Resources

Improving Birth Rally, Houston TX 2012

birth rally 2013

Improving Birth Rally, Santa Rosa CA 2013

Local Resources:

MEETINGS:

Meet the Doulas Night. Santa Rosa Women’s Health and Birth Center

7pm-8pm, second Wednesday of every month

Meet the Doulas Day. Santa Rosa Thrive Birth Center 

6pm-7pm, first Sunday of every month

 

Monthly Doula Care Collective Family Gathering

Typically on first Sunday of each month. Time & location vary, follow Doula Care Collective on facebook to see posted invitations! Free, fun, and open to all!

 

MASSAGE therapists:
MIDWIVES:

Susanna Napierala 707-321-2078

Lisa Todd & Kathryn Barry 707-486-5275

Santa Rosa Birth Center 707.539.1544

Thrive Center for Birth and Family Wellness 707-387-2088 

NUTRITION:

Ruth Blanding, meal support, Deepest Roots Wellness, 707-508-6906

Sara Saraswati, personal chef 805-405-4062

Prenatal yoga:

Catherine Pierce

Lisa Flato

Sara Woll

Kate Coletti @ Yoga Community, Sonoma Monday evenings

Elizabeth Shelhart varied schedule/locations in Novato

Pomegranate Center in San Anselmo

Acupuncture:

Ruth Schlesinger, Blossom Center, Sebastopol (707) 823-8903

Vladi Starkov, Flourish Integrative, Santa Rosa, (707) 205-1224

Emily Zeinal, Vibrant Life, Sebastopol (707) 829-9009

chiropractic care:

Dr Jen Santos, Acorn Chiropractic Club, Petaluma (707) 200-4466

Dr Jake, Santa Rosa Chiropractic Center (707) 523-9850

Naturopathic Drs:

Dr Kimberly Hoffman, TruHealth Medicine, Santa Rosa 707-292-8882

Dr Jen Riegle, Wild Oak Medicine, Santa Rosa 707-243-8998

Lactation support:

Maggie Eaugallie, IBCLC, Home visits throughout Sonoma County (707) 290-5312

Adriana Arrizon, IBCLC, Home visits throughout Sonoma County (707) 889-0608

Kim Hansen, IBCLC, Santa Rosa (707)567-1735

Cranial Sacral Workers/Osteopaths:

Dr Dennis Hertenstein, Santa Rosa (707) 566-7396

Dr Connie Earl, West County Health Center (707) 824-9999

 

 

more local resources to come…

Internet Resources:

A film about doulas
Watch the business of being born HERE OR ON NETFLIX)
Short messages on birth related topics from author, Penny Simpkin
doulas:
Wiki: what is a doula?
A great spot for matching you with a doula!
Lauren’s postpartum certification company
Pregnancy.com About Doulas
Pregnancy.com Dads & Doulas
pregnancy/labor/natural childbirth/special circumstances:
http://pregnancy.about.com/od/scheduledcesarean/a/doulacesarean.htm
http://www.lamaze.org/HealthyPregnancy
http://childbirthconnection.com/home.asp?Visitor=Woman
http://www.birthingnaturally.net/
http://womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/childbirth-beyond/labor-birth.html#d
http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/pregnancy-newborns/labor-childbirth/breech-babies-what-can-i-do-if-my-baby-is-breech.html
http://www.lamaze.org/PlanningForLabor
http://www.lamaze.org/BirthDay
http://americanpregnancy.org/labornbirth
http://americanpregnancy.org/labornbirth/vbac.html
http://americanpregnancy.org/labornbirth/waterbirth.html
midwives and more:
http://www.birthcenters.org/
http://www.midwife.org/
http://mana.org/
http://www.babyfriendlyusa.org/
http://www.motherfriendly.org/
http://www.motherfriendly.org/downloads
http://www.sacredpregnancy.com/
http://birthwithoutfearblog.com/
http://www.lamaze.org/NewParents
http://americanpregnancy.org/tag/mother-care
breastfeeding:
http://www.llli.org/
http://americanpregnancy.org/tag/feeding-your-baby
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/115/2/496.full
circumcision, intact care:
http://www.circumcision.org/
http://www.intactamerica.org/
http://www.nocirc.org/
http://www.thewholenetwork.org/
http://thecircumcisiondecision.com/
babywearing:
http://www.thebabywearer.com/
http://babywearinginternational.org/
http://www.carrymeaway.com/  -Napa babywearing supplies
cloth diapering:
http://www.momadvice.com/parenting/cloth_diapers.aspx
co-sleeping:
http://safebedsharing.org/index.html

Baby wearing!

******************************************************************************My Lending Library

PREGNANCY & BIRTH
-The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer
-Conception, Pregnancy & Birth “Childbirth Bible for Today’s Parents” by Dr Miriam Stoppard
-Birth Right by Susan Ross
-“The Bradley Method” Husband-Coached Childbirth, 4th Ed by Dr Robert A Bradley
-Childbirth Without Fear by Granthy Dick-Read
-Your All-In-One Resource for Pregnancy & Childbirth by Sandy & Marcie Jones
-Natural Birth After Cesarean by Crawford & Walters
-Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy by Carole Osborne-Sheets
-Mothering the Mother: How a Doula Can Help by Drs Klaus, Kennell, Klaus
-The Gift of Motherhood, a lengthy magazine guide
-As Your Baby Grows magazine by the publishers of American Baby
-Circumcision Exposed by Billy Ray Boyd
-Bestfeeding: How to Breastfeed Your Baby by Renfrew, Fisher, Arms
-CD Hypnobabies “What is Hypnobabies?” plus one session
-CD Belly Love “Guided Meditations for a Happy & Healthy Pregnancy”
-CD Heart Strings “Visulizations for Pregnancy”
-CD Tender Beginnings “Music & Meditations for Birth & Beyond”
-CD Health Journeys: Meditations to Support a Healthy Pregnancy and Successful Childbirth
-DVD (x2) Circumcision info and actual footage
-DVD Laboring Under an Illusion, a documentary about mass media childbirth vs the real thing
PARENTING:
-The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp
-The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley
-Baby-Led Weaning by Gill Rapley & Tracey Murkett
-Magical Parent, Magical Child “The Art of Joyful Parenting” by Michael Mendizza
-The Attachment Parenting Book by Dr William Sears
-Creative Parenting by Dr Sears
-Mothering Your Nursing Toddler by Norma Jane Bumgarner
-The Parent’s Tao Te Ching “Ancient Advice for Modern Parents” by William Martin
-Playful Parenting by Lawrence J Cohen
-Parenting with Spirit by Jane Bartlett
-DVD The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp

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YOU CAN CONTACT ME VIA:
EARTHYBABIES@YMAIL.COM
415-994-7700
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