Doula Support in Mission Viejo, CA

Mission Viejo doula baby on tummy smiling

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
Mission Viejo birth doula Megan and Marlee

About Megan and Marlee, doulas serving Mission Viejo, CA

We've been supporting families during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum since 2014. We attend Mission Viejo home births, and also serve clients birthing at Saddleback Memorial and Beach Cities Midwifery birth center.

 

I'm looking for a:


Mission Viejo postpartum doula Marlee and baby Billye

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 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 Mission Viejo Pregnancy, Birth, & Postpartum

Acupuncture

Angela Kung Acupuncture & Wellness Center
27405 Puerta Real Ste 201
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949.420.1338
angelakungacupuncture.com

Ak-u-puncture Global Wellness
26800 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 560
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949.424.8956
acupunctureoc.com


Breastfeeding Support

PhDMilk
26800 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 460
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949.424.3968
phdmilk.com


Chiropractic

Allan Chiropractic
27772 Vista Del Lago Ste B14
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949.544.0333
allenchiropracticmv.com

Winchell Chiropractic
25102-C Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949.472.4114
winchellchiropractic.com


CPR/First Aid Classes

Lifeline Healthcare Education
28570 Marguerite Pkwy Ste 229
Mission Viejo, CA , 92692
949.347.0247
lifelinecpr.com


Craniosacral Therapy

Wholistic Solutions
27281 Las Ramblas Ste 200
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949.444.4884
holisticsolutionsdoc.com


Hospital

Mission Hospital
26726 Crown Valley Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
877.459.3627
mission4health.com


Maternity Clothes

A Pea in the Pod
555 The Shops Blvd At Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949.347.0940
apeainthepod.com


Pediatricians

Mia Bella Pediatrics
26161 La Paz Rd Ste 115
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949.206.0001
miabellapediatrics.com

Newport Children's Medical Group
26800 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 460
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949.364.8700
newportchildrenatmission.com


Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Support

Kei Dalsimer, Psy.D., LMFT
27201 Puerta Real Ste 300
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949.272.1628
orangecountytherapist.org

Malaika Clelland, LCSW
26431 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 260
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949.547.2050
clellandtherapy.com


Prenatal Massage

Massage Heights
26032 Marguerite Pkwy Ste A2
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949.699.3803
massageheights.com


Prenatal Yoga

Yoga Works
27001 La Paz Rd Ste 112
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949.380.9642
yogaworks.com


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Other Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Professionals who serve Mission Viejo

Brandy Ferner
Postpartum Massage & Birth Story Medicine
brandyferner.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

Melanie Smith
Certified Lactation Educator Counselor
intobeingbirth.com

Moondance Childbirth Services
Infant Massage Instruction
moondancechildbirth.com

 

OC Belly Binding
ocbellybinding.com

Orange County Midwifery
Ocmidwifery.com

Pannolino Diaper Service
ocdiaperservice.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
yourbirthteam.com


Mission Viejo childbirth class baby hand in parent hand

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