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Bay Area Babywearing
http://bayareababywearing.org


BAB promotes the practical art and skill of babywearing through support and education for local caregivers. Each of our free monthly meetings provides the opportunity for free 1 to 1 support for your babywearing practice, as well as a lending library of carriers which may be borrowed at low cost.

Meetings are the 2nd Sunday of every month...
- Santa Cruz Babywearing: 10-12 @ the Circle Family Center (245 Sea Ridge Rd, Aptos)
- Watsonville Babywearing*: 1-3 @ Raîces y Cariño (1205 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville)

*Bilingual Services Available
Beth Lilienthal - Postpartum Doula Care
Beth Lilienthal, PCD
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 588-7367
http://www.santacruzbabydoula.com/


You have done an amazing job carrying and birthing your baby...it'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 and a Nursing Mothers Counselor. I have had many hours of training in breastfeeding assistance. Sliding scale if needed.
Beyond Birth
MonaSanta Cruz , CA 95065
(831) 275-2039
http://www.beyondbirth.net


Birth and Postpartum services in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Santa Clara County.
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, blessing ceremonies, baby showers.
Brie Buxton, Birth Doula
Brie Buxton

(831) 359-2668
http://www.briebuxtondoula.com/


As a Full Spectrum Doula of color, my role in a family's journey to parenthood is to help instill and bolster your innate confidence, provide information, and fully support your decisions. No matter how a family comes together - be it through adoption, surrogacy, long-planned or unexpected pregnancy, loss or abortion, my goal is to support & honor your experience in a judgement-free, open hearted way.
Now offering Virtual/hybrid services & (in)fertility & conception support.
Megan Bunch
(650) 722-0614
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.
Butterfly Birth Doula Services
Clarabel Moes
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(530) 953-6502
http://www.birthbutterfly.com


Birth Butterfly is a birth doula service with postpartum options available too. Clarabel, the doula, offers trauma-informed care that integrates elements of Yoga, meditation, and mindfulness into the practice of labor. Service includes an interview, two prenatal visits, birth care, and a postpartum visit. Additional services available upon request.
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.
Madrone Midwifery
Madrone Mireille Cervelli
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 566-1167
http://www.madronemidwifery.com


Madrone Mireille has been providing birth support locally for over 19 years. As a midwife they provide primary prenatal care in the comfort of your home including water birth, postpartum care, and lactation support. As a monitrice they provide labor support and concierge medical monitoring at home for people planning hospital births. Specialties include: LGBTQ+, gender inclusive, trauma informed care, VBAC, unique family units
Natural Bridges Doula
Holly Chargin
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 295-4080
http://www.naturalbridgesdoula.com


As a postpartum doula, I'm there to ensure you and your family are taken care of during the postpartum period. You've worked hard to bring your baby into this world, now I'm here to help with all things postpartum. Whether its newborn education, feeding support, household maintenance, or just being an extra set of hands, I'm there for you and will meet you where you are at. If you are in need of reduced fees, don't hesitate to reach out. I'm dedicated to reducing barriers to help make postpartum care more accessible.

Serving Santa Cruz county and the surrounding areas.
Branciforte Chiropractic
Karen Cohen, D.C.
1709 Seabright Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 425-1422
http://www.homeoheart.com


Chiropractic and Craniosacral care for women in pregnancy and post-partum. Gentle Craniosacral therapy for newborn infants. Nutritional, herbal and homeopathic information for families.
Patient-centered compassionate individualized care
Live Oak Acupuncture & Healing Arts
Marcia Connelly
6892B Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 818-7051
http://marciaconnelly.com


I am doctor of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, licensed in CA since 2009. I am a member of Birth Point of Santa Cruz. I incorporate an east/west integrative and holistic approach to healthcare including:women's health, obstetrics, pediatric/teen wellness, male/female fertility, pain management, and emotional balancing. I will offer sliding scale for cases of financial hardship. Se Habla Espanol.
Cumin
Saroj Sharma
210 Riverside Drive
Boulder Creek , California 95006
(831) 3316807


