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Green Services for a Green Pregnancy

By Latham Thomas ecomii.com
February 2, 2009
File under: Eco-Friendly Merchants, Health


So you are having a baby and on top of being bombarded with information you have to navigate the host of companies that are out there claiming to serve your needs. Finally the eco-boom meets baby boom, you can find green doulas, green nursery design, green chefs, green concierge – you name it – it exits. Below you will find mini profiles on eco-friendly companies that will guide you through your pregnancy and serve your green lifestyle needs.

Verte is a New York City based holistic multi-disciplinary studio with doula, wellness, design and lifestyle services. Founded by Danielle Marqui Brown, Verte was created to provide holistic and innovative sustainable services to families, households, businesses and organizations. Verte has a unique nexus of practitioners, designers and consultants who are heavily integrated into its holistic business model.

Call Verte for expert labor doula services, green nursery design, personal shopping, and eco-effectiveness consultations. Danielle even helps new moms figure out what cookware and cleaning solutions to purchase to keep a healthy green kitchen. To contact Verte email: info@vertenyc.com

The Baby Planner – Less than a year old this eco-inspired company founded by a husband and wife team aims to provide clients with comprehensive information regarding products, eco-services, wellness practitioners, and services.

The Baby Planner is a full service consulting and concierge company with a holistic twist. Their services are focused on preparing parents for the life changing transition that comes with pregnancy. Founder Mary Oscategui services clients on both the East and West coasts. To contact The Baby Planner email: info@thebabyplanner.com

Kitchen Cabinet NYC is a personalized cooking program for families. Isabelle Krishana, the owner and president of the Kitchen Cabinet is a former teacher with many year of experience working with children of all ages. This service is great for those interested in learning about organic ingredients, local food and getting their young kids involved in cooking as well. Servicing New York City, Hamptons, and Beijing. Want a pantry makeover, call Isabelle. Email for more info on services at: info@kitchencabinetny.com

Tender Shoots Wellness is a NYC based boutique holistic lifestyle practice aimed at expectant and new moms. The practice offers holistic nutrition services, green culinary services, and yoga in group and private settings. Founded in 2006 by Latham Thomas, the service works to empower women before during and after pregnancy while making a smooth transition into motherhood. Tender Shoots Wellness offers green culinary services, sourcing the highest quality local, seasonal, and organic foods for their clients.  If you want to learn a thing or two in the ktichen- sign up for the “Bun in the Oven” cooking class or indulge in a private yoga session. To contact email: info@tendershootswellness.com

Bump-to-Baby is your best resource for eco-friendly, sustainable mommy  and baby products. Carrying everything from organic clothing for your precious newborn or toddler, alternative diapers, breastfeeding supplies, wooden toys and the perfect gear. Business partners and moms Caryn Neary-Delgazio and Erica Lyon really know what moms need, “our goal is to make your transition to parenthood a whole lot easier with a thoughtful selection of the best most innovative products out there for your child, your pocketbook and our world.” Visit the website to shop and for more information.

Green Bliss Eco Spa offers a new way to pamper, restore, and bring balance into your life, with respect and caring for people and the planet. Redefining the concept of mobile spa services by blending emerging green lifestyles and wellness trends with authentic spa rituals from around the world. Based in California, and taking pride in their namesake and principles this spa experience will be a real treat for moms at any stage in pregnancy or postpartum. ” We at Green Bliss Eco Spa incorporates organic, 100% pure natural, locally made, hand-crafted, fair trade, recycled/ repurposed and giving-back-to-the-community principles within the fabric of everything we do.”  To contact email: info@greenblissecospa.com

From eco-massage to green cuisine the world of green services is expanding with the growing interest in healthier sustainable living. If you would like to learn about similar businesses to contact for your green pregnancy and postpartum needs check out the Green Guide, Greenopia Guide, or Co-op America.

Be Well. Be Happy. Be Abundant

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