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Circle Of Changes
Martina Lin
Scott Valley , CA 95066
(760) 2743403

Emotional/spiritual supports during pregnancy.
Help preparing for an aware and smooth birth with a meditation based Inner Space Technique.
Establish home life with rhythm and simple schedule that brings calmness and peace to everyone.
Adventure Birth
Amy Boschen
Santa Cruz , CA

Birth doula services for the Santa Cruz County area.
Ana Hernandez Doula Services
Ana Hernandez
Santa Clara to Monterey County , CA
(831) 239-4893

I feel blessed to have worked intimately with children and their parents for 18 years as a teacher and now as a trained and certified Birth and Postpartum Doula! I provide individualized antepartum, labor and postpartum care, support and service that honors and respects each unique motherbaby birthing process and journey into parenthood. Spanish services are available.
Fertile Spring Acupuncture
Tara Anderson, L.Ac., FABORM
1500 Graham Hill Road, Suite A
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 515-8571

Fertile Spring Acupuncture offers highly specialized acupuncture care for the effective treatment of Morning Sickness & Fatigue, Miscarriage Prevention, Breech & Posterior Positions, Birth Preparation, Natural Labor Induction, Difficult and Prolonged Labor, Postpartum Depression, Insufficient Lactation, Hormone Balancing and Stress/Anxiety Relief. Insurance Accepted. Easy Online Booking.
Loving Hands Infant Massage
Cathy Chase Bautista, RN, CEIM
38 Hawthorne Ave
Corralitos , CA 95076
(831) 247-6667

Infant Massage is easy and fun to learn, and babies love it. It supports better sleep, bonding, digestion, and stress reduction. I am certified as a teacher of Infant Massage for parents/caregivers of babies, and offer a course of 5 weekly classes in your home or mine. I have worked as a midwife and have been a practicing Registered Nurse for 36 years, am bilingual (Spanish) as well as a certified yoga teacher.
Beth Lilienthal - Postpartum Doula Care
Beth Lilienthal, PCD
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 588-7367

You have done an amazing job carrying and birthing your'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.
Wise Woman Consults
Kate Bowland, CNM
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 423-9750

Birth can range from agony to ecstasy and many women can benefit from the perspective of a "wise-woman consult." Give yourself the gift of compassionate listening based on 40+ years of midwifery practice. Birth can bring up many feelings, often years later, that deserve to be processed. Services offered to birthing women, partners, grandmothers, or other participants.
Also offering Mommy/Baby postpartum home visits to assess wellness in the first six weeks.

Brandi Brewer
9700 Manzanita Ave
Ben Lomond , CA 95005
(831) 2782776

I am part of the Luma Doula team. We make sure to provide individualized care to each client by providing a discovery session to set your birth intentions in the privacy of your home, taking the time to address your questions and concerns about labor and birth, and offering the necessary assistance to map out the best birth plan for your family. Our clients also receive unlimited educational support via phone and email during business hours, continuous on-call care no matter your gestation, and immediate support from early active labor, through the birth of your baby and until baby's first feeding. Team Care allows us the unique ability to always have someone ready to serve you! Blessingways, Newborn Photograhy, Placenta Encapsulation
Childbirth and Parenting Education
Donna Brown
Mid-County , CA
(831) 722-9970

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

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.
Bundle of Joy Doula Care
Deidre Lorenzo
Scotts Valley , CA 95060
(831) 246-1191

I would love to help you achieve an easier, joyous, low-stress birth. I've supported over 500 births since 2005. I also offer professional-grade pregnancy, birth and new family photography, and provide in-home private childbirth prep, lactation assistance and post-partum care.
Central Coast Doula Services
Nora Yerena
Watsonville , CA
(559) 287-8934

Empowering the Mother through Evidence-Based Care - We offer birth & postpartum doulas, lactation (breastfeeding) educators, and evidence-based parenting education. Our specialties include: natural & medicated birth; Cesarean & VBAC delivery; LGBT, adoption, & surrogate families; premature birth; and multiples.
Live Oak Acupuncture & Healing Arts
Marcia Connelly
6892B Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 818-7051

