Community Resources  

After working with mamas in Marin County for over a decade collectively between the three of us, we have heard loads of reviews and recommendations about service providers that mamas benefit from. So we wanted to offer that list here for you. May you be fully resourced and seek the support you deserve as you navigate the most demanding job of all.  

If you're a service provider and would like to be featured here, please send us an email! 

Birth Doula

Clara Love 

Clara Love supports families from pregnancy to parenthood integrating skills as a birth doula, lactation educator counselor and prenatal yoga teacher. 

Website:  https://clara.love

Mollee Franklin

Mollee Franklin is an award winning and experienced Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula and Lactation Educator that has been supporting birthing people and families since 2004. Mollee also teaches childbirth education classes and is an invaluable partner in helping people as they go through the process of welcoming a baby.

Website:  https://www.marindoulaservices.com

Lactation Consultant

Erin Brown 

A licensed Midwife and International board certified lactation consultant with over 25 yrs of experience working with birthing families and breastfeeding moms. Although no longer attending births, Erin brings her experience from attending over 500 births and assisting hundreds of other moms to initiate and maintain lactation to meet their breastfeeding goals.

Email:  erinmidwife@gmail.com / (415) 415-4301

Marie Morrow Wright 

My practice is about bringing calm, comfort and ease to your baby feeding journey. So much emphasis is placed on the birthing experience but what about when you arrive home and are navigating life? I help families with whatever goals they have in feeding their infant- from the first days to weaning. I provide home visits during off hours, as well as FaceTime help during the times when it’s needed, since breastfeeding issues can arrive at all times.

Website:  https://www.marieclc.com

Massage 

Elizabeth Shelhart 
Practicing in Marin since 2001, Elizabeth Shelhart offers prenatal and postpartum massage therapy for relaxation as well as pain relief and draws on her experience as a meditation and yoga teacher as well as her birth doula work.

Website:  https://www.eshelhart.com

Kaytee Fink

Kaytee offers Therapeutic | Restorative | Relaxation Massage ~ Arvigo Abdominal Treatments. With a focus on the Pre/Postpartum body, she aims to provide a foundational understanding of how muscles work together to support and empower you to move in your body in the most balance, stabilizing and effective ways possible.

Website:  http://www.livingtreemassagetherapy.com

Meal Prep

Sydney Bliss  

Milky Oat is a postpartum meal delivery service that utilizes the highest quality ingredients from local farmers and partners with a mindful approach to menu design in order to meet the nutritional needs of the postpartum mother. Founded by Sydney Bliss, postpartum doula & mother’s chef, Milky Oat offers six-week & one-week meal packages, partner add-on packages, and many delicious and soothing additional products to support postpartum restoration.

Website:  https://www.milkyoat.com

Midwife

Lea Ritter 

Bay Area Homebirth offers full spectrum midwifery services including well-woman, prenatal, birth and postpartum care. In our practice birth is viewed as a profound and healthy function of the body. Our midwives have a combined 45 years of experience and always strive for exceptional, family centered care.

Website:  https://learittermidwife.com/

Parenting Support 

Jennifer Curtis - RIE Parenting 
Jennifer’s passion is supporting family empowerment and wellbeing in the perinatal year and beyond, offering birth doula support, infant massage education and “Free to Be…” parent-child classes in Marin and Sonoma Counties.

Website:  https://heartfulbirth.com/

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist 

Claire Miller 

Claire Bernard Miller is an Orthopedic and Women's Health Physical Therapist who specializes in prenatal and postpartum care, as well as sports-related injuries, to help you live, move and perform better.

Email:  claire@activateptw.com

Marci Silverberg

Marci Silverberg, MPT, has a holistic approach focused on supporting women to feel empowered for birth and strong in their bodies during pregnancy and after, so they can return to activities they love without leaking or pain. 

Website:  https://www.marcipt.com