Education

Family readingBeautiful 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:

 

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

relax-doula-1024x682The 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

file-13Breastfeeding

Leilani Wilde: IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant)
Breastfeeding Fixers and Wellness Center
760-533-7953
2667 Camino Del Rio South Ste. 201 San Diego, 92108
breastfeedingfixers@gmail.com

Alyssa McPherson, IBCLC BabyLoveSanDiego.com

Heather Shabestari, IBCLC, BS
Breastfeeding Consultants of San Diego, LLC
Office: 619-677-2730
heather@bfcofsd.com
www.bfcofsd.com


San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition
www.breastfeeding.org

Breastfeeding.com

www.breastfeeding.com

KellyMom.com
www.kellymom.com

La Leche League International
www.llli.org

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Dr. Sears

www.askdrsears.com

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

10kddfAmerican Academy of Pediatrics

www.aap.org

Centers for Disease Control

www.cdc.gov

International Cesarean Awareness Network

www.ican-online.org

Other Resources

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

Wellness Services

 

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Nick Olow, MS, L.Ac.
AcuMassage Therapy Center
Specializing in Pregnancy Care, Labor Promotion for Overdue Mothers, Postpartum care, and Pain Management
Located in North Park
(619) 405-5282
www.AcuMassageTherapy.com

Reproductive Wellness
Specializing in Natural Fertility and Reproductive Health support. Treating every aspect of women’s health, from pregnancy care, labor inducement, pain management or postpartum care; to infertility, advance maternal age or menstrual disorders.
With offices in Mission Valley, Sorrento Valley and Temecula
(858) 381-2281
www.ReproductiveWellness.com

Gayle Kildebeck, L.Ac.
North Park Acupucture
Located in North Park
(619) 294-6616
www.NorthParkAcupuncture.com

Dr. Brent Keime, L.Ac.
619-800-2287
WeLoveAcupuncture.com

 

MassageChiropractors

World of Wellness Chiropractic

Located in El Cajon
(619) 938-1800

Gerken Chiropractic
Located in South Bay
(619) 422-3088
www.Chula-Vista-Chiropractic.com

Good Vibrations Chiropractic
Located in Kensington
(619) 281-1234
www.GoodVibrationsChiropractic.com

Pure Life Wellness 
619-501-7873
www.purelifesandiego.com
3503 4th Ave. SD San Diego 92103

Vitality Chiropractic
619-299-9722
www.vitalitychirocenter.com
3900 5th Ave. Ste. 230 San Diego 92103

Dr. Brandey Dollens, Family Chiropractor
858-270-1961
7777 Alvarado Rd. Ste 712 La Mesa, CA 91942
dollensfamilychiropractic.com

Dr. Stephanie Williams, Pediatric and Pregnancy specialist
858-483-8500
www.cafeoflifesandiego.com
Pacific Beach

Dr. Leigh Caulk
619-324-3121
www.ipachiro.com

We Love Acupuncture: Dr. Brent Keime, Lac, MSTOM, Dipl.O.M.
619-800-2287
Mission Gorge-San Diego
858-312-5066
North County:  4-S Ranch area

 

Midwives & Birth Centers

Midwives Coalition of Greater San Diego

www.callamidwifesd.org

List of local midwives and birth centers in San Diego County

 

Parenting

Baby Garten Studio
Our mission is to provide a place for families in South Park and the surrounding communities to gather, learn, and make lasting friendships as they grow in their parenting journey together. We strive to offer classes from San Diego’s very best practitioners in one beautiful, comfortable, convenient location.
www.babygartenstudio.com

Jen Varela
Certified Gentle Sleep Coach
Sugar Night Night
Helping Families Have Sweet Sleep
949-280-4500
www.sugarnightnight.com

Thrive Momma:  Help and Guidance for moms going back to work

Elaine McGhee  
www.thrivemomma.com

 

Parent Coaching

Parent Alliance
Twitter: @AParentAlliance
www.facebook.com/parentalliance

Adriana Covell

Mom’s Empowerment Coach

858.869.7187

Baby Foot

Dog Training

Bethany Cunningham, CPDT-KA
Dog Behavior & Training | Photography
(818) 427-7729
www.bethanyrosephoto.com

www.trainingbyconnection.com

 

Photography Services

Nova Bella Conte
Birth Photographer
(619) 398-5683
www.NovaBellaPhotography.com

Vuefinder Photography
Catie Stephens
www.vuefinderphotography.com

Ann Collins
Photographer
www.imagesbyanncollins.com

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Placenta Services

Nova Bella Conte
(619) 398-5683
nova@wombservice.com

WombService.com

Leilani Wilde
(619) 922-0808
leilanilopez1@cox.net
MothersBreastIsBest.com

Tatiana Koontz
(949) 610-4114
doulatatiana@gmail.com

MamaBabyAndBeyond.com

 

 

YogaYoga & Exercise

Sharp Mary Birch Yoga and Fitness Classes
Located in Kearny Mesa/ Clairemont
www.Sharp.com

Scripps Yoga and Water Aerobics Classes
Call for location
www.Scripps.org

Carlsbad Pilates
Located in Carlsbad
www.carlsbadpilates.com

Ginseng Yoga
Located in South Park/ Golden Hill
www.ginsengyoga.com

Jade Dragon Yoga Shala
Located in Crown Point
www.jadedragonyogashala.com

Hapa Yoga
Pre and postnatal yoga classes, childcare available
www.hapayoga.com

Natures Whisper
Pre and post-natal yoga classes, yoga instructor trainings, parenting support, located on Park Blvd.
www.natureswhisper.com

Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga
Yoga classes, workshops, meditation and teacher training in Normal Heights and North Park San Diego, California.
www.pilgrimageyoga.com

Honey Yoga
honeysandiego.com

 

Miscellaneous

Your Handyman Next DoorYour handyman, Next Door
Construction, remodel, design build and handyman
services.
John Scarborough, 619-454-5576
johnscarborough21@yahoo.com

Robin Media
Web and Graphic Design
Photography and Videography
RobinMedia.co