Resources for Growing Families in Eastern NC

(The following resources cover the areas from Goldsboro to the Outer Banks)

Healthcare & Birthing Options

*This is no where close to a complete list of options for medical/healthcare and birth locations. Resources posted below were shared with me when compiling this list and I will add more as I have permission.

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Wayne Women's Clinic PA

Mission: Wayne Women’s Clinic strives to provide quality medical care in a manner that places highest value on patient satisfaction in an environment that is professional, caring and friendly.

They have served Goldsboro and the surrounding areas since 1957. All four obstetricians have a Cesarean section rate lower than the national average and offer Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section for appropriate candidates. In addition, there are several midwives on staff who provide a full range of primary health care services for women from adolescence beyond menopause. These services include primary care, gynecologic and family planning services, preconception care, as well as care during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. Obstetric care is provided totally within the “team” concept, and obstetric patients are cared for by all members of the team, both for prenatal care and at the time of delivery. 

Phone: (919) 734-3344 


Wayne UNC Health Care

Wayne UNC Health Care is close to home in Goldsboro, North Carolina. You’ll receive family-centered maternity care from a skilled, compassionate childbirth team. The advanced technology and specialized care available at Wayne UNC will put your mind at ease during your delivery.

The pregnancy and birth services at Wayne UNC stand out because you find:

  • A hospital that’s easy to get to and close to home in Wayne County and surrounding communities
  • Considerate care team focused on providing you with an impressive birth experience
  • Nurses who serve as patient advocates who’ll help you manage healing, recovery and family expectations after birth
  • Newly remodeled, modern labor and delivery and postpartum unit
  • High-quality care with you at the center of the decision-making processes
  • Secure, locked unit with safety as a top priority for you and your baby
  • Childbirth and breastfeeding classes

Phone: (919) 736-1110


Bella Donna Midwifery and La Vita Bella Birth Center

Bella Donna Birth & Women’s Health seeks to provide access to full scope women’s health to women of Eastern North Carolina. Based on comfort, safety and serenity, we offer access to specialized care for women in a non-threatening environment . We focus on education, self-determination and autonomy.

Like a conventional OB/GYN, we provide the highest standard of care in all the basics such as prenatal care, labor and birth care, postpartum care, normal newborn care. Far surpassing the basics, we also provide birth house or home birth, water birth, childbirth education classes, breast feeding instruction & classes, placenta encapsulation services, doulas, birth details class for Out of Hospital Births, and private birth planning sessions.

The Birth Center doors opened in November of 2019, adding another option for Mamas to be able to birth their way! 

We offer free consultations, complete with a tour of our beautiful new facility. You can also see our events page for upcoming opportunities to come check it out!

Phone: (910) 621-4266


Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Labor Support

A pregnant woman holding hands with her doula showing both of their prayer bracelets.

Name/Business Name: Hope Women and Family Services Inc.

Service(s) Provided: Our arsenal of expertise allows us to offer a wide variety of services to our communities including perinatal consultations and planning, doula work, education, lactation support, and more!

Service Area:  Eastern NC based in Greenville

Name/Business Name: Marcy Beth Regan

Service(s) Provided: Doula, Educator, Founder of Hope Women and Family Services Inc. (Listed above)

Service Area:  Eastern NC based in Greenville  

Phone: (252) 626-2821 


Name/Business Name: Jessica Thomas CLC, LCCE-Perinatal Consultant 

Service(s) Provided: She is currently available as a birth doula, childbirth educator, postpartum doula, and lactation counselor.  

Service Area:  For birth doula services she services Vidant Duplin, Wayne UNC, Lenoir UNC, and Vidant Medical Center. For postpartum doula services, she services Duplin and Wayne County and depending on location can service Sampson, Jones, and Lenoir County.

Phone: (910) 340-4771


Name/Business Name: Alaine Strozier-A Woman, A Wife, A Mother Ministries

Service(s) Provided: Doula, childbirth educator. WWM Ministries is a legal non profit outreach ministry for women.

Service Area:  Located in Goldsboro


Name/Business Name: Passion Grantham-Passionate Beginnings

Service(s) Provided: Doula, placenta encapsulation, belly casting, and childbirth education

Service Area:  Located in Goldsboro


Name/Business Name: Danielle-Sage Bloom Birth

Service(s) Provided: DONA + CBI trained birth and postpartum doula

Service Area:  Located in Goldsboro/SJAFB

Phone: (919) 330-6968


Name/Business Name: Meg Matthews

Service(s) Provided: Perinatal and birth doula 

Service Area: Central and Eastern NC (located in Greenville)


Name/Business Name: Emily Elliott Birth Services 

Service(s) Provided: Birth and postpartum doula, placenta encapsulator, prenatal/postpartum health and fitness coach

