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Tomi Knutson (Oakland) work with infants/children/adults. Also practices Lymphatic Drainage

Rachael Bouch (Oakland) work with infants/children/adults, offers home visits for infants

Kirstin Soares (Oakland) work with infants/children/adults, offers home visits for infants

Celina Trevino (Alameda) work with infants/children/adults

Ellen Mossman (Richmond)  works with adults

Nancy Burke (El Sobrante) works with infants/children/adults

Holly Edson ( SF) work with infants/children/adults, offers home visits for infants in SF for infant under 4 wks

Mary Hagerty (Marin, SF) work with infants/children/adults, offers home visits for infants

Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine in the East Bay:

Claudia Venn (Berkeley) –

Aimee Ruiz (Oakland) –

Mina Karimabadi (Albany) – (510) 525-5022

Dr. Men (Alameda) –



       James Edward Gaydos, DO (Walnut Creek)-

       Meg Jett, DO, GCFP, FAAP (El Cerrioto)-

       Carman Hering, DO (Berkeley)-

Lactation Consultant

       Ellen Schwerin, IBCLC-

       Molly Brannigan, IBCLC-

       Lynn Thiebaud, RN, IBCLC-


Chiropractic Care- Adults/Prenatal/Inants/Children in the East Bay:

Dr. Ariel Provasoli, Berkeley –

Awaken Chiropractic, Oakland –

        Dr. Laura Sheehan, SF, Marin –


Orofacial Intergrity  

Virgian Downing, Oakland –

Kathy Winslow, multiple offices in Bay,


Pediatric OT- Specializing in Feeding Issues

Heather Horne- OTR/L (I can get you her phone number)

Ruth Klonoff – OTR/L, IBCLC –

Pediatric PT

Gail Gordon

Diane Whiteside- specializes in MNRI, neuroreflex integration


Massage Therapy in Oakland: Hayley Ebersole:


Birth Doula:

Full Spectrum Doula Services- Verana Faye Bailowitz


The Urban Homstead Doula Services- Elyse Schroeder


Postpardum Doula:

Lori Jaffe-


Sage Pediatrics- Holistic care for infants, children and adolescents

Amy Maidenberg, MD, FAAP


Perinatal Psychotherapy:

Robyn Alagona, MFT- 415.309.8464 OR                              Then Comes Baby, Suppport Groups & Home and Skype Visits offered

Jane Hansen, Psy.D. Clinic Psychologist

Natasha Fuksman,


Naturopathic Medicine:

Dr. Elizabeth Korza, ND –



Edi Pfeiffer, RSHom (NA), Certified Classical Homeopath,



Haller Method, Neuro Reflex Integration-


Masgutova Method, Neuroreflex Integration (MNRI)


MNRI Case Study of Infant with severe are dysfunction to rehabilitation


Tummy Time Online Resource, Michelle Emanuel, OTR/L, CIMI, CST, NBCR:

Michelle Emanuel’s YouTube Channel

Videos of Developmental Process to Rolling and Crawling with Baby Liv:


Video of Laid-Back Breastfeeding Video


How Movement Starts- Reflex Video explaining relationship to developmental movement by Maxine Haller


Tongue Tie Blog Article by Alison Hazelbaker: Tongue Tie Blog


Baby Wearing/Carrier Information:



Anya Schmidt, Temescal Pilates and Bodywork –


Prenatal/Postnatal/Parent and Baby Yoga:

Yoga Alameda,

Then Comes Baby,then comes baby/yoga-dance

Whitney Rubin, Berkeley YMCA

Shakthi Yogic Arts, and

       Yogalayam, (Postnatal classes have baby holders so you can do yoga!)


Foot Alignment article:


Blog Article on Microbiome, Pregnancy & Birth:


Literature and Studies on Microbiome and Babies and Children:

       Lab4 Probiotics-

       Swansea Baby Trial- the-swansea-baby-trial

       Pro Child Study- the-prochild-study


Classes and Support Groups, Pre and Post Natal:

     Then Comes


Pregnancy Support:

       Womb Ecology-

        Spinning Babies-


Placenta Encapsulation: Mayra Stewart (707) 344-4520


Dr. Nils Bergman’s Hypothesis on Supine Sleep (Back Sleep), Sudden Infant Death Syndrome reduction and association with increase in Autism Incidence.


Study on Supine (on Back) and Prone (on Tummy) Infant Positioning: A winning combination



East Bay Mediation Center (Oakland)

Spirit Rock (Marin)

Green Gulch Zen Center (Marin)


Parenting Books:

The Aware Baby

The Whole Brain Child

Parenting from the Inside Out

The Mindful Brain

Becoming Attached

The Caesarean


Parenting Books for Fathers:

The Gift of Fatherhood by Dr. Arron Hass Father at Birth by Rose St.

John Father to be Handbook by Patrick M Houser Father Birth: A

Close Encounter of the Fourth Kind by John B. Franklin Fathering

Right From the Start by Jack Heinowitz


Books to support you:

        Every Woman’s Guide to Foot Pain Relief,

              The New Science of Healthy Feet, Katy Bowman, MS

Your Inner Physician and You, Dr. John Upledgers book about craniosacral therapy

Healing with Whole Foods, guide to healing and cooking

Waking the Tiger, healing trauma

The Web That Has No Weaver, understanding chinese medicine