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Services, products, and providers listed here may include photography, belly casting, newborn screening, tub rentals, baby & toddler classes, diaper service, and other helpful resources.

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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
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 a compassionate listening session to process your feeling around your birth. 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.

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.
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.
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.
Devi Pride Photography
Devi Pride
1060 River St.
#103
Santa Cruz , California 95060
(055) 8316006055
http://devipridephotography.com


Maternity, Birth, Newborn, Baby and Family photography offered in studio or on location
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 member 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, through pregnancy, and beyond. She is especially well versed in helping women with 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. Treatments are also an elegant mix of traditional and modern perspectives. 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 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
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.
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.
Aiko Fisher
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 334-9931
http://www.aikofisher.com


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.
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.
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.
Healthy Dragon Healing Arts
Dr. Sally Sherriff, L.Ac, 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!
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.
Journey to Conceive
Marga Vaquer-Rhodes
555 Soquel Ave, Ste 260
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 227-3431
http://www.JourneyToConceive.com


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).
Andrea Karjack
1535 Lincoln Ave
Captiola , Ca 95010
(818) 430-7672
http://andreaguides.com


RIE inspired infant toddler guidance classes and private family consulting. Magda Gerber's approach to caring for infants was based of mutual respect between caregiver and child. My classes provide guidance in how to establish a respectful and caring relationship that grows into lifelong trust. Respect + Care = Trust
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.
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!
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.
Tina McRorie - Parenting Coach
Tina McRorie, MA
Santa Cruz, Monterey and Santa Clara Counties , CA
(831) 332-0864
http://www.tinamcrorie.com


Tina McRorie is certified by Attachment Parenting international to teach their parenting curriculum, the Attached at the Heart Parenting Program. She also offers private parenting coaching including home visits, phone and email support. She offers a free phone consultation to each family.
Natalya Lukin, LM, CPM
Natalya Lukin
Santa Cruz , CA
(831) 621-0003
http://www.midwifenatalya.com


Holistic, in-home midwifery care for all families, from preconception through birth and beyond. Services include homebirth, hospital birth support, postpartum care, preconception counseling, and intrauterine insemination (IUI). Free consultation.
Pelvic Potential Physical Therapy
Sara Tanza
6233 Soquel Drive Suite E
Aptos , CA 95003
(831) 239-1312
http://www.pelvicpotential.com


Pelvic Potential Physical Therapy specializes in pre/post natal care and treatment of pelvic floor disorders. We treat patients suffering from incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pain with sex, diastasis recti and pain anywhere in the body.
Playbies
Shira Coleman
, CA 95076
(831) 588-2541
http://www.Playbies.com


Online courses and support for families of babies birth to two. Child development, neuroscience, joyful parenting, resourcefulness and abundance. Supporting development and bonding through play. App available on Google Play and itunes/AppStore. Parents, co-parents, grandparents, and caregivers, find joy and abundance in parenting and get science based information on parenting infants and toddlers.
Pretty Pokets
Madhu Challa
, California
https://prettypokets.com


Pretty Pokets is a diaper bag created by a mom for moms. This mom bag is an elegant and functional accessory that a new mom can carry anywhere. The bag has a unique diaper dispenser which simplifies the processing of diapering. No more digging for diapers!!. The bag provides the much-needed style and confidence whenever a mom steps out of the house with her baby.
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.
Holistic Tides Healing
Natalia Romano-Williams
4841 Soquel Drive
Soquel , CA 95073
(831) 334-4346
http://www.HolisticTides.com


Professional Fusion of healing services and mindful support for Prenatal and Postnatal stages of motherhood. I offer Holistic Prenatal and Postnatal massage treatments that are infused with Reiki energy work, Aromatherapy and Sound Healing.
I teach Infant Massage classes for parents and primary caregivers, to promote nurturing touch, consent, and fortify connection. I do home visits for Postpartum support.
Natalia Romano-Williams BS Kinesiology, Holistic Health Practitioner, LMT, CST, Reiki Master.
Tummy Temple Doula
Kelli Rosenbloom
124 Glen Drive
Aptos , Ca 95003
(831) 901-5503
http://www.tummytempledoula.com


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.
Santa Cruz Birth Photography & Doula Services
Paige Driscoll
(831) 600-6077
http://www.santacruzbirthphotography.com


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.
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.
Primrose and Lace Lingerie
Vanessa Wennstrom
Santa Cruz County & Beyond , CA
(831) 325-5030
http://primroseandlace.com


As a Birth & Postpartum Doula and Lactation Counselor, CLC, I am honored to support our local families as they transition through each new journey together. Providing elegant yet functional nursing bras via regular pop-ups and as Mobile Nursing Bra fittings, where I bring them to you in the comfort of your home. Placenta encapsulation, lactation counseling, birth and postpartum doula services also offered. Please see website for more details!
Womb Song
PO BOX 7345
Santa Cruz , CA 95061
http://www.WombSong.com


~ Birth Centered SINGING CIRCLES ~
A five-year staple in the Santa Cruz birth community, Womb Song offers a welcoming space to build connection and support among mothers and birth workers through song. Prepare for labor and life through vocal toning and breathing exercises, strengthen connection to yourself and 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. Please visit www.wombsong.com for the latest info and to join our newsletter.







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