Doula Support in Placentia, CA

Placentia doula sleeping baby

A doula can...

  • Help you feel more surrounded with support before and during birth

  • 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!

Megan and Marlee’s birth services were absolutely invaluable. 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
Placentia birth doula Megan and Marlee

About Megan and Marlee, doulas in Placentia, CA

We've been supporting families during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum since 2014. We attend Placentia home births, and also serve clients birthing at St. Jude Medical Center, Kaiser Anaheim, and the South Coast Midwifery birth center.

 

I'm looking for a:


Placentia 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 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 Placentia Pregnancy, Birth, & Postpartum

Baby & Me

Placentia Library District Storytime
411 E Chapman Ave
Placentia, CA 92870
714.528.1906
placentialibrary.org


Children's Boutique

The Enchanted Toy Store
2007 E Orangethorpe Ave
Placentia, CA 92870
714.983.7212
enchantedtoystore.com


Chiropractic

Placentia Chiropractic Center
151 N Kraemer Blvd Ste 115
Placentia, CA 92870
714.996.1444
bestocchiropractor.com

Complete Balance Chiropractic & Massage
206 S Placentia Ave
Placentia, CA 92870
714.572.9555
completebalancewellness.com


Family Attraction

Tri-City Regional Park
2301 Kraemer Blvd
Placentia, CA 92870
 714.973.3180
ocparks.com


Newborn Photography

Melissa Stewardson Photography
1936 Hock Ave
Placentia, CA 92870
714.269.3150
melissastewardsonphotography.com


Prenatal & Postpartum Fitness

Fit4Mom
2301 N Kraemer Blvd
Placentia, CA 92870
714.329.3129
fit4mom.com


Prenatal Massage

Massage Envy
122 E Yorba Linda Blvd
Placentia, CA 92870
714.528.3689
massageenvy.com


 Photo of a beautiful afternoon at Tri City Park in Placentia from  smugmug.com

Photo of a beautiful afternoon at Tri City Park in Placentia from smugmug.com


Other Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Professionals who serve Placentia

Orange County Midwifery (Lindsey Meehleis, CPM)
Home Birth Midwife
ocmidwifery.com

Pannolino Diaper Service
ocdiaperservice.com

Sarton Physical Therapy
Women’s Health / Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
pelvichealing.com

Spilt Milk Nannies
Occasional Care & Date Night Babysitting
spiltmilknannies.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

Wholistic Womens Healthcare (Lauren Slak, CPM)
Home Birth Midwife
wholisticwomenshealthcare.com

Your Birth Team
Placenta Encapsulation & Overnight Postpartum Doula Services
yourbirthteam.com

 

Brandy Ferner
In-Home Postpartum Massage
brandyferner.com

Coastline Chiropractic
In-home Prenatal, Postpartum, and Infant Chiropractic
coastlinechiro.com

Emergence Midwifery (Nancy Pol, CNM)
Home Birth Midwife
emergencemidwifery.com

Jennifer McNeil Photography
Maternity & Newborn Photography
jennifermcneilphotography.com

Laguna Beach OBGYN
OB + Midwife Combo (in-hospital birth center at Mission Hospital)
lagunabeachobgyn.com

Ma Yoga
Prenatal, Postpartum, and Baby & Me Yoga
mayoga.com

Megan Joyce Wellness
Acupuncture
joycewellness.com

OC Belly Binding
ocbellybinding.com

OC Car Seats
Car Seat Education & Installation Services
occarseat.com


Placentia postpartum doula baby hand in parent hand