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Amy Isacson Photography
Amy Isacson
105 Mentel Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 234-0287
http://amyisacson.com


Pregnancy, birth, and family photography with special attention to natural light and candid moments.
Fertile Spring Reproductive Acupuncture
Tara Anderson, L.Ac., FABORM
1500 Graham Hill Road, Suite A
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 515-8571
http://www.fertilespring.com


Fertile Spring Reproductive Acupuncture provides integrative & holistic care for fertility, pregnancy, postpartum & reproductive health. Our practitioners specialize in maternity acupuncture for preconception, prenatal & postnatal wellness. We commonly work with morning sickness, fatigue, swelling, threatened miscarriage, breech, pre-birth cervical ripening, acupuncture induction, lactation, and postpartum mood support.
Dr. Jessica Bernardy
Jessica Bernardy, ND
736 Chestnut Street, Suite F
Santa Cruz , California 95060
I'm a licensed naturopathic doctor who is passionate about helping you create optimal health in yourself so you can create a healthier future. As an ND, my approach to perinatal health uses a distinct system of medicine, integrative naturopathic medicine. I use holistic diagnostics and natural therapeutics to curate an individualized treatment plan. I treat everything from infertility and preconception optimization, to natural hormone balancing (PMS, PCOS, cycle irregularity, low libido, skin issues, insomnia), postpartum support, pediatrics, digestive issues (IBS, IBD, SIBO), fatigue, anxiety, depression, thyroid disease, pediatrics and many more. My treatments may include clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, IV therapy, physical medicine, and hydrotherapy. I'm conveniently located in downtown Santa Cruz, and serve the greater Bay area.
Beth Lilienthal - Postpartum Doula Care
Beth Lilienthal, PCD
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 588-7367
http://www.santacruzbabydoula.com/


You have done an amazing job carrying and birthing your baby...it's now time for you and your family to be cared for as well! As a postpartum doula I am honored to be invited into your home during this exciting time. Your postpartum support is just as important as your prenatal care. With my physical and emotional support for you, your baby and your family - the amazing transition into parenthood can be a smooth one. Every family is unique and my support will change as your families needs change in those early days, weeks and months. I offer morning and nighttime care; educating and assisting you in everything newborn! Soothing techniques, coping skills, breastfeeding assistance, bottle feeding, nutritious snacks and meals - all which can help you rest and recover and focus your energy on bonding with your new baby. I am a certified postpartum doula through DONA International and a Nursing Mothers Counselor.
Brenda Leach Art
Brenda Leach
(831) 247-3666
http://www.brendaleachart.com


Belly Painting: Turn your new shape into art! Body painting designed to express what inspires you, and to celebrate this special time. Photo sessions, blessingways, baby showers.
Brie Buxton, Labor Doula Services
Brie Buxton

(831) 359-2668
http://www.briebuxtondoula.com/


Brie is a local Labor Doula providing Santa Cruz families physical, educational & emotional support during pregnancy, birth & postpartum.
Childbirth and Parenting Education
Donna Brown
Mid-County , CA
(831) 722-9970
http://www.mindfulchildbirthsantacruz.com


Childbirth and Parenting Education in Mnidfullness Based Stress Reduction.
7 weeks series with Donna Brown. Open to all expectant parents. In this program we will develop tools for managing stress in pregnancy, birth, parenting and daily life. See website for more information.
Megan Bunch
(831) 423-8483
http://www.balancedbirth.com


Expectant parents have many options available to them in terms of prenatal and postpartum care. My goal is to help navigate the maze of options. I offer birth and postpartum doula services as well as group and private childbirth education classes and prenatal yoga class. I also offer CAPPA-approve Labor Doula Trainings for new and aspiring doulas.
Womb Wellness
Laura Layla Centorrino
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(510) 610-8418
http://theArtemisWoman.com


I bring decades of experience supporting womens embodiment: physical, emotional and energetic. Womb Wellness includes menstrual cycle teachings, infertility, loss - miscarriage, abortion, preparations for pregnancy, childbirth and post partum integration. I offer counseling around Conscious Relating and Family Planning to explore and prepare on a deeper level for the Rite of Passage to parent(s). My work is based in peri prenatal repatterning and other modalities with a focus on Intergenerational healing.
Central Coast Doula Services
Nora Yerena
Watsonville , CA
(559) 287-8934
http://CentralCoastDoulaServices.com