I am a cook and I provide organic and nutritious food for the postpartum moms.
Seek Optimal Health, P.C.
Lee Ann Cuny, D.O.
550 Water Street, Suite K4
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 423-2298
https://www.seekoptimalhealth.com


Osteopathic physician double-boarded in osteopathic manipulation and integrative medicine, comfortable treating all ages. Extensive training in cranial and biodynamic osteopathy. Additional training in homeopathy, nutritional supplements, detoxification, and hormone balancing. Non-invasive myofascial laser treatments and collaboration with dentists doing infant frenectomies to support successful breastfeeding and long-term orofacial function.
Points for Wellness
Beth Dorsey, LAc, FABORM
4841 Soquel Dr
Soquel , Ca 95073
(831) 475-1055
http://www.pointsforwellness.com


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.
Endless Possibilities Acupuncture, Inc
Dr. Maureen Rozenn, L.Ac., DAOM, FABORM, Dipl. OM NCCAOM
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), a world-wide organization. She enjoys working with women from preconception through postpartum periods.

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, and fulfilling 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. She has been teaching in doctoral programs throughout the state specializing in fertility and Women's health for the last 10+ years. She deeply enjoys helping women achieve their health goals.
Sound Bliss Yoga & Births
Aya Dunin
PO Box 1384
Los Gatos , CA 95031
(415) 6199837
http://www.soundblissyoga.com


Holistic & Mindfulness-centered Birth Worker. Pregnancy & Postpartum Care. Pre/postnatal Yoga. Theta Healing™ & InnerYoga™. Trauma informed offerings, in English, French, and Spanish. Private sessions, group classes, shakti circles, workshop, retreats.
Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry
Ariana Ebrahimian
5 Erba Ln, Ste A
Scotts Valley , CA 95066
(831) 438-4411
http://www.functionalsmiles.com


We are an integrative dental practice providing tongue and lip tie releases for newborns through adults. We utilize the LightScalpel CO2 laser, encourage a collaborative approach, and have a screening program to monitor proper orofacial growth as the child grows.
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.
Crandell Chiropractic
Kerri Crandell
6530 Highway 9
Felton , CA 95018
(831) 335-9300
http://www.feltonchiro.com


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 a pediatrics professor at Palmer College of Chiropractic West, a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association, is Webster Certified. As a chiropractor with experience, Dr. Kerri is committed to promoting optimal health and well being of her patients.

Maria Fernandez Manual Therapy
Maria Fernandez
108 Locust St, Suite 3
Santa Cruz , ca 95060
(831) 818-3237
http://bodyworkbymariaf.com


Supporting pregnant women to feel comfortable in their bodies as they change and grow so that they can be relaxed and strong as their bodies transform. In addition, providing support postpartum to reconnect and reintegrate into the body.

I work with a sliding scale
FIT4MOM Santa Cruz
Carolyn Eckman, Owner
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 287-6344
http://santacruz.fit4mom.com


FIT4MOM Santa Cruz provides exercise classes, playgroups, and events for parents and caregivers in all stages of their parenting journey. Many of our classes and programs are offered at low or no cost with the goal of making strength and community accessible to all families.
Full Moon Birth and Family Wellness 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, throughout the childbearing year and beyond. We have services for every family regardless of intended place of birth. Nourishing individuals, families, and our community.
Genine Leighton, LMFT
Genine Leighton
4768 Soquel Drive
PO Box 1125
Soquel , California 95073
(831) 331-4498
http://www.genineleighton.com


Welcoming a new baby into the world can be a joyous event as well as one filled with immense challenges. Some of these challenges may include sleep deprivation, inadequate nutrition, hormonal issues, identity changes and shifts in our relationship with others. In addition, many women experience depression, anxiety, panic, disturbing thoughts and feelings of hopelessness. I offer individual and couple's therapy to help with these transitions as you enter this new chapter of life.
Golden Chiropractic
Goldberry Jacques-Maynes
9053 Soquel Drive
STE A
Aptos , CA 95003
(831) 661-5577
http://www.goldenchiro.net


