Doula Support in Lakewood, CA

Lakewood doula sleeping baby

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
Lakewood birth doula Megan and Marlee Malone-Franklin

About Megan and Marlee, doulas in Lakewood, 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 MemorialSt. Mary Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Beach Cities Midwifery.


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Local Resources for Lakewood Pregnancy, Birth, & Postpartum

Baby & Me

The Little Gym
4042 Hardwick St
Lakewood, CA 90712
562.239.4416
thelittlegym.com

Angelo M. Iacoboni Story Time
4990 Clark Ave
Lakewood, CA 90712
562.866.1777
colapublib.org


Chiropractic

In Health Family Chiropractic
5220 Clark Ave Ste 320
Lakewood, CA 90712
562.925.6825
inhealthfamilychiro.com

Lakewood Family Chiropractic
5836 Bellflower Blvd
Lakewood, CA 90713
562.461.3998
lakewoodfamilychiro.com


Craniosacral Therapy

Back to Life Chiropractic
4115 E South St
Lakewood, CA 90712
562.408.1140
haygoodchiropractic.com


Family Attractions

Del Valle Park
5939 Henrilee St
Lakewood, CA 90713
562.429.0545
lakewoodcity.org

Glacial Garden Ice Arena
3975 Pixie St
Lakewood, CA 90712
562.429.1805
trekaroo.com


Maternity Clothes

Motherhood
88 Lakewood Center
Lakewood, CA 90712
562.602.8612
motherhood.com


Pediatricians

Lakewood Pediatrics Medical Group
3650 E South St
Lakewood, CA 90712
562.633.5301
memorialcare.org


Prenatal Massage

Divine Royalty Massage
5150 E Candlewood St Ste 17C
Lakewood, CA 90712
562.513.0903
divineroyaltymassage.net


Photo of the Lakewood community garden from lakewoodcity.org

Photo of the Lakewood community garden from lakewoodcity.org


Other Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Professionals who serve Lakewood

OC Belly Binding
ocbellybinding.com

Orange County Midwifery
Ocmidwifery.com

Pannolino Diaper Service
ocdiaperservice.com

PhDMilk Lactation Consultant
phdmilk.com

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

The Birth School
Bradley Method childbirth classes
thebirthschool.com

The Heirloom Company
Nanny Placement & Consulting Services
heirloomfamily.com

Your Birth Team
Car Seat Installation & Placenta Prep
doulaorangecounty.com

Brandy Ferner
Postpartum Massage & Birth Story Medicine
brandyferner.com

Debut Photography
Maternity, Birth, & Newborn Photography
debutphoto.com

Granola Babies
Parenting Classes
granolababies.com

HypnoBirthing Orange County
hypnobirthingoc.com

Jennifer McNeil Photography
Maternity & Newborn Photography
jennifermcneilphotography.com

Laguna Beach OBGYN
OB + Midwife Combo
lagunabeachobgyn.com

Megan Joyce Wellness
Acupuncture
joycewellness.com

Moondance Childbirth Services
Infant Massage Instruction
moondancechildbirth.com


Lakewood postpartum doula baby hand in parent hand

Helpful Links About Lakewood, CA

City of Lakewood: lakewoodcity.org/
Top 5 Things to Do in Lakewood: tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g32605-Activities-Lakewood_California.html
Zillow Lakewood Real Estate: zillow.com/lakewood-ca/
Lakewood, CA Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakewood,_California
City Data for Lakewood: city-data.com/city/Lakewood-California.html