Here is our recommended list for local businesses and organizations in the Omaha and surrounding areas. If you would like to be added please contact us. Thank you.
Omaha Area Doulas
ICAN — International Cesarean Awareness Network
Local Circumcision Info
Child Safety and Advocacy
Indoor & Outdoor Play — Museums, Gyms and more!
Holistic Dentistry and Kid-Friendly Dentists
Pediatric Optometrists and Opthamologists
Local Farms and CSA’s
Local Work-At-Home Moms
The Midwife’s Place – First Nebraska Birth Center! Located in Bellevue, NE. Heather Ramsey is the Midwife is the owner. There are 2 birthing rooms, both equipped with large showers and large birthing tubs, exquisitely decorated. There is a large and comfy sitting room for family and friends to wait in and also a kitchen so you can bring food.
UNMC Certified Nurse-Midwifery Services – Preconception Counseling, Pre-Natal Care, Well-Woman Care, Labor and Birth Options, and Postpartum Care.
Quiet Light Foundation Preemie Support Organization- They strive to be Nebraska and Iowa’s leading support system for families with premature children during and after their time spent in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Also, raising awareness and advocating healthy lifestyles.
Baby Love Birth Services – Doula and Pre/During/After Pregnancy Support Classes, Breastfeeding Support and a Refresher course for your 2nd, 3rd or more pregnancies.
Also many of our Doula’s offer childbirth classes — See Below!
The Modern Doula – I know that having a healthy baby is the most important thing to you. But, your birth experience is important, too. Let me help you design and reach your birth goals. Call or Email for a free consultation.
Agape Birth Services – Doula services by Amber Piller. Specializes in VBAC’s.
Butterfly Kisses Family Support Services — Focuses on prenatal and postpartum support services, breastfeeding support, mother/baby attachment, infertility issues, perinatal loss, grief and the many transitions that the childbearing years can bring. Located in Bellevue.
Kanesville Therapy LLC — Laura Kinney, LLC, LCSW, LMHP, LISW, PLADC — Passion for mothers struggling with post-partum mood disorders, depression, anxiety, and more.
Eleanore Tardy Shrader, PLMHP – Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic – Passion for post-partum mothers, supportive of breastfeeding, cosleeping and understanding of attachment parenting principles. 402-498-7912 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Lisa Whitcomb Omaha Children’s Clinic – She is respectful of attachment parenting, non-vax/delayed vax parents. Promotes breastfeeding. Very popular.
Dr. Brian Finley — He is board certified in Family Medicine. He has been a physician for 26 years and operates his own Family Medicine practice in Bellevue.
Dr. Emilio Arispe at Methodist — He recommends against circumcision, supports extended breastfeeding, and is open to alternative vax… what he told me about vaccinating is that he believes the parents who come to him not wanting the regular schedule have done a lot of research and he respects their views.
Dr. Monty Mathews – Practices Family Medicine at UNMC – Encouraging of natural birth and attachment parenting.
Dr. Laura Wilwerding Located in her new practice, Naturally Healthy Kids – Dr. Wilwerding is an IBCLC as well as a pediatrician and is very supportive of cosleeping and breastfeeding.
Dr. Kelly Shidler Boys Town Pediatrics – She is respectful of non-vax/delayed vax parents. Promotes breastfeeding. However, she also does promote CIO, but would respect you if you don’t.
Dr. Michael Dulac – Supportive of breastfeeding, cosleeping, intact care and parents choice on vaccinations.
Nebraska Friend of Midwives — State-wide midwifery support organization working to make it legal for a CNM to attend homebirths.
ICAN is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve child-maternal health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery and promoting Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC).
ICAN of Omaha
ICAN of Central Nebraska
ICAN of Lincoln
Nebraska Breastfeeding Coalition — A network of individual members and organizational partners dedicated to improving the health of Nebraskans by making breastfeeding the norm through education, advocacy and collaboration.
Milkworks O — Milkworks O located in Rockbrook. Anne Easterday and Debbie Erickson are the 2 IBCLC’s there.
Kristen Treat IBCLC — Butterfly Kisses Family Support Services
Dr. Wilwerding IBCLC — Naturally Healthy Kids
Lara Anderson IBCLC — Elite Lactation Professionals
La Leche League
La Leche League of Nebraska — Breastfeeding monthly support group.
