Resources

Beautiful Beginnings supports local organizations and is a member of the Postpartum Health Alliance and the San Diego Breastfeeding Coalition.

Our doulas are well trained in other support services for your birth, parenting, and health related resources. Below is a list of doulas and their speciality. Please click on their name under Our Doulas to contact them directly:

Michell Adelson:  Infant massage instructor

Nova Bella Conte: Placenta Encapsulation, private childbirth education, Maternity, Birth and Newborn Photography

Tammy Downs: Babysitting services (on leave of absence)

Diana Kay: Childbirth educator, Speaks Spanish, Acupressure protocol trained, massage, Hypnosis doula

Beth Machado: Speaks Portuguese

Trisha Olow: Childbirth educator, Placenta encapsulation

Stacey Scarborough: Childbirth educator

Jema Sturtevant: Speaks Spanish

Marjorie Strafford: Massage therapist

Rachel Vence: Childbirth educator, Hypnobabies instructor/doula

Leilani Wilde: IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), placenta encapsulation

Alyssa McPerson: IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) BabyLoveSanDiego.com (email babyloveibclc@yahoo.com)

Book Recommendations | Breastfeeding | Childbirth | Doula Organizations
Parenting | Professional Perinatal Sites | Other Resources

 

Family reading

Book Recommendations

The Baby Book by Dr. Sears

The Baby Sleep Book by Dr. Sears

Birth Matters by Ina May Gaskin

The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

The Doula Book by Marshall H. Klaus

Easy Labor by William Camann & Kathryn Alexander

The Happiest Baby on the Block by Dr. Harvey Karp

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Baby by Dr. Marc Weissbluth

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley

Secrets of the Baby Whisperer by Tracy Hogg

Sleeping through the Night by Jodi Mindell

Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin

Breastfeeding

La Leche League International

www.llli.org

San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition

www.breastfeeding.org

Breastfeeding.com

www.breastfeeding.com

KellyMom.com

www.kellymom.com

BabyChildbirth

Childbirth.org

www.childbirth.org

Baby Center

www.babycenter.org

Pregnancy.org

www.pregnancy.org

HypnoBirthing

www.hypnobirthing.com

HypnoBabies

www.hypnobabies.com

Birthing from Within

www.birthingfromwithing.com

Bradley Method

www.bradleybirth.com

Lamaze International

www.lamaze.org

International Cesarean Awareness Network

www.ican-online.org

International Childbirth Education Association

www.icea.org

DONA FoundersDoula Organizations

DONA International

www.dona.org

North County Doulas

www.northcountydoulas.com

Preparing the Parents

www.preparingtheparents.org

Doulas Association of Southern California

www.dascdoulas.org

FamilyParenting

Dr. Sears

www.askdrsears.com

Ohana Wellness

www.ohanawellness.net

Baby Sign Language Basics

www.babysignlanguage.net

Happy Healthy Hip Parenting

Honoring Families | Supporting Parents | Enriching Relationships

www.happyhealthyhip.com

Professional Perinatal Sites

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

www.acog.org

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses

www.awhonn.org

American Academy of Pediatrics

www.aap.org

Centers for Disease Control

www.cdc.gov

Other Resources

Sit-Safe Infant Seat Installer

Rosemary Mason, Sit-Safe San Diego

619.448.6667 or doularose /at/ gmail.com

Seat Belt Safe USA

www.carseat.org

Seat Check

www.seatcheck.org

Articles on Sleep Issues

www.pantley.com

Operation Special Delivery – offers free doula services to moms with deployed partners

www.operationspecialdelivery.com

ENT Dentistry (“tongue tie” procedure)

Dr. Ochi tel:(858)792.4800
477 North El Camino Real – Suite C303
Encinitas, California 92024

Dr. Seth Pransky at Children’s
3030 Children’s Way
Ste. 402
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 309-7701
Fax: (858) 966-8038

Dr. Eyla Boies at UCSD Pediatrics
7910 Frost st sd 619-496-4800

Dr. Sacker at Kaiser Pediatrics
tel:866-940-2218

Dr. James Jesse
909-799-9988

Dr. Jean Chan
260 E. Chase Ave Suite #101 EC
619-579-2363
www.healthygrins.com

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