Pregnancy, Postpartum and Parenting Resources For Los Angeles Area Families

 

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Breastfeeding support:

La Leche League: Santa Clarita Valley (scroll down for SCV leader info)

La Leche League: Inland Empire (Corona, Redlands/Tri-CitiesRiversideRancho Cucamonga, Glendora and West Covina meetings)

La Leche League: Westside (Santa Monica, Malibu, Venice, and Westwood [toddlers] meetings)

La Leche League: Encino/Van Nuys (link goes to a FB page for this group)

 

Breastfeeding Clinic

Do you need more focused support from an IBCLC? 
When: every Thursday from 10:30-2:30.
Where: Del Mar Birth Center, 1416 El Centro St #100, South Pasadena, CA 91030
Walk in or call for an appointment (626) 577-2229
Cost: $85


PERINATAL and postpartum WELLNESS SUPPORT

Parijat Deshpande

Support for high risk pregnancies. Certified Wellness Coach, Certified Stress Management Coach, and Certified Marriage Educator. Parijat offers phone and Skype consultations for clients living in Los Angeles County and Southern California.

 

Maternal Mental Health Now

Support in Los Angeles County for women, birthing people, and families struggling with postpartum mood disorders. 


The Center For Postpartum Health

Diana Lynn Barnes Psy.D is an internationally recognized expert in the field of women’s reproductive mental health.

Sherman Oaks: 13743 Riverside Drive, California 91423 Phone: 818-887-1312
Pasadena: 95 N. Marengo Ave. Suite 200, Pasadena, CA 91101  Phone: 818-887-1312
Agoura Hills: 5923 Kanan Road, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

 

Postpartum Support International

 Call the PSI Warmline at 1-800-944-4773(4PPD) - the PSI Warmline is a toll-free telephone number anyone can call to get basic information, support, and resources. Dial extension 1 for Spanish and extension 2 for English. The Warmline messages are returned every day of the week. This is not a crisis hotline and does not handle emergencies. 
 


Therapeutic Support for Perinatal Loss

Dr. Ivy Margulies 

Angels Born Still

2730 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 550, Santa Monica, CA 90403 ~ (310) 828-7530

 


VBAC support

ICAN - Los Angeles


LGBTQIA+ Parents

LA LGBT Center - Family Services

Meyers & O'Hara - Third party reproductive and family formation law. 


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Services

 

Birth and Infant Photography

 

Christine Lucciola Birth Photography

A.T. Studios

Gruesbeck Fine Art Portrait Studio

 

Henna

Opal Moon Henna - beautifully executed, professional henna body art for your next event, belly blessing or shower. 

 

Diapers 

LuluDew Diaper Service, Greater Los Angeles area


Stores

 

Westside

Happy Baby, 353 main street, El Segundo CA 90245 - Prenatal yoga, Mom and Me yoga, childbirth education, kid and toddler classes, community space, parties and more on the Westside. 

 

San Gabriel Valley

Once Upon A Time Bookstore, 2207 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020 - a fantastic, family owned and operated local bookstore for children. Shop local! 

 

San Fernando Valley

Earth Baby Boutique, 13454 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 - natural, earth and baby friendly goods, baby wearing, cloth diapering, toys, classes, parties and community space in the San Fernando Valley. 

 

Stores: orange county:

 Granola Babies, 3315 Hyland Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 - retail space with upscale and adorable baby clothes and toys, plus class and community space.