Lila Fischer, CPM

Lila Fischer has served women and families on the Vineyard since 2010. She was trained at Maternidad La Luz Midwifery School in El Paso, Texas. She apprenticed with renowned Mexican midwife Angelina Martinez and Nantucket midwife Sybille Andersen. She then served at Mother Health International, Uganda. She opened her homebirth practice in 2014.  Lila loves working…

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Mommy + Me with Fallon Aiello

DONATION-BASED MOMMY + ME is for mothers and their non-walking babies.  Enjoy yoga in a safe, supportive environment while learning postures and exercises specifically suited to new mothers and babies. This post-natal class focuses on helping new moms regain core strength and relieve, stretch, and strengthen tired arms, backs, and shoulders. Not just an exercise…

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Department of Children & Families

Every child deserves permanence, safety and well-being. The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect and strengthening families. Adoption Program: While much of DCF’s work is focused on child protective services, we also provide adoption services. Each office has a unit that specializes in placing children/youth for…

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WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

WIC is a free nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children. WIC’s goal is to keep pregnant and breastfeeding women and kids under 5 healthy. Contact Information Phone: 508-771-7896 Email: msolorzano@healthimperatives.orgWebsite: http://wicprogram.us/wic-program-provider/cape_cod_wic_martha_s_vineyard_vineyard_haven_ma Address:517 State…

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YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard

The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, individuals, families, seniors, and the Island community by helping our members realize their fullest potential through the development of body, mind, and spirit. The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard is committed to offering a variety of programs to serve families, youth,…

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Prenatal Yoga

Prenatal Yoga Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm, free for all expectant mothers at the Martha’s Vineyard YMCA. On Mondays that are holidays, please check availability of  this event. Contact Information Phone: 508-696-7171 Ext 120 Email: melissa@ymcamv.orgWebsite: http://www.ymcamv.org Address:YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard (111R Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Rd)Oak Bluffs, MA

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Vineyard Health Counseling

Jennifer L. Knight is a Certified Pre-Natal/Postpartum Pilates Specialist, The Center for Women’s Fitness by Carolyne Anthony. She loves to empower women using the Pilates Method. While pregnant with her second son, she traveled to California to study prenatal and postpartum Pilates. The concepts and exercises that Jennifer learned were immediately applicable in her own body….

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Slavin Chiropractic

Dr. Dardy Slavin is a chiropractor specializing in treating pregnant women and children. In addition to being trained by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, she has attended the Spinning Babies workshop and taken breastfeeding counselor classes. Her goal when working with pregnant women is to encourage optimal fetal positioning and a smooth birth process. She is also…

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Integrated Health Care

A multi-discipline holistic health care office offering Chiropractic, Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Doula Services. Dr. Dardanella Slavin, DC Dr. Erica Sawers, DC Allyson Cook Metell, LMT Megan Kershaw, LMT Brittany Golding, LMT Jeanie Hay-Sternbach, LMT Rex Jarrell, LMT Marcie Muller, LAC, MAcOM Sheila Muldaur, CCH Malinda Mayer, Manual Therapist Contact Information Phone:…

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Harmony Healing

Marcie Mueller, Lic. Ac., Nationally Board Certified Oriental Medicine Practitioner. I love helping women have healthy, happy pregnancies and smooth, uncomplicated deliveries. And let’s not forget the post-partum period- just as important as any other phase of pregnancy.  Acupuncture is a wonderful aid to healthy nursing, too. Contact Information Contact: Marcie Mueller, Lic. Ac.Phone: 508-696-1863 Address:455 State…

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New Beginnings of Martha’s Vineyard

Interdenominational ministry for single adults, sponsored by the Island Clergy Association. Committed to the positive personal growth of single, separated, divorced, and widowed adults. Support groups and refreshments, plus many programs, seminars, and activities. Meets weekly on Fridays at 7:30 pm throughout the year at Christ United Methodist Church in Vineyard Haven. Support group meets…

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