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Childbirth Classes and Educators

Anaheim

Private Location [map]
mariaphi@gmail.com
Lamaze
Maria Mills-Phillips, BS, LCCE--

Bellflower

Kaiser Permanente     562-461-6491 [map]
jill.e.hidalgo@kp.org
Lamaze
Jill E. Hidalgo, RN, BSN, LCCE, FACCE-- 

California State University Fullerton Student Health and Counseling Center     562-896-0174
Lamaze
dmcgeesmith@yahoo.com

Debra J. McGee-Smith, RN, NP, LCCE-- 

Beverly Hills

Private Location     310-274-2272
Lamaze
louisetlan@earthlink.net

Louise Arce Tellalian, RN, CLC, LCCE, FACCE-- 

Women’s Physical Therapy     818-775-1868
www.hypnobirthingca.com
HypnoBirthing
Alisha Tamburri CCHT, MH-- is a certified hypnotherapist. She teaches HypnoBirthing, The Method to Ease Fear and Pain in Birthing. Private and group classes available. She also specializes in turning breech babies and lactation.

Downey

Downey Regional Medical Center     562-920-8338
Lamaze
rshertick@aol.com

Rita Louise Shertick, RN, BSN, CLC, LCCE , RN--

Kaiser Permanente      [map]
Lamaze
bethkoup@juno.com

Elizabeth M. Koup, RN, BS, LCCE, FACCE, Lifestyle Educator--

ENCINO

Private Locations     818-317-3264
lamazewithlisa.blogspot.com    growingblessings@aol.com
Childbirth Preparation
Lisa Spiegel-- Lisa is a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator who has been teaching childbirth classes for Holy Cross Medical Center and in the San Fernando Valley for 18 years.  Her goal is to provide you with the most up to date information available to empower you to have the best birth possible.

Fountain Valley

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital     714-966-8054
Lamaze
ha.huynh@tenethealth.com
    
Ha T. Huynh, LCCE-- Program Coordinator

glendale

Family Practice of Glendale     818-249-4816
http://www.threelollies.com/Default.aspx     mgarynoni1234@gmail.com
Lamaze
Naomi Martin, LCCE,BA,RN, CLC-- Company Manager

Glendale Adventist Medical Center     818-409-8100
www.glendaleadventist.com
One Day Childbirth Prep
Childbirth Prep
Baby Care Basics
Breastfeeding
Infant Safety & CPR

Granada Hills

Private Home     818-368-8428
BradleyBirth.com/ChristineLow      klone@socal.rr.com
Infant Massage
Rebecca Noel

Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth 
Christine Low-- I have been a Bradley Method instructor and labor/postpartum doula for over 17 years and continue to be passionate about guiding my couples through a comfortable, memorable birthing experience. I keep my classes small, no more than five couples, to provide lots of individualized attention.

Huntington Beach

Private Location     555-123-4567
Lamaze

Rosalyn Roesch, RNC, IBCLC, LCCE—

Irvine

The Mama Moon Maternity Care     626-756-0056
sunny@themamamoon.com
Lamaze
Sunny T. Huang, LCCE, Birth Doula, PP Doula, Lactation Counselor-- Childbirth Educator

Kaiser Permanente OC     949-932-2575
colleenweeks@yahoo.com
Lamaze
Collen K. Weeks, FACCE, LCCE, CLE, CSE, RTS-- Perinatal Education Manager

Ladera Ranch

The Birth Academy     949-257-5021
kwrichman@gmail.com
Lamaze
Kate Richman, BSN, RN, LCCE--Consultant

Laguna Woods

Beach Cities Midwifery     949-533-2183
nlmpt@cox.net
Lamaze
Nancy L. Manix, MPT, LCCE, IBCLC-- Perinatal Educator

La Habra

Aloha Lamaze     808-263-2229
http://www.alohalamaze.com/     jbsjb@aol.com         
Janis B Bush, TTS, BA, LCCE, FACCE--

Lake Balboa

Confidence In Birth     818-388-1299
http://Confidenceinbirth.com     sharonbottomley62@gmail.com
Lamaze
Sharon
Curtin-Bottomley, RNC, IBCLC, LCCE-- I am an independent Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, UCLA trained Certified Lactation Educator, and recently completed UC San Diego’s Lactation Consultant program.   For over 29 years I have worked as a Registered Nurse in various areas including  Labor and Delivery.  Through my experiences supporting women and families during labor, birth, and early postpartum I realized this was what I loved most.

