Free Pregnancy Resources
Truth be told, if there were a one size fits all method to live our life, there would be no variations or complications during our pregnancy and in life in general. The beauty of Ayurvedic medical science and its practices is that it sees each individual as unique and approaches each person’s health in an individualized way. To start your Ayurvedic journey, try out some of our free resources.
FREE: Ayurvedic Pregnancy Guide
Here is a quick Ayurvedic Guide to Pregnancy. You will begin to learn about some of the ways in which Ayurveda can help during the prenatal and postpartum period.
FREE: Relaxing Supportive Yoga Routine
Yoga is a great way to connect both the mind and body. During pregnancy, it is a time that you set aside to be with your baby as well as support your body. Learn some supportive asanas that will help you during pregnancy.
FREE: Stress Reduction Meditation
Breathing and meditation is important to help reduce stress. It is especially important to develop a practice during pregnancy and will surely pay off in labor and delivery. Enjoy this short meditation to help relieve and reduce stress.
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Recommended Birthing Resources
The following are local wonderful souls that are dedicated to helping families!
- Ly Ho, Los Gatos
- John Coleman, San Ramon
- Kristy Johnson, Campbell
- Marilyn Moss, Campbell
- Douglas Husbands, San Carlos
- Mark Zarrabian, Campbell
- Julia Mason, San Carlos
- Renee Bartlett, Berkeley
- Anjali Agarwal, Los Altos
- Dona Abbey, Palo Alto
- Elon Bartlett, Oakland
Additional Resources Breastfeeding Families
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center – Berkeley
Classes and Support Groups, Lactation Consultants, Pump Sales and Rentals
CPMC Newborn Connections – San Francisco
Classes, lactation consultants, pump sales and rentals, and free support groups. Open to all parents.
Day One – San Francisco, Palo Alto, Walnut Creek
Lactation consultants, support groups, workshops, breast pump sales and repairs, vitamins, herbal supplements for increasing milk supply. Open to all parents; membership fee provides discounts.
John Muir’s Women’s Health Center – Walnut Creek
Free two-hour support group led by lactation consultant on Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon; free 30-minute consultation with a nurse practitioner; lactation consultants; classes; breast pump rentals and sales. Open to all parents.
Peninsula Breastfeeding Center – Burlingame
Classes through Peninsula Hospital, support groups, in-home visits from a lactation consultant, pump sales and rentals. Open to all parents.
Natural Resources – San Francisco
Classes, lactation educators, pump sales and rentals, glass baby bottles. Open to all parents.
La Leche League – Northern California
Support groups, information, and lactation consultant referrals. Open to all parents; membership fee.
Alameda County WIC Program
Bay Area Lactation Associates
Nursing Mother’s Council
Pelvic Floor Specialists
Group Yoga Classes
Childbirth Education (For my non Clients)
Postpartum Depression Resources