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Prenatal/ Birth Resources: wonderful labor doula Birth organization resources network international assoc of doulas San Diego Free Standing Birth Center

Carol Yeh-Garner Hypnobirthing instructor and fellow LCSW 858-837-1259 www.AWellLivedLife.Net She also has a great resource list online Dr. Linda Palmer’s site for local resources for the attachment leaning parent. Her book is “Baby Matters”
Babies In Bloom-   Rochelle is a fantastic resource for breast feeding, cloth diapers, products usually only found online and child prep/ post natal classes.Babies Little Log Book-  Alexis wrote this fantastic little book to help new mother organize and record baby’s eating, sleeping and miliestones.  This book makes a perfect gift.

Essential Baby Planner- Carrie is San Diego’s most connected Baby Planner and Shower Coordinator (read: can get you all the insider deals)- Tell Carrie Baby Maven sent you for special pricing.

Happi Tummi- All I can say is it works!  Nannett helps Babies feel better.

My San Diego Doula – Kayti is one  dynamic doula!

Miss Organized- Tracy’s specializes in helping women get and stay organized.

San Diego Bargain Mama- If you haven’t subscribed to this blog or newsletter yet do it now.  Stacey has a bargain for every budget.

Additional household Helper Services & Finders: This former nanny former head hunter finds short term and long term child care help.

Seaside Nannys & Seaside domestics. – Newly expanded to help families find help they can trust, Dara is the one to call.

Crunch Care- nanny,  doula and caregiver finders.


Beach Community Acupuncture $20 treatments!

Lisa – An acupuncturist specializing in women’s health email her:  I know many a mama she’s help to get pregnant, helped increase milk supply, helped with anxiety and ppd. osteopathic center for children check out the site, a description is difficult

Dr. Merelli - Pediatric info including the ever helpful medicine dosing chart.

Other therapists in San Diego & NYC:

Roots and Wings – Aisha practices in East county check out her services.

Mary Obata – has advanced EMDR training.

Andrea Blumenthal - office in NYC

Elizabeth Clements-  offering a unique blend of coaching and mediation

Susan Greenberg – New York City and Mount Kisco

Breastfeeding Support: Breast feeding La Leche League Yahoo Groups: – message board for “Natural Families”Classes: boutique & classes Leyla makes every new parent feel special. unique classes adults & kids mama friendly coffee house & kids classesttp:// yoga for kids, Jodi is a contagiously creative teacher.  Learn to talk on your foot phone at her fantastic classes. organic meal prep kitchen in North County San Diego, the owner’s mama is a midwife and they treat new and expectant mom’s to free assembly.

Sites to Save: Post Partum Depression American Academy of pediatrics

www.sids-network.og ( sudden infant death) Custom Designs mention Baby Maven and get 10% off.

New York and National:

Metro Mini’s- classes and products for new parents.

Find a doula in NY – serving new parents

A child grow in Brooklyn – Blog rich with info

Amy Wright Glenn – doula, yoga teacher, educator an an   amazing woman I’ve known since 1992!

Slings in the City- meetups, education and support for babywearing.


Further Reading By Dr. John Gottman: Raising an Emotionally intelligent child   Seven Principals of Making Marriage Work  And Baby Makes Three

After the fight: using your disagreements to build a stronger Relationship by Dan Wile The New Yorker of parenting mags

Parenting from the Inside Out Dr. Daniel Siegel

The Baby Book & The Vaccination Book Dr. Sears

Happiest Baby on the Block Dr. Karp (the video is better)

Child Health Guide Holistic Pediatrics by Randall Neustaedter OMD

No Cry Sleep Solutions   Elizabeth Pantley Alexis wrote this fantastic little book to help new mother organize and record baby’s eating, sleeping and miliestones.  makes a perfect gift. 

Raising Your Spirited Child Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Unconditional Parenting Alfie kohn

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