Dr. Goldi has been a chiropractor for 15 years, providing exceptional care to expecting mothers as well as postpartum care. Dr. Goldi is dually certified in Webster Technique as well as Cranial Sacral Unwinding and is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Dr. Goldi provides manual adjusting, gentle Activator treatments, soft tissue work, and more.
GroovaRoo Dance Santa Cruz
Carolyn Eckman
(831) 287-6344
https://www.instagram.com/groovaroosantacruz/


You're invited to a babywearing dance party! GroovaRoo Dance is a community-centered babywearing soul line dance class designed to help nurture the bond between babies and their caregivers with fun dances to popular songs and lots of opportunity for families to have fun together. No dance experience required.
HAND of the Bay Area
Kristie Shulman, HAND of Santa Cruz Facilitator
(831) 438-4513
https://handsupport.org/


HAND (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 loved ones during the normal mourning following miscarriage, stillbirth, interruption of a wanted pregnancy due to a prenatal diagnosis or for maternal health, premature birth, SIDS, or infant death in the first year of life. We offer several types of support group meetings: Grief, Early Pregnancy Loss, Parenting After Loss, and Subsequent Pregnancy; one-on-one peer support; information and resources for bereaved parents and professional; presentations and bereavement care training for healthcare providers; and limited financial assistance to help with funeral expenses. All services are free.

Earth Dream Midwifery
Angela Hartley
Santa Cruz , CA
(831) 566-0877
http://www.earthdreammidwifery.com


I am a Licensed Midwife serving Santa Cruz county, available for Home birth or birth at Full Moon Birth Center. Holistic, heart centered prenatal and postpartum care included in Birth Services. My main goal is that you feel empowered and well taken care of during this precious time.
I also offer private and small group Childbirth Education classes, as well as placenta encapsulation. If you're planning a hospital birth, but would like the benefit of some supplemental midwifery care, I provide prenatal consultations.
Healthy Dragon
Dr. Sally Sherriff, CTOM, MTCM, L.Ac, DAOM
320 River Street
Santa Cruz , California 95060
(831) 508-0101
http://DrSally.org


Dr. Sally provides Holistic Health Care for babies, children and families.

Getting to the root cause of dis-ease, gentle treatments can include therapeutic massage, Shonishin, moxibustion, acupuncture, Energy (Qigong) healing, NAET, cupping, Gua Sha, and Nutritional and Herbal recommendations. Strengthen the immune system, balance digestive Qi, nourish blood, Yin and Yang and clear & release negative harmful beliefs and thoughts.

The wisdom of Ancient Energy Medicine offers a whole person approach for transformative healing. Bringing vitality and harmony to the physical body, the mind and the vibrations of the Spirit. For physical and emotional pain, musculo-skeletal & neurological issues, stress and anxiety, skin, rashes, ear aches, allergies, digestive complaints, asthma, lung problems, auto-immune disorders, developmental concerns, ADHD and Autism and other issues.

Dr. Sally offers monthly pediatric Lunar Treatments, near the time of the full moon time, a tradition she brought from Japan, where she lived and studied for over 6 years.

Tele-health appointments available for established patients.
Financial hardship rates available and Medi-Cal for children accepted.
Dr. Sally speaks Spanish, French, Chinese and Japanese.

For more information go to DrSally.org
Healy Chiropractic
Krista Healy DC
9019 Soquel Dr. Ste 1C
Aptos , CA 95003
(831) 419-9289
http://www.healy-chiro.com


Dr. Krista Healy is a 2000 Palmer West Graduate with a diplomate in OB/GYN and Webster technique certification. She is the mother of two 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 provides superbills for out of network PPO. Free Consults, $70 Exams (30 min), $70 treatments (30 min).
Ananda Doula Care
Ana Hernandez
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 239-4893
http://www.anandadoula.com


I love integrating my background in parenting and bilingual education within the holistic services I provide women and their families as a certified Birth and Postpartum Doula. As a certified Innate Postpartum Care Provider I support the physiologic needs of the newborn mother/baby to promote optimal postpartum healing, health and well-being. Bilingual services and discounts available.
Holistic Sister
Gretchen Retka
Santa Cruz , CA 95065
(218) 851-7556
http://www.holistic-sister.com


