Archive for the ‘San Francisco and East Bay Resources List’ Category

This just spotted on the Berkeley Parent’s Network e-list, and it’s really worth knowing if you are pregnant or have a newborn in the East Bay area!

Breastfeeding Support Group with Happy Milk——————————————-

Please join our weekly breastfeeding support group, facilitated a Happy Milk board certified lactation consultant. We meet EVERY WEDNESDAY from 10:30 am to 12 pm at Birthways, 1600 Shattuck Ave. Suite 122, Berkeley. No RSVP required, just $10 a visit; the first half hour is for arrivals, weighing your baby and informal chatting, then we’ll begin group introductions at 11 am.

Come meet other new moms in the East Bay area – isn’t it great to know you’re not alone? Pregnant mamas are also encouraged to attend – why not start gathering your support before your baby arrives!Thank you, please pass along the word, email me with any questions and see you there! 

Submitted by: Ellen H. Schwerin, MPH, IBCLC (ellen@happymilk.us)

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Korean Soup — Delivered!.  Look at this! Postpartum home delivery, soups that are good for boosting milk production, available in the East Bay! What an excellent service. I would have loved this sort of thing as a baby gift….

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More nutrition for pregnancy and postpartum

I just discovered that a local San Francisco based midwife who I’ve been following for a while already, also has a blog on food for women! Since she works with pregnant and postpartum mothers, her recipes are geared for those nutritionally needy times. It’s packed full of recipes and encouragement, it feels like you’re part of a circle of women who are in touch with their bodies and know what they’re talking about. They are also taking 2013 as a year for being fit and healthy, and go on monthly story telling hikes in the hills around San Francisco. How wonderful does that sound?

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