About Emily Schaffer

Emily SchafferEmily Schaffer received her B.A. in Holistic Health at Prescott College in Arizona and currently works as a Certified Postpartum Doula, Lactation Educator, Baby Planner, Green Proofer, infant sleep specialist and newborn care instructor. She is committed to helping with the transition into parenthood with physical and emotional support for the entire family. She emphasizes education so that new parents are better equipped to make informed decisions and have the skills to be successful.

Emily offers private consultations on baby planning, newborn care, breastfeeding & lactation advice, newborn sleep solutions, nursery preparation, greening your home and nanny hiring. In addition she also teaches many workshops in her local and on-line community. She has been published in many on-line resources: Marinmommies, SBParent and Barefoot & Pregnant. She speaks at at national conferences on Postpartum Care. Emily spends many months per year in Santa Barbara. Her vast expertise and deep connections make her an excellent resource in the Santa Barbara area. Emily currently lives in her native hometown of Mill Valley, California with her husband. They are expecting a baby girl in August, 2011


Postpartum Doula (DONA)
Lactation Educator (Evergreen Hospital)
Baby Planner (IABPP)
Green Proofer (IABPP)
Happiest Baby on the Block Educator
Dunstan Baby Language Educator
GreenBirth Educator (IMI)
Sleep Consultant (IMI)
Wholistic Infant Sleep Educator (WISE)

Advisory Board Member:

International Maternity Institute
International Academy of Baby Planner Professionals
International Maternity Institute


International Nanny of the Year 2010 for Newborn Specialist (www.nanny.org)
Ina May Gaskin award, DONA International 2010


Southern Marin Mother's Club
San Rafael Mother's Club
Barefoot and Pregnant

Speaking Engagements:

International Nanny Conference 2011
Various International webinars

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Contact Me Today
emily@SBbabyplanner.com or 415.302.6450