Certified Professional Birth Doula Activist
Certified Massage Therapist
Placenta encapsulation
Music
Reiki
Holistic Women's Wellness
Shannon Innis CYI, CMP, AIMI
5905 Soquel Drive
Suite 200
Soquel , California 95073
(831) 4197552
http://www.holisticwomenswellness.com


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."
Hygeia Breast Pumps
Marcy Ziesing
45 Belle Ave.
San Anselmo , CA 94960
(415) 8199862
http://www.momsgetmore.com


Hygeia Pro, hospital-grade performing, cordless breast pump, 100% covered by insurance. Free extra accessories for most insurances and a free mobile app for everyone! We do all of the insurance work, ships FedEx. Order: www.momsgetmore.com.
Integrate With Cait
Cait Kelso
4 Harris Court
Ste A
Monterey , CA 93940
(831) 383-8436
http://www.integratewithcait.com


Cait Kelso is a California certified massage therapist in Monterey, CA offering Therapeutic Massage, Arvigo® Mayan Abdominal Massage Therapy, Holistic Pelvic Care™, and Craniosacral for families on the Monterey Peninsula. Her practice, Integrate With Cait, provides treatment modalities that focus on each client's unique needs, placing a heavy focus on individualizing the care of clients by acknowledging that we are all individuals who want to reach our highest potential. Caitlin has trained under the tutorship of globally respected masters in her field, expanding her knowledge base and gaining insights into best practice. Caitlin's skills will benefit pelvic floor dysfunctions, promote prenatal and postpartum wellness, chronic back and neck pain, as well as bringing balance into children aged infants to 18 for birth trauma, cranial dysfunctions, anxiety, ADHD, trauma release, and general health maintenance. Together, we will develop the best plan for you.
Jenny Johnston, L.Ac., FABORM
Jenny Johnston
550 Water St, Building K
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 535-3785
http://jennyjohnstonlac.com


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: http://jennyjohnstonlac.com/pregnancy-postpartum-care/
Jenny Putt Physical Therapy
Jenny Putt PT, OCS, FAFS, CMP, CF-L2, CBE, CEDSE
1001 Delaware Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 227-4331
https://jennyputtpt.com


Jenny specializes in perinatal pelvic floor physical therapy. She serves those who are trying to conceive, pregnant and postpartum. She offers a wide range of services both virtual and in-person including individual and group pelvic floor physical therapy, workshops, online programs and fitness programming. She will be offering childbirth education soon. Jenny believes every individual should have access to pelvic floor health especially those having children. She treats diagnoses such as incontinence, prolapse, diastasis recti, pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction and all orthopedic pains such as low back, neck, hip, sacral, shoulder and wrist. Her treatments are individualized and use a combination of hands on manual therapy and exercise with an emphasis on functional weight lifting since everyone who has a kid lifts a progressively heavier weight all day!
The Westside Healing Arts Center
Natasha Joyet
406 Mission St
Suite E
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 359-1781


I have worked with over a thousand pregnant families in Santa Cruz since 2000. I encourage families to trust their innate instincts around birthing and raising their children. As a birth doula, I see my role as a team-member working closely with the entire family and their care providers to encourage the best possible birth for all. It is an honor and privilege to support families during the amazing and transformative time of pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. I also offer private childbirth education and birth preparation classes. Reach out and schedule an informational interview, let's see if we are a good fit.
Ariana Kaback
Santa Cruz , CA 95076
(310) 560-8306
https://www.hummingbirthdoulacare.com/


Ariana Kaback is a certified Birth and Postpartum doula. Ariana partners with mothers in creating a supportive and loving birthing environment. She has a deep commitment to offering each family a strong foundation of care, support and love. Ariana believes Birth can be a beautiful and empowering experience for women and families. Ariana acts as a guide and offers birth and postpartum support plans that care for the mother, baby, and entire family. Ariana is passionate about postpartum nutrition and mama care. Ariana is an empathic, gentle, and nurturing guide as she empowers birthing mothers to make the best decisions for themselves and the lives they are bringing into the world.

