Twin Cities Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Guide

The pregnancy and postpartum period can be filled with so much joy, but it can also be overwhelming when researching all of your options. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota understands that and we’re so grateful to them for sponsoring this incredible resource. There are endless questions to be answered: Where should I give birth? Who will help me?  Once my baby is born, will I ever sleep again? It is our hope that this guide helps answer some of those questions.  We would also like to thank 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.

Children's Minnesota

At Children’s Minnesota, we get to see amazing every day. The fighting spirit of a 24-week-old preemie. The resilient five year old learning to walk again. And the sense of pure optimism we see in every child. We believe children are the most amazing people on earth – and that drives us to do everything we can to live up to the privilege of caring for them. As one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States, Children’s is the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children from before birth through young adulthood. Our goal is to be every family’s essential partner in raising healthier children, and we aim to deliver an experience unlike any other, making access to health care easier and working with the community in innovative ways.

Children's Minnesota Primary Care

Pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners at Children’s Minnesota treat babies, toddlers, children, teens and young adults at our 12 primary care clinics. And it’s our mission for every child in our care to grow up happy, healthy and fit. Children’s has 12 pediatric primary care clinics around the metro area so that families can get comprehensive care close to home. Each clinic is connected to leading-edge resources through our system of hospitals and specialty clinics. This broad range of resources ensures that patients get the excellent care they deserve, and helps our pediatricians or nurse practitioners care for even the most complicated cases.

Children’s Minnesota Emergency and Trauma Care

At Children’s Minnesota, we care for more pediatric emergency and trauma patients than any other healthcare system in the region. We have the area’s only Level I pediatric trauma center in a hospital dedicated only to kids. And at both our hospitals in Minneapolis and St. Paul, we have the specialists, technology and facilities to provide the best care and outcomes for emergency and trauma patients. Plus, our emergency departments are backed by our comprehensive pediatric system of hospitals and clinics – ensuring when children leave our emergency departments, they’ll be able to continue the healing and rehabilitation process.

Children's Minnesota Virtual Clinic

Kids don’t just get sick during regular business hours. Whether it’s in the middle of the night, over a weekend, at the cabin or just during a busy work week, Children’s Minnesota quality care is available 24/7 through our Virtual Clinic. Simply log on from your home or office, and a physician or nurse practitioner will provide the quality of advice and care you expect from Children’s, and give your child the appropriate treatment. If your child requires a prescription, they’ll send it to your pharmacy of choice. A visit costs $49 or less, depending on your insurance. It’s the anytime, anywhere Virtual Clinic for kids.

The Mother Baby Center by Allina Health & Children's Minnesota

The Mother Baby Center is a collaboration between two of the best known names in mother and baby care: Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota. The Mother Baby Center proudly offers a unique, personalized experience for mom and baby with top notch care throughout the childbirth journey. We have locations in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Coon Rapids. Combined, we are honored to have welcomed more than 20,000 babies into the world. From conception and pregnancy care to parenting classes and support beyond delivery, you can count on Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota.

Park Nicollet and HealthPartners

From pre-conception care through pregnancy, birth and beyond, HealthPartners and Park Nicollet are dedicated to partnering with you. Our compassionate teams recognize this is a special time and will support you, your baby and your choices. Experienced ob/gyn doctors, nurse practitioners and certified-nurse midwives offer different care team options. When it’s time to deliver, our hospital birth centers provide you with a comfortable environment and honor your birth preferences, from water birth to vaginal birth after cesarean. Because we know there are many emotions and new experiences that come along with having a baby, we also have breastfeeding and mental health support for moms. With a new baby, every moment is big. Let’s make good happen, together.

Fairview Health Services

From family planning to delivering an exceptional birth experience and beyond, The Birthplace and Fairview Clinics are an easy choice. Our care team includes OB/GYNS, midwives and family medicine providers who specialize in obstetrics. Your and your baby’s health and well-being are our main concerns. Our skilled nursing teams, trusted doctors and lactation specialists are dedicated to making your birth experience one you will treasure. Our comfortable, secure postpartum rooms allow you to bond with your newborn and recover from labor. For baby’s health – we have pediatricians and family medicine doctors all over the Twin Cities. With same-day appointments, online and phone care, we are here for you whenever you need us. Find out what sets Fairview apart, learn about our services and providers at our website below.


Associates in Women's Health

Associates in Women’s Health it is our mission is to provide the best care possible in the areas of obstetrics, gynecology and infertility. AWH offers health care services through all phases of a woman’s life, building strong and long-term relationships with patients and families. Together, we work to provide the individual care every woman deserves. We offer advanced services for every stage of a woman’s life, from routine exams to age-specific screenings and tests. Our providers have a variety of certifications and specialities through their experience and education.

We are accepting new patients at our Edina and downtown Minneapolis clinics.

ObGyn Specialists

OBGYN Specialists is committed to creating a patient-friendly, nurturing environment where women of all ages can feel comfortable and reassured. Everyone in our organization from physicians and health care workers to our administrative professionals understands and respects the individuality and privacy of you, our patient.

