I think it's important to surround yourself with a great prenatal and postnatal team that can help you during your journey through pregnancy and the postnatal periods.  I have compiled a list of wonderful birthing professionals around Orange County that I have used myself or have met personally that will meet all your needs during the prenatal and postnatal periods.  If I am missing any services you would like to know about please feel free to contact me!

Local Prenatal Resources

Local Resources for New Moms

Prenatal Physical Therapy:

Restored Physique Physical Therapy & Wellness - Dr. Whitney Sippl (Your Home)

Prenatal Acupuncturist:

Megan Joyce Wellness - Megan Joyce & Christine Sanmiquel (Costa Mesa)

Christine Sanmiquel - Om Mami (At your home)

Modus Acupuncture - Andrea Allerton (Costa Mesa)

Radiance of the Womb – Tina Ghahramani-Singh (HB)

Prenatal Chiropractor:

Dr. Valerie Chiropractic - Dr. Valerie Farino (Irvine)

Backs, Babies, & Bellies - Dr. Brittney Cicon (Lake Forest)

Angell Chiropractic - Dr. Jennifer Angell (NB)

Light Within Wellness - Annie Langford (San Clemente)

Momma's Chiro - Dr. Aimee Bautista (HB)

Be Free Chiropractic - Dr. Dan Kempff (Laguna Niguel)

                           

Prenatal Yoga:

Mohm (Mission Viejo)

Ma Yoga - Liza Esayian (Costa Mesa)

Ma Yoga - Jessica Mclin, Amanda Cagle (Tustin)

Be The Change Yoga - Katie Allen, Allison Prince

Yoga Shakti - Andrea Rasla (Irvine)

Ra Yoga - Jessi Moon-Conder & Judi Smolker (Costa Mesa)

Find Your Zen Yoga - Christina Ratusznik (CDM)

Prenatal Massage:

Harmony Wellness Center (Costa Mesa)

Backs, Babies, & Bellies - Kelly Beltier (Lake Forest)

Stress Busters - Nikki, Alicia, and Javier (Laguna Hills)

Thoughtful Massage Therapy - Jodi Hoffman (Mission Viejo)

Prenatal Pilates:

Sarton Physical Therapy - Lisa Dietzel (Tustin)

Pilates Newport Beach - Laura Piini (NB)

Kor Pilates - Rebecca Nelson (HB)

Prenatal Personal Trainers:

Phirm Physique - Janine Mahendran 

Birthing Centers/Hospital Midwives:

Allison Molinski & Nancy Pol, Laguna Beach OBGYN (Laguna Beach, delivers at Mission Hospital (with birth center) and Saddleback Hospital)

South Coast Midwifery (Irvine)

Beach Cities Midwifery (Laguna Hills)

 

Home Birth Midwives (all servicing OC):

Emergence Midwifery - Nancy Pol

OC Midwifery - Lindsey Meehleis

Little Twig Midwifery - Melissa Mattey

Miracle of Life Midwifery - Jessica Breiter-Bonner

Sacred Journey Midwifery - Lisa Marie Oxenham

Natural Birth Friendly OBGYNs:

Laguna Beach OBGYN - Dr. Kennth James (Laguna Beach)

Beach OBGYN - Dr. Jeffrey Illeck (HB)

Prenatal Childbirth Classes:

Bradley Method:

The Birth School - Nicole Green (Tustin)

Grow Well - Meredith Lennox Chase (Laguna Hills)

Babylove - Christy Gochez (Ladera Ranch)

Angell Chiropractic - Dr. Jennifer Angell (NB)

The Birth Trainer - Rachel Benson (Tustin)

Hypnobabies:

Serene Births Hypnobabies - Kimberly Gross (HB)

Serenity Births - Shaz Rahman (Irvine)

Joyous Birthings - Carrie Mandes (Santa Ana)

Birth Basics - Alicia Garrett (HB)

 

Hypnobirthing:

Hypnobirthing OC - Nicolle Kasch (Lake Forest)

Radiance of the Womb – Tina Ghahramani-Singh (HB)

Birthing Memories Doula - Krista Jawin (Irvine)

Other Childbirth Classes:

Birthing from Within - Your Birth Team

Birthwise Academy - Laura Powers (Capistrano Beach)

Evidence Based Birth - Your Birth Team

Other Classes to take during pregnancy:

Newborn Care:

Your Birth Team - Amanda Cagle

Babylove - Christy Gochez (Ladera Ranch)

Infant CPR:

Babylove - Christy Gochez (Ladera Ranch)

 

Prenatal community education classes and support groups:

South Coast Midwifery (Irvine)

OC Doula Collective (Irvine)

​Integrated Birth (HB)

Granola Babies (Costa Mesa)

 

Birth Doulas:

Nurture Birth Doula - Whitney Lowe

The Birth School - Nicole Green

Into Being Birth Doula - Melanie Smith 

Birth Services by Kristin - Kristin Espinoza

Birth Your Way Doulas - Karen Guthrie

Little Acorn Doula - Tristen Orosco

Integrated Birth

Angell Chiropractic - Dr. Jennifer Angell (NB)

Golden Heart Birthing - Janelle Bartzatt

Hypnobirthing OC - Nicolle Kasch (Lake Forest)

Babylove - Christy Gochez (Ladera Ranch)