Private Location      818-388-1299
Debbie.karaman@hcahealthcare.com
Lamaze
Debbie Karaman, MPH, 
LCCE--

Lake Forest

Backs, Babies & Bellies     714-222-8759
Facebook      susan@blessedbeginnings.net
Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth
Tiffany Muscarella-- Backs Babies & Bellies is a Midwifery/Chiropractic. We have 4 home birth Licensed Midwives, a Chiropractor that specializes in pregnancy and infants, a massage therapist and a natural parenting store Rosie Posie Baby. We also have instructors that teach The Bradley Childbirth Method and Hypnobabies

Kaiser Permanente     949-697-2048
corinnabagley@gmail.com
Lamaze
Corinna T. Bagley, RNC, LCCE-- Charge RN

Private Location     949-643-8880
dianembarrows@gmail.com
Lamaze
Diane M. Barrows, OTR,  MPA, LCCE

Private Location
lamazegirl@yahoo.com
Lamaze

Laura P. Segotta, RN, BSN, LCCE--

Long Beach/Laguna Hills

Beach Cities Midwifery      562-912-4421 / 714-337-4331
Childbirth Education Workshops
www.BradleyBirth.com/SueCoffman
Sue & Ron Coffman, AAHCC, BA (Soc), CD (DONA-- My husband and I co-teach our Bradley® classes together.  We love to help new families navigate the world of pregnancy, babies, breastfeeding, and parenthood with thoughtfulness and insight so that they can make healthy & safe decisions. I am also a labor support doula (see listing under “Doulas”).

Private Location     562-208-4383
www.BradleyBirth.com/AndreaGamble
The Bradley
® Method of Natural Childbirth
Andrea and Brady Gamble, AAHCC

Long Beach Memorial, Torrance Memorial     562-933-00627; 310-517-4702
www.memorialcare.org/      
suesorr@hotmail.com
Prenatal Breastfeeding
Baby Care
Becoming a Parent
Breastfeeding Clinic
Susan Orr, PT, IBCLC--26 years of experience working with moms and babies with breastfeeding issues. pedatric physical therapist. I have taught every thing from Lamaze to Returning to work and nursing.

Los Angeles

Cedars Sinai Medical Center     310-423-5168
bernmcdonnell@yahoo.com
Lamaze
Bernadette McDonnell, PT, LCCS, PT

Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center     213-747-5542
www.pedcenter.org
mestrada@pedcenter.org
Lamaze
Magdalena Estrada, ICCE, IBCLC, LCCE--Prenatal Health Educator

LA Baby Planners     626-483-3411
www.lababyplanners.com
Hypnobabies Childbirth Hypnosis Class
Lara Pujdak-- Lara is a certified birth doula (CBI), Hypno-Doula, Hypnobabies Childbirth Hypnosis Instructor, doula trainer, Reiki Master & holds a Master’s degree. It was her own experience with childbirth that gave her an understanding of how crucial attending a “complete” childbirth class, one that is outside of the hospital setting.

Private Location     (626) 388-2191
www.wholisticmaternalnewbornhealth.org
Natural Childbirth Preparation Class
Sibling Preparation
Private Childbirth Education Classes
Breast is Best

Cordelia S. Hanna-Cheruiyot, MPH, CHES, ICCE, CLE, CBA-- is a Certified Childbirth Educator (ICEA), Certified Birth Assistant (ALACE), Certfied Lactation Educator (CAPPA), Postpartum Doula and Assistant Midwife. She has taught hundreds of couples and attended births as an Assistant Midwife and Doula/Monitrice in hospitals, birth centers and homes since 1991. Cordelia received her Masters in Public Health in Health Education and Promotion/Maternal Child Health from Loma Linda University. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) accredited by NCHEC, the gold standard for professional health educators. She has extensive experience working in the public health arena in Los Angeles as a Perinatal and Women’s Health Education Consultant, Trainer and Workshop Leader. Cordelia isthe mother of two home-born, family bedded, breastfed children,  Dylan Hanna and Aria Hanna who are now capable and bright young adults.