We work in partnership with you to provide quality medical care and individualized support that fits your lifestyle and personal situation.

Each of our physicians is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, From annual pelvic exams, pap tests, pregnancy and prenatal care along with fertility treatments, menopause and post-menopausal issues, you can trust the experienced physicians and health care professionals at OBGYN Specialists to provide the health care you need at every stage of your life. We are accepting new patients at our Edina and Burnsville clinics.

Burnsville Location:
305 Nicollet Blvd. E #170,
Burnsville, MN 55337

Burnsville Phone:

Edina Location:
6565 France Ave South, Suite 200
Edina, MN 55435

Edina Phone:
952- 920-2200

Oakdale Obstetrics and Gynecology

At Oakdale ObGyn, we specialize in you. That’s why our team of doctors, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, ObGyn physical therapist and registered dietician offer comprehensive women’s health services and resources when you need them. From well-woman exams and birth control to nutrition advice, we help you create a foundation for a lifetime of good health.

Expecting? We’re experts at pregnancy care, and labor and delivery at Maple Grove Hospital. After baby, we’ll help you navigate unique mom challenges that include changing hormones, bladder leaking and low back pain that may come with having a baby.

Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota

The Pregnancy Postpartum Support of MN HelpLine is a free service, staffed by trained mental health professionals if you are worried about postpartum mood issues. If you are pregnant, a new parent, or are concerned about a family member calls, texts and emails are responded to by a volunteer within 24 hours. If you are looking for support or services or just have questions, we can help.

612-787-PPSM (-7776)

Homegrown Foods

Homegrown Foods is Twin Cities’ local, organic meal kit service, where foodie meets family-friendly. Started by a mom, for moms. Kid-friendly menus, wholesome dinners, flexible schedule, and free delivery.

Minnesota Birth Center

Minnesota Birth Center is a practice of Certified Nurse-Midwives providing the full range of women’s health care to women of childbearing age, including well woman exams, contraception services, pre-conception counseling, prenatal care, labor and delivery including VBAC, and postpartum visits. Our practice is founded on the principles of empowering, evidence-based care that supports health and wellness for women. Our Midwives attend births at our free standing birth centers located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as at Abbott Northwestern and United Hospitals. MBC is committed to providing excellent clinical outcomes to satisfied women and families at a reasonable cost, and we accept all major forms of insurance.

Minneapolis: 612-545-5311

St. Paul: 651-689-3988

Nite & Day- Infant and Toddler Sleep Coach

Ready to take back your nights and naptimes? Through the practice of Gentle Sleep Coaching, Elizabeth helps you create step-by-step sleep plans that really work, with less crying and worrying all around. Contact Nite & Day today to learn more!


Metropolitan Pediatric Dental

Metropolitan Pediatric Dental Associates is a specialty dental office for infants, toddlers, big kids, pre teens, and teens with locations throughout the Twin Cities including St. Paul, Fridley, North Oaks, and Eagan. The professional, gentle, and caring pediatric dentists have been providing quality dental care for children and adolescents since 1965. They are specially trained and equipped to treat children who have special needs, children who require a large amount of dental work, or children who are anxious and simply need a little extra care.

Willow Midwives

Willow midwives exists to serve the families of Minneapolis and the surrounding suburbs with gynecological health, pregnancy and childbirth options. We have a fabulous birth setting, outstanding consultants and hospital affiliations with Fairview Southdale (M Health) and Abbott’s Mother Baby Center. Call today to set up your personalized tour, or register and schedule online through the patient portal on our website.

3033 Excelsior Boulevard, Suite 585

Minneapolis, MN 55416


Bywater Birth

Bywater Birth is your one stop shop for all your pregnancy, birth, and postpartum needs. We offer birth and postpartum doula services, Hypnobabies Childbirth Education classes, Placenta Encapsulation, Evidence Based Birth workshops, and Mother Blessing Ceremony facilitation throughout the entire Twin Cities Metro Area.


Bellies to Babies

Bellies to Babies buys and sells previously loved maternity clothing both in store and online at Shop from thousands of brand name maternity styles all up to 80% off department store prices. Plus, make money after your pregnancy online or we will come to your house and pay you on the spot.

Mother Baby Center | 902 E 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404

HealthPartners | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Park Nicollet | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Fairview Clinics | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Associates in Women’s Health | 6565 France Ave S #200, Edina, MN 55435 & 825 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402

OBGYN Specialists | 6565 France Ave South, Suite 200, Edina, MN 55435

Oakdale OBGYN | Maple Grove Medical Building, 9825 Hospital Drive, #205, Maple Grove, MN 55369

Adefris & Toppin Women’s Specialists |  1875 Woodwinds Drive, Suite 110, Woodbury, MN 55125

Clinic Sofia | 15679 Grove Circle North, Maple Grove, MN 55369

Comprehensive Healthcare for Women | 1687 Woodlane Drive, Suite 101, Woodbury, MN 55125

Diamond Women’s Center | 6565 France Avenue South Suite 300, Edina, MN 55435

John A. Haugen Associates | 801 Nicollet Mall, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Lakeview Clinic | 424 State Highway 5 West, Waconia, MN 55387