Service Area:  Northeastern NC and the Outer Banks

Phone: (252) 312-3766


Name/Business Name: Glynis Litwin

Service(s) Provided: Birth doula

Service Area:  Eastern NC based in Pitt County

Phone: (252) 752-3116

Name/Business Name: Doris Ann's Doula Services

Service(s) Provided: Birth doula

Service Area:  Fayetteville 

Phone: (910) 797-3919


Name/Business Name: Taren Maywald-Alice Evangeline Photography 

Service(s) Provided: Birth and newborn lifestyle photography

Service Area:  Serves within 100 miles radius of Greenville 

Name/Business Name: Coastal Doula Services

Service(s) Provided:  Professional labor support, postpartum doula, placenta encapsulation, labor tub rental, maternity concierge, early pregnancy education, childbirth education, newborn care education, prenatal guided meditation, relaxation therapy, prenatal foot reflexology, prenatal and postpartum chakra balancing 

Service Area:  Jacksonville, New Bern, Morehead City, Wilmington and surrounding areas

Phone: (704) 960-9187


Name/Business Name: Wilmington Coastal Doulas 

Service(s) Provided:  Postpartum Care, Labor Support, Sleep Coaching, Prenatal Classes, Placenta Encapsulation (done at your home), Infant Feeding Services

Service Area:  Serving families in Wilmington, Leland, Wrightsville Beach, Porters Neck, Marsh Oaks, Jacksonville, Hampstead, Topsail, Sneads Ferry, Supply North Carolina- New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Onslow counties. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina- Horry county-Charlotte, Ballantyne, Cornelius, Lake Norman, Pineville, Waxhaw.

Phone: (910) 707-4507


Name/Business Name: Mama Bear-Doula Care and Photography for ENC

Service(s) Provided: Birth doula and birth photography

Service Area:  ENC

Phone: (252) 259-0877

Name/Business Name: Lauren Brett-Her Voice Birth Services

Service(s) Provided: Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Doula

Service Area:  Currently serving the Fort Bragg, NC and Fayetteville, NC area and within 1 hour radius

Phone: (270) 577-3818


Name/Business Name: Erin Crites-The Scrunchy Mama

Service(s) Provided: Doula-member of postpartum support network

Service Area:  Northeastern NC based in Elizabeth City

Phone: (252) 548-6865


Other Resources for Eastern NC

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Name/Business Name: Postpartum Support International NC

Service(s) Provided: Our mission is to promote awareness, education, prevention, and treatment of perinatal mental health issues affecting mothers, their families, and support systems in all areas of North Carolina.

North Carolina: local coordinator-Jessica Thomas

Duplin, Sampson, Onslow, Wayne, Lenior, Jones, Greene, Pitt Counties

910-518-0049 TEXT OR CALL

24 hr helpline 1.800.944.4773

Name/Business Name: Eastern NC Babywearers

Service(s) Provided: To educate and promote safe babywearing. Monthly meetings in different locations across Eastern NC, a lending library so you can try carriers before deciding what's best for you, babywearing educators to demonstrate proper technique, answer questions, and help you use your carriers, and annual events. Memberships available as well.

Service Area:  Serving Greenville, Goldsboro, New Bern, Jacksonville and the surrounding communities of North Carolina

Phone: (252) 493-6594


Name/Business Name: Partnership for Children of Wayne County

Service(s) Provided: The Partnership for Children of Wayne County is a non-profit organization designed to provide programs and services for children from birth to age five and their families in Wayne County, North Carolina. Pregnancy, Birth, & Beyond classes are held here as well as car seat safety checks and other important services for growing families. 

Service Area:  Wayne County

Phone: (919) 735-3371

Name/Business Name: Wayne Pregnancy Center

Service(s) Provided: All our services are FREE OF CHARGE and CONFIDENTIAL including: pregnancy tests, ultrasound, Pregnancy Options Counseling:Abortion, Adoption and Parenting Facts & Info, STD Information, Peer Counseling, parenting and childbirth classes, material assistance, post abortion support 

Service Area:  Located in Goldsboro NC and has a mobile unit

Phone: (919) 583-9330

Name/Business Name: Corinna Stone-Holistic Mind Body & Soul

Service(s) Provided: I am a holistic health coach specializing in teaching families how to eat healthy. It’s best to teach women to eat good while they are pregnant and best to start the toddlers off only eating healthy so they can have trained taste buds from day 1. 

Service Area:  Winterville/Greenville area and surrounding

Name/Business Name: La Leche League

Service(s) Provided: LLL USA is committed to helping families reach their nursing goals. Leaders are trained parent volunteers who offer free information and support to help you. Meetings are free to attend and open to those with breastfeeding, pumping, and human milk feeding questions or concerns.

Service Area:  Use link to find closest to your area and their personal information: