San Francisco Night Doulas


Resources


San Francisco and Bay Area resources for lactation consultants, breastfeeding and parenting classes and supplies.

Resources by City San Francisco
Burlingame
Palo Alto
Walnut Creek

Pediatricians Click here for a list of pediatricians used by our clients.

Day Doulas
Birth Doulas
Click here for a list of day/birth doulas used by our clients

Sleep Consultants Click here for a list of sleep consultants used by our clients

Postpartum Depression
Postpartum Counseling
Click here for a list of postpartum depression and couseling resources used by our clients

Community Resources Mothers Groups
Fathers Groups
Couples Counseling

Additional Resources Breast Feeding
Meal Delivery Options
Maternity Clothes
Donate baby/toddler clothes etc
Yoga
Tracking Made Easy
Web Design
Other

Recommended Reading General(Breastfeeding, newborn etc)
Preparing Sibling for New Baby
Postpartum Depression
 

San Francisco

Day One Center
www.dayonecenter.com
Newborn Connections
www.cpmc.org/newbornconnections
Natural Resources
www.naturalresources-sf.com
Marin General Hospital Birth Center
www.maringeneral.org/services/birthing.html

Burlingame

Healthy Horizons Peninsula Breastfeeding Center
www.babiesandmoms.com

Palo Alto

Blossom Birth
www.blossombirth.com
Day One Center
(650) 322-3291
www.dayonecenter.com

Walnut Creek

Day One Center
(925) 933-3291
www.dayonecenter.com

Pediatricians

Childs Light Pediatrics --- Who said no one makes house calls?
Dr Oded Herbsman /Dr Steve Mantel provide its patients with house-call based medical care with 24/7 direct access. Patients will have cell phone numbers and can reach the doctors directly at any time day or night.
Read the Practice Summary.
Dr. Herbsman & Dr. Mantel
(415) 265-4448

Golden Gate Pediatrics
San Francisco and Mill Valley
Dr. Piel & Dr. Gonda,
(415) 668-0888
(415) 388-6303

Spruce St Pediatrics
Dr. Alan Johnson
525 Spruce St
(415) 668-8900

Pacific Pediatrics Medical Group
Dr. Barry Rostek
45 Castro St
(415) 565-6810

Mount Zion Pediatrics -UCSF
(415) 885-7478

Noe Valley Pediatrics
Dr. Jessica Kaplan
(415) 641-1019

Stonestown Pediatric Medical Group
Dr. Mitchell Sollod
(415) 566-2727

Dr. Joseph Kushner
3635 California St
(415) 752-2242

Dr. Robert Langston
3833 California St
(415) 221-6476

Local Pediatric Dentist

Bergen James, DDS
1 Parker Ave, San Francisco
(415) 668-3500

Louise Stephens, DDS
2355 Ocean Ave, San Francisco
(415) 334-9500

Postpartum Day Doulas

Melitta Hoder
Postpartum Day Doula
Massage therapy
415-586-8468

Tracy Dillen
Birth Doula
Postpartum Day Doula
Lactation Educator
www.BirthHarmony.com

Kara Sylvester
Postpartum Day Doula
www.nurturingtransitions.com

Elaine Farber
Postpartum Day Doula
650-577-8507
Author of Baby Lists Book
www.babylistsbook.com

Sleep Consultants

Vivian Sonnenberg
www.viviansonnenberg.com
Angelique Millette, PhDc MFTt PCD/CD (DONA)
www.angeliquemillette.com
Sara Cohen
(415) 595-5779
www.sleepyfamily.com

Local Postpartum Depression resources

Ceres Rutan, PsyD & Joanna Adler, PsyD
(415) 820-1585 or (415) 820-1580

Other Psychologists

Dr Sue Lee
(415) 928-1234

Dr Catherine Mallouh
(415) 750-1713

Dr Shana Levy- UCSF
(415) 820-1420

Becky Abel
UCSF
Becky will also find a therapist for uninsured
(415) 353-1980

For people who cannot afford private psychiatry and would like to be evaluated for medication, CPMC accepts payment on a sliding scale. The amount paid is based on income.
(415) 600-0297

