Nine Short Months Birth and Community Wellness Center

We are the only midwife run birthing center in Oakland County that you can go to and give birth IN the water. Eat and drink while you labor, give birth in the position that feels right to you. Our center also has acupuncture, placenta encapsulation, IBCLC lactation support, and holistic massage.

525 Southfield Rd.
Birmingham, MI 48009


Peaceful Birthing

HypnoBirthing® Childbirth Education and Birth Doula Services. We know how overwhelming it can feel preparing to welcome a baby into your life. Our focus is education – easy relaxation techniques for mom and partner plus knowing your birth options. We’ve been supporting expectant families since 2006 and will be there for you every step of the way on your journey!

Many Metro Detroit Locations


Sun Stand Still Doula Services, LLC

Sun Stand Still Doula Services, LLC offers doula services for birth and postpartum. Services include continuous labor support, apothecary aroma therapy products for pregnancy, birth and postpartum, and placenta encapsulation.

15635 Williams St.
Livonia, MI 48154


The After Baby Lady

Our team of trained and certified postpartum doulas offer 24/7, daytime, and overnight support. Our goal is to make life easier for parents with new babies. We have a range of pricing options and can create a plan just for your family!


The Bubble Club

Our mission is to provide the most exclusive and nurturing classes for little ones and their families in Metro Detroit!

30445 Northwestern Highway, Suite 114
Farmington Hills, MI 48334


True REST Detroit

We offer a luxury spa environment where you can achieve Stress Relief, Pain Reduction, or Better Sleep through Float Therapy sessions. 10 inches of water, 1000 lbs of Epsom Salt, and ultimate relaxation. We are the ideal oasis to unplug from the world to reboot your body & mind. Come see how float therapy can benefit you during and after your pregnancy, whether you are looking to let go of some areas of tension, or just want to connect with your growing little one in a serene and quiet environment. Book your 60 min session today!

30911 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48334


Woven In Love Maternity Services, LLC

Midwifery care for home birth (waterbirth-landbirth-VBAC), hospital labor support as a doula or monitrice, childbirth education, evidence-based practice. Compassionate, caring, individualized care for you and your family. 

11111 Hall Road, Ste. 300
Utica, Mich 48317


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While we hope you enjoyed our sponsored Guide to Pregnancy & Postpartum in + around Detroit, we have also put together a more comprehensive list of resources. While not complete, it gives you an idea of what’s available in the area with a variety of options. We hope you enjoy what the Detroit area has to offer.


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