La Leche League Omaha — Several locations around Omaha and Bellevue..
Breastfeeding Support of Omaha Facebook Page — Breastfeeding online support group that also meets monthly on the first Thursday of each month. Led by 2 La Leche League leaders.
La Leche League of Lincoln — Chapters Several locations around Lincoln.
Local Milk Sharing Networks
OANP Breastfeeding Support Group Local online support group and milk sharing group
Human Milk 4 Human Babies — Nebraska Chapter Local Milk-sharing network.
Human Milk 4 Human Babies — Iowa Chapter
Eats on Feets Nebraska Another local milk-sharing network.
Intact Omaha — One Mission. One Body. We are men and women around the Omaha area sharing research-based information on intact care and circumcision.
Intact Iowa — One Mission. One Body. We are men and women across Iowa sharing research-based information on intact care and circumcision.
Baby Junk — Omaha’s #1 Natural Baby store! Cloth Diapering, toys, baby wearing, nursing wear, baby carriers, and more. Offers various workshops on cloth diapering, baby-wearing, breastfeeding support, and more.
Diaper Du-dee Diaper Service — Serving Omaha, Lincoln and Des Moines — Cloth diaper washing service, and cloth diaper stripping service, they pick-up and deliver. They provide prefolds and also pockets.
Safe Kids USA — Safe Kids USA is a nationwide network of organizations working to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability for children ages 1 to 14. They educate families, provide safety devices to families in need and advocate for better laws to help keep children safe, healthy and out of the emergency room. Services include Car seat safety and installation, Bike safety, Fire Safety, and Home safety. Also knowledgeable on car seats, children’s products and crib recalls. Please see their Event Calendar for upcoming carseat check events throughout the state of Nebraska.
Safe Kids Omaha Chapter — For Douglas county please call 402-898-7351, 402-331-3333, or 402-502-8850 to schedule an appointment to have your car seat installed or inspected.
Safe Kids Lincoln Chapter — Please call 308-650-5555 or to schedule an appointment to have your car seat installed or inspected.
Safe Kids Sarpy and Cass County — Chapter For Sarpy county contact: 402-291-SEAT or e-mail email@example.com and for Cass county please call 402-898-7351 to have your car seat installed or inspected.
Safe Kids Three Rivers — Serving Dodge, Saunders and Washington Counties. Please call 402-898-7351 to make an appointment to have your car seat installed or inspected.
Safe Kids Loess Hills — Serving Pottawattamie and Mills County IA — Please call Jessica at 712-256-9566 ext. 28 to schedule an appointment to have your car seat installed or inspected.
Mercury Free and Mercury Safe, Holistic, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. James Lewer is a holistic, mercury free and mercury safe dentist and he is dedicated to practicing safe and healthy dentistry. His mission is to treat his patients in the most healthy, caring, holistic way possible and to share information about dental wellness with his patients so that they may make educated decisions about their oral health.
Bellevue Pediatric Dentistry — Specializing in treating infants, children and teenagers. Our goal is to help make your child’s dental care as easy, comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
Smile Station Pediatric Dentistry — Offers specialized dental care for infants, children and young adults.
Boys Town Pediatric Ophthalmology — Boys Town Pediatric Ophthalmology specializes in the medical care, diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders and diseases that are unique to children.
Midwest Eyecare — Dr. Kathryn Hodges specializes in pediatric muscle surgery (strabismus). Dr. Hodges is also a parent and well-read on the topics of learning disorders including dyslexia, so her first goal is to provide parents with the treatment options available to them.
Pediatric Ophthalmology Associates, P.C. — Dr. Sebastian J. Troia, M.D. Pediatric Ophthalmologist
Essentials Family Chiropractic and Wellness — Chiropractic care for all ages, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy, Infant Massage, Prenatal Care. Very popular amongst this community.
Meylor Chiropractic — Located in Gretna, Dr. Meylor is a third generation Chiropractor also certified in Acupuncture.
Aligned Health & Wellness — Dr. Melissa S. Waszak is a chiropractor serving West Omaha and the surrounding communities of Elkhorn, Bennington, and Gretna. She offers complete family care for all ages including pregnancy.
