Services

Prenatal Classes

Whether you prefer to learn in a group or in a personalized session, this class covers topics such as anatomy of the breast, the first latch, nursing positions, breast milk synthesis, what to expect during breastfeeding, latching techniques, how to know if your baby is getting enough milk, sore nipples, optimizing milk production, choosing a pump, what to do when things go wrong, engorgement, and milk storage. Classes are approximately 3 hours and include hands on practice with newborn sized baby dolls.

  • Community classes are held in Silver Lake at Gracefull Birth or in Beverly Hills at Natural Birth Center and Women's Wellness and the cost is $30 per person. Please watch for the upcoming schedule for community classes. Classes are typically Tuesday evenings. SIGN UP HERE
  • Private, individualized classes can also be held in your home or place of choice for $300. You can invite as many people as you would like to share the cost.

In-Home Consultation

Breastfeeding consultations include a brief medical history and hearing your birth story, an oral evaluation of the baby, observation of a feeding, and suggestions based on these assessments.  Discussions with you will include your breastfeeding experience to date, goals for breastfeeding, and any other questions and concerns you may have. Consultations are typically 2 hours.

Initial visits in the home are $250 which includes several follow up phone calls and texts to make sure the breastfeeding plan is going well. Follow up visits in the home are $150/hour. If you live beyond a 10 mile radius from my practice, there is an additional surcharge for travel which we can discuss before your appointment.

Initial visits at my office at Gracefull Birth in Silver Lake are $175, which includes several follow up phone calls and texts to make sure the breastfeeding plan is going well. Follow up visits in the office are $100/hour.

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Breastfeeding Support Group

What is a breastfeeding support group?

  • Mamas and their babies come together to talk about relevant issues with breastfeeding. Is baby getting enough milk? Is that color poop normal? Should I feed on one side or two? Should I still wake my baby at night?
  • Group is overseen by a certified lactation consultant and pediatric feeding specialist to answer all feeding questions.
  • Concerned about weight gain? Free pre- and post breastfeeding weights as well as  general weight checks
  • A newborn photographer will frequently be present to offer free breastfeeding portraits. She is also offering mini newborn photo sessions during the group for special pricing.
  • The GraceFull pediatric chiropractor and student craniosacral therapist are available during group to answer any questions related to your infant’s motor needs.

Where: GraceFull Birthing

Upstairs Classroom

2815 Sunset Blvd #105

Los Angeles, CA 90026

When: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month

1:30-3:30pm

Who: You and your baby

Cost: First session is always free!

$15 per week

or save with multiple weeks

$40 for 4 weeks

Back to Work

Going back to work has its own unique challenges, especially when you're breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and pumping moms need extra special support in preparation for the return to work. Consultations include discussion of mom's work hours and environment, breastmilk storage and preparation, pumping techniques and tips, increasing and maintaining your milk supply, bottle feeding, and what to expect in the transition. This consultation is $200 in your home or $150 at my office.

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Beyond the Breast

Does your baby need help transitioning to a bottle because you're going back to work or need a feeding break? Curious on when and how to introduce solids? Have a picky eater? I can help answer any concerns related to infant and toddler feeding. Babies eat differently at the breast than on a bottle, and solids are a different experience than liquids. I will help you and your little one navigate the wonderful world of food! The initial consult is $250 in your home or $175 in my office. There is a surcharge for trace if you live beyond a 10 mile radius from my practice which we can discuss when we make your appointment.

Back to Work

Going back to work has its own unique challenges, especially when you're breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and pumping moms need extra special support in preparation for the return to work. Consultations include discussion of mom's work hours and environment, breastmilk storage and preparation, pumping techniques and tips, increasing and maintaining your milk supply, bottle feeding, and what to expect in the transition. This consultation is $200 in your home or $150 at my office.

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Next Steps...

To set up a class or consultation, please e-mail

lalactation@gmail.com, call or text (616) 822-1812.