Services

Schedule/Book

All services available to book online. Prenatal classes, phone, virtual, in person office and home visits available.

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You may qualify for FREE 90 minute virtual or office consultations (home visits have an additional travel fee) through Lactation Network. To see if your insurance plan qualifies for a $0 out of pocket consultation

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Breastfeeding doesn't stop because of a pandemic
Group breastfeeding classes

Classes

Whether you prefer to learn online at your own pace or with me live, this class will empower you to begin your journey feeding your baby. This comprehensive class covers these topics and more:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the lactating body
  • Position and latch
  • Nursing positions
  • Milk supply
  • Nutrition, hydration, caffeine, alcohol, and medications while making milk
  • Pumping and bottle feeding
  • What to do when things go wrong
  • Common lactation issues
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    Fed
    The online, pre-recorded class may be purchased here: CLICK HERE. It is self-paced and has almost 3 hours of content to empower you with everything you need to know about feeding your baby!

    Pumped
    Have questions just on pumping? This recorded class walks you through everything you need to know about pumping. From picking a pump, to using the settings, to finding the right size flange. Learn how your body makes milk to help you decide when and how to pump! This class has almost 2 hours of content! CLICK HERE to enroll.

    Latched
    This recorded class covers latching your baby to everything a baby can latch to: breast/chest, bottle and pacifier. The first section covers different ways to position you and your baby to get that pain free latch. The second section covers how to pick the best bottle for your baby. The last section covers all your questions related to pacifiers! CLICK HERE to enroll.

    PRIVATE CLASSES
    Private, individualized classes will address all your personal questions and concerns before your baby arrives and runs 1.5 hours. If you have a qualifying PPO insurance plan, your class may be $0 out of pocket through Lactation Network. CLICK HERE to see if you qualify. Private classes are done over Zoom, in my office, or in your home! There is a travel fee if you would like the class to be done in your home and you live within 15 miles of my Hermosa Beach office.

    Breastfeeding Support Group
    Want to meet other local mothers feeding their babies? Weekly support group meets Wednesday's in Redondo Beach. Have all your general baby feeding questions answered while hanging out with some other amazing moms and babies! CLICK HERE to book your seat.

    In person consultations

    Lactation Consultations

    In Person Home and Office consultations : In home consultations available within a 15 mile drive of Hermosa Beach, add additional travel fee for 15-25 miles from Hermosa Beach. My office is located in Hermosa Beach, California. Please see online schedule for prices and availability.

    In person breastfeeding consultation includes:

    • Medical history and birth story
    • Oral evaluation of the baby
    • Observation of a feeding
    • Pre and post breastfeeding weight check
    • Maternal breast assessment as needed
    • Pump fitting and review of settings

    Phone consultations are not limited to geographic location and a perfect way to have all your fears and concerns related to breast or infant feeding relieved. Phone consultations are wonderful for topics such as increasing supply, pumping, going back to work, working through plugged ducts or infections, drop in supply during periods, and general questions related to supply, infant development, infant sleep and breastfeeding, or any other topics you have questions about.
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    Video/Virtual consultations are available for any stage in your breast/chest feeding journey in any geographic location. Whether you're a first time parent struggling with position and latch or a veteran parent experiencing new concerns with your latest addition, a virtual consultation will help you get on track to reaching your goals. A virtual consult still includes a full medical history and birth story and an observation of a feeding. I will guide you through position and latch. Having a second person available to help hold the phone or using a laptop for hands free is very helpful. Virtual consultations available through FaceTime, Skype or Zoom*. Please see my online schedule for pricing and availability.

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    A super bill can also be provided upon request for any consultation type to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. Reimbursement is not guaranteed, but many families receive partial to full reimbursement. Please contact your insurance company directly before booking to discuss your current insurance plan and coverage for lactation services.

    I am partnering with The Lactation Network to provide $0 out of pocket services for families with certain insurance plans ( additional travel fees for home visits do apply). To see if you qualify for FREE virtual or office lactation consultations, CLICK HERE to be redirected to Lactation Network's website.

    If a consultation is not in your current budget due to the recent pandemic, please text Julie directly as there are options available at a reduced rate and scholarship opportunities.

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    *FaceTime and Skype, while easily accessible, are not HIPAA compliant. Zoom is a safe, secure, and HIPAA compliant method for virtual consultation.

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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! In home and office consultations available and would be booked as an initial consultation. CLICK HERE to see if you qualify through Lactation Network for a $0 out of pocket consultation

    Next Steps...

    Click here to schedule online

    For questions, e-mail lalactation@gmail.com or text/call 424-386-2539
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    Find my YouTube channel LA Lactation, LLC for informational videos on many breastfeeding topics.