Millard Wellness Center — Dr. Sheri Millard and Dr. Erin Komp offer multiple specialties including Webster technique and pediatric chiropractic. They also offer acupuncture and cold laser therapy.
Elite Family Chiropractic — Dr. Vanessa Green focuses on children and pregnant moms as well as the rest of the family. She also offers allergy testing.
Radiant Life Chiropractic — Dr. Andrew Kamerman specializes in pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders.
Omaha Whole Living – Omaha Whole Living is a cooperative endeavor focused on providing opportunities to learn, grow and share while nourishing your mind, body and spirit. Retail offerings are by local artisans. Classes are offered by a variety of talented and inspirational people from our community who will share their passions.
Four Winds Healing Center — Herbal and Nutritional Counseling, Massage Therapy, Shirodhara, Herbs and Dispensary, Herb Classes and Workshops, Supervised cleansing and detox programs, Lifestyle counseling, Accessory traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic healing practices (moxa, cupping, etc.), EQH and Medical Chi Kung, and Tai chi and chi kung private classes.
Whole Health Omaha — Formerly known as ‘Alternatives’, Whole Health Omaha offers several services including detoxification programs, LED therapy, Nutrition therapy, Breast thermography, skincare and anti-aging and more. Workshops on various holistic topics. Also offers skincare and nutritional products.
Omaha Integrative Care — OIC is dedicated to helping people cope with everyday challenges and navigate transitions in their lives- pregnancy, infertility, loss, illness, anxiety, depression or any other stress that brings about imbalance. OIC bring the most effective mind/body therapies under one roof — yoga, massage, acupuncture, nutrition and counseling. Everything about the center cocoons you in support, from the meditative energy of the building itself to the integrative approach of our practitioners.
Advanced Allergy & Wellness Solutions — Nurse Practioners Julie Jahn, Cindy Quick and Karla Tunink offer non-invasive therapy to help eliminate allergic reactions and sensitivities using natural medicine, acupressure and modern nursing practices. Infant & Child friendly.
Salon Eleven — Robin Siragusa, Owner and Stylist — Carries ‘Simply Organic’ hair coloring and other hair products.
Pigtails and Crewcuts — Kid-friendly haircuts, Pigtails and Crewcuts proudly carries Original Sprout products. Original Sprout hair products are free and clean, containing no parabens, nanoparticles, petroleum oils, gluten, soy or dairy.
Salon Z Studios on West — Maple Studio 105 Brandon Sessions offers vegan hair care and hair color products. Specializes in fun and unique cuts for kids and adults.
Green Omaha Coalition — Promoting a healthy, sustainable community through partnerships, policy, and smart solutions.
Earth Day — Omaha The Earth Day Omaha Coalition is dedicated to increasing public awareness of environmental issues through annual Earth Day events and activities.
Keep Omaha Beautiful — Non-profit organization dedicated to litter reduction, beautification and education on solid waste issues.
Offutt Collision Repair 10106 South 15th St (corner of 15th and Cornhusker) Bellevue, NE 68123 (402)291-5599
Curbside Rewards/Recycle Bank 10330 I St #100 Omaha, NE 68127 (402)763-2278
Tracy’s Body Shop South: 1500 Center Park Rd Lincoln, NE 68512 (402)441-4820
North: 4538 Cornhusker Hwy Lincoln, NE 68504 (402)441-4820
Natural Grocers — Omaha Central Grocery store and huge selection of vitamins and supplements.
No Name Nutrition — No Name Nutrition Market’s are Omaha’s oldest and most experienced health food stores.
Jane’s Health Market — Shop and cafe. Also one of the Nebraska Food Co-op’s drop off locations.
Green Acres Natural Foods Market — Council Bluffs, IA premier health food store.
GreenBelly — Eco-friendly establishment that serves environmentally responsible food. Kid-friendly. $
The Grey Plume — “Greenest Restaurant in the Nation” serving fine cuisine and extensive wine list. $$$
Jason’s Deli — 2 Omaha Locations — 72nd and Dodge and 123rd and L Street — Offers several organic options in addition to regular food. Breakfast and Lunch. Salad Bar with organic offerings. Catering and more! Kid-friendly. $-$$
Table Grace Cafe — To foster a healthy community by offering great food prepared and served in a graceful manner to anyone who walks through the door. Gourmet Pizza, Salad and Soup with no set price, different dishes prepared daily, fresh and organic ingredients when available. There is no cash register, instead we are funded by a donation box. Patrons may donate or serve. Kid-friendly.