I am a California Board Certified licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, also a member of Birth Point of Santa Cruz. My specialties include: Women's Health, Pediatric Wellness, Fertility Support for men and women, Pain Management, and Addiction treatment support. Se Habla Espanol.
Adrienne Dahlmeier
608 Frederick Street
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 251-5299

Client centered massage therapy sessions for pre-natal and post-partum massage. Modalities offered include Swedish, myofascial release, deep tissue, craniosacral and Reiki.
Points for Wellness
Beth Dorsey, LAc, FABORM
4841 Soquel Dr
Soquel , Ca 95073
(831) 475-1055

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.
Dr. Maureen Rozenn, LAC, DAOM, FABORM
Dr. Maureen Rozenn, L.Ac., DAOM, FABORM
501 Cedar St, Ste B,
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 426-1093

A board certified fertility specialist, Dr. Rozenn enjoys working with patients from preconception, through pregnancy, and beyond. She is especially well versed in helping women with obstacles to pregnancy become moms. Her office offers several types of Medical Massage, as well as acupuncture, diet/lifestyle counseling, herbal formulas and nutritional supplements. An Integrative Dr., she incorporates lab and imaging diagnostic information into her assessment and treatment. Dr. Rozenn was one of the first acupuncturists in Santa Cruz County to receive her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with a duel 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

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.
Felton Family Wellness Center
Kerri Crandell
6530 Highway 9
Felton , CA 95018
(831) 335-9300

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 currently on the faculty at Palmer College of Chiropractic West teaching pediatrics. She is a member of the California Chiropractic Association, the International Chiropractic Chiropractic Association, is Webster Certified. As a chiropractor with experience, Dr. Kerri is committed to promoting optimal health and well being of her patients.

Aiko Fisher
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 334-9931

I am a Nutritional Consultant, and Postpartum Doula who specializes in postpartum and pregnancy Nutrition & Wellness, for women and families. Part of my goal is to create space to nurture and support women and families in pregnancy and the postpartum phase of pregnancy with nutritional support, hands on in home care and nutritional postpartum wellness education. If women and their families get the kind of support they need it gives the family a head start. A well nourished and supported family is a happier family.
FIT4MOM Santa Cruz
Jessica Hassani
(831) 824-4112

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.
Full Moon Birth and Family Wellness Center
Sunshine Tomlin, LM
701 Mission St
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 454-8031

Genine Leighton, LMFT
Genine Leighton
550 Water St. Ste E-2
Santa Cruz , California 95060
(831) 566-6830

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist who provides counseling and support for expectant families, postpartum moms experiencing anxiety/depression and their partners, as well as couples support. In addition, I also work with women who have experienced a loss, endured a traumatic birth or seeking support in their adjustment to parenthood as well as infertility struggles. I have specialized training in working with perinatal and postpartum challenges and I facilitate the Postpartum Wellness Group at Sutter Hospital. Please contact me or see my website for more information.
Agile Monkey Pilates Studio
Lisa Graham
121 Walnut Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 458-4125

Voted the Best Pilates Studio in Santa Cruz, Agile Monkey is a family business offering the highest quality instruction in a welcoming environment. We support expectant mothers through all phases of pregnancy - helping them stay fit, relaxed and physically prepared for the challenges of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood.
A Parent's Path: Early Parenting Support Services
Elizabeth Green
Santa Cruz , CA.
(831) 431-6681

I offer Home Visits for Infant Sleep Consults, and Phone Consults for early parenting questions.
Nancy Greenwood
Soquel , California
(831) 334-7835

After 20 wonderful years as a homebirth and hospital birth midwife in Canada, supporting women and their families, I am still deeply struck by the dignity, power and joy with which women give birth. I have provided the full spectrum of care prenatally to several weeks postpartum, at home, in hospital and birth centers to hundreds of women and their families. As a doula I draw on my extensive knowledge and experience of pregnancy, labor, postpartum and breastfeeding to offer information, reassurance and comfort, tailored for you, so you can make well informed, grounded decisions, giving you the tools to be empowered, safe and satisfied with your birth journey. Currently also working toward my California Licensed Midwife requirements. Private childbirth education classes and prenatal yoga also available.
Santa Cruz Family Doula Collective
Kim Guiley
(831) 809-4805

