The pregnancy and postpartum period is a time of great joy, but is also filled with questions. Where can I find OBs in Fargo? What do doulas do? Who can I talk to about how I’m feeling during postpartum? Are there any postpartum resources available? Motherhood is full of choices, and it can be overwhelming to find all the pregnancy resources in Fargo in one place.
Our hope is that this Pregnancy & Postpartum Guide will help you find answers to some of those questions. We hope it will help guide you to the right decisions for you and your baby. Below you will find a comprehensive list of OBs, midwives, doulas and other the pregnancy resources in Fargo and the surrounding area. Plus, many postpartum resources as well.
We want to thank all of the featured sponsors and businesses listed below for helping bring this guide to you, especially our presenting sponsors Becoming Balanced and Essentia Health. They are all passionate about the mothers in our community, and are here to help you!
Our overall focus is on helping women be well – physically, emotionally, spiritually, and socially. Our counseling services are geared toward helping women find a balance between self-care and their responsibilities. We offer a specialized focus in navigating a women’s journey, starting during the pre-pregnancy stages, during pregnancy, and through the postpartum stage.
At Essentia Health every birth story is different. When you look back on yours, what will you remember? The peace of mind that comes from knowing both of you are safe and in good hands with our high-risk OB services and NICU. The special bond that a certified Baby-Friendly® Designated Hospital can help foster. The support of certified nurse midwives. That’s our role in the story. Delivering the kind of compassionate care you won’t forget. Maternity care like nowhere else.
Apex Physical Therapy & Wellness Center is here for all your pre- and postnatal needs! Whether you’re working towards a healthy pregnancy or trying to bounce back after baby, we can help. Our highly trained Women’s Health therapists treat Diastasis Recti closure, pelvic pain, incontinence, c-section management, mastitis/plugged duct cares, optimal birthing position training and the many aches and pains associated with pregnancy and birth. Apex also has a certified CranioSacral therapist to help moms and babies experiencing feeding issues, colic, tongue and lip ties, torticollis and plagiocephaly and many others! Our therapists will work one-on-one with you to tailor a program specifically to your individual needs for a smooth delivery or to help navigate the “fourth trimester”.
At Blooming Baby HD Ultrasound, you can capture those priceless first moments of your baby’s life in 3D and 4D/HD ultrasound. We offer the most advanced 3D/4D & HD ultrasound image quality available so that you have the opportunity to bond with your baby at every stage of prenatal life. Aside from bringing phenomenal images of your baby to life, we also offer gender determination as early as 8 weeks with a blood test. We have several packages available and are accessible and affordable for every parent!
Rachel is a birth doula, placenta encapsulation specialist, and Natural Family Planning (NFP) instructor. Rachel supports women throughout their reproductive years, whether they want to learn more about their body and fertility, are hoping to become pregnant, want to avoid pregnancy without the use of hormonal contraception, are currently pregnant, during labor and childbirth, and in the immediate postpartum period. Rachel currently serves women and families in Fargo-Moorhead, Grand Forks, and the surrounding communities.
Providing family-centered midwife services during pregnancy and birth. Offering home birth and water birth options. Care includes: personalized prenatal care, labor/birth guidance, postpartum and newborn care for six weeks following birth. Serving Fargo-Moorhead and surrounding communities.