Resources

Reading                                                              

Mind Over Labor by Carl Jones                                                 Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin                       

Birthing from Within by Pam England & Rob Horowitz              

Easing Labor Pain by Adrienne Lieberman

Active Birth by Janet Balakas                                                     

The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer    

The First Forty Days: The Art of Nourishing the New Mother by Heng Ou

The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality by Kimberly Ann Johnson

**The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Partners, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions by Penny Simpkin

The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth by Genivieve Howland

                                                            

Breastfeeding by Renfrew, Fisher, and Arms

The Baby Book by William and Martha Sears                             

Your Baby and Child by Penelope Leach  

The Birth Partner   by Penny Simpkin                                                                                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                     

Natural Resources

(415) 550-2611​    

                                                                       

Pomegranite

Prenatal Yoga and Parenting Center

A Pregnancy, Childbirth and Early Parenting Center  

1367 Valencia St. (at 25th St.)                                                             

San Francisco, CA 94110                                                                                                  

 

Great birth plan option

http://blog.earthmamaangelbaby.com/birth-plan/

 

Cord Blood Banking

www.cordbloodbanking.com

 

Homeopathy Practioners

East Bay-

Edi Pfeiffer edipfeiffer@gmail.com

Jill Stevens www.yourwholefamilywellness.com

Shana Sturm www.shanasturm.com

San Francisco-

Mary Johnston  415-550-2440

Marin-

Pediatric Alternatives  (415) 380-8448

Down to Earth Pediatrics, Perro Michelle (415) 451-4976

 

Prenatal and Postpartum Structural Bodywork

Source Bodywork, David Peacock 415-513-8124

Liz Miracle http://www.miraclept.com/

Rosemaria Shumann 415-238-6708

Christina Aduchi 510-374-6289

 

Chiropractors

 

Marin

Ian Davis Tremayne

Upper Cervical  

www.uppercervicalmarin.com

(415) 383-0904

 

Flourish Integrative

flourishintegrative.com

(415) 721-2990

 

Barbara Reitz Align Chiropractic Studio

www.alignchiropracticstudio.com

(415) 388-2214

 

San Francisco

Rabbonni Tacusamlme Axis Chiropractic

axischirosf.com

(415)664-2268

 

Kirsten Hill Dance with Life Chiropractic

www.dwichrio.com

 

Baby (colic)

Christine Hicks at more More Mojo in Noe Valley

415-821-6656

 

Breast Milk

Bay Area Breastmilk Cooperative on Facebook

Human Milk for Human Babies on Facebook

 

Massage Therapists

 

Christina Ricchi

www.spiralwombwisdom.com

 

Christina Del Gallo

mamamassage.com

 

Patti Mills

415-850-3246  

 

Samantha Stormer

https://samanthastormer.fullslate.com

 

 

Watch List

Happiest Baby on the Block (http://www.happiestbaby.com/book-dvd-excerpts/the-happiest-baby-clips/)

​Business of Being Born (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DgLf8hHMgo)

​Babies (http://focusfeatures.com/babies)

​​Dunstan Baby Language (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgkZf6jVdVg​)

​​Birth Day Documentary (http://www.amazon.com/Birth-Day-Naoli-Vinaver-Lopez/dp/B000N2G41O)

Why Not Home (https://www.whynothome.com/)

Lactation Consulting

Rachel Von Doepp

415.451.1845

rachelvondoepp.com

Melitta Hoder

MelittaHoder@aol.com

415.722.9413

Caroline Kerherve

www.carolinekerherve.com

Katie Howser

www.katiehowser.com

Tracy Massillion

www.themilkyears.com

Ami Burnham

www.ammasurce.com/about

Jen Suffin

www.careinthecurve.com

Ferrell Topham

www.breastfeedingsf.com

 

Acupuncture

 

San Francisco

Linda Gruber 415.350.9889 www.lindagruberacupuncture.com

Jennifer Ashby Simmons 415.55.6983

Kate Maxley House of Qi Acupuncture Studio www.lightfeatheracupuncture.com

415.335.0282

New Mission Acupuncture, Nikki Fancher, 415.515.8117

 

Marin

Susan Fox Balance Restored www.balancerestored.com 415.381.8500

Tamalpias Community Acupuncture www.tamacupunture.com 415.886.4302

Chalita or Amie

Linsay Koelman   www.marin-acupuncture.com

415.407.0528

 

Midwifery

Bay Area Home Birth Collective

http://bayareahomebirth.org/

(415) 273-5185

Michelle Welborn

Welborn Baby

www.welbornbaby.com

415.902.6907

”Rain, after all is only rain; it is not bad weather. So also, pain is only pain; unless we resist it, then it becomes torment.”
 
the I Ching