Doula Support in Los Alamitos & Seal Beach, CA

Los Alamitos 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 connect you to 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
Los Alamitos birth doula Megan and Marlee Malone-Franklin

About Megan and Marlee, doulas in Seal Beach & Los Alamitos, CA

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


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Los Alamitos 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 Los Alamitos & Seal Beach Pregnancy, Birth, & Postpartum

Acupuncture

Seal Beach Acupuncture
550 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 207
Seal Beach, CA 90740
714.688.6692
sealbeachacupuncture.com


Ayurveda

Vida Organic Wellness
320 Main St Ste C
Seal Beach, CA 90740
562.596.7755
vidaorganicwellness.com


Baby & Me

Los Alamitos/Rossmoor Library Story Time
12700 Montecito
Seal Beach, CA 90740
562.430.1048
ocpl.org


Children's Boutique

Premium Baby House
4430 Cerritos Ave
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
714.393.0512
premiumbabyhouse.com


Chiropractic

Braithwaite Chiropractic
12501 Seal Beach Blvd Ste 160
Seal Beach, CA 90740
562.596.6000
optimal-healthchiropractic.com

Kinesis Chiropractic & Physical Medicine
3662 Katella Ave Ste 205
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
562.508.5109
kinesisdocs.com

Glowaki Chiropractic
13001 Seal Beach Blvd Ste 300
Seal Beach, CA 90740
562.596.9854
glowakichiro.com


Craniosacral Therapy

Your Spaciousness
600 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 208
Seal Beach, CA 90740
562.685.8532
yourspaciousness.com

Rossmoor Rehabilitation
12501 Seal Beach Blvd Ste 210
Seal Beach, CA 90740
562.493.8800
rossmoorrehab.com


Hospital

Los Alamitos Medical Center
3751 Katella Ave
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
562.598.1311
losalamitosmedctr.com


Newborn Photography

Shutterbug Portraits
3782 W Cerritos Ave
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
562.594.8946
shutterbugportraitstudio.com


Pediatricians

ABC Pediatrics
3772 W Katella Ste 101
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
562.594.8853
abcpediatrics.com

Los Alamitos Pediatric Medical Group (CHOC affiliated)
10861 Cherry St Ste 305
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
562.222.5372
choc.org


Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Sarton Physical Therapy
13001 Seal Beach Blvd Ste 360
Seal Beach, CA 90740
562.285.9985
pelvichealing.com


Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Support

Kitty Cleary Adamovic, LMFT
500 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 206
Seal Beach, CA 90740       
424.254.9876
kittyadamovic.com

Amy Pesceone, LMFT
4281 Katella Ave Ste 122
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
310.480.8362
amypesceone.com


Prenatal Massage

Vida Organic Wellness
320 Main St Ste C
Seal Beach, CA 90740
562.596.7755
vidaorganicwellness.com


Prenatal Yoga

Hot Mama Fitness
662 E Katella Ave Ste M
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
714.624.3495
hotmamafitness.com


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Other Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Professionals who serve
Los Alamitos

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

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

Megan Joyce Wellness
Acupuncture
joycewellness.com

Moondance Childbirth Services
Infant Massage Instruction
moondancechildbirth.com


Los Alamitos postpartum doula baby hand in parent hand