Offerings: Bilingual (Spanish; English), Birth and Postpartum Doula Services, Placenta Encapsulation, Postpartum Chef, Mother Blessing Ceremonies, Body Work, Yoga Teacher, Sibling Support, Backup Doula


http://www.hummingbirthdoulacare.com/
Little Moon
Alicia Kornacker
Bonny Doon , California
(612) 7187004
http://Littlemoonbirthandbaby.com


Hello! My name is Alicia and my pronouns are she/hers. I identify as queer and recently moved here from Minneapolis. I have been a Birthworker for almost 8 years and have supported close to 300 families as a doula. I am a birth doula, postpartum doula/newborn care specialist, Spinning Babies parent educator, childbirth educator and prenatal yoga instructor. Please reach out, I'd love to meet you!
La Leche League of Santa Cruz County
(831) 425-3088
http://lllnorcal.org/groups/SantaCruzCA.html


Support for breastfeeding families, special emphasis on the breastfeeding relationship
Warm Line for breastfeeding questions: 831.425.3088
email: LLLofSantaCruz@gmail.com
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
Laura Maxson LM,
Laura Maxson
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 336-0961
http://www.homebirthsantacruz.com


Former homebirth midwife now 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.
Lisa Piediscalzi, L.Ac., IBCLC
Lisa Piediscalzi
(831) 334-7250
http://www.newfamilysupport.com


Craniosacral therapy and breast/chestfeeding support for newborns-toddlers. Acupuncture and craniosacral therapy for parents during the childbearing years. Housecalls available in Santa Cruz County.
Live Oak Lactation
Becca Scheiblauer
Santa Cruz , CA
(734) 846-9016
http://www.liveoaklactation.com


Becca is a Registered Nurse and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant who offers warm, non-judgmental infant feeding support via home visits within Santa Cruz County.
Sacred Cycles Midwifery
Serena Russell
Santa Cruz , CA 95063
(707) 484-3403
http://www.sacredcyclesmidwifery.com


I am a licensed midwife with over 20 years of experience, providing comprehensive midwifery care to families of all kinds, including individualized prenatal & postpartum care, home birth, water birth, VBAC, & holistic well woman care as well as fertility support including at home inseminations (IUI).
Crystal Lyons
(831) 818-4562


Offering loving, nurturing care for new mothers and families. As a mother of three, Crystal brings experience, 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. She is a trained herbalist, birth and postpartum doula, certified essential oil bodywork practitioner and fitness coach. It is her joy to serve clients with a calm, humble Spirit of gratitude and reverence.
Blossom Acupuncture
Serina Marichiba, L.Ac., Dipl.OM
515 Broadway
Santa Cruz , California 95060
(831) 325-9338
http://www.BlossomAcupunctureSantaCruz.com


I am a licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, in private practice since 2009, with a focus on Women's health including fertility, prenatal care and post-partum wellness. I also treat acute and chronic pain and injuries, stress and emotional balancing. My treatments are gentle, yet effective and nourish your innate healing potential. By harmonizing mind, body, and spirit, our treatments help you feel revitalized and refreshed. Some insurance is accepted.
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 22 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.
Monarch Pilates
Sandy Novembre
4125 Portola Dr.
SANTA CRUZ , CA 95062
(831) 4758994
http://monarchpilates.com


Monarch Pilates is a full service studio offering one on one Physical Therapy, private/semi private Pilates sessions and Reformer classes. We focus on pelvic floor health, alignment, posture and diastasis recti strengthening to help you have a more comfortable pregnancy, delivery and postpartum experience. We are passionate about helping women to enjoy this precious time in their life and empower you to enjoy parenthood with confidence in your strength.