Mayo Clinic Health System OBGYN- Cannon Falls | 32021 County Road 24 Blvd. Cannon Falls, MN 55009

Metro OBGYN | 17 West Exchange Street, Suite 622, St. Paul, MN 55102

Minnesota Women’s Care2603 White Bear Avenue North, Maplewood, MN 55109

Northfield Hospital & Clinic OBGYN | 2000 North Avenue, Northfield, Minnesota 55057

OBGYN & Infertility | 6405 France Avenue Suite W400, Edina, MN 55435

OBGYN West | 111 Hundertmark Road, Suite 440, Chaska, MN 55318

Partners Obstetrics & Gynecology | 1737 Beam Avenue, Maplewood, MN 55109

Paul Larson OBGYN Clinic | 6525 France Avenue S., Suite 100, Edina, MN 55435

Southdale OBGYN | 305 E Nicollet Blvd, Suite 393, Burnsville, MN 55337

U of M Health Specialists Clinic | 606 24th Ave. S Minneapolis, MN 55454

Western OBGYN |  111 Hundertmark Rd., #200 Chaska, MN 55318

Women’s Health Consultants | 121 8th Street South, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Minnesota Birth Center | 2606 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Better Beginnings | Minneapolis/St.Paul, MN

ByWater Birth | Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Willow Midwives | 3033 Excelsior Boulevard, Suite 585, Minneapolis, MN 55416

A Woman’s Design | 1711 W. County Rd. B., Suite 104-S, Roseville, MN 55113

Community Midwives | Minneapolis, MN

Earth Mother Midwife | Menomonie, WI

Geneabirth | 851 Dayton Avenue, St Paul, Minnesota 55104

Gentle Joy Midwifery | Minneapolis, MN

HealthEast Midwives | 870 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105

Heritage Midwifery | Princeton, MN

Mandala Midwifery Care | Minneapolis, MN

Modern Midwifery | Minneapolis, MN

North Star Midwifery | 1854 Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104

Southern Minnesota Midwifery | 493 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102

St. Francis Midwives | 1415, 1515 and 1601 St. Francis Ave. Shakopee, MN 55379

Trillium Midwifery Care | Minneapolis, MN


Minnesota Birth Center | 2606 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Willow Birth Center | 3033 Excelsior Boulevard, Suite 585, Minneapolis, MN 55416

Health Foundations Birth Center | 968 Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN, 55105

Morning Star Birth Center | 6111 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416

River Valley Birth Center | 526 W. Park Row, St. Peter, MN 56082

Roots Midwifery and Birth | 1901 44th Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55412

Better Beginnings | Minneapolis/St.Paul, MN

Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Blooma | 5315 Lyndale Avenue S (Suite A), Boulevard Commons, Minneapolis, MN 55419

Flutterby Birth Services | 4444 West 76th Street, Suite 400, Edina, MN 55435

Montessori Doula | Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Mothering By Mom | Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Peace of Mind Doula Services | St. Paul, MN

Pelvic Floor Center | 2800 Chicago Ave. South, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55407

The Childbirth Collective | Minneapolis, MN

Welcome Baby Care | 4530 West 77th Street #325, Edina, MN 55435

Nite & Day | Edina, MN

Amma Parenting Center | 3511 Hazelton Road, Edina, MN 55435

Baby Cafe | 4050 Coon Rapids Blvd, Coon Rapids, MN 55433

La Leche League Twin Cities | Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Tender Transitions | Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

The Boob Geek | Minneapolis, MN

All Things Diapers | 14813 Able St NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304

BabyLove | 4590 Scott Trail #102, Eagan, MN 55122

Child and Family Chiropractic | 4444 West 76th Street, Suite 400 Edina, MN 55435

Enlightened Mama | 624 Smith Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55107

Healing Garden Hypnosis | 5838 Blackshire Path, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

Homegrown Foods | Minneapolis, MN

My Healthy Beginning | 1613 Wayzata Blvd, Long Lake, MN 55356

Naturally Aligned Chiropractic | 4422 White Bear Ave N, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Psychotherapy Healing & Associates | 5100 Eden Avenue, Suite 102, Edina, MN 55436

Wildtree Psychotherapy | 1061 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105

Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Blooma | 5315 Lyndale Avenue S (Suite A), Boulevard Commons, Minneapolis, MN 55419

Emerge Mothers Academy  | 4031 Crystal Circle, St. Paul, MN 55126

Everyday Miracles | 1121 Jackson Street Northeast, Suite 119, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Fit4Mom | Twin Cities area

The Family Development Center | 475 Cleveland Ave North, Suite 316, St. Paul, MN 55104


Baby Grand | 1137 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105

Bellies to Babies | 6634 Penn Ave S, Richfield, MN 55423

Goodnight Moon | 4388 France Avenue South, Edina, MN 55410

Oh Baby! | 3509 Galleria, Edina, Minnesota 55435

Pacifier | 219 N 2nd Street #102 Minneapolis, MN 55401

Teeny Bee Boutique | 1560 Selby Ave, St Paul, MN 55104

Tiny Feet Boutique | 815 East 48th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407

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