Le Leche League International

Le Leche League International

Our Mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

Mothering through breastfeeding is the most natural and effective way of understanding and satisfying the needs of the baby.

Birch Family Birth Services is a collective of local birth professionals who are committed to giving families in our community a better beginning.

We assist with all things pregnancy, birth, and baby!  Located at the Oaks Mall in the outdoor courtyard, they offer classes, workshops, and services to support families through the prenatal and postpartum period. Birch serves Ventura County, Los Angeles County, and its surrounding areas. Our mission is to provide you with unbiased support, tailored to your personal preferences, while ensuring that you feel informed and well prepared for labor, birth and beyond. All Birch team members adhere to high professional standards. We meet our clients where they are in their pregnancy or parenting journey, walking alongside them with unbiased support and an abundance of encouragement. Women today are bombarded with the message that there is a “right” way to birth and parent. In actuality, it is up to each individual family to make those decisions for themselves. Our team of birth professionals will be there every step of the way to support, educate, and encourage families in a way that is personally tailored to their needs and preferences.

Newbury Park Acupuncture is the Private Practice of Becky Castano LAc, Dipl.OM, And Mariano Castano located inside BodyRestoration Chiropractic. Becky works along side Dr. Kristin Beierle a wonderful Chiropractor. Becky was born, raised in Ventura County, CA and grew up with a deep passion for nature, natural healing and holistic medicine. In 1998, Becky experienced Acupuncture treatment for herself which ultimately inspired her to pursue a career in Oriental Medicine. As a passionate student, Becky achieved her (MATCM) Master's Degree Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2010 and is California Acupuncture Board "Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc)" since 2011. Becky also has her National Credential from (NCCAOM) The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine honored as "Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl.OM)."Becky has also Reiki certifications, hypnotherapy certification" Additionally, Becky received Advanced training, Inspiration from Dr. Mikio Sankey, PhD, LAc , founder of "Esoteric Acupuncture", she has attended many lectures and classes Since 2006. Also She attended his Advanced Esoteric Acupuncture 4 day Intensive Seminar in Boulder CO in 2017. Becky has been a loyal Student and Patient of Mikio Sankey since 2006. She has also completed well over 350 CEUs Classes in Esoteric Acupuncture, Specialties including Pregnancy, Postnatal, Pediatrics, Male Fertility and Female Fertility. Member of the American Pregnancy Association and has also been a Birth Doula Trained by DONA with work experience as a Midwife assistant (2003). Phone Service: (805) 285-5311 Cell Phone (text) : (805) 206-7615


Becoming a mother can be a difficult, confusing and overwhelming experience for some women. A time that is supposed to be one of the happiest can become a time filled with depression and anxiety. While most new mothers experience the baby blues,

  • APPROXIMATELY 10-20% OF WOMEN WILL DEVELOP DEPRESSION IN THEIR FIRST YEAR POSTPARTUM. 

This type of depression can lead to serious health risks for both the baby and the mother and can create long lasting effects on child development and parental well being.

  • STUDIES HAVE FOUND THAT THERAPY IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO TREAT POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY. 

Village Wellness offers a unique treatment program where postpartum depression and anxiety is treated from a strength based perspective.

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