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Breastfeeding Consultants

The following information is provided courtesy of the Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles.

Beverly Hills / West Los Angeles / Santa Monica

Cedars-Sinai Lactation Education Center     310-423-5312

8700 Beverly Blvd., Suite 3202, Los Angeles, CA 90048.      www.cedars-sinai.edu
Also serves Greater Los Angeles Area.   Linda Kingsley, B.A., IBCLC, RLC Program Coordinator.  Mon - Sat 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Prenatal breastfeeding classes. Consults in hospital. NICU Lactation Program. Breast pump rentals & related sales. Medical translators for most languages, serve hearing impaired.

Epps, Cynthia, MS, IBCLC    310-458-6430; 310-968-0387

457 25th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90402 - 3033www.cynthiaepps.com
Also serves Los Angeles, South Bay, San Fernando Valley.   Prenatal breastfeeding classes, private instruction. Consults in hospital, client’s home. Credit cards accepted. Available weekends by appointment only.

Katznap-Yackman, Yana, BA, IBCLC, RLC    323-240-6002

Serves Marina Del Rey and West Los Angeles.            www.headfirstdoulas.net
Private breastfeeding instruction. Consults in client’s home.  Available weekends and evenings.

MCH Services Inc., Rona Cohen, RN, MN, IBCLC    800-822-6688

P.O. Box 6241, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-1241.          www.mchservicesinc.com 
National & International Corporate Lactation Program.  Prenatal education through corporate lactation programs only. Breast pump sales. Credit cards accepted.

Slavick, Suzy, RN, IBCLC    310-871-3554

145 South La Peer Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2601.   www.bhpumpcenter.com
Also serves Culver City.  Private breastfeeding instructions. Consults in hospital, office, client’s home. Breastpump and rental and sales of related supplies. Credit cards accepted. Available weekends and evenings. Hebrew spoken. Experienced in hospital setting, warm and supportive approach.

Tellalian, Louise Arce, RN, CLC, FACCE    310-274-2272

1911 San Ysidro Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-1520. Serves Greater Los Angeles.
Prenatal breastfeeding classes; small group in home setting on Saturday AM with phone follow-up. Private instruction available. Phone counseling.

The Sanctuary Breasfeeding Resource Center    877-552-6437

Kimberly Durdin, IBCLC11965 Venice Blvd. Suite 307, Los Angeles, CA 90066www.birthsanctuary.com
(24 Hours / 7 Days) Prenatal, post partum breastfeeding classes, support group. Consults in hospital, clinic, client’s home. Breast pump rentals, sales and related sales. Low cost services available.

Miracle Mile / Hollywood / Silverlake / Downtown

Wachsmann Melanie, CLE, CD. CPD. Doula Mellie    310-435-6760

Los Angeles, CA 90016   Also serves West LA, Santa Monica   www.doulamellie.com
Prenatal breastfeeding classes, private instruction; consults in client’s home.  Available weekends and evenings.

Culver City / Inglewood / South Los Angeles

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, WLA    323-857-4121  

6041 Cadillac Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90034-1702. Also serves WLA, Baldwin Hills.
Gwen Brown, RN, BSN, CLC, Alexanne Soltwedel, RN, BSN, CLE.
Lactation Clinc Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM .Prenatal, post partum breastfeeding classes. Consults in hospital, clinic. Breast pump sales and related sales. Support group.  Special services to NICU graduates and teens. Weekend services for inpatients. Services free to Kaiser patients.

Burbank / Pasadena / Glendale

Baghdassarian, Roza, MA, IBCLC    818-353-7446

9830 Cabanas Avenue, Tujunga, CA 91042. Also serves Foothills, San Gabriel Valley
www.everydaymomstore.com     www.binibirth.com    Prenatal, post partum breastfeeding classes, private instruction. Consults in hospital, in office, client’s home. Breast pump rentals, nursing bras. Specializes in multiples, transitioning premature babies to breast, milk supply, latch / suck issues.  Free support group.   Available weekends, evenings.  Armenian spoken.

Bellies, Babies and Bosoms    818-541-1200
2430 Honolulu Avenue, Montrose, CA 91020 – 1824.        www.bellies.biz 
Also serves San Gabriel Valley, Eagle Rock, Foothills.  Five Certified Lactation Educators / Consultants available.  Prenatal & post partum breastfeeding classes, private instruction. Consults in hospital, office, client’s home. Breast pump rentals & sales, nursing wear; baby scales. Available weekends & eves. Spanish & Japanese spoken.

Claire, Jessica, IBCLC    323-206-6557

In-Home Lactation Assistance.  Also serves San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys   www.lactationconsultantla.comPrivate breastfeeding instruction. Consults in client’s home. Discounted fee for WIC and Medi-Cal recipients. Credit cards accepted.

