Research & Resources
FOR PREGNANCY & PARENTING
FOR PREGNANCY & PARENTING
Research indicate having a doula present during labor and delivery can lead to a:
In addition, long-term benefits of a doula include, but are not limited to:
San Diego Midwife
Jamin Sylvada, LM, CPM
Katrina Lertola, LM, CPM
La Shel Mongomery, CNM, MSN
Liza Janda’s Bradley Class
Summer Jiminez at Cap Wellness
Melissa Furioli’s Hypnobabies Class
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
A FREE Postpartum Support Group meets on the second Thursday of each month, 2:00 -3:30 pm, Pre-registration is required. Please call 858-626-6364 to register.
Moms Club International
How I survived motherhood! Get connected to amazing moms groups around you.
Delayed Cord Clamping
A video to learn about the importance of delayed cord clamping with Penny Simkin.
Birth Without Fear
A book about empowering women and guiding them and their partners through the birthing process.
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth
A guide book about childbirth – a little more “hippie” but a great source outside of the norm.
The Simple Guide to Having a Baby
A step by step guide to pregnancy & childbirth.
The Fourth Trimester
A must read! A guide on the changes your body is going through both physically and emotionally.
Dr. Nikolas Capetanakis – Cap Wellness Center
Dr. Damon Cobb – Damon Cobb OB GYN
Merritt Jones, LAc, MS, CNC – Natural Harmony Reproductive Health
Deb Davies, LAc – Push San Diego
Julie Jerkens, LAc – Rejuvheal
Amy Lagini, L.Ac – Indigo Dragon
Birth As We Know It
Now, this is a bit “hippie” but work with me. This video shows birth as normal and gives some great advice and allows you to view birth differently than the norm we see on TV.
Dr. Rachelle Mulford – Mulford Chiropractic
Dr. Jeffery Mersky – http://thenaturalpathsd.com/
Dr. Jay Warren – Cap Wellness Center
Dr. Sheena Negali – Experience Life Chiropractic
Dr. Lindsay Hoffman & Dr. Ian Hoffman– Chiropractic Health & Happiness
Michelle Glenn – Baby Sleep Engineer
International Cesarean Awareness Network
ICAN chapters help support mother’s who have had a cesarean and are looking to have a vaginal birth.
Looking to have a vaginal delivery after a cesarean? Know the facts!
La Leche League International
Source for in person breastfeeding support all over the US
Kellymom Breastfeeding Support
Online breastfeeding support.
Breast & Bottle Feeding Support
Online support for those looking to bottle & breast feed. For mom’s returning to work, you should introduce the bottle before baby is 8 weeks old; Ideally when baby is 4-6 weeks old.
The Milk Meg
Online breastfeeding support including an amazing blog and skype support for those in need.
Nancy Mohrbacher’s Natural Breastfeeding Series
YouTube videos for breastfeeding – tips and tricks to make breastfeeding easier. Includes laid back nursing and other natural breastfeeding positions.
The Magical Hour
How babies will naturally breastfeed if left undisturbed for the first hour of life.