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Local Resources

Craniosacral Therapy and Prenatal Massage

Dr. Sarah Griffith 707-443-0695

Dr. Eileen Hackworth / Bloom Chiropractic 707-267-4410

Amanda Moore (Mayan abdominal massage) 707-845-6431

Athena Berdis, LMT 510-426-0943

Chumayo Spa (Blue Lake) 707-668-0101

Erin Fowler 707-849-8111

Kaati Gaffney (infant massage and classes) 775-846-8238

Michela Hernandez Sacred Bridges Healing Arts 707-223-5715

Tina George 707-498-5952

Jodie DiMinno 707-616-0930

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Humboldt Acupuncture 707-268-8007

Rick Moorehead 707-599-7336

Tisa Lucchesi, N.D., L.Ac. 707-444-3330

Justine Sophia Schachter, MSOM, LAc 914-388-1046

Kelly Hacker, L.A 360-791-6309

Liping Zhu-Qi Dragon 707-599-4140

Peter Stern, L.Ac., ND 707-923-3644

Sheridan RIchardson, L.Ac 707-633-4005

Stacey Kett, L.Ac 707-633-8626

Stacey Small, L.Ac 310-985-3780


Greta De La Montagne 707-834-0617

Moonrise Herbs 707-822-5296

Humboldt Herbals 707-442-3541

Jane Bothwell (Dandelion Herbal Center)

Northwest School for Botanical Studies 707-826-7762

Audrey Rees 707-407-7657

Physical Therapy

Darlene Santner 707-832-7240

Judy Nelson (Balanced Physical Therapy)

Christine Mateer 707-822-3139

True Motion Fitness 707-822-3018

Hands on Physical Therapy 707-445-8080

Sarah Landis 707-296-6258

Birth Tub Rentals

Oasis Tub Rentals 707-633-9277

Diaper Service

Baby's Best Diaper Service (707)296-4491

Childbirth Education

Childbirth Education at Mad River Hospital

Childbirth Education at St. Joseph’s Hospital

Tina George / Birthing From Within

Leandra Young / Bradley Method 707-267-5644

Misty Dickerson-Instinctive Motherhood

Sarah Torres-Nueva Vida Doula Services

Breast / Chest feeding Resources

Melissa Morris 707-296-8604

Julia Owens 707-599-7919

Humboldt County Breastfeeding Task Force 707-441-5087

Jaycee Raymond, IBCLC 707-690-1334

Redwood Memorial Hospital 707-725-7323

Rose R. Phelan RN, IBCLC, CST, CEIM 707-498-5763,

Star Siegfried, RN, BA, IBCLC 707-496-2108

UIHS WIC 707-825-5030

Postpartum Support

Postpartum Support International

Breast / Chest Feeding Videos

Nine excellent videos that cover everything from feeding in the first hours after birth, how to attach your baby at the breast, increasing supply, milk storage, and what to do about breast and nipple pain.

First Droplets, led by expert Jane Morton, encourages parents to take advantage of the first few hours and days postpartum to help establish supply and prevent common challenges. You will learn how to use your hands to express milk, spoon and cup feeding, using your hands while pumping, and much, much more.

This is a great video that shows the stages babies go through as they work up to latching: resting (more than once!), opening their eyes, massaging the breast, putting their hands to their mouth, rooting, licking, using all of their reflexes to make their way to the breast and eventually latch on.

Laid back nursing is an amazing and underutilized way to latch your baby that encourages all of their innate responses and reflexes.

Paced bottle feeding mimics breast/chest feeding and can help prevent bottle feeding from negatively impacting breastfeeding. We recommend waiting to introduce a bottle until your supply is well established and baby’s latch is feeling really good, around 3-6 weeks.

Internet Resources

Evidence Based Birth's mission is to help birth workers build the evidence based knowledge, skills, and power they need to protect families’ abilities to give birth with empowerment. 

With roots dating to 1929, the American College of Nurse-Midwives is the oldest women’s health care organization in the U.S.

Citizens for Midwifery is the only national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care! CfM works to provide information and resources that promote the local midwife, as well as midwives and midwifery care across the country.

The Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery honors women, changing lives, and building a healthy world through the midwifery model of care.

The Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health is a publication of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Representing the profession of midwifery, the mission of the Midwives Alliance of North American is to provide a nurturing forum for support and cooperation among midwives.

The mission of the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council is to support quality and innovation in midwifery education.

Midwifery Today is a wonderful way to learn about midwifery through both personal stories and informative research articles.

The North American Registry of Midwives is an international certification agency whose mission is to establish and administer certification for the credential “Certified Professional Midwife” (CPM).

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