Abundant Life Doula - Ashlee Morton

Ruby Stocking

Hero Birth Services - Megan and Marlee

Your Birth Team - Amanda Cagle

Birth By The Sea - Bethany Ewers

Doula By The Sea - Cathy Weinstein

Dara the Doula - Dara DeSoto

Birthing Memories Doula - Krista Jawin

Doulas of Orange County

Naturopathic Medicine:

Dr. Lauren Vreeland (Costa Mesa)

Dr. Dhurga Reddy (Costa Mesa)

 

Ayurvedic Medicine and Mayan Abdominal Massage:

Shri Veda Wellness - Pilar Chandler (Costa Mesa)

 

Guided Imagery/Hypnotherapy (for birth fears):

Rhona Imagery - Rhona Jordan (Orange)

Placenta Encapsulation:

Abundant Life Doula - Ashlee Morton

Birth Services by Kristin - Kristin Espinoza

Doulas of Orange County

Ruby Stocking

Birth By The Sea - Bethany Ewers

 

Pregnancy Arts Therapy Group:

Baby Bumps & Brushes (Newport Beach)

Safe Online Postnatal Fitness Programs:

Erica Ziel Knocked-Up Fitness

Nancy Anderson Fitness

Into Being Birth Doula - Melanie Smith 

Birth Services by Kristin - Kristin Espinoza

Postnatal Physical Therapy:

Restored Physique Physical Therapy & Wellness - Dr. Whitney Sippl

Mommy & me support/educational groups:

The New Mom School (previously OC Mommy & Me (NB)

Mohm (Mission Viejo)

The Village (Orange)

Breastfeeding Support:

The New Mom School Free Breastfeeding Group (NB)

Becky Leonard - Nourish Baby

Yolanda Fortin - PhDMilk

Reka Morvay

Danielle Gauss - Just Breastfeeding

Babylove - Christy Gochez

Bethany Ewers - Birth By The Sea

Night Doulas:

Your Birth Team - Amanda Cagle

The Pump Station - Donna Ford

 

Postpartum Doulas:

Melanie Smith - Modern Roots Birth

The Pump Station - Donna Ford

Your Birth Team - Amanda Cagle & her wonderful team

Hero Birth Services - Megan and Marlee

Doulas of Orange County

Jennifer Marsicano

 

Vaginal Steaming

Melanie Smith - Modern Roots Birth

Community education classes and support groups:

The New Mom School (previously OC Mommy & Me (NB))

Integrated Birth (HB)

Mohm (Mission Viejo)

Doulas of Orange County (Irvine)

Safe Online Postnatal Fitness Programs:

Erica Ziel Knocked-Up Fitness

Nancy Anderson Fitness

Mutu System

Mom & Baby Yoga:

Ma Yoga - Liza Esayian (Costa Mesa)

Ma Yoga - Lauren Horn (Irvine) & Jamie Hanson (SJC)

Find Your Zen Yoga - Christina Ratusznik (CDM)

Mohm (Mission Viejo)

Mom & Baby Pilates:

Pilates Mindful Movement - Laura Piini (CDM)

Postnatal Pilates:

Sarton Physical Therapy - Lisa Dietzel (Tustin)

Pilates Mindful Movement - Laura Piini (NB)

Kor Pilates - Rebecca Nelson (HB)

Postnatal Personal Trainers:

Phirm Physique - Janine Mahendran 

Mom Friendly Workout Places:

The Daily Method (NB) - childcare available

Rock-a-Barre Baby (Costa Mesa)

Stroller Strides/Fit4Mom (Various locations)

OC Fitness Mama (Costa Mesa)

Sleep Coach:

All Things Behavior - Joanna Martindale

Pediatric Physical Therapy:

PT for Baby - Katie Donnelly (in your home)

Infinity Kids (Lake Forest)

Pure Pediatric Therapy (Laguna Hills)

Pediatric & Postpartum Cransiosacral Therapy:

Tracy Blum Physical Therapy (Laguna Hills)

Pediatric Chiropractic:

Dr. Valerie Chiropractic - Dr. Valerie Farino (Irvine)

Backs, Babies, & Bellies - Dr. Brittney Cicon (Lake Forest)

Angell Chiropractic - Dr. Jennifer Angell (NB)

Advanced OC Wellness - Dr. Tara Pierce (NB)

Infant Massage Therapists/Educators:

Babylove - Christy Gochez (Ladera Ranch)

Prenatal, Newborn, & Family Photographer:

Ruby Stocking - Birth Photographer

Sarah Kaempfe - Happy Healthy Babies

Bethany Ewers - Birth By The Sea

 

Naturopathic Medicine for Baby & Family:

Dr. Lauren Vreeland (Costa Mesa)

Dr. Dhurga Reddy (Costa Mesa)

Car Seat Safety:

Your Birth Team - Amanda Cagle

Recommended Pediatricians:

Raising Sages Pediatrics - Dr. Dane Fliedner (NB)

Postpartum Mental Support:

The New Mom School (NB) - Free support group

OC Postpartum Wellness Program

Shira Kfir, LCSW (NB)

Laura Navarro-Pickens, LCSW (NB)

Sonya Rasminsky, Psychiatrist (NB)

Postpartum Support International

Marriage and Family Support:

Meredith Hansen, Clinical Psychologist (NB)

Suggested Prenatal/Postantal Handouts

Online Prenatal/Postnatal Resources

Orange County physical therapy services in your home during the pregnancy, birth, & postnatal periods.

Copyright 2015 Whitney Sippl

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