Glendale Memorial Hospital & Health Center    818-507-4191

1420 S. Central Avenue Glendale, CA 91204.    www.glendalememorialhospital.org
Also serves San Fernando Valleys, Greater Los Angeles area.   Cathy Rgagasa, RN, Director of Women’s Services
Prenatal breastfeeding classes. Consults in hospital. Breastfeeding support groups, English on Thursday, Spanish on Monday. Call for times. Mon. - Fri. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  Free breastfeeding hotline.

Huntington Hospital    626-397-3172

Ann Meier, RN, BSN, ANLC         Mon. - Fri. 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM         www.huntingtonhospital.com
100 W. California Avenue, P.O. Box 7013, Pasadena, CA 91105-7103    
Prenatal, post partum breastfeeding classes. Consults in hospital. Breast pump sales, rentals, related sales.

Johnson-Haddad, Miranda, IBCLC, CLE    818-621-5477

Private breastfeeding instruction.     www.glendalepediatrics.net   Constults in hospital, client’s home, pediatric office; also at Bellies, Babies & Bosoms www.bellies.biz.      Breast pump sales and related sales. Specializes in mulitples and babies with special needs.   Available weekends and evenings. Credit cards accepted.

Meier, Ann, RN, BSN, ANLC    626-390-0139

2261 Sinaloa Ave., Altadena, CA 91001.  Breastfeeding consults in clients home.  Available weekends

Methodist Hospital of Southern California    626-574-2415

300 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007.                     www.methodisthospital.org
Serves Greater San Gabriel Valley / Los Angeles.  Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  Prenatal breastfeeding classes. Consults in hospital, clinic. Breast pump rentals and sales. Spanish spoken.

San Fernando Valley

Gallant, Kathryn, RN, IBCLC “LA Baby Love”    818-465-3119

Also serves West Los Angeles / Santa Monica       www.lababylove.com
Private breastfeeding instruction. Consults in hospital, client’s home. Specializes in NICU graduates, multiples. Credit cards accepted. Avialable weekends and evenings.

Ideal Birth    818-859-2478

Dahila Frydman + Malia Aharoni IBCLC and ACHI Master Doulas              www.youridealbirth.com
4454 Van Nuys Blvd., #216, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403. Also serves West LA, Los Angeles.   Available weekends and evenings.  We are here to assist you

La Leche League of The Foothills

Kamala Norris MA,LLL, Melissa O’Keefe, CLE,LLL   melissaikeefe@ymail.com
Serves La Canada, La Crescenta, Montrose, Sunland, Tujunga, Pasadena, Glendale
Meet at Crescenta - Canada YMCA 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Canada 91011. 3rd Friday of Month Noon - 1pm. 
Y membership not required. Babies and children welcome. French Spoken. Experience with twins and tandem nursing. Available weekends, evenings.

My Nursing Coach,  A Mobile Lactation Center    818-431-1118

Linda Hanna, RNC, MSN / Ed, IBCLCwww.mynursingcoach.com   7437 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park, CA 91303-1212. Serves Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. Mobile Lactation Service.  Prenatal, post partum breastfeeding classes. Consults in hospital, clinic, client’s home. Pump rentals, sales, related sales. In-home phototherapy. Support groups. Credit cards accepted.  Available weekends and evenings

Ognjanovic, Mina J. BA, IBCLC, RLC, Doula(DONA)    818-915-0190

818-906-2733.   17046 Burbank Blvd., Encino, CA 91316     www.bellybutterfly.com   Prenatal, post-partum breastfeeding classes, private instruction. Consults in office, hospital, client’s home. Specializes in NICU graduates, induced lactation. Credit cards accepted. Available evenings and weeekends; Serbian spoken.

Rosenthal, Chrisie, BS, IBCLC, RLC    818-216-2319

The Land of Milk and Mommy     chrisier@yahoo.com     Breastfeeding consults in office, client’s home. Phone consults available. Specializes in feeding difficulties, milk supply, multiples. Warm, supportive service. Available 7 days and evenings. Some insurance accepted as payment in full.

Steinberg, Ellen, RN, LCCE, IBCLC    818-345-4439; 818-929-7584

4431 Callada Place, Tarzana, CA 91356 www.babyhelp.us
Breastfeeding consutations in Tarzana office, client’s home, and via phone. Aetna in-network provider (free consults for most Aetna patients). Works with other insurance as well. Cranio Sacral Therapy for mother and baby. Specializing in feeding difficulties, milk supply and fussy babies. Pump rentals, sales, baby scales. Available weekends, evenings. Spanish spoken, Credit cards accepted.

The Pump Connection, Rebecca Burditt, BS, CLE    818-225-8822

13940 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91432Also serves Greater Los Angeles  www.thepumpconnection.com
Breastfeeding support group and other classes. Consults in office, client’s home. Breast pump rental, sales, related sales, pump delivery. Credit cards accepted. Available weekends, evenings by appointment.

