Doula Support in Long Beach, CA

Long Beach doula happy 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 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, Long Beach
Long Beach birth doula Megan and Marlee

About Megan and Marlee, doulas in Long Beach, CA

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

 

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Local Resources for Long Beach Pregnancy, Birth, & Postpartum

Acupuncture

Well Within
3215 E Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90803
562.370.0470
wellwithinnow.com

Simple Health
3939 Atlantic Ave Ste 223 & 203
Long Beach, CA 90807
562.426.8247
simplehealthacupuncture.com


Birth Center

Beach Cities Midwifery & Women's Healthcare
1224 E Wardlow Rd
Long Beach, CA 90808
562.912.4421
beachcitiesmidwifery.com


Breastfeeding Support

Susan Orr, IBCLC
3833 Worsham Ave Ste 301
Long Beach, CA 90808
562.595.5479
columbiapediatrics.com


Children's Boutiques

Born Free
191 Park Ave
Long Beach, CA 90803
562.342.6993
bornfreeboutique.com

Sweet Threads
2746 E Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90803
562.439.7933
shopsweetthreads.com


Chiropractic

Dr Annie Yeakel, DC
6324 E Pacific Coast Hwy Ste C
Long Beach, CA 90803
562.493.5600
blochchiropractic.com


CPR & First Aid

Bixby Health & Safety
3520 Long Beach Blvd Ste 205
Long Beach, CA 90807
562.426.5035
bhas.ws

Long Beach Fire Department
3205 N Lakewood Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90808
562.570.2568
longbeach.gov


Craniosacral Therapy

Maria Weston
911 E San Antonio Dr Ste 5
Long Beach, CA 90807
562.786.5174
gentlespirit.massagetherapy.com

Long Beach Spine & Rehabilitation
3434 N Los Coyotes Diagonal
Long Beach, CA 90808
562.938.8770
longbeachchiro.com


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Photo of Aquarium of the Pacific from thingstodoinsoutherncalifornia.org

Family Attraction

Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
562.590.3100
aquariumofpacific.org


Hospitals

Long Beach Memorial Miller Children's & Women's Hospital
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
562.933.5437
memorialcare.com

St. Mary Medical Center
1050 Linden Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
562.491.9000
dignityhealth.org


New Parent Support Group

Miller Children's and Women's Hospital Long Beach
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
800.636.6742
memorialcare.org


Newborn Photography

Miranda North Photography
2022 E 4th St
Long Beach, CA 90814
562.673.2627
mirandanorth.com

Photography by Yaz
3732 Stearnlee Ave
Long Beach, CA 90808
323.384.6105
photographybyyaz.com


Parent & Baby Classes

Gymboree Play & Music
4148 N Viking Way
Long Beach, CA 90808
562.429.4886
gymboreeclasses.com


Pediatricians

Columbia Pediatrics
3833 Worsham Ave Ste 301
Long Beach, CA 90808
562.595.5479
columbiapediatrics.com

Solomon Laktineh, MD
780 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
562.624.1111
longbeachkidsmd.com


Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Support

Rose Hanna, LMFT
5199 E Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 400
Long Beach, CA 90804
562.291.6356
rosehanna.com


Prenatal Massage

Maria Weston
911 E San Antonio Dr Ste 5
Long Beach CA 90807
562.786.5174
gentlespirit.massagetherapy.com

Body Balance Massage
5520 E 2nd St #3
Long Beach CA, 90803
562.319.3139
bodybalancemassagetherapy.com


Prenatal Yoga

Long Beach Prenatal Yoga
4005 E 4th St
Long Beach, CA 90814
562.434.8888
longbeachprenatalyoga.com

FreeSpirit Yoga
3910 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90807
562.989.9959
freespirityoga.com


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View of downtown Long Beach from visitlongbeach.com


Other Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Professionals who serve
Long Beach

OC Belly Binding
ocbellybinding.com

Pannolino Diaper Service
ocdiaperservice.com

The Heirloom Company
Nanny Placement & Consulting Services
heirloomfamily.com

The Lullaby Lounge
CPR Classes
thelullabylounge.com

Your Birth Team
Car Seat Installation, Placenta Prep
yourbirthteam.com

Brandy Ferner
Postpartum Massage & Birth Story Medicine
brandyferner.com

Fit4Mom Long Beach
fit4mom.com

Long Beach Breastfeeds
longbeachbreastfeeds.org

Moondance Childbirth Services
Infant Massage Instruction
moondancechildbirth.com

Mother Nurture Network
Mommy & Me, Babywearing Consults
mothernurturenetwork.com

My Gym
Children's Play & Fitness
mygym.com


Long Beach postpartum doula baby hand in parent hand

Helpful Links About Long Beach, CA

City of Irvine: longbeach.gov
Visit Long Beach: visitlongbeach.com
Zillow Long Beach Real Estate: zillow.com/long-beach-ca/
Long Beach, CA Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Beach,_California
City Data for Long Beach: city-data.com/city/Long-Beach-California.html