Empowering the Mother through Evidence-Based Care - Birth and postpartum support, breastfeeding educators, and evidence-based parenting education. Our specialties include: natural & medicated birth; Cesarean & VBAC delivery; LGBT, adoption, & surrogate families; premature birth; and multiples.
Stories of Nurture & Nature Photography
Ashley Chapman
(707) 416-1007
https://storiesofnurtureandnature.com


Maternity, Newborn & Family photographer passionate about capturing the authentic moments beautifully.
Pitaka Christie Close
416 Escalona Dr
Santa Cruz , Calif 95060
(916) 694-9440


I provide 24 hr newborn care from birth to six weeks of age. I am a trained vegetarian cook and offer bed rest care of mom if needed, help for breast feeding, meals, nursery care, lite housekeeping and laundry during the day when baby is asleep. I charge for 16 hrs per 24 hr shift with a sliding scale.
Live Oak Acupuncture & Healing Arts
Marcia Connelly
6892B Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 818-7051
http://marcia@marciaconnelly.com


I am a California Board Certified licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, and a member of Birth Point of Santa Cruz. I specialize in women's health, obstetrics, pediatric wellness, male/female fertility, pain management, integrative cancer support and addiction treatment. Se Habla Espanol.
Fyzical Therapy and Balance Center
Vanessa Diamond
1200 41st Ave Suite H
Capitola , CA 95010
(831) 4751200
https://www.capitolaphysicaltherapy.com/pelvic-floor/


Vanessa Diamond is a physical therapist specializing in Women's Health who can help pregnant and postpartum women prevent, treat and recover from pregnancy and postpartum related pain or dysfunction with manual therapies addressing any soft tissue disorders as well as teach women how to coordinate their abdominal and pelvic floor muscles and breath in order to facilitate vaginal birth and during the postpartum phase to progressively strengthen the body, pelvic floor and core muscles for a safe return to fitness activities. There are also postural, breathing and mindful exercises that can be used to help normalize posture and hormonal balance for optimal health of mother and baby. Vanessa speaks Spanish and some French, Italian and Portuguese.
Points for Wellness
Beth Dorsey, LAc, FABORM
4841 Soquel Dr
Soquel , Ca 95073
(831) 475-1055
http://www.pointsforwellness.com


I am a Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist and I specialize in fertility, endocrinology, pre and postnatal care. I am a Board Certified Fertility Specialist and work with many of my patients from preconception to post birth and beyond. I have attended many births and am available for labor and delivery. Insurance accepted.
Endless Possibilities Acupuncture, Inc
Dr. Maureen Rozenn, L.Ac., DAOM, FABORM
845 Cedar Street
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 426-1093
http://www.AcupunctureSantaCruz.net


Dr. Maureen Rozenn was the first female Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) to become a fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM). As a board certified fertility specialist, Dr. Rozenn specializes in working with patients from the preconception phase, throughout pregnancy, into the "4th trimester" or postpartum period. She is especially well versed in helping women through obstacles to pregnancy, fulfill their dream of parenthood. Her office buzzes with doctoral students and other licensed acupuncturists who wish to learn from her. However, if patients are not comfortable with observation, they need not worry, their wishes come first and their visit will be a private one with the doctor. Dr. Rozenn combines ancient forms of diagnosis with modern diagnostic techniques such as: laboratory tests, ultrasounds, semen analysis, extensive hormonal panels, etc. She couples ancient Japanese and Classical Chinese acupuncture treatments and herbal formulas, with research-backed, high- quality nutritional supplements and dietary advice. Dr. Rozenn was one of the first acupuncturists in Santa Cruz County to receive her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) with a dual specialization in Women's Health and Pain Management and deeply enjoys helping women achieve their health goals.
Karen Ehrlich, CPM, LM
Santa Cruz , CA
(831) 425-3326
http://midwifekaren.org


Not seeing your provider until 6 weeks postpartum? TLC mother/baby visits in the peace of your own home. Homebirth midwife of 40 years offers basic wellness checkups for both mom and babe, newborn screening tests, counsel for this tender transition to life with your infant. Terms negotiable.
Equilibrium Floatation Center
543 Seabright Avenue
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 295-7312
http://www.equilibriumfloat.com