Postpartum Depression (PPD) Support Groups in San Francisco and Bay area

Ceres Rutan (415) 820-1585 - San Francisco PPD support group

Lee Safran (510) 496-6096 - Oakland and North Berkeley PPD support group

Redwood City PPD support group - (408) 718-2112

Los Gatos PPD support group - (408) 370-7311

Mothers Groups

Golden Gate Mothers Group
www.ggmg.org

Citymommy.com
citymommy.com

San Francisco Parents of Multiples
www.sfpom.org

Southern Marin Mother's Club
www.southernmarinmoms.com

San Rafael Mother's Club
www.srmoms.org

Corte Madera Larkspur Mother's Club
www.cmlmc.org

Burlingame Mother's Club
www.burlingamemothers.org

Ross Valley Mothers Group
www.rvmc.net

Fathers Groups

SFDads.org (and Golden Gate Dads)
www.sfdads.org

Couples Counseling Resources

For couples having difficulty with postpartum adjustment

Ceres Rutan, PsyD
Sutter St.
(415) 820-1585

Jane Walters
Sacramento St.
(415) 433-4633

Marsha Angus
Mill Valley
(415) 383-6119

Alyse Davis
Irving St
(415) 664 -7429

Additional Resources

Breast Feeding

Mona Gabby MD
Breastfeeding Medicine Physician
www.thebreastfeedingdoctor.com

Grocery & Meal Delivery Options for Postpartum Parents

Grocery Options

A delivery service working with Whole Foods
www.shophoppers.com
(415) 933-9041

www.planetorganics.com

www.Safeway.com

Meal Delivery options

www.pealcuisine.com

www.tikigogo.com

Zone San Francisco
Jessica Wallack-Cohen
www.zonesanfrancisco.com

Patch Mowery
(650) 468-5367

Maternity Xchange
www.maternityxchange.com

Funky Mum 2 B (located in Ireland)
www.funkymum2b.ie/

Donate baby and toddler clothes and toys to
Homeless Prenatal Program in San Francisco
www.homelessprenatal.org

Yoga

Jennifer Wolfe Yoga
Pregnancy Exercise: Prenatal Yoga DVD with Jennifer Wolfe

Dolphin Yoga and Doula Center
Prenatal Yoga, Childbirth Education, and Doula Services - San Francisco | Peninsula | San Mateo

Tracking Made Easy

Logs and Schedules for first weeks and months
Connect with other parents and Shop
www.bobohelper.com

Web Design

San Francisco Night Doulas Website Redesign
Conor Cassidy
415-250-2937

Recommended Reading

Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws of Nursing Mothers
by Nancy Mohrbacher and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers Revised and Updated: The Most Comprehensive Problem-Solving Guide to Breastfeeding from the Foremost Expert in North America
by Jack Md Newman and Teresa Pitman

Baby 411 -Clear Answers and Smart Advice for Your Baby's First Year.
by Ari Brown and Denise Fields

Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality
by Laura A. Jana and Jennifer Shu

The Baby Book
by William Sears and Martha Sears

The Happiest Baby on the Block
by Harvey Karp - Book, Video and DVD
www.happiestbaby.com

Baby Lists
by Elaine Farber
www.babylistsbook.com

Book suggestions to prepare sibling for the arrival of the new baby

What to Expect When Mommy's Having a Baby (What to Expect Kids)
by Heidi Murkoff and Laura Rader

Baby on the Way (Sears Children Library)
by Martha Sears, William Sears, Christie Watts Kelly, and Renee Andriani

My New Baby (New Baby Series)
by Annie Kubler

I Used To Be the Baby
by Robin Ballard

Postpartum Depression

Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding And Treating Prenatal And Postpartum Depression
by Shoshana S., Ph.D. Bennett and Pec Indman

Postpartum Depression For Dummies (For Dummies (Psychology & Self Help))
by Shoshana S. Bennett and Mary Jo Codey
www.postpartumdepressionhelp.com

Bay Area Birth Association
www.bayareabirth.org
The San Francisco Doula Group
www.sfdoulagroup.com
La Leche League
www.lalecheleague.org
Nursing Mothers Council
www.nursingmothers.org
Online Breastfeeding Help
www.breastfeedingonline.com
Medela Breastpump Information
www.medela.com

Photography & Design

Photography by Emily Payne
Specializing in newborn babies and family
http://epimagery.com

Website designed by
Veronica Van Gogh Design
www.veronicavangogh.com

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