This is an ever-growing list of people, places and things
that is sure to enhance your pregnancy and parenting experience.
Nancy Beyda - doula, childbirth educator
Larisa Boyd, L.Ac. - acupuncturist
Margo Kennedy CNM - midwife
Jessica Kramer - birth doula, perinatal consultations, childbirth educator
Ana Paula Markel - doula, childbirth educator & BINI Birth owner
apmarkel.com & binibirth.com
Leah Miller - doula, yoga teacher and massage therapist
Abigail Morgan L.Ac. - acupuncturist
Yvonne Novak - doula, childbirth educator
Patricia O'Laughlin - psychotherapist specializing in parenting and pregnancy
Sara Pereira - placenta encapsulation
Sherry Rumsey - doula, student midwife, childbirth educator
Jessica Zucker, Ph.D. - psychotherapist specializing in women's health
Doula Association of Southern California (DASC)
Doulas Of North America (DONA)
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA)
List of southern California midwives - Thanks to Sherry Rumsey (see above) for compiling this great resource.
Midwives of Southern California
Save a Little Life - CPR and family safety classes
Ergobaby - This is the best carrier! Aptly named as it is ergonomically designed to ensure comfortable baby wearing. With the Heart2Heart infant insert you can confidently use this carrier with your newborn knowing that your baby's developing spine is fully supported.
The Baby Book by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.
(also great in the Sears parenting library - The Vaccine Book, The Birth Book)
Good Nights by Jay Gordon, M.D. and Maria Goodavage
The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, M.D.
The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone (also check out thekindlife.com)
The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S.
Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler, MPH