I believe that all women are powerful, capable and innately prepared to birth and care for their babies. As a doula and a mother, I have experienced this power firsthand and know that with the right support, women can have truly transformative births. Your body already knows the path it must take, but a doula can help light the way.
Fullness of Joy
Corrie Hallock
Santa Cruz , CA
(831) 234-2917

It is my honor to serve women and their families as a birth doula. I also offer sibling preparation classes, placenta prints and support in planning gatherings focused on celebrating and blessing the momma-to-be.
HAND of Santa Cruz
Kristie Shulman, Facilitator
(831) 438-4513

HAND of Santa Cruz (Helping After Neonatal Death) provides peer support and information to parents who have experienced the loss of a baby before, during or after birth. We offer phone support, grief support meetings, subsequent pregnancy support meetings, resource library, quarterly newsletter, volunteer trainings, and inservice seminars for healthcare providers. All services are free.
Healthy Dragon Kids
Sally Sherriff, Dr. Fellow of Oriental Medicine
320 River Street
Santa Cruz , California 95060
(831) 818-5445

Get to the root of your child's dis-ease!
We offer blood work, allergy testing, hair analysis and muscle testing. Gentle Traditional Oriental Medicine, NAET, nutritional and herbal recommendations, shonishin, cupping, laser, moxibustion and tuina massage for babies and children.

Help for coughing, sleeping issues, pain, digestive problems, musculo-skeletal issues, neurological issues, skin rashes, ear aches, constipation, thrush, etc... as well as for issues such as asthma, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, allergies, developmental issues ADHD, Autism etc...

Monthly Full Moon treatments also available!

As a Doctoral Fellow and Professor of Pediatrics at Five Branches University, Sally is the local "go to" person for children's health!
Healy Chiropractic
Krista Healy DC
Located within Hastings chiropractic center
9509 Soquel Dr.
Aptos , CA 95003
(831) 419-9289

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, $50 Exams, $50 treatments.
Holistic Women's Wellness
Shannon Innis CYI, CMP, AIMI
5905 Soquel Drive
Suite 200
Soquel , California 95073
(831) 4197552

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."
Satisha Hollandsworth
Hello, my name is Satisha and I am a prenatal specialist. What this means is that I help moms with all stages of pregnancy.
I use a mixture of bodywork and emotional coaching to help moms stay on their birth plan and prepare their body to have an easier birth and faster recovery.

How we can work together and how my work can support you:

⢠Shorter pushing times
⢠More Increased energy
⢠Creating space for baby to do its magic and shimmy into the birth canal and into the right position in the birth canal.
⢠Reduce back pain and back labor
⢠Improved sleep and getting a full nights sleep.
⢠Feeling lighter
⢠More making you feel more comfortable in your body
⢠Walking without cramps
⢠Elevate pain associated with putting on your pants over and rolling over in bed
⢠Pubic synthesis discomfort
⢠Daily headaches
I am here to support you on your journey and I am happy to answer any questions you may have.

To schedule your session please send me an email at
The Joy of My Heart, The Work of Our Hands
Rebecca Hughes LM, CPM, RN
Soquel , CA 95073
(831) 462.6444

Blessed to provide complete Homebirth Midwifery care including classes, prenatals and breastfeeding support through weaning. Working with birthing families since 1982 as a Midwife's Assistant, Childbirth Educator, Breastfeeding Counselor and Lay Midwife. Licensed RN in '99, Licensed Midwife and Certified Professional Midwife in 2010. Experienced Monitrice services also available for hospital births. Please call for a Free Consultation or visit our website.
Inanna Holistic Health
Christine Keith Hall
250 Main Street #663
ben lomond , Ca 95005
(925) 4706068

Congratulations from the bottom
of my heart!
The fourth trimester is a beautiful sacred time. I am here to help you honor this time.
As a postpartum doula, it is my goal to help you adjust to the many changes and new challenges you may encounter with a new baby. It is my hope that when you have support, those challenges can feel less overwhelming, your confidence may be higher and your new family can bond and flourish.
I have been a massage therapist for fourteen years and practiced in many modalities including Reiki. I rely on listening to your body and my intuition to help heal your body mind and soul.
Blessings of light
Christine Keith Hall
Integrative Energy Medicine
Kathleen Pouls L.Ac., CMP
3335 Mission Drive
Santa Cruz , Calif 95065
(831) 475-8885

