Fertility & Women’s Health Holistic Support
Preconception to conception
Whether thinking of becoming pregnant or have been trying for a while. We are here to help!
Pregnant? Prepare now!
Breastfeeding: Preparation for the early weeks of nursing your baby. Positioning, latch, avoiding road blocks, and emotional changes.
Classes are interactive, informal, and personal.
Goal is to not only offer info and guidance but to strengthen parents as a team. It’s never too early to start preparing!
Breastfeeding Class Options:
Wednesday Evenings & Saturday Mornings (In-Person), (currently postponed, other great private options below!)
Request a private IN-HOME breastfeeding class – $75
**Only office visits are being offered at this time, call Katie at 815.893.0411 to request a office visit**
Free New Mom Support Group
Ideal for moms of newborns – 6 months old.
- Meets bi-weekly Tuesday mornings 10 – 11am.
- Support with infant care, feeding, managing parenthood. Emotional and mood changes. Resources for community.
- Scale available for infant weights.
- “Patient parking” in front are for you and we encourage moms with newborns to call for assistance carrying baby and items into group.
It’s free and we’d love to see you! PJ attire approved!
**Currently postponed, follow us on Facebook for latest information**
Well Mama Series - 5 weeks of professional, compassionate support!
FOR THE MOM WHO WANTS A BEAUTIFUL, SMOOTHER TRANSITION INTO PARENTHOOD!
• First 45 minutes – 1 hour is the topic/workshop of the week.
• Followed by 45 minutes of you discussing your struggles and victories.
• Snacks will be provided.
Finding power and peace in telling your story. We will celebrate your birth as a mom and make a take away to remember your strength and power.
Journaling & Vision Boards
A grounding, centering and focused activity. Leave with a personal purse sized book to add affirming quotes and goals.
Discuss safety in EO's around newborns. When they can be quick & helpful ways to remember to stop and breath. EO roller make and take away.
Maintaining connections and staying active in community with baby. Leave with a swag bag of special offers and discounts from local businesses.
Intro to Baby Massage
Learn calming strokes to soothe baby and connect with touch.
FOLLOWING WORKSHOP, MOMS STAY AND ENJOY DRINKS AND SNACKS WITH DISCUSSION/SUPPORT FOR WEEKLY STRUGGLES AND VICTORIES.
Physician Referred Consult
Do you have a referral from your care provider? Schedule your appointment now.
We are here to help and taking that first brave step asking for help is monumental. You matter mama and we can’t wait to see you!
Ready to take charge of your postpartum happiness and health?
Meet your women’s health & fertility specialist
Dr. Brook Merkel
Dr. Brook Merkel is a board certified chiropractor and acupuncturist who focuses on women’s health, especially fertility and pregnancy. She holds an undergraduate degree in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine and a Doctoral degree in Chiropractic Medicine. She has over 16 years of clinical experience and has worked exclusively in the field of women’s health, fertility, and pregnancy for over 7 hears. She has attended and completed many post-doctoral seminars on pregnancy, fertility, pediatrics, functional movement/rehabilitation, and functional medicine.
It is my goal to support, inform, and empower women from conception through parenthood. As a mother of two, I understand the challenges and changes that may occur, both physically and emotionally, and have an immense amount of empathy for those going through them. I have witnessed the power that connection and community has on women during these incredible transitions and I am humbled, blessed, and thankful to support women during these times.
To schedule an appointment with Brook please call: 847.461. 9445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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