Lynwood

St. Francis Medical Center     310-900-8425
http://stfrancis.verity.org/our-services/family-life-center/

pamelacarmona@dochs.org
Lamaze
Pamela Carmona, LCCE, Health Educator

Malibu

Private Location     310-483-3987
www.lovethebirth.com
Informed Beginnings
Prenatal Yoga
Fear to Freedom Empowerment Workshops

Romy Karz Rapoport-- I became passionate about empowering new families after the birth of my son. I have been teaching classes for 7 years. My classes will prepare you to welcome your baby with confidence and excitement whether you are planning a Hospital or Homebirth. Please call or email me for more information!

Mission Viejo

Mission Hospital     949-365-2142
annefaustrn@cox.net
Lamaze
Anne M. Faust, MSN, RNC-OB, IBCLC, LCCE--

Montrose

SGVMC    818-939-9754
tanyacolligan@sbcglobal.net
Lamaze
Tanya C. Colligan, BA, IBCLC, LCCE-- Lactation Consultant

NEWPORT BEACH

Hoag Hospital     949-764-2229
hoaghospital.org
Prepared Childbirth
Breastfeeding
Baby Saver
Breastfeeding

All classes taught by a registered nurse.

North Hollywood

Mothers and Babys      973-216-1281
lindaamcgee@att.net
Lamaze
Linda A. McGee, MSN, RN, LCCE, IBCLC

Orange

Private location     714-337-4331
www.BradleyBirth.com/SueCoffman     doulasue@yahoo.com
Bradley Method® Natural Childbirth
Sue & Ron Coffman, AAHCC, BA (Soc), CD (DONA-- My husband and I co-teach our Bradley® classes together.  We love to help new families navigate the world of pregnancy, babies, breastfeeding, and parenthood with thoughtfulness and insight so that they can make healthy & safe decisions. I am also a labor support doula (see listing under “Doulas”).

Palmdale

Your Birth     661-441-0366
www.AVBRN.com     heather@navydoula.com         
Lamaze
Heather S. Turner, CD(DONA), LCCE-- Childbirth Educator

Pasadena

Private Location or In Your Home     626-390-3555
www.doulawithlove.com
Birth Preparation
Yvonne Novak-- Birth doula, childbirth educator, lactation support for more than 20+ years. Certified with DONA and CAPPA

Placentia

Private Location     714-985-9862
www.BradleyBirth.com/PaulineScharf     spiritfilled@sbcglobal.net
Bradley Method ® of Natural Childbirth
Pauline Scharf-- Teaching for 19 years. Labor assistant attending over 50 births. Have had 5 un-medicated births to VERY large babies. Passionate for mamas and babies. Class covers nutrition, exercises, coaching,labor, pushing, new baby care and breastfeeding.

Playa Vista

Kaiser Permanente     310-737-4850
jodigo75@yahoo.com
Jodi G Dalyai, LCCE, MS, RD--

Pomona

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center     (909) 865-9858
www.pvhmc.org     jennice.burris@pvhmc.org
Prepared Childbirth
Cesarean Birth Class
Breastfeeding
Baby Express
Friends & Family CPR
Big Brother/Big Sister
Safe Sitter Baby Sitting Class
Boot Camp For Dads

Jennice Burris-- Formerly know as Jennice Razza, I have been a Certified Childbirth Educator and Labor Doula for 22 years. I am now also the Educator Coordinator at PVHMC. Students that attend my classes will leave with a wealth of knowledge!
Pregnancy & Postpartum Stress Group
Facilitated by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D.--For more information call Anna Pavlov, PhD. at 909.469.949

Redondo Beach

Private Location    310-567-0407
sarasmildzins@yahoo.com
Lamaze
Sara Smildzins, LCCE--


Whittier College     310-378-3166
lcamparo@whittier.edu
Lamaze
Lorinda Camparo, LCCE--

San Fernando Valley

Private Location 818-317-3264
lamazewithlisa.blogspot.com          growingblessings@aol.com
Lamaze Childbirth Preparation Class
Amazing Newborn

Lisa Spiegel-- I am a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator with 16 years of teaching experience I am also a Lactation Educator and Certified Doula. I have worked with thousands of couples to help them have the best possible birth experience and look forward to helping you create the best birth possible, too.