McRorie Parenting
Tina McRorie, MA
Santa Cruz, Monterey and Santa Clara Counties , CA
(831) 332-0864
http://www.mcrorieparenting.com


I am an attachment-focused parenting educator and coach. I offer online classes and work privately with parents, guiding with empathy and sound science. How can I help you? Visit my website for more information and to set up a complimentary 30 minute phone consultation.
Mother- to - Mother Doula Service
Salle Webber
Santa Cruz County , CA
(831) 331-6158
http://www.sallewebber.com


Santa Cruz's original postpartum doula, with 34 years local experience, offering personal, professional, flexible in-home care for postpartum families. Honoring the tender weeks following childbirth, I support mother, newborn, home and family with nurturing care, relevant information, and gentle guidance. Author of "The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care"
Mum's the Word
Michele Nizza
1077 Cass Street
Suite A
Monterey , CA 93940
(831) 238-0655
http://www.mumstheword.biz


Equitable, accessible, and respectful midwifery care. Offering homebirth, waterbirth, monitrice services (midwifery care, but delivering in the hospital), well-person care, doula support, lactation support and Lamaze-certified childbirth education classes. A sliding scale and extended payment plans are 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 www.nursingmothers.org.

Cycle By The Moon
Kate Oakley
225 Sunset Terrace
Scotts Valley , CA 95066
(347) 6107373
http://Cyclebythemoon.com


I offer personalized care to nurture physical, emotional, and spiritual health. I walk with women through all cycles of womb wellness: fertility awareness, wild pregnancy, physiologic-birth education, and postpartum. I'm a certified Innate Tradition's Postpartum Care Provider, a traditional home-birth attendant and graduate of the Radical Birth Keeper School.
Birthing Ourselves
Tierra Owen
2410 Trout Gulch Road
Aptos , CA 95003
(831) 201-3656
http://www.birthingourselves.com


Mindful and Heartfelt Childbirth Prep with 5 Elements and Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective. Breastfeeding support and transformation coaching options. 20 years hospital experience, yet rooted in homebirth. 3 ways to participate, seasonal in-person classes, Live ZOOM sessions, and convenient self-paced recorded courses. Please contact for complimentary 30 minute session to support your individualized needs.
Golden Chiropractic
Dr. Michaela Peterson, D.C.
9503 Soquel Drive
STE A
Aptos , California 95003
(831) 661-5577
http://www.goldenchiro.net


Dr. Michaela Peterson provides custom treatments ranging from manual adjusting, Activator, soft tissue release, and more. She is Webster Technique Certified through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. She is also a member of the International Affiliation of Tongue Tie Providers. She has completed post-graduate courses in infant adjusting, palate and latch assessment as well.
Positive Discipline Community Resources
(831) 476-7284, ext 107
http://www.pdcrcc.org


Positive Discipline teaches parents that loving, respectful, and trusting parent-child relationships are the foundation of discipline. Using both kindness and firmness at the same time and modeling respectful parenting, parents can guide children's values, choices, beliefs, and behaviors. All our classes and resources are founded on well-established child developmental theories and trauma-informed research. We make our programs easy to use and cultural responsive so that every family can enjoy the benefits of Positive Discipline.

Parenting classes are FREE and offered in English, Spanish, and Mixteco.
Classes are held in-person and online.
Santa Cruz Midwives Inc
Sharon Potteiger LM, CPM
303 Potrero St #47-201
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 332-3075
http://www.santacruzmidwives.com


Enjoy the exceptional support of a team of skilled midwives, Sharon, Serena and Stephanie. We create a circle of support for you and your family throughout the childbearing year. Complimentary therapies are integrated throughout our practice including acupressure, aromatherapy, homeopathy, herbal remedies, and waterbirth. We want you to be involved in your care and make empowered decisions. Schedule your free interview via our website, www.santacruzmidwives.com
Primavera Birth Services
Jaimee De Pompeo
47 West St
Salinas , CA 93901
(631) 5133661
http://www.primaverabirthservices.com


Primavera Birth Services offers Birth Doula Services, Childbirth Education and Lactation Education, Lactation Support, and Placenta Encapsulation to Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties. Servicios en Espanol.
Mahina Midwifery
Shannon Purpuri LM, CPM
Santa Cruz , CA 95065
(808) 333.2909
http://www.mahinamidwifery.com


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.
Raíces y Cariño | RC Fam
1205 Freedom Blvd
3B
Watsonville , CA 95076
(831) 288-3105
http://www.rcfam.com


Raíces y Cariño/RC FAM is a Multicultural, Multilingual, Inclusive Community Center.

