Shreveport/Bossier/East Texas Resources

Here are some local resources that women interested in natural childbirth and baby care can investigate:

Natural Childbirth Classes

Birth Centers & Midwives

  • Charlotte Russell, Midwife,  Edenway Birth Center in Marshall, TX  
  • Jen Courtney, Midwife, serving East Texas.
  • Brittney Maddox, Midwife, serving North Louisiana for homebirths. Search Brittney Maddox Midwife on Facebook.

Labor Doulas

Postpartum Doula Services

More info coming.

  • Scott Ritch, Mid City Peds, Shreveport, 221-2225
  • David Pace, Mid City Peds, Shreveport, 221-2225
  • Portico Peds, Shreveport, 212-3930

Breastfeeding Support
Meetings at Aulds Public Library in Bossier City, 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM.  There is now a Saturday meeting:  2nd Sat. at  10:30 AM.


  • Shreveport-Bossier Babywearers Group on Facebook: Mary Frances Russell

Cloth Diapering and Natural Baby Products
  • Hippie Baby, Storefront in downtown Shreveport, coming November, 2014
Birth and Newborn Photography

Other Useful Resources
  • Natural Living and Parenting Shreveport/Bossier Discussion Group, Facebook

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