Please note that this is a general list of resources for your use and does not serve as a personal recommendation. 

MATERNITY, BIRTH & NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHERS

Raising Love Photo + Film (Maternity, birth, newborn, lifestyle and more)

Joy Lifestyle Photography (Maternity, birth, newborn, lifestyle and more)

PRENATAL CLASSES

Postpartum Preparedness, Navigating Parenthood, Multiple Cities

Bradley Method with Embrace Birth, Tracy

Fusion Childbirth Education with Harmony Doula Group, Tracy

Hypnobirthing with Gina, Modesto

Kaiser Childbirth Prep & Newborn Care Classes, Multiple cities

BIRTH CENTERS AND HOSPITALS

Homestead Natural Birth Center

Kaiser Modesto Medical Center

Kaiser Antioch Medical Center

DOULAS & MIDWIVES

Midwives

Big Valley Midwives

Homestead Natural Birth Center

California Midwives (for search)

Birth & Postpartum Doulas

Harmony Doula Group

Central Valley Doula Group

Navigating Parenthood

Nighttime Postpartum Doulas

Kim Hunter, 209-481-8255

Naphtalie Scully, 615-934-9683

Mother Roasters

Navigating Parenthood

C-SECTION SUPPORT

International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN), Modesto meetings

NUTRITIONISTS

Eating With Taco, Tracy

Crystal Kargas Nutrition

MEAL TRAIN SERVICES

Navigating Parenthood — Orders are taken on the 1st of each month

Meal Train (create your own)

PARENT & BABY CLASSES

Infant Massage & Communication, Navigating Parenthood, Multiple cities

Baby & Me Classes, Navigating Parenthood, Multiple Cities

Music Together, Tracy

Baby & Me Swim, Tracy Parks & Rec

PERINATAL MOOD AND ANXIETY DISORDERS (PMAD)

Families may experience PMAD while expecting, not just in postpartum. This can affect either or both parents. Please watch for signs and reach out to some of these resources if needed.

Therapists with PMAD Knowledge

Christiane Speed, 209-325-0883, Tracy

Catherine O’Brien, 916-718-9501, Sacramento

BREASTFEEDING

Lip & Tongue Tie (Frenulum) Specialists

Shervin Yazdi, DDS, 510-538-2098, Castro Valley

Stephanie Loller, DDS, 408-370-0800, San Jose

Classes

Harmony Doula Group, Tracy

Kaiser Permanente Breastfeeding Class, Manteca, Modesto & Stockton

Lactation Consultants

Kim Hunter, 209-481-8255

Michelle Beutel, IBCLC, [email protected] or 209-756-4058, Stockton

Breastfeeding Coalition of San Joaquin County,

La Leche League’s 24 hotline, 877-4LA-LECHE

WIC, Multiple cities

Groups

La Leche Leauge of Stanislaus County, 10:30 a.m.-noon, 3rd Tuesday of the month, [email protected]

California Tongue & Lip Tie Support

Badass Breastfeeders of Northern California

Bay Area Breastfeeding Support

Donation

Mother’s Milk Bank

Human Milk 4 Human Babies, California

Herbs for Supply

HerbLore

Mrs. Patel’s

Agni — Healing teas and nourishing cookies. Use code NP20 for 20% off your order

BODY WORK

Pelvic Floor

Innovative Wellness Inc., 925-954-8209, Walnut Creek

Lady Bits PT, 916-588-0054, Sacramento

Birth Wisdom Yoga, 916-337-7869, Sacramento

Shannon Gorman, [email protected], Modesto VA office

CST

Lori Fenner

Navigating Parenthood (adults only)

Kids Corner (Bowen Therapy), [email protected], Sacramento

Chiropractors

Andromeda Wellness, Kate Wong, DC — Dr. Kate is a Webster and Pediatric Certified Chiropractor who offers in-home visits.

Modesto Chiropractic Center (Dr. Ted Rosen), 209-527-5346

BABYWEARING

Meetup Groups

Modesto Area Babywearing Mamas

Babywearing Central Valley

Bay Area Babywearing

Buy and Sell Groups

Central Valley Babywearing Buy, Sell & Trade

Babywearing on a Budget, America

Videos for Multiples

Tandem Trouble

Educators

Jay McMillin, Modern Babywearing[email protected]

Whitney McFarland, Koala Cuddles Babywearing Education[email protected]

FAMILY SHELTERS AND SERVICE CENTERS

Haven of Peace (housing and services), 209-982-0396, French Camp

Center for Human Services, (shelters, family centers, and crisis help), 209-526-1476, Multiple cities

Lodi House (shelters, support, counseling for women and children), 209-334-6346, Lodi

Parent Resource Center (parenting classes, support, info), 209-549-8193, Modesto

Haven Women’s Center (shelter, crisis line, trauma support, advocates), 209-524-4331, Modesto & Turlock

WICMultiple locations