Doula Support in Cerritos, CA

Cerritos doula cute baby in the bath

A doula can...

  • Help you feel more surrounded with support before and during birth (this goes for moms as well as dads and partners!)

  • Answer questions and help you locate additional resources

  • Help you prepare for your birth and postpartum experience

  • Provide comfort measures, coping techniques, encouragement, and guidance during labor and birth

  • Promote rest, recovery, and bonding with your baby in the weeks after birth

  • Help with breastfeeding and answer baby care questions

  • Help you understand what is normal and identify possible areas of concern

  • Brainstorm with you to help come up with creative solutions to challenges you may face

  • ... and so much more!

 
Having a baby has been the most earth shattering, humbling, and overwhelming experience in our lives. Megan and Marlee’s presence throughout was always comforting, calming, and reassuring. To us, they were invaluable.
— Sarah
Cerritos birth doula Megan and Marlee Malone-Franklin

About Megan and Marlee, doulas in Cerritos, CA

We've been supporting families during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum since 2014. We attend Lakewood home births, and also serve clients birthing at Long Beach MemorialLos Alamitos Medical Center, and Beach Cities Midwifery.


I'm looking for a:


Cerritos doula Marlee Malone-Franklin postpartum doula

Are you in search of an understanding and knowledgeable companion to accompany you through the journey of labor and birth?

Are you looking for practical and emotional support as you settle in at home with your baby?

Are you trying to find a meaningful childbirth preparation class before your little one arrives? 

We're here for you.

We have been providing prenatal childbirth education, labor support, and help for families with a new baby since 2014, and we love love LOVE working with parents in Orange County and Long Beach!

We have training through Childbirth InternationalStillbirthday, and we are Advanced Birthing From Within mentors, so you'll find we may approach the experiences of welcoming a baby a bit differently than other birth professionals in the area.

We strive to offer nonjudgmental support to everyone we work with, offering a safe space to experience the range of emotions this time of life can bring. We honor your journey into parenthood as a rite of passage, not just a medical event.

We offer a free consultation so we can get to know each other and learn how we can best serve you on your journey into parenthood.


Local Resources for Cerritos Pregnancy, Birth, & Postpartum

Acupuncture

CW Acupuncture
11821 Del Amo Blvd
Cerritos, CA 90703
562.403.0127
cwacupunctureclinic.us


Baby & Me

Cerritos Library
18025 Bloomfield Ave
Cerritos, CA 90703
562.916.1350
ci.cerritos.ca.us

Oodles Kids' Gym
19101 Bloomfield Ave
Cerritos, CA 90703
562.888.1496
oodlesusa.com


Chiropractic

Cerritos Chiropractic
11480 South St Ste 208
Cerritos, CA 90703
562.865.0504
cerritoschiropractic.com


CPR & First Aid Class

My CPR Link
18304 Susan Place
Cerritos, CA 90703
714.209.2504
mycprlink.com


Family Attractions

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
18000 Park Plaza Dr
Cerritos, CA 90703
562.916.8501
cerritoscenter.com

Heritage Park
18600 Bloomfield Ave
Cerritos, CA 90703
562.916.8570
cerritos.us


Maternity Clothes

Motherhood
449 Los Cerritos Center
Cerritos, CA 90703
562.403.2539
motherhood.com


Pediatricians

Edward Tellez, MD
16510 Bloomfield Ave
Cerritos, CA 90703
562.229.0902
edwardtellezmd.com


Prenatal Massage

Bamboo Health Spa
11452 South St
Cerritos, CA 90703
562.392.0007
locu.com

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa
13247 South St
Cerritos, CA 90703
562.344.5935
handandstonecerritos.com


 Photo of the Cerritos Civic Center from cerritos.us

Photo of the Cerritos Civic Center from cerritos.us


Other Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Professionals who serve Cerritos

OC Belly Binding
ocbellybinding.com

OC Car Seats
Car Seat Education & Installation Services
occarseat.com

Orange County Midwifery
ocmidwifery.com

Pannolino Diaper Service
ocdiaperservice.com

Sarton Physical Therapy
Women’s Health / Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
pelvichealing.com

Stephanie Ramirez-Hudnall
Babywearing Educator & Cloth Diaper Consults
ladoulaoblongata.com

The Heirloom Company
Nanny Placement & Consulting Services
heirloomfamily.com

Unfold Yoga
Prenatal & Postpartum Yoga
unfoldyogaoc.com

Your Birth Team
Placenta Encapsulation & Overnight Postpartum Doula Services
yourbirthteam.com

Brandy Ferner
In-Home Postpartum Massage
brandyferner.com

Brittney Cicon
Chiropractic
ocmidwifery.com

Coastline Chiropractic
In-home Prenatal, Postpartum, and Infant Chiropractic
coastlinechiro.com

Jennifer McNeil Photography
Maternity & Newborn Photography
jennifermcneilphotography.com

Laguna Beach OBGYN
OB + Midwife Combo
lagunabeachobgyn.com

Ma Yoga
Prenatal, Postpartum, and Baby & Me Yoga
mayoga.com

Melia Perrizo Physical Therapy
Women’s Health / Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
meliaperrizopt.com

Megan Joyce Wellness
Acupuncture
joycewellness.com

Moondance Childbirth Services
Infant Massage Instruction
moondancechildbirth.com

Natural Life Chiropractic
Prenatal, Postpartum, and Infant Chiropractic Care
naturallifechiro.com

 


Cerritos postpartum doula baby hand in parent hand