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Beautiful Beginnings was established as a doula group in San Diego in 1994. We are a group of birth and postpartum doulas, childbirth educators, lactation educators and passionate women who are here to help you transition to parenthood. Our goal is to supportĀ parents through this exciting time in their life! A new baby is coming into the world, and with it, lots of questions, excitement, joy, and the need for a lot of support!

For parents, we provide local resources to professionals in the field of childbirth and parenting. Our certified childbirth educators offer numerous styles of childbirth preparation classes for your educational needs for the birth of your baby. Education is one of the key elements to having a satifying and empowering birth experience. Please click on our ‘resources’ page to learn more about the many choices and services that our team offers. All of our doulas have been trained under either DONA International or a similar recognized certifying organization. Birth doulas support laboring couples to help them achieve the birth that is important to them, while supporting all birthing choices. Postpartum doulas are important to the new family as they bring home their precious miracle of life!! The birth of a baby is an exciting and overwhelming time in the new family’s life, so the postpartum doula is there to help with the transition into parenthood, allowing them to feel more confident and supported as new parents.

TrainingFor those women interested in becoming a birth doula: this is the site for you!! Stacey Scarborough is an approved doula trainer, providing trainings throughout San Diego County and other parts of the country. Information about becoming trained as a doula can be found in our Doula Trainings section.

We offer a comprehensive list of resources, providers and other local professionals that can help you with your birthing and parenting needs.

We hope you enjoy our website as it brings you into the community of parenting and the many resources that San Diego has to offer.