Are you expecting, have a baby in the house, or hope to be expanding your family soon? Check out our Guide to Pregnancy, Baby, & Postpartum!
Having a baby is such an exciting time in a mother’s life! There is so much to learn, and our hope is that this Pregnancy, Baby, & Postpartum Guide will serve as a place to begin with your research in finding the best experts to lead the way! We have teamed up with local businesses, who partnered with us for our 6th Annual Bump & Beyond Event, who specialize in all things related to the journey into motherhood.
We had a wonderful time showering local moms with education, information, and favorite mom & Baby products. Thank you to all who were involved!
We would like to thank our title sponsor Wesley Medical Center and all other featured businesses that are listed here.
Guide to Pregnancy, Baby, & Postpartum
Labor & Delivery with Wesley
With a reputation of being the region’s premier hospital for obstetrical services, Wesley Healthcare provides labor and delivery services at two facilities in Wichita. The Wesley Birth Care Suites are designed for mothers expecting a low-risk childbirth, while Wesley Women’s Hospital has birth rooms designed for more complicated births. Both facilities offer dedicated staff who are committed to providing the finest care during and after birth, as well as access to advanced care through a neonatal intensive care unit if complications should occur. Wesley also offers a dedicated anesthesia group prepared to help provide the pain management options you choose as part of your customized birth plan. For more information about Wesley’s childbirth centers, please call (316) 962-3627.
Family Life & Maternity Education Classes
Wesley also offers a variety of maternity classes, ranging from breastfeeding to caring for your new baby, to help you prepare for childbirth. Due to the pandemic, all classes are currently being conducted online, and offered free of charge. Here is a list of all the maternity classes.
Maternity Nurse Navigators
Wesley’s nurse navigators are your guides and advocates during your pregnancy. They will make the complicated more understandable, the overwhelming more manageable and the overall healthcare experience more patient-centered. Wesley offers a maternity nurse navigator, who specializes in low-risk pregnancies, and a perinatal nurse navigator, who works with expectant moms who are at higher risk for complications.
To schedule an appointment with Wesley’s maternity nurse navigator, please call (316) 962-4784. For the perinatal nurse navigator, call (316) 204-2728.
Check out our Bump & Beyond Event Q&A with Wesley’s Maternity Navigators where they answer questions about pregnancy, baby, and postpartum:
ICTeeth and Smile Safari Pediatric Dentistry provides comprehensive oral care from the birth till children begin to reach adulthood! We are a resource for all mothers in their journey from help with feeding issues during infancy, providing guidance for care during your babies first teeth and creating an amazing experience for little ones at their first dental visit! Our staff are specially trained to provide patience, love and care to help create a wonderful environment for children. Big smiles start with early visits to the dentist!
Dr. Rachel with Family First Chiropractic has loved growing her prenatal and pediatric practice. After receiving chiropractic care during her pregnancy, Dr Rachel wanted other women to have the benefits of prenatal adjustments. Dr Rachel is Webster Technique certified through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and has specialized in prenatal and postnatal care in practice.
At Smith Orthodontics, our mission is that each patient will step away from our office with “more than a smile.” Yes, we specialize in crafting gorgeous smiles. But our work doesn’t stop there. With every appointment, our team aspires to be a highlight of our patients’ days. We strive for this through lasting team/patient relationships, fun contests, and intentional opportunities to work alongside each other to help hurting people in our community and throughout the world. Treatment with Smith Orthodontics fills patients with confidence they need for pursuing their dreams, and also some inspiration to help others follow theirs.
At Honey Tree and Branches Academy, we provide high quality educational programs for toddlers, preschool, prekindergarten, elementary and middle school students. We provide learning in a safe, clean and nurturing environment that will give parents peace of mind. Our Academy provides caring, highly qualified educators that will guide children through a path of life-long learning and are dedicated to helping your child grow cognitively, physically, socially and emotionally. Our Early Learning Fun program will be just the right start for your little one!
Our curriculum, developed by an early childhood education specialist, incorporates thematic activities that encourage exploration, investigation, problem solving and discovery that will prepare children for success in school and beyond.
ICT Lactation is here to help Moms like you feel supported on their individual feeding journeys. I hear a lot of time, “I didn’t know what to do,” “I didn’t know how to make things better,” “ I didn’t know how to get everything to work right.” I am here to listen to you, make sure you are heard, and help you find a solution. I will provide you with a truly customized experience that is tailored for you and your little one.
Special Discount: $10 off an Initial In-Office Consultation with ICT Lactation.
Premier Maternity Art Studio specializing in creative services for expecting families! Pregnancy is a beautiful time in a woman’s life and we are here to help her celebrate the changes, magic and miracle that is happening inside her body with those she loves! Our services include:
– Paint-A-Mama-Parties: Our Paint & Sip Parties to bring families & friends together.
– Custom Body Art: Special designed artwork painted using body-paints by our artist for your special event.
– Body-Casting: Capture the beauty of your figure with a mold of your belly or torso, then work with our artist to paint it, bling it out or add other embellishments.
Riverside Music Together offers family music and movement class for families with infants through age eight. We’ve created a warm environment in our classes that supports your baby’s natural musicality—and their overall development. In our Babies Only and Mixed-Age music classes, you’ll learn lots of ways to interact musically with your infant. And as you sing, laugh, and learn together, you’ll bond with your child and the other new parents in class.
Special Discount: Use the coupon code “BabiesAreMusical” for $10 off Summer or Fall Babies Only classes.
Grow Physical Therapy is a mobile pediatric practice specializing in torticollis, plagiocephaly, and developmental delay. Early intervention is so important when it comes to addressing torticollis and plagiocephaly so knowing what to expect and prevent is vital! My passion is to empower parents through education and treatment to allow your little one to flourish. No more wait and see, it’s time to advocate and seek!
Special Discount: 20% off initial evaluation
Dr. Thompson is a chiropractor that is passionate about working with pregnant women. As a mother herself, Dr. Thompson understands the demands a pregnancy has on a person’s body. Dr. Thompson is certified through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) in the care of pregnant women and children. She is also certified in the Webster Technique, a specific chiropractic technique used for pregnant women.
Colic is an extremely misunderstood condition, and It is very important to understand the true definition of colic. Many babies may be exhibiting symptoms of colic without the parents realizing the cause of the problem. Most people believe that the only symptom of colic is endless crying, however this is not true. Some babies may only grunt or have trouble sleeping for example.
D.R. Scharenberg D.C. (Doc) is a Practicing Chiropractor in Wichita, Kansas. He has been perfecting his treatment for colic over the past three decades. Countless hours in research and development and have lead him to pioneer a technique that drastically reduces colic pain and symptoms in infants. In his practice he has helped over 1000 babies overcome colic symptoms. His goal is to help babies and parents all over the world treat colic.
Lavender Rose Photography offers Newborn, Maternity, Family, Milestone and Senior Sessions. Our Bump to One package includes 6 sessions starting with the Maternity session, a smash cake and a custom heirloom album. Our expecting Mammas have access to our maternity closet. We provide wraps and props during your newborn session. We have a private studio and outside areas allowing us to provide our clients with a variety of settings.