Birth Area Family Support Centers
It’s takes a village not only to raise a child, but to prepare for one. However you choose to take advantage of the diverse educational support within the greater bay area, know that you will be well cared for. Whether it be parent education classes, discussion or support groups, there are people within this community that are dedicated to that aspect of your health.
1337 45th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
BellyFull Birth’s classes are fun, interactive, informative, unbiased and evidence based. Blend with that ancient yogic practices to create a broad lens from which to see and think about pregnancy, birth and postpartum.
1051 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Natural Resources is a beloved community Non-Profit that supports new and expectant families through classes, essential products, and community.
Blossom Birth and Family
290 California Ave, Suite A
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Blossom’s mission is to provide new and expectant families with services, resources and support for a healthy, informed and confident pregnancy and parenthood.
Then Comes Baby
3657 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
Then Comes Baby’s mission is to Support strong families, empower parents, and foster community connections. They believe that all parents should have access to quality evidence-based information they need to make informed-decisions for their families.
Family Tree Wellness Center
431 Monterey Road, Suite 7
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Family Tree Wellness’ vision includes creating a space where women and families feel welcome, inclusive of their most painful suffering and difficult emotions. Their shared wish is that the shame of suffering through depression and anxiety, loss, trauma, grief, disconnection and despair that so often accompanies the reproductive years can be lifted and held with tenderness and wisdom by a larger group. It is their aim to educate, honor and support all people as they traverse the rocky, expansive terrain of reproduction.
Harmony Birth & Family
621 E. Campbell Ave, Suite 14
Campbell, CA 95008
Harmony offers a comfortable, nurturing environment in which to learn, practice, laugh, connect, give, and receive support. Their intimate setting allows you to get unbiased information, have fun, and make meaningful connections while taking classes to prepare and navigate birth, breastfeeding, baby care and everything that comes with being a parent. Their hope is that you feel informed, connected, and honored in your choices and experiences along this journey.
P.O. Box 26428
San Jose, CA 95159
Las Madres began in 1953 when 12 mothers came together at a childbirth preparation class. The Las Madres mission is to provide neighborhood and community-wide forums for educational assistance and support for children and their parents or caregivers pertaining to parenting and early childhood mental, physical and social development.
South Bay Homebirth Collective/Haumea Birth
967 W. Hedding Street, Suite 110
San Jose, CA 95126
The South Bay Homebirth Collective/Haumea Birth was conceived several years ago as a way to bring the home birth community together through education and support. They are a group of six independent, licensed midwives, along with doulas, and other complimentary practitioners who have come together to offer holistic home birth midwifery, well-woman [sic] care, doula services and support for expectant and new families. Some of their practitioners also offer childbirth preparation classes specifically geared toward home birth.
The Circle Family Center
245 Sea Ridge Rd, Suite C
Aptos, CA 95003
A non-profit, located in Aptos, with a mission to support all new and expectant families in Santa Cruz County. They offer groups, classes & workshops to support families as they navigate pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and parenting.