Private Location     661-618-4570
http://breastfeedla.org/santa-clarita-valley/     ctakeda@pacbell.net
Breastfeeding
Cindee Robinson Takeda, MS, CLE, IBCLC– Consultant and Certified Lactation Educator for over 15 years and have years of experience in private practice and hospital settings (postpartum and NICU). I am experienced working with a range of situations, from private prenatal instruction to challenging and special needs cases.

San Gabriel

Private Location     626-354-0179
http://www.madeinmom.com/    
britsintheusa@sbcglobal.net
Arabella Hancock, LCCE, CLEC, Childbirth Educator

San Pedro

Rita Hachman     310-408-3041
ritajannalisa@yahoo.com
Lamaze
Rita Hachmann, LCCE--

Santa Ana

Barbara Johnson, Inc.     714-832-6352
mamadangerous@yahoo.com
Lamaze
Barbara Johnson, RN, ILCCE, IBCLC--

Santa monica

Birth Partners     310-837-5686
www.birthandbeyond.net
Natural Childbirth
Breastfeeding

Cheryl K. Baker, CCE, CD, CLE-- Cheryl Baker is a 20 + year veteran of the labor room in the capacity as this city’s most raved about labor Doula. Cheryl is a DONA certified Labor Doula, Natural Childbirth Educator and Certified Lactation Educator from UCLA. She has been a birth attendant for over 500 births and is an expert in her field. "I keep my classes fresh and fun, teaching couples tips and tricks from a doula's prespective. I know what works in the labor room."
Newborn Care
Khefri Riley, CD, CLEC, CPYT--  With over 10 years experience as a birth doula, post-partum doula and childbirth educator, Khefri helps women prepare for birth, seek empowered birth experiences and recover holistically in the post-partum period.
Birthing from Within
Deborah Roualt-- A mother of three children, Deborah's extensive childbirth-education background includes Prenatal exercise training with physical therapist and author Elizabeth Noble, and Labor Assistant training with Informed Birth and Parenting. She has been deeply inspired by the work of renowned childbirth advocate, Dr. Michel Odent, author of "Birth Reborn," who was her physician for the birth of her first child. She is a member of the Association for Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health and serves on the Advisory Group for Birthing the Future, an organization founded by photojournalist Suzanne Arms.

Mommy Care     310-394-6711
Mommycareofficial.com
Bradley Method ® of Natural Childbirth
Breastfeeding Basics
Nutrition for Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
Your Baby’s Brain
Early Childhood Nutrition

Nancy Griffin, MA, AAHCC is a certified Bradley Method childbirth instructor, a breastfeeding educator, a certified pregnancy/recovery fitness instructor and personal trainer, a child development expert and lactation consultant.

Private Location      310-582-0058
magica12@roadrunner.com
Lamaze
Annette S. Neumann, RNC, LCCE--

Sherman Oaks

Valley Birth at Two Hearts Yoga     818-775-1868
http://www.valleybirth.com
HypnoBirthing
Alisha Tamburri CCHT, MH-- is a certified hypnotherapist. She teaches HypnoBirthing, The Method to Ease Fear and Pain in Birthing. Private and group classes available. She also specializes in turning breech babies and lactation.  

Bini Birth     818-286-3944
www.binibirth.com
Bini Childbirth Workshop
Doula Training
Childbirth Educator Workshop

Ana Paula Markel-- Paula became a childbirth educator and birth doula in 2002 and is now a certified doula with DONA International, a DONA approved birth doula trainer, and a certified childbirth educator and child birth educator trainer through ICEA (International Childbirth Education Association).
Hypnobirthing
Shelly Slocum
Baby Care with Green Nesting Tips
Rachel Meyers--I  am here to offer you support, education, information and a blueprint for your home, birth or transition into parenthood. I can help you to green your nest with a Healthy Home Detox visit, Green Registry Consult or learn to nurture you new little one with Baby Care Classes!  I am a BINI Birth trained, Birth Doula(DONA, certification pending). As a Doula, I work hard with couples to create space where they are informed, confident and aware of how to create the birth experience that they want. 
Prenatal Breastfeeding Class     818-913-2228
Roza Baghdassarian, MA, LLLL, IBCLC – I am an experienced mother, La Leche League Leader and Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Roza is an experienced lactation consultant. I teach classes, offer bra fittings and private consultations in my office, in your home and at bedside in the hospital setting.