Floatation Therapy center offering luxury float tanks, massage and organic facials. Floating while pregnant allows you to escape the added weight of pregnancy by taking the strain off the body and spine (and feet!). It promotes excellent sleep, a lovely sense of well being, and can help with all the aches and pains normally associated with pregnancy.
Crandell Chiropractic
Kerri Crandell
6530 Highway 9
Felton , CA 95018
(831) 335-9300
http://www.feltonchiro.com


Dr. Kerri Crandell has been a licensed chiropractor serving the people of the San Lorenzo Valley since 2000. She specializes in family care and has had intensive training in pediatric, prenatal and post-partum chiropractic. She is a former pediatrics professor at Palmer College of Chiropractic West, a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association, is Webster Certified. As a chiropractor with experience, Dr. Kerri is committed to promoting optimal health and well being of her patients.

Maria Fernandez Manual Therapy
Maria Fernandez
108 Locust St, Suite 3
Santa Cruz , ca 95060
(831) 818-3237
http://bodyworkbymariaf.com


Supporting pregnant women to feel comfortable in their bodies as they change and grow so that they can be relaxed and strong as their bodies transform. In addition to providing support postpartum to reconnect and reintegrate into the body with a focus on building up the pelvic floor muscle system.
FIT4MOM Santa Cruz
Jessica Hassani
(831) 824-4112
http://www.santacruz.fit4mom.com


FIT4MOM Santa Cruz provides fitness classes for moms in all stages of motherhood. Fit4Baby® for the expecting mama, Stroller Strides® & Stroller Barre® for moms with little ones, & Body Back® provides High Intensity training for Moms without their kiddos. We also offer a free playgroups with Our Village so moms can form lasting friendships through organized playdates, moms' nights out, and activities for the whole family.
Rosewood
Emiliy Flynn
7145 Hihn Rd
Ben Lomond , CA 95005
(610) 7627354
http://7145 Hihn Rd


I provide postpartum daytime services, some birth and overnight doula services, postpartum and pregnancy consulting services, infant sleep basics classes, and sleep adjustment consultation services. I am also an advanced doula trainer at Luma Yoga.
Full Moon Family Wellness and Birth Center
Sunshine Tomlin, LM
701 Mission St
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 454-8031
http://www.fullmoonbirthing.com


Full Moon Family Wellness and Birth Center offers services beginning with fertility and throughout the childbearing year and beyond. We have services for every family regardless of intended place of birth. Nourishing individuals, families, and our community.
Genine Leighton, LMFT
Genine Leighton
820 Bay Avenue Suite 204B
Capitola , CA 95010
(831) 331-4498
http://www.genineleighton.com


Welcoming a new baby into the world can be a joyous event as well as one filled with immense challenges. Some of these challenges may include sleep deprivation, inadequate nutrition, hormonal issues, identity changes and shifts in our relationship with others. In addition, many women experience depression, anxiety, panic, disturbing thoughts and feelings of hopelessness. I offer individual and couple's therapy to help with these transitions as you enter this new chapter of life.
Stellar Acupuncture @Thrive Natural Medicine
Dr. Miranda Gensler D.A.O.M, L.Ac
2840 Park Ave
Soquel , CA 95073
(831) 245-3400
http://www.stellarhealingsc.com


Dr. Miranda Gensler is dedicated to supporting & empowering women through every stage of their fertility journey, pregnancy & birth. She has a family practice with advanced training in women's health, pregnancy, birth preparation/induction, postpartum care, pediatrics and orthopedics/sport's medicine. She is passionate about helping people attain physical and emotional balance & freedom through the use of acupuncture, diet, lifestyle guidance, Chinese herbs & bodywork including: myofascial release, cupping, gua sha, deep tissue, tuina and energy work. Miranda is board certified & licensed in the state of California.
Santa Cruz Midwives Inc.
Nancy Greenwood, LM, CPM
303 Potrero St, #47-201
Santa Cruz , California 95060
(831) 316-4953
http:// www.santacruzmidwives.com


Enjoy the exceptional support of a team of experienced and skilled midwives, Nancy, Sharon and Emily. We create a circle of support for you and your family throughout the childbearing year. Complementary therapies are integrated throughout our practice including acupressure, aromatherapy, homeopathy, herbal remedies, massage and waterbirth. We want you to be involved in your care and make empowered decisions. Schedule your free interview via our website www.santacruzmidwives.com I also teach prenatal yoga at Luma Family and Yoga Center 5:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays and co-facilitate the New Mom & Baby Support Circle Thursdays at 12 pm.
HAND of Santa Cruz
Kristie Shulman, Facilitator
(831) 438-4513
http://www.HANDsupport.org