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.
Santa Cruz Family Doula Collective
Megan Jacobsmeyer
(831) 431-3963

I believe that all women are powerful, capable and innately prepared to birth and care for their babies. As a doula and as a mother, I have experienced this power firsthand and know that with the right support, women can have truly transformative births. Your body already knows the path it must take, but a doula can help light the way. I am also the co-founder and leader of Womb Song.
Jenny Johnston, L.Ac., CD (DONA)
Jenny Johnston
320 River St.
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 535-3785

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:
Family Tree Wellness Center
Jessica Sorci, LMFT
114 Royce Street, Suite D
Los Gatos , CA 95030
(408) 345-5572

We are a center dedicated to maternal mental health. We offer counseling, education and community to women and their families as they move through pregnancy, new parenthood and beyond. Areas of specialization include: perinatal depression and anxiety, parenting struggles, attachment concerns, challenges in couples, developing as a mother.
Journey to Conceive
Marga Vaquer-Rhodes
555 Soquel Ave, Ste 260
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 227-3431

Individual, couples and group therapy for women and couples struggling with family-building. The services are open to partnered or single individuals of any age and sexual orientation, who have been trying to conceive unsuccessfully for a short or long time, naturally or through assisted reproductive technologies (ART).
Natasha Joyet
441 Spring St.
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 471-6262

I have been working with 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.
La Leche League of Santa Cruz County
(831) 425-3088

Support for breastfeeding families, special emphasis on the breastfeeding relationship
Warm Line for breastfeeding questions: 831.425.3088
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
Mandys Doula Services
Mandy Lariz
(831) 278-0294

My journey of birth and postpartum doula work started in 2007. I've emerged from many respected birth, midwifery, and holistic care trainings with the skills and positive mindset to offer clients a full circle of prenatal, birth, and postpartum support.
Laura Maxson LM, CPM
Laura Maxson
The Sash Mill
303 Potrero St. #43-105
Santa Cruz , CA
(831) 336-0961

Licensed midwife offering complete homebirth services including prenatal and postpartum care. Free interview. Also available: Home visits for breastfeeding support, specializing in latch-on in the first weeks. Home visits for Newborn Screening Test. Birth Tubs available. See website for more information
Carmen Lawler Doula Services
Carmen Lawler
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 295-2556

As a doula I arrive at each birth with an open mind and an open heart, ready to support each family in the way that works best for them, adapting to the unknowns of birth as we go. I support women as they navigate pregnancy, their unique birth experiences, and new roles as mothers, with loving and personalized care. I have a deep trust that each woman knows how to birth and care for her baby, and can best do this when she feels supported. As a doula I hope to nurture this intuitive and primal process.
Birth Point Acupuncture Group, Life's Essence Clinic of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Einav Avital
1200 41st Ave, Suite G
Capitola , CA 95010
(831) 227-6442

I am a certified acupuncturist, herbalist and a member of the Birth Point Acupuncture Group.
I specialize in infertility ,prenatal care, labor, postpartum care and pediatrics.
I have been working in this community with the collaboration of midwives, doctors and Dualas since 2004.
I am a Bradley Childbirth Educator as well, and birthed my four children naturally with the knowledge of this great method.

Lisa Piediscalzi, L.Ac., IBCLC
Lisa Piediscalzi
(831) 334-7250

Craniosacral therapy and breastfeeding support for newborns-toddlers. Acupuncture and craniosacral therapy for Moms during the childbearing years. Housecalls available in Santa Cruz County.
Luma Doula Team
1010 Center St
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 246-1191

The Luma Doula Team: Four professionally trained doulas, with hundreds of births and decades of experience, collectively. Working together allows us to encircle you with well-rounded support before, during and after birth. We work in respectful partnership with your medical team, dedicated to healthy family outcomes and positive birth experiences.
Luma Doula Team
Kaili Reynolds
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 295-3972

I offer childbirth education through Luma Yoga, Sutter, and Dominican. In addition, I work with a small of team of Doulas, offering parents prenatal, labor, birth and postnatal support. As a student midwife, I am studying under homebirth midwives in order to fully enable myself to provide well rounded care.
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 currently working toward Postpartum Doula Certification with DONA. 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

