Support + Resources

Local Resources

  • Alta Bates Parent Education Center - A list of classes, lectures and support groups offered through Alta Bates. A great way to meet others in the community expecting babies around the same time as you.  
  • Berkeley Parents Network - This website contains thousands of pages of recommendations and advice contributed by members of the Berkeley Parents Network, a parent-to-parent email network for the community of parents in the San Francisco Bay Area. 
  • Then Comes Baby - Classes and support for families of all ages
  • Father’s Forum - Online resource and classes for new and expectant fathers 


  • Perinatal Psychotherapy Services - A collective of psychotherapists in independent practice who specialize in issues of the childbearing years
  • Natashia Fuksman, MA specializes in working with women and couples during the pre and postnatal time periods. Her focus areass are: Postpartum transition support; Couple's support in deepening intimacy while parenting young children; and supporting individuals in shifting self critical narratives regarding body image and beyond to acceptance and compassion thus creating space for more fulfilling connections within ourselves and our closest relationships. She offers a variety of classes and groups around these topics.  
  • Annie Wright Psychotherapy, MA, MFTi  From her conveniently-located offices in South Berkeley, Annie Wright is dedicated to offering high-quality, affordable psychotherapy and counseling to individuals, couples, and families in the San Francisco Bay Area community. As a psychotherapist, Annie provides a supportive and inclusive environment with services designed to facilitate healing during times of emotional stress, confusion, and pain. She specializes in working with women and couples experiencing relationship and family struggles, depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, and in helping her clients navigate major life transitions.



Cord Blood

  • The Cord Blood Center The team provides the latest up-to-date information and free resources for expecting parents. The Cord Blood Center is committed to giving you relevant, up-to-date information on benefits, pricing and current research for cord blood stem cells.

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Golden Oak Midwives

Phone (510) 775-2229
Fax (510) 751-4554 


Golden Oak Midwives

419- 30th Street, Suite 2

Oakland, California 94609