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2018 Golden Teddy Awards — Family Resources

This year's winners and finalists

Published on: June 28, 2018

2018 Golden Teddy Awards — Family Resources


Supportive Birth or Postpartum Service

Winner: Exhale: Body & Birth

Families feel supported along every step of their journey through pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum life at Exhale: Body & Birth. Michelle, a birth and postpartum doula certified by the Pacific Association of Labor Support (PALS), helps parents understand their choices while trusting that parents know best when it comes to deciding what they need.


Birth Matters NW is once again a Golden Teddy finalist, which isn’t a revelation when you consider the life-changing impact of this Lynnwood organization. Services offered include birth classes, doulas, placenta encapsulation and traditional benkung belly binding.

Blue Cascade Doula Services garnered your votes for its compassionate pregnancy, birth and postpartum care. Blue Cascade offers doula services in all area hospitals and birth centers, and attends home births in Seattle, on the Eastside, and in the North Shore and South Everett areas.

Train for labor and motherhood with the Bodies for Birth tribe of strong, smart mamas. This Phinney Ridge business also offers Mom & Baby Gym and an eight-week Return to Fitness program.

The Perfect Push brings customized child-care classes to you, as in right to your home. Owned and operated by board-certified nurse practitioners, The Perfect Push also offers lactation classes and support, labor support and support for bringing baby home, as well as prepared parenting classes for people who are adopting a newborn or a toddler, or who are delivering via surrogate.

Thanks to our 2018 Golden Teddy sponsors!

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