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This page lists Central PA businesses, service providers, and other organizations.  

Butterfly Birth Services

Heather Whitcomb is certified through Birth Boot Camp and through Still Birth Day. She also offers placenta encapsulation. 570-543-2229 (BABY),,

Certified Holistic Health Counselor

Tasha Hall is based in the Lewisburg area but works with clients throughout the Central Susquehanna Valley and beyond.  She offers groups classes as well as one-on-one coaching.


There are several doula services listed here. Make sure you check out all of them: Butterfly Birth Services, Preparing for Birth and Beyond, Full Bloom Doula Services, and Lovely Luna Doula. If you are a doula working in the Susquehanna Valley and would like us to add you to the page, please email

Evangelical Hospital Community Health Education

Community Health Education offers support groups, classes, and more. Resources pertaining to pregnancy & childbirth include, but are not limited to, a support group for those who have lost babies, one-on-one counseling for women with gestational diabetes, and classes on topics such as breastfeeding.

Family Planning Plus

A non-profit health care organization dedicated to providing confidential and accessible reproductive health and WIC nutritional services. Serves Union, Snyder, Mifflin, Northumberland, and Juniata counties.

Full Bloom Doula Services

Tasha Hall is a Birth Arts International trained Postpartum and Childbirth Doula. She is currently working towards her certification and is offering reduced rates for her services. She serves the Lewisburg, Milton, Mifflinburg, and Selinsgrove areas.  She offers childbirth education classes and placenta encapsulation. 570-412-5537,


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La Leche League

There is a La Leche League chapter in Danville, PA.  They meet at 7PM on the second Monday of each month at Shiloh United Church of Christ.

Lovely Luna Birth Doula & Placenta Encapsulation

Whitney Trump is a birth doula. She also offers placenta encapsulation and infant massage. 570-989-1801.

Meadowsweet Midwifery

Sarah and Lisa are Certified Professional Midwives who attend home births in Central PA. Sarah is also an herbalist.

Nurse Family Partnership

Nurses work one-on-one with first-time moms to provide FREE support relating to prenatal health, newborn care, breastfeeding and more.  Services are only available to those under a certain income.  Call 1-800-349-4702 for information about services in Columbia, Luzerne, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties.  For services in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-320-7690.

Placenta Encapsulation

Several of the doulas listed on this page offer placenta encapsulation services. Additionally, you can contact us (info @ for information on encapsulating your own placenta.

Preparing for birth and beyond – doula

Virginia Rivenbark is a birth doula and Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator who works in several counties in Central and Northeast PA. You can view her website by clicking above or contact her using this information: preparingforbirthandbeyond@yahoo.com570-380-0150.