Preconception and fertility:



Breastfeeding and Postpartum:

Natural Cesarean


Helpful Handouts

Homebirth Supply List
Prodromal Labor, What Is It Anyway?
The Postpartum Period
Birth Affirmations
C-Section Birth Planning
Queer Family Resources


Many of these resources are homebirth moms/families and trusted friends of Fruits of Labor.


Well Being Acupuncture
Octagon Community Acupuncture
Rachel Hemphill (Oakland/San Francisco)


Hahnemann Medical Clinic


Awaken Chiropractic
Dr. Elon Bartlett, DC
Dr. Renee Bartlett


Bayside Medical Group (Oakland/Berkeley) – Dr. Janet Perlman and Dr. Katya Gerwein
East Bay Integrative Pediatrics (Albany) – Dr. Deirdre Bernard-Pearl
Sage Pediatrics (Oakland) – Dr. Amy Maidenberg
Kiwi Pediatrics (Berkeley/Albany) – Dr. Robin Winokur and Dr. David Kittams
Glenview Pediatrics (Oakland) – Dr. Gary Bean
Kaiser Oakland – Dr. Elizabeth Gray
Livermore Pleasanton Pediatrics
– Dr. Bruce Gach
Dr. Andrew Nash (Danville but does home visits in the greater bay area)
Pediatric Alternatives (Marin)

Birth Tub Rentals

Esther Healey
Erin Brown (Marin) 415 488-1028
Judy Shalev (Oakland) 510 763-9362
Kirstin Soares (E. Bay) 925 577-1268
Laura Howells

Breastfeeding Support

Janaki Costello, CD, IBCLC
Serena Meyer, RN, IBCLC
Amrit Khalsa, RN, IBCLC
Sylvia Boyd, PT, LCCE, IBCLC
Paula Santi, IBCLC
Katie Bowman DaMota, MAS, IBCLC
Find a local LLL leader

Placenta Encapsulation

Tabitha Ames

Midwifery Organizations and Resources

Mothers Naturally
Midwives Alliance of North America
International Center for Traditional Childbearing

Bay Area Midwives

Bay Area Homebirth Collective
Bay Area Midwifery: A Community Wellness and Birth Center
Judy Luce Homebirth
Leopi Sanderson

LGBTQ Resources

Meghan Lewis PhD

Maia Midwifery

Prenatal Yoga

Jane Austin Yoga
Yoga Kula
Amanda Nube
Ojas Yoga Center
Julie White

Massage/Bodywork/Cranial Sacral

Sirena Masket (cranial sacral)
Nancy Burke (cranial sacral)
Leopi Sanderson (ortho bionomy)
Amanda Nube (prenatal and postpartum massage, acupressure)
Francine Madrid (Mayan Abdominal Massage)


Feng Shui

Feng Shui Gal