Business, Services and Providers that are recommended by Dr. Leighton

Childbirth Educators

Robin Ross, Hypnobirthing

Cloud Nine Birth Services, Spinning Babies

Natural Birth Classes (click here to sign up)

Birth and Postpartum Doulas

Shelli Mullins

Meg Smith & Kelsey Haliti (Cloud Nine Birth Services)

Stefanie McMillin (Full Circle Birth & Pelvic Health)

Errin Bald

Fertility Specialists

Dr. Joanne Kwak-Kim (Chicago)

Dr. Randy Morris (Naperville, Plainfield)

Functional Medicine

Dr. Kalli Prater, DC (St. Charles)

Motivated Medicine (West Chicago)

Well Rooted Functional Medicine (Crystal Lake)

Home Birth Midwifery Care

Isabelle Guillou, CNM: My Mindful Birth

Hospital/Birth Center Based Midwifery

Burr Ridge Birth Center

Elmhurst Midwives

Rush-Copley Midwives (Aurora)

OMG Women’s Health Care (Hinsdale)

Lactation Consultants

Heather Dvorak, IBCLC (A Baby Place)

Vanessa Prinz, IBCLC (VP Lactation)

Melissa Preitauer, IBCLC (Makana Breastfeeding)


Massage Therapists

Leah Lichy, LMT: MAMAssage

Laura Rommack, LMT (Naperville, (630) 825-7463)

Amy Washington, LMT

Tunisia Macklin, LMT

Maternal Mental Health Therapists

Charlene Sanaude, MSW, LCSW (Naperville)

Shannon Merkin, LCSW (Naperville)

Bricolage Wellness (Aurora, Chicago-Lakeview/Lincoln Park, Lombard)

Mercier Therapy and Abdominal Myofascial Work:

Krysia Tscherewik, Kryssage Wellness (Batavia)

Jennifer Mercier (St. Charles)

Kalli Prater, DC (St. Charles)

Sandra Lambatos, DC (Elmhurst)


Dr. Michael Riermaier, MD (Elgin)

Dr. Dan Pesavento (Barrington)

Dr. John Carrol (Carol Stream, St. Charles)


Dr. Jennifer Eisenstein, APRN, DNP (Arlington Heights)

Next Generation Pediatrics (South Elgin)

Well Rooted (Crystal Lake)

Miena Hall, MD, IBCLC (Hinsdale)

Pediatric Dental: Lip/Tongue Tie Revision

Dr. George Lin, DDS (Buffalo Grove, Crystal Lake)

Dr. Milton Geivelis, DDS (Bartlett)

Prenatal/Postpartum Fitness

Pilates By Carrie

Kristin Louis

Women’s Health/Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Carrie Koziol, PT: Pilates by Carrie

Body Gears Physical Therapy (Wheaton, Chicago)

Stefanie McMillin, DPT and Renee Bergum, DPT: Full Circle Birth & Pelvic Health (Naperville)

Leena Bird, DPT