We offer support for parenting, pregnancy, birth, play center, teens, loss, LGBTQ+, Special Needs, Family Events, Grandparents - Connecting our WHOLE community.

Sliding scale. Todos son bienvenidos aquí.
Monet Reichhold
santa cruz, ca , California 95062
(925) 848-9038


Providing Birth Doula and education services to Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties.
I'm here to provide birth education before, during and after labor.
Support you during labor and work as a team with your partner and providers.
No matter where you decide to deliver your baby, I am here to assist you for the best experience possible.
Your body knows what to do and I am here to guide and encourage you through.
I also have a bachelor's degree in Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology. I use scientific research and holistic methods to give you the best individual services.
Lauren Reppy, LMFT
Lauren Reppy
520 Mission Street
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 216-6522‬
http://www.laurenreppymft.com


Are you a new or expectant parent? This can be a beautiful and difficult time. I am here to help you navigate the complexity of this experience because I believe that with support, all new families can thrive. I offer non-judgmental, compassionate, and practical Perinatal Psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families.
Restore Midwifery
Marea Goodman
720 Capitola Ave
Suite D
Capitola , CA 95010
(831) 241-8089
http://www.restoremidwifery.com


Marea Goodman, LM, CPM provides homebirth and fertility services to all people living in Santa Cruz, CA, with a special focus on LGBTQ+ people. She also offers at-home intrauterine insemination (IUI) for people trying to get pregnant with fresh or frozen sperm.
Earth Essence Acupuncture
Jeannine Ruskin LAc CMT
770 26th Avenue, Suite A
Santa Cruz , California 95062
(831) 200-4325
http://www.EarthEssenceAcupuncture.com


**I am so excited to announce that my practice now has a pre/post-natal Master Massage Table, allowing for safe, comfortable face down treatments at all stages of pregnancy!

I have been called the Acupuncture Fairy by some in the birth community, swooping in to lighten and smooth out tensions and imbalances common during pregnancy, labor and post-partum recovery. I am a Licensed Acupuncturist as well as a Certified Massage Therapist, Cranio-Sacral Therapist, am certified in Five Elements as well as traditional Chinese Medicine, with a focus on balancing body-mind-spirit. I am trained in Western and Eastern herbology, and craft my own Flower Essences and herbal teas and tinctures. 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 20 years, I know how to ease discomfort from the body. There is an option to integrate into 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.
Salud Para La Gente
Jessica Jolley
45 Nielson St
Watsonville , CA 95076
(831) 728-0222
http://splg.org


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 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.
Crescent Bear Midwifery
Emily Hites
515 Broadway
Santa Cruz , California 95060
(303) 775-9833
http://www.crescentbearmidwifery.com


I'm a Licensed Midwife providing homebirth services for low risk women + collaborative care for those who wish to birth in the hospital. I offer prenatal, birth and postpartum services as well as well-woman care, annual exams and placenta encapsulation. I also have available appointments for Arvigo Mayan Abdominal Therapy, Pre and Postnatal Massage and Holistic Pelvic Care. My approach is ecological and evidence based with a respect for nature and reverence for birth.
Santa Cruz Spine and Sport Chiropractic
Dylan Murray
545 Frederick Street
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 426-4325
http://www.scspineandsport.com


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 (ICPA4kids.org). Typical treatment includes gentle chiropractic, myofasical release, and therapeutic exercises. Pregnancy-specific tables are available for patient comfort.
Sarah Swanson-Dexel Doula Service
Sarah Swanson-Dexel
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 252-0644


I have served birthing people for over a decade, providing birth & postpartum doula support. I strive to be culturally sensitive & practice language inclusivity. I encourage making informed decisions with wisdom & kindness. I engage in open communication with compassionate care which creates deep connections during the childbearing year & beyond.
Lauren Scally, LCSW
Lauren Scally
(831) 531-8139
http://laurenscallylcsw.com