HAND of Santa Cruz (Helping After Neonatal Death) is a volunteer group of parents who have experienced the loss of a baby before, during or after birth. We offer empathetic peer support to parents and their adult relatives and friends during the normal mourning following miscarriage, stillbirth, interruption of a wanted pregnancy after prenatal diagnosis, or death in the first year of life. We offer grief support meetings, subsequent pregnancy support meetings, one-on-one peer support, resource library, quarterly newsletter, volunteer training workshops, and presentations for healthcare and mental health providers. All services are free.
Hannah Muse
Hannah Muse
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
Join Prenatal+Postnatal classes with Hannah Muse, voted best yoga teacher in Santa Cruz! Supportive sanctuary for mothers + bonding space with infants Wednesdays 10am Postnatal 12pm Prenatal. PCC new student special: 5 classes for $30. Check Hannah�s website to learn more about her Prenatal+Postnatal yoga teacher training at Mount Madonna.
Mountain Shore Midwifery
Angela Hartley
Santa Cruz , CA
(831) 566-0877
http://Fullmoonbirthing.com


I am a Licensed Midwife serving Santa Cruz county, available for Home birth or birth at Full Moon Birth Center. Holistic, heart centered prenatal and postpartum care included in Birth Services. My main goal is that you feel empowered and well taken care of during this precious time.
Healthy Dragon Healing Arts
Dr. Sally Sherriff, CTOM, L.Ac, DAOM
320 River Street
Santa Cruz , California 95060
(831) 295-6327
http://DrSally.org


Dr. Sally provides Holistic Health Care For Babies and Children.

Get to the root cause of your child's dis-ease with gentle Traditional Oriental Medicine treatments, based on Five Element diagnosis and can include therapeutic massage, Shonishin, moxa, and Nutritional and Herbal recommendations.
These treatments help to strengthen your child's lung Qi and immune system so they recover quickly from any coughs and colds, balance their digestive Qi and nourish their heart blood and Yin for sleeping issues and emotional well-being. The wisdom of Ancient Asian Medicine offers a whole child approach for healing from pain, musculo-skeletal & neurological issues, skin rashes, ear aches, allergies, asthma, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, auto-immune problems, developmental concerns, ADHD and Autism and other chronic issues.

Monthly Lunar Treatments, a Japanese tradition, are also offered during the full moon to support the health of your child's body mind and spirit.
Healy Chiropractic
Krista Healy DC
Located within Hastings chiropractic center
9509 Soquel Dr.
Aptos , CA 95003
(831) 419-9289
http://www.healy-chiro.com


Dr. Krista Healy is a 2000 Palmer West Graduate with a diplomate in OB/GYN and the mother of two little girls. She believes in combining traction, stretching, massage and education with each adjustment for the best results to pre and post natal women. She accepts cash/check/credit cards, Health Savings Plans and Med Pay. Free Consults, $65 Exams (30 min), $65 treatments (30 min).
Ananda Doula Care
Ana Hernandez
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 239-4893
http://www.anandadoula.com


I love integrating my rich background in parenting and bilingual education within the holistic services I provide women and their families as a certified Birth and Postpartum Doula. As a certified Innate Postpartum Care Provider I support the physiologic needs of the newborn mother/baby to promote optimal postpartum healing, health and well-being. Bilingual services available.
Holistic Sister
Gretchen Retka
Santa Cruz , CA 95063
(218) 851-7556
http://www.xochitlinnerg.com


Certified Professional Birth Activist & Postpartum doula services
Massage Therapist
Placenta encapsulation
Music
Reiki
Holistic Women's Wellness
Shannon Innis CYI, CMP, AIMI
5905 Soquel Drive
Suite 200
Soquel , California 95073
(831) 4197552
http://www.holisticwomenswellness.com


Providing massage and yoga services for women and infants during the child-bearing year and beyond. Shannon lovingly supports women as they are born into mothers with prenatal/postpartum massage, private infant massage instruction, mobile prenatal, couples and postpartum yoga instruction. "My life's work is supporting women physically and emotionally."
Hygeia Breast Pumps
Marcy Ziesing
45 Belle Ave.
San Anselmo , CA 94960
(415) 8199862
http://www.momsgetmore.com


