Just wanted to chime in with anyone in the NW Indiana area and bring awareness to some of the things that natural minded families might be interested in!
C.H.O.I.C.E.S. Natural Birth & Parenting is a non profit 9 yr old organization that holds free monthly community meetings in Hebron, IN. Topics range from pregnancy, birth, parenting with a natural/holistic way. http://www.indianabirthchoices.com
Mothering By Nature is a phycial brick/mortar resource center and boutique located in downtown Valparaiso, Indiana. The store offers various baby wearing products (Moby, Beco, Boba, Sakaru Bloom, Ergo, etc) that you can try on, a wide variety of cloth diapering and related products, re-usable lunch item, eco friendly toys, herbs and more. Various classes and support groups and educational DVD showings starting every Saturday. http://www.motheringbynaturecenter.com (wesiteb still being developed).
NW Indiana also has 3 La Leche Leage groups in Lake and Porter County, ICAN meetings, postpartum support group all occur monthly. Meet The Doula event occurs every 3 months.
If anyone needs more information, just let me know!