Dedicated to the health of our community's growing families - LGBTQ PERINATAL WELLNESS CENTER

LGBTQ Perinatal Wellness Associates:


















Dr. Meghan Lewis, Founder
Integrative Perinatal & Somatic Therapies
Holistic Hypnotherapy 
Art Therapy
Support Groups 
Preconception Services
Birth & Postpartum Doula Support
Bodywork: Acupressure, Reflexology, 
Reiki, Cranialsacral, Swedish-Esalen

















Aimee Ruiz, LAc
Acupuncturist 


















Deshaye Faughtner, LAc
Acupuncturist



















Kathleen Scheible, CCH
Homeopath


















Atava Garcia Swiecicki
MA, RH(AHG)
Clinical Herbalist




















Tanya Stiller
Nutritionist
tanyapixie@yahoo.com






















Michael Horn, DO
Osteopath






















Julie Trestman, DC
Chiropractor

















Rocco Foronda, BA, CMT, 
Founder of Bayan Roots
Prenatal Shiatsu, Acupressure, 
Deep Tissue, Swedish, 
Trigger Point Therapy


















Candace Palmerlee, CMT, CD
Hendrickson Method Bodywork


















Tomi Knutson, CMT
Prenatal, Postpartum &
Pediatric Cranialsacral Therapy




















Andrea Ruisquez, LM
Oakland Partera Midwifery
Homebirth Midwifery
Placenta Encapsulation


















Cindy Haag, LM
Birth Center Midwifery Care at 
Pacifica Family Maternity Center

















Ellen Levitt, LM
In-home Inseminations
Prenatal & Postpartum Midwifery Care

















Kai Shatteen, 
Birth & Postpartum Doula
Placenta Encapsulator
Program Director of Hatch
Community Doula Program


















Tabitha Ames, CCCE, CLD, CPD
Birth & Postpartum Doula
Childbirth Educator



















Britt Fohrman 
Birth Doula & Perinatal Yoga Instructor

















Shift Hailey
Birth & Postpartum Doula
Placenta Encapsulator
doulashift@rocketship.com


















Brigette Barnato
Birth Doula
Placenta Encapsulator




















Cassandra Chase
Birth & Postpartum Doula
Placenta Encapsulator

















Farrell Topham, CD, CPD, 
HCHD, IBCLC
Lactation Consultation
















Yael Martinez, MSW
Childbirth & Lactation Educator
Perinatal Social Worker
yaelismar@gmail.com

















Elsa Asher, MS, CD(DONA) 
Perinatal Trauma Resolution 

















Chanti Smith, CPM, LM, SEP
Perinatal Trauma Resolution

















Karen Erlichman, MSS, LCSW
Spiritual Guidance 
Psychotherapy


















Sade Huron
Intuitive Healer

















Akasha Madron
Astrologer, Tarot Reader, & Clarivoyant



















Deena Neff, MD
Integrative Family Medicine



RESOURCES:

LGBTQ Adoption

Adoption Connection













Adoption SF


LGBTQ Family Attornies

Emily Doskow










Oasis Legal Services










Transgender Law Center










Deborah Wald










LGBTQ Family Affirming Sleep Support

Sleep Saavy











LGBTQ Family Affirming Sperm Banks

The Sperm Bank of California









LGBTQ Family Affirming Websites 

Abundant Beginnings













Birth for Everybody


ESME-  Empowering Solo Moms Everywhere 













Gays with Kids













International Family Equality Day










It Gets Better Project









Mombian








LGBTQ Family Resource Agencies


COLAGE- Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere






Family Equality Council










Gender Spectrum










Oakland LGBTQ Community Center











Our Family Coalition













Somos Familia Sprout Family










SprOUT family








LGBTQ Family Portrait Photographers

Kersh Branz











EPLi Photography