Dolce Cafe — We work with local farmers to bring fresh taste and nutrients to your plate. We source organics wherever, and as much as we can manage, on a weekly basis. $$-$$$
Soup-N-More — We offer your family a variety of dehydrated soups, breads and dip mixes that bring your family that home-made fresh taste with the convenience of a mix. All of our soups are free of preservatives, MSG, and added salts. All mixes are appropriate for a Vegetarian lifestyle. Most mixes are appropriate for the Vegan lifestyle. (402)374-2287, firstname.lastname@example.org
Twisted Cork Bistro — Bistro, Tavern and Restaurant serving Natural, Local Food and Northwest Wine. $$-$$$
Caffeine Dreams — Vegetarian/Vegan restaurant located at 4524 Farnam St. Open 7 days a week. (402)932-2803 $
Block 16 — Block 16 is a locally-owned restaurant that’s hell-bent on creating fresh, fun, street-style food. We work hard to source your meals from local, humanely-raised and preservative-free ingredients as often as we can. We buy quality ingredients from companies that share a similar philosophy.
Pig and Finch — Specializing in seasonal, farm-to-table cuisine, with French, English, and American influences. (Gastropub)
Kitchen Table — Real food made from scratch using the best local ingredients we can find.
Modern Love — Swanky vegan comfort food serving dinner and Sunday brunch.
Nebraska Food Cooperative – Nebraska farmers, gardeners, and craftspeople come together through this cooperative to offer you the best of the best.
Frontier Co-op – A Facebook group that orders monthly from Frontier Natural Products Co-op.
Thrifty Omaha Moms – Co-op Pick-up only co-op in Omaha that purchases from local farms, Melissa & Doug, and various other businesses in bulk to help you save money.
Rosmann Family Farms – A business owned and operated by Ron and Maria Vakulskas Rosmann and his sons, is located four miles northwest of Harlan, Iowa in Shelby County. Ron has farmed this land where he was raised since 1973. The farm has been certified organic since 1994, the beef operation since 1998, and pork operation since 2004. Farm store open Wednesday-Saturday, 9-5.Other hours, call before you come. (712)627-4653Address: 1222 Ironwood Rd, Harlan, IA 51537Email: email@example.com
Tomato Tomato – We are a year-round indoor Farmer’s Market that is open to the public and carries locally grown, raised and made products such as tomatoes, cucumbers, meats, greens, eggs, cheese, honey, jams, herbs, and much more. Many of our products are natural and organically certified products.
Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska – Welcome to Buy Fresh Buy Local® Nebraska. Here you can find BFBL’s Food Guide of farmers’ markets and community-supported agriculture providers, restaurants and groceries that offer local foods, and local farmers and ranchers who grow and produce local Nebraska foods and products. As well as much more information about local foods.
J Boo Baby – Fresh and fun items for babies and tots. I am stay at home mom who loves to create things for my little guy. Now I want to pass my love of creativity on to you and your family.
Norwex – Amanda Kuehmichel – Our mission at Norwex is to improve quality of life by radically reducing chemicals in our homes. In addition, the Norwex products make cleaning faster and more cost effective than traditional cleaning products.
Mimi’s Cloth Diapers – Mimi’s Cloth Diapers is a family business created by mom, Mindy, and daughter, Angie. We strive to make cute and affordable cloth diapers.
Usborne Books – Brandi Jorgenson – Usborne books are high quality educational books for children from birth to young adult.
Robins Real Time Pain Away – Best smelling, fastest penetrating pain relief cream on the market.
Jamberry – Lucy Nissen – Fun and stylish high quality heat activated vinyl nail wraps that last up to 2 weeks on hands and 4 weeks on toes. Hundreds of styles to choose from!
Ava Anderson Non-Toxic – Jen Engelbart – Quality skincare, bodycare, haircare, kids, mens and more products without harmful chemicals.