birth & Babies

Our Birth & Babies Guide features the best local services, businesses and products for new and expectant parents and for those with toddlers.


Alaska Birthing

11517 Old Glenn Highway,
Eagle River, AK 99577
(907) 694-1123

A midwifery service exclusively for home births. Susan Terwilliger, licensed midwife, offers personalized care, attending home births from Anchorage to the Mat-Su valley. Insurance and Denali Care/Medicaid accepted, and a military discount for self-pay. Know your midwife, have time to talk, and work together to give your baby his or her best birth.

Alaska Immunization Program, Division of Public Health

3601 C Street, Suite 540
Anchorage, AK 99503
(907) 269-8088
Alaska Immunization Program

Immunization – it’s safe, it’s simple and it works. Your child deserves the best health and that includes protection from 13 vaccine preventable diseases. Immunize your child On Time, Every Time. Immunization has saved more lives than any other medical intervention in last 50 years.

Aurora Kids Fitness,
Gymnastics & Dance

1120 Huffman Rd #8
Anchorage AK 99515
(907) 345-0093

Parent/child gymnastics classes start at 10 months old and continue through 3 yrs when kids can move on to PreK classes without parents. Our child development based program focuses on all aspects of your child's growth while introducing skills in a fun, social environment.

Bella Kids

(907) 315-5533

New moms and savvy parents shop and sell their gently used baby/kids items at our online and in-person events twice a year!
Size up your kids, support other Alaskan parents with items priced 50-90% off retail! Interested in selling? Contact us or visit our website!

Best Beginnings Birth Services

(907) 803-0100

Best Beginnings Birth Services provides invaluable support to expectant and new parents during the transformative journey of childbirth and the postpartum period. Birth services include emotional support, evidence-based information and advocacy, comfort measures, and continuous presence during labor. Postpartum services include practical assistance and education ensuring a smoother transition into parenthood and a positive birth experience.

The Children’s Clinic

4001 Dale Street, Suite 213
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 562-2944

The Children's Clinic has been a trusted healthcare provider for infants to young adults since 1970. All our physicians are board-certified pediatricians, and our staff includes lactation consultants and car seat experts. Call to schedule your complimentary Meet-and-Greet appointment with us today!

HeartReach Center

924 Leatherleaf Loop
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 373-3456

Our agency is a Pregnancy and Family Resource Center. We offer free pregnancy tests, limited ultrasounds, prenatal classes, labor and delivery classes, over 400 classes in our embracing parenthood curriculum, a baby market and equipment store. Mentors walk along side clients helping with parenting issues.

Music Together Mountain Song

Two East Anchorage Locations
(907) 230-1241

Music and movement classes for children ages birth to 6 years and the grown-ups who love them. We nurture each child’s natural musicality in a playful, musically rich learning environment. Our research-based classes are designed to be non-formal and non-performance oriented, so your child can learn at his or her own pace, in a way that’s developmentally appropriate.

Sunshine Community Health Center


34300 S Talkeetna Spur Road
Talkeetna, AK 99676

24091 Long Lake Road
Willow, AK 99688

(907) 376-2273

We provide a full spectrum of high-quality, comprehensive, culturally competent, primary medical, behavioral, and dental care services. Our vision is to become the healthiest rural area in the United States of America! We offer affordable health care to our Northern Valley communities. We are committed to accessible, proactive, quality healthcare, promoting community wellness through outreach and education.


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(800) 278-3723

From infant to school age, thread is ready to help you find licensed child care options that are safe, healthy, and playful. Call or go online for free child care referrals and parenting support statewide.

Whole Family Chiropractic

600 E. 36th Avenue, Suite 300
Anchorage, AK 99503
(907) 562-3060

Dr. Jessica Dachowski, Alaska’s only board-certified Diplomate in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics, specializes in natural, effective and empowering remedies for whole family health challenges from pre-conception through pregnancy, infancy, childhood and beyond.