Recommended Caregivers in Sherman Oaks area
Homebirth Service of Los Angeles at Bini BirthComprehensive midwifery care since 1980 –We provide comprehensive, personalized care to families who wish to give birth at home. Our services include prenatal care, assistance throughout active labor and birth at home, and postpartum follow-up visits. Excellent board certified obstetricians are available for consultation and referral as needed.
Rebecca Burditt, IBCLC, RLC,
Postpartum Doula at The Pump Connection
The Pump Connection provides current, evidence-based lactation support to enhance each clients lactation experience. Each client receives personalized attention tailored to their specific needs to help empower families during their breastfeeding journey.
We realize that having a new baby brings lots of questions and concerns and many parents tell us that they receive conflicting advice which often confuses them. Our goal is to reduce parents’ anxiety by offering time-tested solutions to simple or complex breastfeeding issues in a warm, supportive and non-judgmental environment in order to increase the prospects for breastfeeding success.
Roza Baghdassarian MA, LLLL, IBCLC – MILC (Mother-Infant Lactation Center)
at Bini Birth
Welcome to the Mother Infant Lactation Center, otherwise known as MILC. As a full-service lactation center, MILC was founded by Roza Baghdassarian, with the expectant and new mother in mind. At MILC we believe in promoting bonding and healthy attachments and seek to offer family centered breastfeeding support and education with up-to-date research findings as well as the practical experience of other mothers.
MILC offers private in office and home visit lactation consultations, prenatal breastfeeding classes and support groups, custom fitting for maternity and nursing bras/sleepwear and clothing with a large inventory as well as being a rental station for medical grade rental breastpumps and baby weigh scales.
Bini Birth Registry for birth doulas
Are you interested in hiring a Doula for your birth? Bini’s doulas are well respected among doctors, midwives, nurses, and other professionals in the birth community. Our registry is exclusice for doulas we train or that we have known for many years in the birth community. It is an “invitation only” registry, meaning, we only refer doulas we know personally and well.
Melanie Wachsman: I am a certified birth and postpartum doula and lactation educator serving Los Angeles, California and surrounding areas. My commitment as a doula is to ensure you have the birth you envision. Whether your path includes meditation, medication or both, you can count on the birth to be what you design for you and your child’s birthing experience.
Postpartum Doula Services
Sylvana Pozzatto – One Sacred Mama
Sylvana Pozzatto – “My role as a postpartum doula is to help you find a sense of calm and balance within yourself so that you can discover your new self as an amazing mother/father. I will help you adjust to newborn life with breastfeeding support, bottlefeeding/formula feeding support, basic infant care (tips/techniques), nursery organization, babywearing support, cloth/disposable diapering, general mother/father support, birth recovery/healing, resources/ referrals, running errands, light housework and meal preparation as needed.”
Kathrine Augar – The Los Angeles Doula
at Bini Birth
Kathrine Auger currently works as a birth and postpartum doula and offers private childbirth preparation, breastfeeding, and newborn care classes as well as postpartum consultations. She also teaches DONA postpartum doula trainings and leads support groups.
Diana Lynn Barnes, Psy.D at Bini Birth
Specializing in women’s maternal mental health, Diana Lynn Barnes Psy.D is an internationally recognized expert in the field of women’s reproductive mental health. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders that occur around the child bearing years.
Postpartum passages support group for new moms meets Thursdays 10:30-11:30. Call Bini Birth to register.
Prenatal and Postpartum Massage Therapists
Jenna Denning – Hands on Mom Massage at Bini Birth
Jenna has been a massage therapist for more than a decade, specializing in therapeutic prenatal and postpartum massage. Her work is a combination of therapeutic Deep Tissue and relaxing Swedish Massage, which creates freedom and movement in the body while providing a healing and relaxing experience and brings balance to a body full of change. Each session is tailored to your individual needs to alleviate your aches and pains and help you feel relaxed and renewed.
Placenta Encapsulation Services
Birth/ Postpartum doula and Placenta Encapsulation by Kim Neer
Placenta encapsulation by Kim Neer is The process of turning your steamed, dehydrated, and ground placenta into pill form. Taken in the days following birth, it is believed to have numerous health and general well being benefits. I use the Traditional Chinese Method to prepare the placenta, gently steaming it over a bed of lemon slices and fresh ginger, which is said to encourage warmth and healing in the body.
Reiki and Hypnotherapy
is a Holistic Therapist, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Birthing Doula, Imagery Master, Reiki Master, and Artist. Adriana is bilingual in English and Spanish, and is currently in private practice in West Hills, CA. Her passion of helping others, and love for guiding each individual to unlocking their true potential and creating positive permanent change led her into this field.
Family and Kids’ Yoga
Little Heroes Yoga
Kids’ Yoga for the Courageous, Little Heroes Yoga, is approachable, interesting, creative and dynamic kids’ yoga and family yoga that allows everyone to be themselves completely. When we practice Little Heroes Yoga we meet ourselves on the mat as we are and tap into the heroic abilities within each of us through movement (asana), breathing (pranayama) and a little bit of stillness (meditation).
Mommy and Me Classes
Wright Mommy and Me classes at Bini Birth
The Wright Mommy and Me classes nurture the adjustment to motherhood and explore many topics throughout baby’s first year, while also creating a place to find new and supportive friendships with other moms. Developed by Julie Wright, MFT, co-author of The Happy Sleeper (praised by Daniel Siegel, MD, author of Whole Brain Child as “Compassionate, courageous and creative!”)
Outside the Box at Bini Birth
Our overall goal is to teach YOU how to teach YOUR child! You are your child’s first and most effective teacher! You are the “Architect” of your child’s brain! With OTB, focus is placed on specialized exercises and activities that increase brain development during the critical periods and early stages of growth.
(818) 348-PLAY (7529)
Clear Mind Hypno Therapy at Bini Birth
HypnoBirthing®-The Mongan Method , “affiliated with the HypnoBirthing Institute”, is a complete childbirth education course that prepares the Mom and her birth companion for pregnancy, birth, and parenthood. It is a rewarding, stress free method of birthing based on the belief that when a Mom is properly prepared for birthing physically, mentally and emotionally, she can experience the joy of birthing her baby in an easier, more comfortable, and often pain free manner. The end result is a happy, healthy and calm baby and Mom.
Earth Baby Boutique
All Things Natural for Baby and Mom. Cloth Diapers..Baby Carriers..Organic & Natural products and gifts.
Sherman Oaks, CA
A Mother’s Haven
Support Center and Baby Boutique
Restaurants Near Ma Yoga Sherman Oaks – Bini Birth
12851 Riverside Drive, Studio City, CA 91607 (1 mile away) – Excellent menu, healthy, organic, tons of vegetarian
Right across the street from Hugos, on Coldwater Canyon. Limited outdoor seating, delicious, healthy, organic tacos, burritos, and bowls.
12905 Riverside Drive, Studio City, CA 91607 (1 mile away) outside seating.
Carnival Restaurant (Lebanese)
4356 Woodman Ave, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 (1/2 mile away).
Westfield Fashion Square Mall (200 yards away)
Food court – great choices and tons of seating.
14107 Riverside Drive, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Sushi, fruit, salad bar, fresh juice. No seating so grab and bring to Bini.
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