I am a licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist with a focus on Women's health including fertility, prenatal and post-partum wellness. I also treat pain and injuries, stress and emotional balancing. Some insurance is accepted.
Mindful Ways
Jennifer Jeffcoat
1741 Saratoga Ave.
San Jose , CA 95033
(408) 891-3751

Empowering the Mindful Birthing Process, Facilitating the transition into Parenting, Guiding the Whole Family to an engaged life. Through Doula Care, Mindful Childbirth & Parent Education, Pre & Perinatel Birth Psychology, Reiki, and hypnotherapy.
Momo Acupuncture
Maureen Raytis-Vargas
550 Water Street, K2
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(510) 501-6960

I founded Eastbay Acupuncture over 15 years ago and recently expanded to Momo Acupuncture, offering full family care in Santa Cruz. I have worked extensively with MDs to provide comprehensive care in the fields of fertility and women's health, and have helped 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.
Monterey Bay Parenting
Tina McRorie, MA
(831) 332-0864

Monterey Bay Parenting offers the Attached at the Heart Parenting Program as well as free parenting support groups and other free family events.
Mother- to - Mother Doula Service
Salle Webber
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 331-6158

Offering personal, professional, flexible in-home care for postpartum families. Honoring the tender weeks following childbirth, I support mother and newborn, home and family with nurturing care, relevant information, and gentle guidance. Over 28 years of local experience.
Mother's Journey
Kymm Ann Wallin
(831) 334-3917

Kymm Ann has had the honor of working with hundreds of families as they journey into parenthood. She has been attending births for over 17 years, and has served women in a variety of settings. She also offers Birthing From Within Childbirth Classes, Massage for the Childbearing Year and Postpartum Doula services.
Wise Heart Mamas ~ Yoga & Ayurveda
Hannah Muse
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 535-8304

Nurture yourself and your baby with therapeutic, heart-opening PRENATAL and MAMA & BABY (postnatal) yoga classes with award-winning teacher Hannah Muse, alongside other mamas going through this magical, often-challenging, heart-opening journey as we breathe, stretch, surrender and share together. Hannah is a local mama, a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT) and E-RYT-500, Doula, and so blessed to work with mamas and babes. Classes work on strengthening and opening the body, calming the mind, and finding a sense of peace + presence amidst our busy lives, focusing on specific issues that arise in pregnancy and postpartum. (Hannah is also blessed to attend births as a Doula in rare moments when her schedule allows. Contact her for availability.) Current Yoga schedule:
PRENATAL yoga Wednesdays 12pm-1:130pm at Pacific Cultural Center
MAMA-BABY yoga Wednesdays 10-11:30am at Pacific Cultural Center
(Pricing for both classes: new students 5 classes for $30 // or $14 for a drop-in + discount passes available.)
PRENATAL COUPLES (childbirth prep) WORKSHOPS to prepare for labor & birth; for you, your partner and your baby to connect.
PRIVATE therapeutic sessions for your unique needs, in Hannah's beautiful midtown studio.
Self-care is not a selfish act: as we nurture ourselves, we are able to nurture these beings with consciousness and infinite love.
Find out more at
Music Together/MusicalMe, Inc.
Lizz Hodgin
PO Box 66438
Scotts Valley , CA 95067
(831) 438-3514

We offer the best Early Childhood Music & Movement Program ever - Music Together. In our playful classes we teach and lead the doting adults of infants, toddlers and preschoolers in how to create a rich musical life for their little ones every day. We've taught over 50,000 children since 1996 throughout Santa Cruz & Santa Clara Counties.
Tonantzin Birth Services
Diana Narva
(831) 515-8014

My hope as a birth & postpartum doula is provide the comfort, support, reassurance and information to women (and their partners) to feel empowered through their pregnancy, labor and birth. All parents should have the resources and opportunities to make informed decisions about what they envision for their birth experiences. I can be that calm, stable bridge you need to get as close to that vision as possible. Spanish services also available.
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

