Member support resources - new mothers

This list includes resources compiled by Community Support and GGMG members. If you are a GGMG member requiring extra support, please contact communitysupport@ggmg.org

If you would like to add to the list or make a suggestion, please contact resourcelist@ggmg.org

**GGMG Members** are noted
**Member recommended** vendors have been mentioned on the forums

You may also want to look at GGMG playgroups: http://www.ggmg.org/playgroups.html

Lactation Consultants and Counsellors

CPMC Newborn Connections
Free phone advice, also a $20 latch clinic (requires phone consult to confirm that latch is a problem). They also have drop in groups for $5 (see groups section).
3698 California St
(415) 600-2229
http://www.cpmc.org/services/newbornconnections/

Melitta Hoder IBCLC PCD CMT
(415) 586-8468

Katie Howser IBCLC DONA
(209) 968-5197
http://katiehowser.com

Susan Bell DONA, Lactation Counsellor
Offers 10% discount to GGMG members.
http://www.goldengatebaby.com/

Caroline Kerhervé IBCLC DONA
http://carolinekerherve.com/
contact@carolinekerherve.com
415-867-6873

Tracy Masillon IBCLC
http://www.themilkyears.com/index.html

Anne St John IBCLC RN PNP
(415) 225-9005
http://www.anniestjohn.net/Home.html

Birth preparation classes/groups

Natural Resources
1367 Valencia St (at 25th)
(415) 550 2611
http://store.naturalresources-sf.com/classes

CPMC Newborn Connections
3698 California Street, 94118
Tel: (415) 600-BABY (2229)
www.cpmc.org/services/newbornconnections/classes/

UCSF Great Expectations
2356 Sutter Street
(415) 353-2667
http://whrc.ucsf.edu/whrc/gex/classes.html
Members particularly recommend: Mindfulness Based Childbirth with Nancy Bardacke (who also recently wrote a book: Mindful Birthing)

Mindful Body - hypnobirthing
2876 California Street 94115
TEL: 415.931.2639
ww.doula.com/hypnobirth

Rachel Yellin
www.rachelyellin.com/

Birth doulas

Sandra Lloyd
www.divadoula.com/

Shannon Padlog

www.empoweredmamas.com

Patti Fordham
www.pattifordham.com/

Lauren Miller
buckley730@gmail.com

Marin Doula collective - Michaela and Toni
www.marindoulacollective.com/

Esther Gallagher
www.esthergallagher.com/

Cindy Whitman-Bradley
www.tamalpaisdoulacare.com/

SF Birth Doulas - Elizabeth Porter
http://asanfranciscodoula.com/

Farrell Topham
http://www.urbanmotherdoula.com

Beth Rees
http://mindfuldoulaarts.com/about-beth-rees/

Britt Fohrman
http://www.brittfohrman.com/

Katie Louderback
http://katielouderback.com/

Lotus Touch - Ann
www.thelotustouch.com/doula.html

Reise Tanner
www.seedinthegarden.com/

Kara Englebrecht
www.mothercraftmidwifery.com/

Mothers groups (including breastfeeding support groups)

GGMG Playgroups
http://www.ggmg.org/playgroups.html

CPMC Newborn Connections
Drop in lactation support group on Weds from 11-12.30 and Fri from 10-11.30 ($5). See the lactation consultant section for other services offered.
3698 California St
(415) 600-2229
www.cpmc.org/services/newbornconnections/

Natural Resources
Natural Resources have several different drop in groups, including a breastfeeding circle on Monday afternoons. They also offer prenatal and parenting classes.
1367 Valencia St (at 25th)
(415) 550 2611
http://store.naturalresources-sf.com/classes

Sprout San Francisco
Offer Breastfeeding and latch support clinics
http://www.sproutsanfrancisco.com/events/san-francisco/

Recess
Discount available (see: www.ggmg.org/discount_alpha.php)
470 Carolina St
(415) 701-7529
www.recessurbanrecreation.com/

New Mothers’ Groups

Natural Resources New Mom & Baby Group
A drop in class on Thursdays. Other classes are available to twins/multiples, solo mamas and working moms.
http://store.naturalresources-sf.com/classes

Recess Playgroups
Dates/times dependent on age of child:
http://www.recessurbanrecreation.com/recess-playgroups/

Elizabeth Sullivan, MFTI
Mother Nurture: A Group for Moms
(415) 508-7086
www.elizabethceceliasullivan.com

Night Doulas

Marie Burke
(415) 756-4700

Trinity Doulas (Mary and Olive)
(415) 420-9090
http://trinitynightdoulas.com

Danusa Tyron
(415) 336-2953
dany@infotronix.com

Connie Hennessey
(415) 756-0313

Carseat Installation

Certified installation experts can be found at: http://www.safercar.gov/cpsApp/cps/index.htm

California Highway Patrol
Free inspection, but there is a waiting list
455 8th St
415-557-1094

Buckled Baby - a service to help you ensure your car seat is properly installed
Comes to you
415-580-1977
info@buckledbaby.com
http://www.buckledbaby.com/


Postpartum depression
See our separate page for Postpartum Depression support. Also please contact us directly (member.support@ggmg.org) - we’re here to help our members! We’re a small team and will respect your privacy, keeping all exchanges confidential.


Updated May 2016