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Providers for Child & Family Health Care

This listing may include pediatricians, family practitioners, and other care providers who also treat individuals who are not pregnant.

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Resources listed are provided for your information only; please interview and choose carefully to find the care that is right for you.

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.
Blessingway Herbals
Santa Rosa , CALIFORNIA 95407
http://blessingwayherbals.com


Becka is an herbalist and retired homebirth midwife who has been sharing her knowledge of birth & plants for the last 40 years. She is the founder of Blessingway Herbals (formerly known as Blessingway School of Midwifery & Herbs), which started in Humboldt county and is now based in Sonoma county. Her classes & services provide practical, how-to information focused on herbs for midwives, doulas, moms-to-be (and their partners and/or birth team), and others who work with pregnancy, birth and babies. Topics include women's health, pregnancy & birth, newborn care, child & family well being, and native foods & medicines. Her classes are held in Santa Rosa and she offers Blessingways and Relaxation & Visualization Sessions for moms-to-be. She also offers FREE natural childbirth consultations for those with question or concerns about home/natural birthing. www.blessingwayherbals.com
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.
Santa Cruz Naturopathic Medical Center
Dr. Caitlin Fanning
736 Chestnut St
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 477-1377
http://www.scnmc.com


Dr. Caitlin Fanning is a natural fertility and women's health expert in Santa Cruz, CA. As a licensed naturopathic doctor she treats patients of all ages and conditions with a focus on pre-conception care, fertility, hormone health, nutrition, gastrointestinal issues, stress management, and pediatrics. She combines the wisdom of ancient healing modalities with modern diagnostic testing to create unique treatment plans specifically designed for each patient. She uses natural, effective, and non- invasive techniques to help patients restore balance. She loves to educate and support her patients while they work towards creating healthy lifestyles.
Stellar Healing @Thrive Natural Medicine Upstairs
Dr. Miranda Gensler D.A.O.M, L.Ac
2840 Park Ave.
Soquel , CA 95073
(503) 740-4772
http://www.stellarhealingsc.com


Dr. Miranda Gensler is dedicated to supporting & empowering women through every stage of their pregnancy journey & 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, acupressure and tuina. Dr. Gensler is board certified & licensed in the state of California.
Healthy Dragon Healing Arts
Dr. Sally Sherriff, DAOM
320 River Street
Santa Cruz , California 95060
(831) 295-6327
http://DrSally.org
NATURAL HOLISTIC HEALTH CARE FOR BABIES AND CHILDREN
Get to the root cause of your child's dis-ease!
Gentle Traditional Oriental Medicine treatments, NAET, nutritional and herbal recommendations, shonishin, cupping, laser, moxibustion and therapeutic tuina massage for babies and children.

Help for allergies, 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, developmental issues, ADHD, Autism etc...

Monthly Full Moon treatments also available!

As a Doctor and Pediatrics faculty at Five Branches University, Dr. Sally is the local "go to" person for children's health!
Hope Curated Therapy
Hope Schachter
10 Jackson Street
Los Gatos , CA 95006
(408) 8092513
http://www.HopeCuratedTherapy.com


I am an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in pre/peri-natal support with over a dozen years experience running a business assisting families as a trained Postpartum Doula and certified Parent Educator.
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
http://lifesessenceacu.com


I am a licences registered nurse, 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
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.
The Monterey Birth & Wellness Center
Jacqueline Little
4 Harris Ct. Ste. A
Monterey , CA 93940
(831) 717-4723
http://Montereybirthcenter.com


The Monterey Birth & Wellness Center is the Peninsulaâs first and only freestanding birth center that provides evidenced-based midwifery care in a beautiful, spa-like enviornment. Growing families will find integrative, holistic care during their preconception, pregnancy, birth, postpartum and well woman experience with a team of dedicated womenâs health professionals. The center offers midwifery care, childbirth education, functional medicine, acupuncture, massage therapy and a full classroom.
Santa Cruz Community Health Centers
Daryl Dichek
250 Locust
SANTA CRUZ , California 95060
(831) 427-3500
http://www.schealthcenters.org/


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.
Birth Point Acupuncture Group
Kate Wilson, L.Ac.
406 Mission Street, Ste. E
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 566-4838
http://www.birthpoint.org


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.







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