The following care providers have demonstrated a special interest in treating and serving women experiencing postpartum adjustment issues including depression and anxiety (PPD and PPD/A). Because the Baby Blues Connection cannot recommend any specific intervention we suggest you call the provider and discuss your exact needs and concerns.
- Samantha Brody, ND, LAc
6610 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97239
Provides acupuncture, herbal treatments, nutritional support, and natural hormone balancing.
- Dr. Melissa Kuser, ND, LAc
Kwan Yin Healing Arts Center
2330 NW Flanders St., Suite 101
Portland, OR 97210
I provide both Naturopathic and Chinese medical assessment and treatments and offer Holistic Pelvic Care ™. I run necessary labs as indicated, including adrenal and reproductive hormone testing and neurotransmitter testing. I review diet and make modifications as needed to help pregnant and postpartum women achieve adequate nutrition for her and her baby’s needs. Using herbs, acupuncture, homeopathy, and nutritional supplementation I help restore the vital force after giving birth. For women experiencing pelvic floor complications post-partum, including pain, leakage, heaviness, or sexual difficulty, or who need healing after traumatic birth experiences, Holistic Pelvic Care ™ can provide incredible relief.
- Jennifer Brennan-Kos, ND
1632 SE 72nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97215
- Marsha Hamilton, ND
Flow Natural Health Care
11630 SE 40th ave, Suite C
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Flow Natural Health Care is a primary care clinic dedicated to providing compassionate, sustainable and comprehensive health care to the whole family. We treat individuals and families in their entirety, from pre-conception and on. We work with you and for you, blending modern medicine and the ancient healing arts to give you back your health and happiness.
- Sara Ohgushi, ND
2207 NE Broadway, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97232
Provides natural childbirth, postpartum care, including breastfeeding support, and family health care using herbal medicine, diet, nutritional supplements and homeopathy.
- Whole Family Health Clinic
Holly Zapf, ND
2928 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 106
Portland OR 97214
Provides classical homeopathy, nutritional guidance and therapeutic exercises in a family-oriented practice treating pregnant and postpartum women, as well as children of all ages.
- Insights to Health Clinic
Christie Winkelman, ND, MA
2929 SW Multnomah Blvd, Suite 302, Portland, OR 927219
As counselors and naturopathic physicians, the doctors at Insights to Health recognize the importance of treating the whole person: mind, body and spirit. By utilizing a wide array of natural therapies we work with patients to remove obstacles to physical and mental health to restore balance and well-being. We also have the ability to treat infants and small children for sleep problems, fussiness/irritability, teething, allergies (among all other medical conditions), which can offer support to the mother and family.
- Jennifer Curtiss, ND
Portland Family Health
4004 SE Woodstock Blvd., Suite 4
Portland, OR 97202
I currently support the health of families in Portland, specializing in preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum health for men and women. I assess and treat the physiologic imbalances that result in mood, pain, sleep, digestive, and hormonal disorders. My naturopathic assessment may include nutrition, MTHFR gene mutations, hormone, and neurotransmitter lab testing. I also assess and treat structural trauma, emotional trauma, and disorders of the pelvic floor following labor using the technique, Holistic Pelvic Care™. As a medical detective, I identify and treat the cause of your symptoms allowing you to return to your true vital self.
- Jessica Brooke Huffman, ND
2 NW 3rd ave.
Portland, OR 97209
Dr. Brooke Huffman is a naturopathic physician committed to helping people enhance their lives by optimizing their health. She works closely with patients to help them remove obstacles to their health as a primary means of restoring balance.
- Alison Schulz
6214 SE Milwaukie ave.
Portland, OR 97202
Dr.Schulz is a naturopathic physician with a focus in women’s health and pediatric care. She offers both conventional and holistic approaches to healthcare including the use of botanical medicines, nutritional support, hormone and neurotransmitter balancing, and pharmaceutical agents as needed.
- Justin Ilsley, ND LAc
Mississippi Health Center
4631 N. Albina Ave.
Portland, OR 97217
Justin has been a primary care naturopathic doctor treating the whole family since 2004. He specializes in nutritional and IV therapy, medication support and prescriptions, B-shots, herbal remedies and acupuncture. Justin works with Moms and Dads, providing medical and lifestyle support to assist with the profound transitional experiences of postpartum and parenting. Whether treating the mother or the partner of the mother, Justin offers well rounded and compassionate, approachable medical care. Justin accepts most insurance, including OHP/Care Oregon.
- Alicia Hart
Vitality Natural Medicine
7455 SW Bridgeport Rd. Suite E-240
Tigard, OR 97224
Dr. Hart is a naturopathic physician who has completed additional training in pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and breastfeeding management. She has personal experience with high risk pregnancy, colicky babies, breastfeeding woes, never sleeping, and multiple order births. Dr. Hart is comfortable using pharmaceuticals, botanical medicines, homeopathy, neurotransmitter and hormone balancing, clinical nutrition, and intentional community building to help you return to your best health.
- Angela Potter
I am dedicated to helping postpartum women have a smooth transition into life with a new baby. I help women with symptoms like fatigue, poor sleep, mood swings, postpartum depression, and urinary incontinence to name a few. As a mother myself I know how demanding the schedule is with a new baby so I work with patients to develop treatment plans that are both effective and easy to put into practice. Some therapies I use are nutrition, herbal medicine, homeopathy, and pelvic floor therapy.
If you are aware of a resource for mothers with PPD or PPD/A that is not listed here, or if a current listing needs updating, please Contact Us.