Doula Support in Orange County, CA

Orange County 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!
 
Orange County birth doula Megan and Marlee

About Megan and Marlee, doulas serving Orange County, CA

We are a wife-and-wife doula team, and we've been supporting families during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum since 2014.

We attend Orange County home births, and also serve clients birthing at:


Megan and Marlee’s birth services were absolutely invaluable. Before the birth I often wondered if doulas were even necessary - what if I ended up having a cesarean? Well, I did end up with a c-section, and I still wouldn’t have had it any other way! They made me feel stronger and happier while giving birth, and I felt like a tough woman that could accomplish this wonderful but trying task!
— Vanessa, Orange
 

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.


Our Favorite Local Resources for Orange County Pregnancy, Birth, & Postpartum

Acupuncture

Megan Joyce Wellness
2900 Bristol St Bldg J Ste 106
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
310.803.5459
joycewellness.com

Kristin Hauser, LAC
2900 Bristol St Bldg J Ste 106
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
healingiswithinus.com


Ayurveda

Pilar Chandler
2845 Mesa Verde Drive E Ste 8
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
949.891.2805
shrivedawellness.com


Babywearing Instruction

Gina Kegel
babybasicsoc.com


Birth Center

South Coast Midwifery
6817 Quail Hill Pkwy
Irvine, CA 92603
949.654.2727
southcoastmidwifery.com

Beach Cities Midwifery
23141 Moulton Pkwy Ste 108
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
949.215.7575
beachcitiesmidwifery.com


Birth Photography

Debut Photography
323.804.9916
debutphoto.com

Milana Photography
714.794.8374
milanaphotography.com


Birth Story Medicine

Brandy Ferner
310.403.7545
brandyferner.com


Breastfeeding Support

PhDMilk - Yolanda Fortin, Ph.D., IBCLC
18600 Main St Ste 110
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
949.424.3968
phdmilk.com

Amanda Cagle, CLEC
714.657.6409
yourbirthteam.com


Car Seat Safety, Education, and Installation

Amanda Cagle, CPST
714.657.6409
yourbirthteam.com


Children's Boutique

Granola Babies
3315 Hyland Ave Ste B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714.445.4948
granolababies.com


Chiropractic

Dr. Valerie Farino
6817 Quail Hill Pkwy
Irvine, CA 92603
949.899.0916
drvaleriechiropractic.com

Natural Life Chiropractic
614 S Brea Blvd
Brea, CA 92821
714.256.2225
naturallifechiro.com


Diaper Service

Pannolino Diaper Service
ocdiaperservice.com


Infant Massage Instruction

Moondance Childbirth Services
moondancechildbirth.com


Midwives

Lauren Slak, LM, CPM
2850 Mesa Verde Dr E #105
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
808.896.2629
wholisticwomenshealthcare.com

Jessica Breiter-Bonner, LM, CPM, RN
714.273.6611
miracleoflifemidwifery.com


Nanny Placement & Consulting Services

The Heirloom Company
949.478.5145
heirloomfamily.com


New Parent Support Group

New Mama Cafe
2850 Mesa Verde Dr E Ste 105
Costa Mesa CA 92626
949.791.7164
doulasoforangecounty.com


Obstetrician & Midwife Combo

Laguna Beach OBGYN
31852 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 200
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
949.499.2258
lagunabeachobgyn.com


Parent & Baby Activities

Fullerton Library Story Time
353 W Commonwealth Ave
Fullerton, CA 92832
714.738.6333
fullertonlibrary.org

Granola Babies
3315 Hyland Ave Ste B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714.445.4948
granolababies.com

The New Mom School
200 Newport Center Dr Ste 306
Newport Beach, CA 92660
949.679.4872
thenewmomschool.com


Placenta Encapsulation

Your Birth Team
714.657.6409
yourbirthteam.com


Postpartum Belly Binding

OC Belly Binding
ocbellybinding.com


Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Support

Marissa Zwetow, LMFT
23181 La Cadena Dr Ste 104
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
949.424.3034
postpartumhappiness.com


Prenatal & Postpartum Fitness

Fit4Mom
111 Park Ave
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949.353.7713
southoc.fit4mom.com


Prenatal Yoga

Ma Yoga
6226 Irvine Blvd
Irvine, CA 92620
714-657-6409
mayoga.com

Unfold Yoga
512 S Brea Blvd
Brea, CA 92821
714.455.9642
unfoldyogaoc.com


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