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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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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/
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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