Hygeia Enjoye, hospital-grade performing pump, 100% covered by insurance, FREE cordless upgrade for most, including CCAH. We do all of the insurance work, ships FedEx. Order: www.momsgetmore.com.
Integrative Energy Medicine
Kathleen Pouls L.Ac., CMP
3335 Mission Drive
Santa Cruz , Calif 95065
(831) 475-8885
http://www.kpoulshealingarts.com


Acupuncture, herbs, supplements, bodywork and emotional availability are the ways I work with pre and postnatal women and their families since 1982. My bodywork possibilities include: prenatal massage, deep tissue, Cranial-sacral, energy work, reflexology, acupressure, as well as stress reduction, integrative mindfulness meditation techniques.
My bottom line is to listen, educate, empower and help create a deep trust in ones healing journey as well as take care of their health care needs. Many insurance plans cover my services.
Jenny Johnston, L.Ac., CD (DONA)
Jenny Johnston
320 River St.
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 535-3785
http://jennyjohnstonlac.com


Jenny is deeply dedicated to caring for women and their families before, during and after the perinatal year, using a safe, natural and effective approach. She collaborates with other birth workers as a member of Birthpoint to offer acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, exercise, lifestyle counseling, massage, doula skills, and more to help women achieve a safe, healthy, and satisfying transition into motherhood. Acupuncture can be used in a variety of ways to promote maternal and fetal health through the childbearing year. In many cases it is an ideal form of treatment as it offers women a safe, natural and drug-free way to improve quality of life, provide relief for a multitude of problems that can arise during the perinatal time and prevent them from becoming serous enough to necessitate medical treatment. See website for the many conditions acupuncture can help during the perinatal year: http://jennyjohnstonlac.com/pregnancy-postpartum-care/
Jenny Putt PT
Jenny Putt
1001 Delaware Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 227-4331
http://www.jennyputtpt.com


Jenny Putt PT provides hands on individualized physical therapy. She specializes in pre and post natal care, pelvic floor dysfunction and orthopedic conditions. Common diagnoses include incontinence, prolapse, diastasis recti, low back, hip, sacral, pubic and pelvic pain. She also teaches various pre and post natal fitness classes in addition to informational workshops throughout Santa Cruz County.
mamacare
Natasha Joyet
441 Spring St.
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 471-6262
http://www.mama-care.com


I have been working with pregnant families in Santa Cruz since 2001. I encourage women to trust themselves. I believe every woman knows how to birth and take care of her baby. My role is to support families in discovering their own innate knowledge. As a birth doula, I see my role as a team-member working closely with the entire family and their care providers to encourage the best possible birth for all. It is an honor and privilege to support families during the amazing and transformative time of pregnancy and birth.
Stephanie Kerwin
Santa Cruz , CA 95065
I became interested in doula work following the birth of my son, 14 years ago and began training and attending births. I want all women to know and understand their choices in childbirth and to feel supported and empowered in the choices they make. I provide physical and emotional support to mothers and their partners before, during and after childbirth. I am excited to be supporting families in my community again as a birth doula.
La Leche League of Santa Cruz County
(831) 425-3088
http://lllnorcal.org/groups/SantaCruzCA.html


Support for breastfeeding families, special emphasis on the breastfeeding relationship
Warm Line for breastfeeding questions: 831.425.3088
email: LLLofSantaCruz@gmail.com
Free Breastfeeding Information and Support; All Ages and Stages; Free Lending Library; Babies and Children, Fathers and Partners welcome! Call or email for meeting times and locations and to request a call back
Laura Maxson LM, CPM
Laura Maxson
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 336-0961
http://www.homebirthsantacruz.com


Providing in-home breastfeeding support.Over 30 years experience. The first few days and weeks can be a challenge and problems can come up quickly - give me a call and we can often schedule a same day visit. Birth Tub rental - AquaDoula tub.
Aquadoula labor tubs available for rent.
See website for more information.
Lisa Piediscalzi, L.Ac., IBCLC
Lisa Piediscalzi
(831) 334-7250
http://www.newfamilysupport.com


