Local and Online resources
JB Baranzini (Tracy) –
Nikoo Saleh Kasmai, MS, L.Ac.
Guest House Acupuncture
Chinese Medicine Clinic 110 La Casa Via, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Teri Nava-Anderson - harmonydoula.etsy.com
Baby Specific stores-Specialty/consignment/retail
The Nurture Center-606 Ferry St, Martinez, Ca.
Eco Chic Baby-
Bloom Retreat 1444 S Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bay Area Midwifery: A Community Wellness and Birth Center- 2800 Park Blvd, Oakland Ca 94610
Thais Carlucci, Lamaze- (925) 462-0142
Kathryn Webb, RedTree Birth- 925-787-5116
Teri Anderson- Mountain House-Private, personalized childbirth ed. 408-391-7797
Susan Jessee- Bradley Birth Instructor, Tracy- 209-227-4787
Baby Wearing groups, baby carrier sales-
Babywearing USA- Livermore, Emily Hogan
The Livermore meeting is the fourth Tuesday of the month from 10-12 at Almond Park. All of our meetings throughout the Bay Area are listed here on our website
Cranial Sacral Therapy:
Kate MacKinnon (Livermore) - healingbodybalance.com
Breastfeeding support (non-lc)
Lisa Meyer-Jones(IBCLC) host a twice monthly Free Drop In Breastfeeding Support Group at the Pleasanton Marriot Café. It meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 11am-1pm. 11950 Dublin Canyon Rd, Pleasanton.
La Leche League of Livermore and Mountain House- LLL meets the first Monday in Livermore, at Trinity Baptist church, 557 Olivina Ave in a room to the right of the gym. The 3rd Monday of the month is held in Mountain House at 911 Mascot Drive, in a meeting room at the side of the firehouse. Both meetings are 10am-12pm. Please bring your babies and toys for them to play with!
BFUSA- Sara Thompson is in the process of beginning a Breastfeeding USA meeting for expecting and new breastfeeding moms.Contact her if you're interested in attending.
Dr Tim Coykendall, Tracy. (Webster technique certified!) Valley Chiropractic. 209-205-9060
Dr. Nicole Vallega- DC,HBCE 390 Diablo Rd. Suite 115
Danville, CA 94526 925-639-6778
MDDC- Mt. Diablo Doula Community is a diverse, inclusive group of local doulas. We host a monthly Meet the Doula Night from 7-8pm at Bloom Retreat in Walnut Creek on the first Wednesday. See
Modesto Doula Group- A lovely group of Modesto-centered doulas, childbirth ed teachers, and prenatal therapy providers.
Pam Caldvell –
Myra Nissen, CCH, RSHom(NA) 43 Quail Court Suite 102 Walnut Creek
(925) 826-3858 Homeopathy, metabolic balance nutritional program, gemmotherapy, biochemic cell salts. Specializing in parent/child, hormonal balance, anxiety, fear.
Jaye Simpson- IBCLC, CIIM (Within 1 hour of Sacramento) (916) 613-5210
Lisa Meyer-Jones-IBCLC-San Ramon based. Provides private, in home lactation support, classes, and Breastfeeding Café.
Sharon Economides- IBCLC, LM, CPM-Pacifica based. 415-649-MAMA(6262) Midffwifery and lactation support for the coastal region and Bay Area.
Paula Santi, IBCLC 510-750-2255 Paula Santi IBCLC, is a private practice Lactation Consultant who makes home visits all over the east bay and also teaches breastfeeding classes.
Linda Almond- Nichols 3186 Old Tunnel Road Lafayette
Reiki treatment for Pregnancy and Postpartum, as well as group and individual infant massage classes.
Stephen Katz, San Ramon By appointment only
2817 Crow Canyon Road, Suite 205
San Ramon, CA 94583
Lucinda Johnston-Chiszar - Modesto- BigValleyMidwives.com
Jessica Johnson- Modesto -
Heather Groves- Tracy-
Treesa McLean-Bay Area based-
Kirstin Soares-Bay Area based-
East Bay Home Birth Midwifery- Berkeley/Walnut Creek offices
Nova Midwifery(\(\(\(Mason, Leisl)Oakland, Danville, Brentwood-
Sharon Economides- Coastal/Bay area
Modesto Medical Arts Group
Tara Levy, ND 3186 Old Tunnel Road, Lafayette, 6536 Telegraph Ave, #C201, Oakland (925) 940-8604 Licensed naturopathic doctor providing family medicine for men, women, and children, including well-woman and well-baby care, pre-natal and postpartum support, vaccination consultations, and bio-identical hormones.
Parenting classes, support-
TriValley natural families-Natural parenting support, playdates, advice, community.
Pleasanton mothers club-
Twin Valley Mothers of Twins Club- Tri-Valley/Diablo Valley based parents of multiples support group.
Lamorinda moms- Support for moms in Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga area.
Tri City Mothers of Multiples- Fremont/Newark/Union City support.
Kimberly Kerlin, MFT
3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Suite B-201, Lafayette 510-459-9246 Psychology Today Profile Trained at the Infant Parent Program at UCSF, providing specialized support to parents and their children, ages birth to 5, helping families and young children to overcome a variety of relational, developmental and behavioral challenges.
Gena McCarthy, RN, MFT
Albany, Berkeley and Lafayette
(510) 685-6827 psychotherapist , EMDR certified, sees individuals and couples, offers ongoing Healing Birth – Mother Renewal workshops, specializes in prevention and treatment of birth trauma.
Tosha Schore, M.A. Walnut Creek (925) 388-6742 Partners with parents to help them care for themselves, build healthy relationships with their children, and handle hard parenting moments.
Photography (Maternity & Newborn+):
Kelly Orum- Birth, babies, families.
Casey Henshaw-bellies, birth, babies, families, grads, boudoir.
Martina Smolova, CPD (CBI) MartinaSmolovaPhotography.com
Giorgia Hoyer-Fisher, B.S., P.T.
Dynamic Changes Physical Therapy 390 Diablo Road, Suite 115
Danville, CA 94526 dynamicchangesphysicaltherapy.com
(925)899-2121 I specialize in Advanced Manual and Women’s Health Physical Therapy. I provide comprehensive and gentle treatment for pain during pregnancy. Faster and complete recovery of inner and outer strength of the whole body postpartum is my passion and specialty.
Postpartum Depression help-
Shoshanna Bennett (Danville) - empowher.com/dr.shosh
(see also drshosh.com) 3468 Mt Diablo Blvd, Suite B-201
Lafayette, California 94549
Kimberly Kerlin, MA, LMFT
Catherine Lamm- Nights only, multiples, medical needs. East Bay
Andrea Berkey- Days, nights. East Bay+.
Megan Mata-South Bay, East Bay-510-676-0304
Lainie Pascall- Classes in San Ramon and surrounding areas. Prenatal and others- contact Lainie for classes currently offered.
If you are a provider and would like to be added to this list, or if you're listed here but your information has changed, please contact me at Sara.firstname.lastname@example.org.