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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.


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

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.
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.
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.

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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.