Craniosacral therapy and breastfeeding support for newborns-toddlers. Acupuncture and craniosacral therapy for Moms during the childbearing years. Housecalls available in Santa Cruz County.
Sacred Cycles Midwifery
Serena Russell
Felton , CA 95018
(707) 484-3403
http://sacredcyclesmidwifery.com


As a licensed midwife with over 17 years of experience, I'm honored to provide complete midwifery care to all kinds of families including comprehensive prenatal & postpartum care, home birth, water birth and VBAC, holistic well woman care, fertility support including at home inseminations, as well as specialty postpartum or collaborative prenatal care packages for those birthing in the Hospital.
Luma Yoga
1010 Center Street
Santa Cruz , California 95060
(831) 325-2620
http://lumayoga.com
Luma is an award-winning yoga & wellness center. Our space also includes an eco-friendly family boutique and lounge where you can relax, drink tea, hop online, meet friends, or feed a baby. Specializing in classes & events from birth, to baby & beyond, Luma is here for you!
One Drop Botanicals
Crystal Lyons
(831) 818-4562


Loving, nurturing care for new mothers and families in Santa Cruz and surrounding areas. As a mother of three, Crystal brings knowledge and compassion to her work and holds the postpartum season in high regard as a very sacred time in life to be honored and protected. Trained herbalist, birth and postpartum doula, certified essential oil bodywork practitioner and wellness consultant offering herbal products & education, belly casting and blessingway ceremonies. It is her joy to serve clients with a calm, humble Spirit of gratitude and reverence.
Blossom Acupuncture
Serina Marichiba, L.Ac., Dipl.OM
6892 B Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz , California 95062
(831) 325-9338
http://www.BlossomAcupunctureSantaCruz.com


I am a licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist with a focus on Women's health including fertility, prenatal care and post-partum wellness. I also treat pain and injuries, stress and emotional balancing. My treatments are gentle, yet effective and nourish your innate healing potential. Some insurance is accepted.
Momo Acupuncture
Maureen Raytis-Vargas
Santa Cruz Integrative Medicine
740 Front Street, Suite 130
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 325-2943
http://www.momoacupuncture.com


I founded Eastbay Acupuncture over 18 years ago and recently expanded to Momo Acupuncture, offering full-family care in Santa Cruz. I have taught and mentored many acupuncture students and have worked extensively with MDs to provide comprehensive care in the fields of fertility and women's health. I have been blessed with the opportunity to help hundreds of women get pregnant, many who had already had failed treatments from conventional and alternative doctors.
I also, very passionately and most lovingly, offer pediatric care. My pediatric care includes needle or non-needle techniques and can treat a variety of ages/issues from infant eczema/asthma/digestive issues to teenage hormones/anxiety/anger/depression.
Raising Rebels Parenting Coaching
Tina McRorie, MA
Santa Cruz, Monterey and Santa Clara Counties , CA
(831) 332-0864
http://www.raisingrebelsparenting.com


Tina McRorie teaches Attachment Parenting International's Attached at the Heart Parenting Program. She also offers parenting coaching including safe bedsharing information, holistic sleep coaching and information about infants' emotional needs. She supports parents through home visits, phone and email, and offers a free phone consultation to each family.
Mother's Journey
Kymm Ann Wallin
(831) 334-3917
http://www.mothersjourney.com


Kymm Ann has had the honor of working with hundreds of families as they journey into parenthood. She has been attending births for over 20 years, and has served women in a variety of settings. She offers Birth & Postpartum Doula services and Birthing From Within childbirth classes
Mother- to - Mother Doula Service
Salle Webber
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 331-6158
http://www.sallewebber.com


Santa Cruz's original postpartum doula, with 31 years local experience, offering personal, professional, flexible in-home care for postpartum families. Honoring the tender weeks following childbirth, I support mother, newborn, home and family with nurturing care, relevant information, and gentle guidance. Author of "The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care"
Natalya Lukin, LM, CPM
Natalya Lukin
Santa Cruz , CA
(831) 621-0003
http://www.midwifenatalya.com


I am a Licensed Midwife offering respectful, holistic, in-home midwifery care for all families, from preconception through birth and beyond. My services include preconception counseling, intrauterine insemination (IUI), homebirth, and hospital birth support (doula). Contact me for a free consultation.
Nursing Mother's Counsel
Nursing Mothers Counsel
FREE breastfeeding support provided by trained volunteers via phone, email and home visits.