Dawning Mama Midwifery
Kelly Olmstead, LM, CPM
Santa Cruz , CA
(831) 429-2229

Welcoming a baby into your family is one of life's most important, intimate experiences. Why not choose a caregiver who understands this while also fostering a healthy, safe pregnancy and birth? As a Licensed Midwife, I provide nurturing care during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. Call for your complimentary interview today.
Open To Creation Birth Services
Lori Dent
50 Carneros Ave
Aromas , CA 95004
(831) 566-3951

I have been involved in the birth community for the past 18 years. Ten working as a medical assistant and the past 8 years I have been working as a birth doula and placenta encapsulation specialist. My passion is supporting and encouraging families to birth in their own way and time.
Santa Cruz Midwives
Kara O'Loughlin
(408) 497-0229

Compassionate, skilled midwifery care for the childbearing year. Services include prenatal care, continuous support in labor and home postpartum care.
Sharon Potteiger LM CPM
303 Potrero St #47-201
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 332-3075

I provide care tailored to meet the needs of you & your family. Including home birth midwifery, hospital labor support, postpartum in home care, as well as massage and mother-roasting.
Feel empowered, and be a part of decision making during your pregnancy and birth. What better way to become a parent?
ProMotion Chiropractic & Sports Injury
Deborah Vitale, DC
320 River St
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 239-5854

Through gentle adjustments, massage and nutritional support, Deborah offers relief from pain and discomfort in the joints and muscles more common with pregnancy. Longer appointments allow for time to answer questions. We really enjoy pregnant patients, providing extra information and resources to help enhance their journey to becoming new parents.
Mahina Midwifery
Shannon Purpuri LM, CPM
Santa Cruz , CA 95065
(808) 333.2909

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

Providing continuous educational, emotional and physical support for women and their partners during pregnancy, childbirth and the newborn period.
Candace Robb, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac. & C.H.
Candace Robb
311 Laurent St.
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 426-0155

Acupuncturist and herbalist specializing in family care with a focus on women's health and the treatment of infertility, menstrual disorders, prenatal care (fatigue, morning sickness, low back pain, edema, breech), labor induction, postpartum care (insufficient lactation, mastitis, depression), and menopause. Pediatric Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment of babies/children with earache, asthma, cough, common cold, allergies, and digestion problems. Most insurance accepted.
Tummy Temple Doula
Kelli Rosenbloom
124 Glen Drive
Aptos , Ca 95003
(831) 901-5503

Kelli began working with women in birth in 2005. She is honored to serve mothers and fathers as they become parents. Kelli has a calm demeanor, and strong loving hands. She has training in massage, yoga and meditation. Her unique and cultivated gifts serve the entire family during this amazingly transformative experience.
Doula Connection Santa Cruz
Sylvia Rubio
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 200-3201

Working with the community to stay up to date with current birth professionals. Resource capable and readily available to provide professional assistance for services in the Santa Cruz County. Trained in Homeopathy, Essential Oil therapy, Energy Healing and Acupressure. Ready to provide your family with an open heart and an open mind.
Earth Essence Acupuncture
Jeannine Ruskin LAc CMT
770 26th Avenue, Suite A
Santa Cruz , California 95062
(831) 200-4325

Proud to be a part of the Organic Birth Collective of Santa Cruz, I am a Licensed Acupuncturist as well as a Certified Massage Therapist. I specialize in Obstetrics (pre-natal and post-natal), Pediatrics, Fertility, Herbalism (Eastern and Western), Dietetics, Flower Essences, and the Five Elements method, which balances the body, mind, heart, and spirit. 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.
Santa Cruz NonForce Chiropractors
Masi Bayless, DC
543 Frederick St
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 458-1940

Our Doctors practice only Directional NonForce Technique. It has been safe and effective both for pregnant and post partum women. With over 25 years in practice we have relived woman with pain in the back and pelvis right up to the day of delivery, and the results last. Our non-force technique is especially good with adjusting newborn babies especially soft cranial bones.
Salud Para La Gente
Sarah Fulop-Furlano
45 Nielsen St
Watsonville , CA 95076
(831) 728-0222
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 Birth Photography & Doula Services
Paige Driscoll
As a doula and birth photographer I want my clients to feel loved, supported, and respected during labor all while documenting their journey. I document the most transformative time of your life in an artful way by capturing the true rawness and beauty of birth as it unfolds.
Santa Cruz Community Health Centers
Daryl Dichek
250 Locust
SANTA CRUZ , California 95060
(831) 427-3500

