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Local and Online Resources

This is by no means a complete list, but includes practioners and services my clients have found helpful.
 

Acupressure:
* Judy Ballinger (El Cerrito) - aksharadoula@mac.com

Acupuncture:
* Shohreh Doustani (Danville) - Shohrehdoustani.com
* Scott Rowe (Sunnyvale) - Root and Branch Medical Clinic
* Jim Xia (Livermore) - acupuncturebest.com/xia.html
* Jill Stevens (Emeryville) - yourwholefamilywellness.com
* Kristine Buckley (Pleasanton) - http://trinityacupuncture.co
* JB Baranzini (Tracy) - in-balanceacupuncture.com

Aromatherapy:
* Teri Nava-Anderson (online store) - etsy.com/shop/HarmonyDoula

Birth Centers: 
* Community Wellness and Birth Center (Oakland) - birthwithtreesa.com
* Pacifica Family Maternity Center (Berkeley) - pacificamaternity.com

Birthing Classes: 
* Teri Nava-Anderson (Fusion Class - Bay Area, Central Valley) - harmonydoula.com/cbe
* Janet Jones (Hypnobabies - San Leandro) - bayareahypnochange.com
* Nicole Valega (Hypnobirthing - Danville) - lifewithharmony.com
* Susan Jessee (Bradley - Tracy, Livermore) - bradleybirth.com/ndweb.asp?ID=J144

Baby Carriers:
General information - thebabywearer.com

Cranial Sacral Therapy:
* Nicole Valega (Danville) - lifewithharmony.com
* Kate MacKinnon (Livermore) - healingbodybalance.com
* Meghan McGrath (Livermore) - unwindingjourney.com
* Kathy Lorenz (Pleasanton) - healingjourneypleasanton.com
* Lori Fenner (Modesto) - lori_cst@yahoo.com

Chiropractic:
* Elon Bartlett (Oakland) - acornwellness.com 
* Nicole Valega (Danville) - lifewithharmony.com
* Dr. Tim Coykendall (Tracy & Mtn. House) - tracychiro.com

Counseling (Postpartum Support):
* Gina Hassan (Berkeley) - ginahassan.com
* Kimberly Kerlin (Walnut Creek) - kimberlykerlin.com
* Meri Levy (Lafayette) - merilevy.com
* Shoshanna Bennett - empowher.com/dr.shosh
* Phyllis Klaus (Berkeley) - (510) 356-4400

Dancing for Birth:
* Megumi Burr-Tolliver (Fremont) - Compassion Tree Mama Care
* Anna Hurty (Oakland) - The Birth Garden

Herbalist:
* Pam Caldvell - herblore.com

Lactation Consultants:
* Kay Goodyear (Martinez) - (925) 313-8986
* Paula Santi (Walnut Creek) - paulasanti.com
* Janaki Costello (Albany) - janakicostello.com
* Sylvia Boyd (Hayward) - mybreastfeeding.com
* Serena Meyer (East Bay/Tri-Valley) - bayareabreastfeedingsupport.com
* La Leche of Livermore and Mtn. House - MountainHouseLLL@gmail.com
* Katherine Havener - mountainhouselactation.com
* La Leche League's 24 hotline - (877)-4LALECHE - (877) 452-5324

Massage:
* Catherine Paczocha (Livermore) - heavenlytx.com
* Touch of Magic (Livermore) - (925) 443-4442

Midwives (Homebirth):
* Treesa Mclean (Fremont) - birthwithtreesa.com
* Mason Cornelius (Berkeley, Dublin) - novamidwifery.com
* Lucinda Johnston-Chiszar (Modesto) - bigvalleymidwives.com
* Jennifer Johnson (Modesto) - Ile Ambiano Birth Services

Midwives (Hospital):
* Kristin Cawley (Kaiser Walnut Creek & Antioch) - 925-295-5200
* The whole midwifery staff at Kaiser Modesto - 209-735-3330
* Lindy Johnson (Alta Bates) - (510) 644-0104
* Lauren Lockwood (Walnut Creek) - Lockwood Midwifery

Naturopaths:
* Lori Mancuso (Pleasanton) - lifetimewellness.biz
* Thauna Abrin (Walnut Creek) - drthauna.com

Nutritionists:
* Pleasanton Family Wellness Center - pleasantonfamilywellness.com

Pediatricians:
* Deirdre Bernard-Pearl (Albany) - East Bay Integrative Pediatrics

Photography (Maternity & Newborn):
* Kemmeo Parr (Oakland) - photographybykemmeo.com

Photography (Birth):
* Kelly Orum (Walnut Creek) - birthbykellym.com

Placenta Processing:
* Teri Nava-Anderson (East Bay, Tri-Valley, Delta Valley, Central Valley) - harmonydoula.com/placenta
* Kathryn Webb (East Bay, Delta Valley) - redtreebirth.com

Postpartum Doulas:
* Andrea Berkey (Livermore) - Three Phases Doula
* Susan Jessee (Tracy) - harmonydoula.com/postpartum
* Mt. Diablo Doula Community - mtdiablodoulacommunity.org

Reiki:
* Allie Thompson (Concord) - creativecaravan.com/healthtouch.html
* Holly Holmes-Meredith (Lafayette) - hypnotherapytraining.com/hollys.cfm

Yoga (Prenatal):
* Katherine Kozioziemski (Pleasanton) - sanctuarywithin.com 
* Michaela Kissinger - abundantzestforlife.com

Networks, Practices and Doula Groups:
* Modesto Doula Group
* The Harmony Doula Group
* Mt. Diablo Doula Community
The certified and insured birth doulas of the MDDC can be found at mtdiablodoula.com
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