Free Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes held on the 2nd Saturday of every month, 2-5pm at The Pacific Cultural Center, 1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz. For a complete listing of class dates and to register, go to www.nursingmothers.org.

Peanuts and Parents Birth Photography and Doula Services
Cristy Solomon
Santa Cruz , CA
(510) 4219092
http://www.peanutsandparents.com


Cristy Solomon is a student midwife offering birth photography and experienced doula support and education to all families, encouraging them to empower themselves throughout the childbearing year. She is also a Breastfeeding Counselor and a Certified Educator of Infant Massage.
Santa Cruz Midwives Inc
Sharon Potteiger LM, CPM
303 Potrero St #47-201
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 316-4953
http://www.santacruzmidwives.com


Enjoy the exceptional support of a team of skilled midwives, Sharon, Emily and Nancy. We create a circle of support for you and your family throughout the childbearing year. Complimentary therapies are integrated throughout our practice including acupressure, aromatherapy, homeopathy, herbal remedies, and waterbirth. We want you to be involved in your care and make empowered decisions. Schedule your free interview via our website, www.santacruzmidwives.com
Alliance Physical Therapy
Amelia Foster
7887 Soquel Dr. Suite D and E
Aptos , CA 95003
(831) 662-1042
http://www.allianceptsantacruz.com


Amelia provides pelvic floor and perinatal physical therapy to women with conditions such as incontinence, pelvic pain, diastasis recti, pelvic organ prolapse, low back and hip pain. She strives to incorporate a comprehensive approach to therapy, taking into consideration not only a mother's physical state, but her emotional state and unique motivations and goals. She utilizes her background in yoga and Pilates to bring a focus to body awareness and breath during therapeutic movement. In addition to physical therapy, Alliance offers yoga, dance, and meditation classes in their wellness studio.
Mahina Midwifery
Shannon Purpuri LM, CPM
Santa Cruz , CA 95065
(808) 333.2909
http://www.mahinamidwifery.com


Offering holistic midwifery care for home birth families. Providing in-home prenatals, waterbirth, personalized postpartum care, placenta encapsulation & well woman care. My practice is based on continuity of care, trust & a deep respect for woman and babies.
Nicole Rivera
Capitola , CA 95010
(787) 244-0069
http://www.doulacaring.com/


Providing emotional companionship, guidance, and physical support to assist and empower each woman to have the birth of her choice and to approach motherhood with confidence. Servicios en Español.
Earth Essence Acupuncture
Jeannine Ruskin LAc CMT
770 26th Avenue, Suite A
Santa Cruz , California 95062
(831) 200-4325
http://www.EarthEssenceAcupuncture.com


I have been called the Acupuncture Fairy by some in the birth community, swooping in to lighten and smooth out tensions and imbalances common during pregnancy, labor and post-partum recovery. I am a Licensed Acupuncturist as well as a Certified Massage Therapist, Cranio-Sacral Therapist, am certified in Five Elements as well as traditional Chinese Medicine, with a focus on balancing body-mind-spirit. I am trained in Western and Eastern herbology, and craft my own Flower Essences and herbal teas and tinctures. My treatments are both nurturing and effective at clearing discomfort in the body, preparing the system on all levels for a healthy organic birth, and providing postpartum balancing. As a Massage Therapist and energy healer for over 10 years, I know how to ease discomfort from the body. I integrate into my treatments Pre-Natal massage, Cranial Sacral, yummy Swedish/Eselan, Deep Tissue, Tui Na, Myofascial Release, and of course cupping or guasha. I also offer monthly Pediatric Lunar Treatments for newborns through age 7, offer outcalls for labor and postpartum support, and accept some insurance providers.
Salud Para La Gente
Sarah Fulop-Furlano
45 Nielsen St
Watsonville , CA 95076
(831) 728-0222
http://splg.org
Salud Para La Gente offers high quality bilingual breastfeeding support prenatally through weaning. Consults are provided by IBCLC's that work closely with your care providers. Medi-cal, Central Coast Alliance for Health, and many other plans accepted.
Santa Cruz Community Health Centers
250 Locust Street
21507 East Cliff Dr.
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
Our Healthy Pregnancy Program combines high-quality prenatal medical care, health education, and
other social services to best support your through your pregnancy, keeping you and your baby
healthy. This program works with Medi-Cal. We operated two clinics: Santa Cruz Women's Health Center and East Cliff Family Health Center.
Santa Cruz Spine and Sport Chiropractic
Dylan Murray
545 Frederick Street
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 426-4325
http://www.scspineandsport.com