High quality, personalized health care services to women and children. Medi-Cal, Medicare, cash and several insurance plans accepted. Cash fees are sliding scale. Our staff is bilingual. Prenatal care program offers access to midwives, obstetricians, family practice providers, counseling, education, childbirth classes, acupuncture, and chiropractics. We have a clinic at 21507 East Cliff Drive also.
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Timmi Pereira, CNM, MSN
2907 Chanticleer Ave,
Santa Cruz, , Ca 95065
(831) 477-2375

Nurse midwife, serving women and families in Santa Cruz for more than 25 years as educator, nurse, and midwife. Offering full-scope, personalized midwifery care, including well-woman gynecology, contraception, pregnancy and birth, and post-partum care. Honoring families choices in childbirth and as new parents. Delivery care at Sutter and Dominican
Santa Cruz Spine and Sport Chiropractic
Dylan Murray
545 Frederick Street
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 426-4325

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 ( Typical treatment includes gentle chiropractic, myofasical release, and therapeutic exercises. Pregnancy-specific tables are available for patient comfort.
SPIN, Special Parents Information Network
(831) 423-7713
Information for families with children with special needs.
In-Home Holistic Birth Services
Joya Tarantino
BonnyDoon , CA 95060
(831) 291-5229

I am an apprentice midwife, currently serving communities throughout Santa Cruz offering in-home Holistic Birth Doula services, and massage therapy with over 20 years of practice. It is my honor to serve your growing family throughout your pregnancy offering educational, emotional and physical support.
Tiny Tots Diaper Service and Baby Boutique
138 Railway Avenue
Campbell , CA 95008
(408) 866-2900

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

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 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

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), CLEC
Serving Santa Cruz County & surrounding areas , CA
(559) 623-3291

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 Lingerie
Vanessa Wennstrom
Santa Cruz County & Beyond , CA
(831) 325-5030

As a Postpartum Doula and Lactation Counselor, CLC, I am honored to support our local families as they transition into each new journey together. Providing elegant yet functional nursing bras via regular pop-ups (see website) and as Mobile Nursing Bra fittings, where I bring them to you in the comfort of your home. Placenta encapsulation services, following the time-honored TCM process also available.
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.
Birth Point Acupuncture Group
Kate Wilson, L.Ac.
406 Mission Street, Ste. E
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 566-4838

As a Co-founder of the Birth Point Acupuncture Group in Santa Cruz, my practice specializes in obstetrical acupuncture for pregnancy, fertility and postpartum wellness. House calls available upon request. I am a mother of two small children, both of whom had the honor of being born in this wonderful birth community.
With My Own Two Hands
Julie Lefmann
Santa Cruz , CA
(408) 529-8031

I am DONA trained as a Birth Doula & have practiced locally for over 10 years. I've had the privilege of attending over 200 births so far. I was a nanny for 15 years before becoming a doula. I'm also a Certified Massage, Reiki, & Watsu (warm-water meditation/massage) Practitioner. I have specialized in Pre & Postnatal Massage for 14 out of the 15+ years that I've practiced massage professionally. I've also professionally practiced both Watsu & Reiki since 2004. I live on 38th Ave. here in beautiful Santa Cruz. I love to marry my passions together with my work - water, children, healing, music - and am thrilled to do the work I love!
Womb Song
PO BOX 7345
Santa Cruz , CA 95061
(831) 431-3963

~ Birth Centered SINGING CIRCLES ~
Amanda West & Megan Jacobsmeyer lead Womb Song. Womb Song is a community based singing circle open to all mothers, mothers-to-be (including trying to conceive), birth workers and women who love to sing. Prepare for labor and life through vocal toning and breathing exercises, strengthen your connection to yourself and your baby through sound, and discover a deeper sense of your own voice and power. Learn beautiful, simple songs and lullabies from around the world in an oral tradition and circle format.
No musical experience necessary. Drop-ins welcome. Sliding scale donations made at the door, no one turned away for lack of funds.
Womb Song is every third Monday evening, 7-8PM at the Pacific Cultural Center in the Studio: 1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz. Check the dates on our webpage and add yourself to our email list!
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