Supported Birth Covid Update: We are holding virtual as well as small in-person classes with safety precautions.
Serving the Greater Los Angeles area
Serving the Greater Los Angeles area

Resources

Supported Birth Childbirth Classes

Informational Websites

www.gilligansguide.com

https://evidencebasedbirth.com/

www.spinningbabies.com

www.cochrane.org

Hospital Based Midwives

UCLA Nurse-Midwives (310) 794-7274 – https://uclahealth.org/obgyn/nurse-midwives

The Woman’s Place Camarillo www.thewomansplace.com

www.naomidrucker.com – THIS UNIQUE PRACTICE PROVIDES HOME BIRTH OR BIRTH AT CEDARS SINAI WITH THESE MIDWIVES

So Bay Family Health Care (310) 673-2647 (California Med. Center)\

LAC & USC Med Center

Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center

https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/californiahospital/services/maternity-and-neonatal/nurse-midwife-deliveries

Local Birth Centers and Home Birth Midwives

https://HearttoHomeMidwifery.com

https://lamidwifecollective.com

madreluzla.com

midwifenerissa.com

homebirthservice.com

beachcitiesbirthservice.com

Purebirths.com

southbaybirth.com

mothertreemidwifery.com

venturabirthcenter.net

serenitymidwifery.com

mamanurturedbirth.com

lotusmoonbirth.com

alumbramidwifery.com

naturalbirthcenter.com

socalbirth.com

westhomebirth.com

tlcwomanscenter.com

Birthgoddess.com

gracefull.com

beachcitiesmidwifery.com

birthingrhythm.com

birthrevolutionmidwifery.com

Newlifemidwifery.life

Crimsonfig.com

Birthingblyss.com

Borntobelovedbirth.com

doctorberlin.com

susanminich.com

Costa Acupuncture (310) 600-2938
Dr. Michelle Gerber 323-678-1025 (pediatrician)
Dr. Edmond Sarraf (310) 888-7778 (pediatrician)

For Postpartum Support and Resources

PSI – Postpartum Support Intl. www.postpartum.net / www.postpartum.net/resources.html

www.semel.ucla.edu/mood/womens-life

WWW.MOMSCLUB.ORG – find a local group in your area!!!! Great resource.

Well Baby Center 12316 Venice Blvd Mar Vista 310-402-2229 www.wellbabycenter.org

Dr. Emily Dossett (626) 660-6574 www.emilydossettmd.com

New Moms Connect (323) 761-8800 x1028 warmline

Cafe Mom (310) 247-0534

UCLA women’s center support group. Angie Farrel (310) 825-0250

www.WellPostpartum.com

http://drivylove.com/
http://postpartumhealth.com/
http://www.postpartumhappiness.com/

Breastfeeding

www.breastfeedla.org
www.breastfeedla.org/get-help/resource-directory.htm   (download the Breastfeeding Resources Directory in PDF)
www.llli.org
www.lllusa.org/web/LAWestsideCA.html

INTL Cesarean Awareness Network, West L.A.

www.westlaican.com

Doulas of North America:

www.dona.org

Childbirth

Birthing From Within – Pam England & Rob Horowitz.
The Birth Book – W. & M. Sears
Sit Up and Take Notice! Positioning Yourself for a Better Birth – P. Scott
The Official Lamaze Guide – J. Lothian, C. DeVries
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth – Ina May Gaskin
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth – H. Goer
The Birth That’s Right For You – A. Ness, L. Gould Rubin
When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on Childbearing Women – P. Simkin & P. Klaus
Active Birth – J. Balaskas
Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering – Sara Wickam

Postpartum; Baby and Child Care; Breast Feeding; Motherhood

The Nursing Mother’s Companion – K. Huggins, RN
Laughter and Tears: The Emotional Life of New Mothers – E. Bing & L. Colman
The Baby Book – W. & M. Sears
Mothering the New Mother – Placksin
After the Baby’s Birth – Lim

The Business of Being Born

One Birth at a Time