Dr. Dylan Murray is a local Chiropractor providing exceptional care for prenatal and pediatric clients. He is certified in Webster Technique and a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA4kids.org). Typical treatment includes gentle chiropractic, myofasical release, and therapeutic exercises. Pregnancy-specific tables are available for patient comfort.
Sarah Swanson-Dexel Doula Service
Sarah Swanson-Dexel
Boulder Creek , CA 95006
(831) 252-0644


I have served birthing people for over a decade, providing birth & postpartum doula support. I strive to be culturally sensitive & practice language inclusivity. I encourage making informed decisions with wisdom & kindness. I engage in open communication with compassionate care which creates deep connections during the childbearing year & beyond.
SPIN, Special Parents Information Network
(831) 423-7713
http://www.spinsc.org/
Information for families with children with special needs.
Tiny Tots Diaper Service and Baby Boutique
138 Railway Avenue
Campbell , CA 95008
(408) 866-2900
http://www.tinytots.com


Cloth and compostable diaper service with weekly delivery & pickup. Visit the boutique for the best products for new babies and nursing mothers. Take classes to learn about diapering options, babywearing, Infant & Child CPR, breastfeeding, and more.
TLC Doulas
Sabine Omvik
(831) 332-3207
http://www.tlcdoulas.com


Sabine is an experienced birth doula since 2000 offering loving support & guidance for you and your family during the transformative time of childbirth. Her unbiased support encourages women to trust their own innate birthing knowledge. I also offer in-home childbirth education, placenta encapsulation, professional photography and lactation support. Please contact me for a free, no obligation interview.
Healing Hands Doula
Christine Vermeersch
San Jose , CA 95118
(408) 9126299
http://www.healinghandsdoula.com


I am a birthdoula, a certified Aromatherapist and a Reiki practitioner. I am a CLC offering in home lactation services, same day when possible! Teaching in home Infant Massage.
Sacred Path BIrth Services
Avira Wenn, CD(DONA)
Serving Santa Cruz County & nearby , CA
(559) 623-3291
http://www.sacredpathbirth.com


I am honored in taking part in women's birth experiences, offering supportive hands and gentle guidance throughout the process. I believe a woman's ability to have a positive birth experience is directly related to her internal feelings/beliefs, her knowledge of the process, and the support she surrounds herself with. I am committed to every woman I work with to achieve this affect. Offering: Birth & Postpartum Doula Services, Lactation Support, Belly Casting, Mother Blessing Ceremonies
Primrose and Lace
Vanessa Wennstrom
Santa Cruz County & Beyond , CA
(831) 325-5030
http://primroseandlace.com


As a Postpartum Doula and Lactation Counselor, CLC, I am honored to support our local families as they transition through each new journey. Providing elegant yet functional nursing bras via regular pop-ups and as Mobile Nursing Bra fittings, I bring the collection to you in the comfort of your home. Placenta encapsulation, lactation counseling, postpartum doula services also offered. Please see website for more details!
Anchor At Home Health Care Services
Karen Whippy, RN
Santa Cruz , Ca 95062
(831) 600-5600


Private childbirth classes in the comfort of your own home, and made to fit your schedule. Classes are taught by a Labor and Delivery Nurse who is experienced in hospital and home births. These classes are perfect for first time parents, VBACs, or someone who needs healing from a traumatic first birth. Postpartum and breastfeeding visit included.
Prenatal and postpartum massage services are available as well as extended postpartum home visits.
Community Bridges WIC (Women, Infants & Children)
18 West Lake Ave Ste. A
Watsonville , CA 95076
Bi-lingual, bi-cultural breastfeeding support and counseling and breast pump loans for WIC participants.
Womb Song
PO BOX 7345
Santa Cruz , CA 95061
http://www.WombSong.com


WOMB SONG provides comfort and emotional support to new and expecting moms through music. We offer public community singing circles, as well as songs for births and mother blessings. Music taught in this oral tradition offers a simple, accessible, ancient and powerful tool for connection and healing, ideal for new moms and babies. Please visit www.wombsong.com for the latest info and to join our newsletter.







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