I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in Perinatal Depression and Anxiety as well as pregnancy related support, early parenthood, and postpartum adjustment. I am well versed in medically complex pregnancies as well as fetal loss. I provide virtual (video) counseling and psychotherapy on an individual basis.
SPIN, Special Parents Information Network
(831) 423-7713
http://www.spinsc.org/
Information for families with children with special needs.
Taking Pure Joy LLC
Teddy Danielson
1066 41st Avenue
B105
CAPITOLA , CA 95010
(831) 345-4545
http://www.takingpurejoy.com


Taking Pure Joy LLC is a local, female owned + operated meal prep/delivery service bringing healthy, tasty, chef prepared meals to the doors of busy couples and growing families. We know this is a beautiful, exciting time of life but that there is a little less time to be in the kitchen. Let us take the stress off! Our meals are ready to heat and serve. We cater to a wide variety of dietary needs, taste preferences, and budgets. We would love the opportunity to get you and yours the meals you need.
The Circle Family Center
245 Sea Ridge Rd.
Aptos , Ca 95003
(831) 687-9499
http://www.thecirclefamilycenter.org


A nonprofit family center supporting families through pregnancy & parenting. Offering childbirth education, pre/postnatal yoga, support groups, workshops and more! Serving families in English & Spanish. Scholarships & sliding scale available.
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 zoom and in-person doula services, spinning babies childbirth education, placenta encapsulation, professional photography and lactation support. Please contact me for a free, no obligation interview.
Seeds Doula Services
Savannah Tucker Murillo
14411 Big BAsin Highway #6
Boulder Creek , CA 95006
(805) 8191111
http://www.seedsdoula.com


Birth doula services with bodywork and balance from Spinning Babies to support ease throughout labor. Partner education and prenatal work to prepare for labor and create a cohesive birth team. Nurturing postpartum foods and bodywork during postpartum visits to support whole family recovery.
Christiane Vermeersch Midwife
christiane vermeersch
903A Rosedale Avenue
Capitola , CA 95118
(408) 4089126299
http://www.Christianevmidwife.com


My services include, midwifery care, lactation consultations, doula services.
Homeopathy for pregnancy and birth.
Primrose & Lace
Vanessa Wennstrom
Santa Cruz County & Beyond , CA
(831) 325-5030
http://primroseandlace.com


Offering nursing bra fittings in the comfort of your own home and at select venues/events (see website for our collection of bras and event updates). In addition, as a Postpartum Doula and Lactation Counselor, CLC, since 2010 I have been honored to support our local families as they transition through each new journey.
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.
Santa Cruz Pelvic Health
Taflyn Wilschinsky Jen Rawlins
701 Mission Street
Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 461-8075
https://www.santacruzpelvichealth.com/


We are two doctors of physical therapy, (Taflyn and Jen), specializing in pelvic health for the past several years. We love working with women during pregnancy to prepare for childbirth and resolve pain or other pelvic pelvic health related symptoms that may arise with pregnancy, such as incontinence, prolapse and diastasis, as well as supporting moms with postpartum recovery and return to exercise or other activities. At Santa Cruz Pelvic Health, we use a combination of hands on treatment, movement and exercise training pre and postpartum to address any and all pelvic health concerns and offer virtual sessions if preferred.
Kate Wilson, DACM, LAc, NCCOAM
628 Frederick Street
Santa Cruz , CA 95062
(831) 566-4838
http://katewilsonacupuncture.com


As a doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, my private family focused practice supports healthy families, pregnancy, fertility, postpartum wellness and pelvic floor conditions such as pain, dysfunction and more. I Co-founded Birth Point Acupuncture Group in Santa Cruz 18 years ago and have 20 years practicing in this wonderful community. As a Pregnancy and Infant Loss Advocate (P.A.I.L.) I offer support for grieving families. I am a mother of two children, both born in this wonderful birth community, one via C-Section and the second via VBAC. Please visit my website to find how we can work together and book you appointment. To your health!
Womb Song
Amanda West
PO BOX 7345
Santa Cruz , CA 95061
http://www.WombSong.com


WOMB SONG provides comfort and support to new and expecting parents through music. We offer public and private community singing circles, as well as songs for births and baby blessings. Music taught in this oral tradition offers a simple, accessible and powerful tool for connection and healing, ideal for new parents and babies. Please visit www.wombsong.com for the latest info and to join our newsletter.







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