Toussaint, Yvonne, LLL    323-428-2587

Support group prenatal, post partum, extended breastfeeding and tandem nursing. E-mail support at MYMightyMilk@gmail.com

Wells, Rachelle, CLE    213-864-4118

11546 Canton Drive, Studio City, CA 91604.  Also serves Los Angeles.  rachellewells@gmail.com
Post partum breastfeeding classes. Consults in office, client’s home. Available weekends and evenings.

Santa Clarita Valley

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital    661-253-8238

Mary Beth Sweet, BS, IBCLC, Jolli Bernier BA, IBCLC, Lisa Araki, IBCLC, Jodi Rosen, RN, CLE
23845 McBean Parkway, Suite 112, Valencia, CA 91355-2083.                                    www.henrymayo.com
Mon.–Fri. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM     Prenatal, post partum breastfeeding classes. Consults in hospital, clinic. Services to NICU and premature babies. Breast pump rentals & sales. Spanish spoken. Credit cards accepted.

Takeda, Cindee Robinson, MS, CLE, IBCLC    661-618-4570

28468 Alder Peak, Santa Clarita, CA 91387-3109 . Also serves San Fernando Valley   clrtakeda@ gmail.com Private breastfeeding instruction. Consults in client’s home, pediatric office. Experienced with pre- term, multiples & special needs infants.  Available weekends & evenings.

Simi Valley / Conejo Valley / Ventura County

Manduke, Lori, NP, RN, IBCLC    818-822-1919

Also serves West San Fernando Valley      Lmanduke@sbcglobal.net
Group prenatal breastfeeding classes, private instruction. Consults in hospital, client’s home.
Phone counseling.  Available evenings and weekends

Westchester / South Bay / San Pedro

Beach Cities Babies    310-372-5511

Terry Gass RN, IBCLC and Susanna Lutton, MPH, CLE.  Redondo Beach, CA 90278
www.beachcitiesbabies.com      Prenatal, post partum breastfeeding classes. Consults in client’s home. Pump rentals and related sales. Weekly support groups. Available weekends. 

Rosevear, Luanne, RN, PHN, IBCLC, BS    310-779-7943; 310-212-6461

Breastpump Connection.  3325 Opal Street, Torrance, CA 90503.   www.brstempconnection@sbcglobal.net
Also serves Long Beach.   Breastfeeding consults in office, hospital, client’s home, pediatric office, WIC center. Breast pump purchase, rental, related sales and delievery. Specializes in teens and NICU graduates. Support groups Sat., Sun. @ noon for $25.  Available weekends and evenings.

South Bay Baby Beginings    310-619-6083

Patty Elder, RNC, IBCLC and Hillary Gray, RNC, IBCLC           www.southbaybabybeginnings.com
2200 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254   Breastfeeding consults in hospital, clinic, client’s home. Low cost support groups Mon. Wed. Fri. 10:00 AM - Noon. Available weekends and evenings.

Torrance Memorial Medical Center    310-325-9110 Ext. 4225

3330 Lomita Blvd., Health Links, West Tower, Torrance, CA 90505-5073www.torrancememorial.org
Susan Orr, PT, LCCE, CLC, IBCLC; Nancy Kraus, BA, LCCE, CLE; Tricia Suarez, CLE, Catherine Hargrove, RN, CLE.  Prenatal, post partum breastfeeding classes. $30 consults in clinic Mon. & Sat. mornings. Breast pump rentals & sales, nursing wear, books, baby items. Credit cards accepted. Tagalog Spoken.

Long Beach / Orange County

Breastfeeding Support Inc.    562-922-1474

9819 Palm Street, Bellflower, CA 90706  www.breastfeedingsupportinc.com
Serves Greater Los Angeles and North Orange County.  Private breastfeeding instruction, prenatal and post partum classes. Consults in hospital, office, client’s home. Pump rentals, sales, related sales. Low cost support group. Credit cards accepted.  Available weekends and evenings. Spanish Spoken

Orr, Susan, PT, CLC, IBCLC    562-427-3782

Columbia Pediatrics, 2880 Long Beach Blvd., #425, Long Beach, CA 90806     www.columbiapediatrics.com
Also serves South Bay.   Prenatal, post partum breastfeeding classes, private instruction. Consults in hospital, clinic, office, client’s home, pediatric office. $20 consults at clinic Tuesdays and Thursdays. Breast pump sales and related sales.    Available weekends & evenings

San Gabriel Valley / Inland Empire

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center    909-623-6455

1798 N. Garey Ave. Pomona, CA 91767.  Terry Bretscher, RN, CLC, IBCLC     www.pvhmc.org  
Mon. - Sat. 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM.   Prenatal breastfeeding classes. Free consults in hospital, Lactation Center. Breast pump rentals & sales.  Lactation Center Mon., Thu., Fri. 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM., Tues., Wed. 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.   “Breastmilk Expressions”  program for mothers returning to school or work. Medical translators available for many languages. Medi-Cal reimbursable services