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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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
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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