Pregnancy Resources

Pregnancy and Postpartum Books

The Joy of Pregnancy by our perinatal educator Tori Kropp, R.N., a perinatal nurse who has delivered thousands of babies at California Pacific Medical Center, will tell you everything you need to know to have a happy, healthy pregnancy.

Nurture A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, Early Motherhood –and Trusting Yourself and Your Body by Erica Chidi Cohen a birth doula and co-founder and CEO of Loom in Los Angeles, CA.

The First 40 Days includes great healing and nourishing meals along with snacks for postpartum and lactation.

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding written by La Leche League dedicated to supporting nursing and expectant mothers.

Navigating the Unknown “is a handbook for bereaved parents, those who love them, and the medical staff who care for them”

Pregnancy Resources

Mama Lounge located on Pine and Laguna in SF

Nest Acupuncture located on Fillmore and Lombard in SF

Evidenced Based Birth 

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline offers materials about abuse and domestic violence, and referrals to shelters/community resources.

Birth Defects

March of Dimes provides materials, in English and Spanish, about genetic conditions, birth defects, recommended newborn screening tests, and bereavement related to pregnancy loss.

National Center on Birth Defects and Development Disabilities provides information about birth defects, developmental disabilities and hereditary blood disorders.