Let's connect virtually to address your breastfeeding concerns, questions, goals, and/or accomplishments. We will meet via a webinar service that will allow us to review latch and positions.
Each connection is followed up with an email overview of our connection.
Price: Per Couple (Max 2 people)
Let's connect via phone address your breastfeeding questions/concerns. This is a great way to check in about breastfeeding, to review your breastfeeding/birth plan, or to plan for breastfeeding during your pregnancy. Please note that this connection will not provide you with visuals that are available in the virtual connection. If you are looking for latch support, a virtual connection might be a better selection. Email overview provided with each connection. Price per couple.
Let's connect with other Awesome families who are considering breastfeeding or who are currently breastfeeding. These sessions are safe and free from judgment. Pick the group that meets your needs:
Let's connect virtually to get you prepared to breastfeed your baby. This class is ideal for new parents, parents who want a refresher, and for supporters of expectant and breastfeeding families. We will cover:
- milk production
- what to expect at delivery
- how to ask for support at delivery
- the first 8 weeks of breastfeeding
- And More
Price per couple
*Classes held monthly
Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM PST
MLKCH Community Breastfeeding Clinic - E. Compton
*Please Note - This offering is only available through MLKCH Community Breastfeeding Clinic - Home Visit through this option are not available.
Let's meet and see what's going on with breastfeeding. We may go over the following:
* Assess latch & positioning
* Address latch pain
* Review milk supply & transfer
* Assess pumping & draft a pumping schedule
* Create Breastfeeding Plan & Wish List
* AND Much More!
In-person connections outside of Los Angeles County will be assessed an additional mileage service charge.
* Due to COVID-19, in-person connections are scheduled for advanced support needs only. Contact Lydia.
Let's connect virtually to get you prepared to breastfeed your baby. We will meet via a webinar service. This method of connecting is ideal for families who have members in different areas and who are not available for in-person connections. Think birthing couple, each set of parents and each best friend or grandmother. Or 4 couples who are expecting or breastfeeding at the same time.
Max. 8 attendees (or 4 couples)
Let's connect virtually to address your breastfeeding concerns, questions about weaning, and COVID-19. We will hold a safe and sacred space for our transparent discussion.
Now is not the time to wean. However, I know you're tired, overwhelmed, and touched out. Let's look at all of our options as you make the best decision for your family.
How do you return to work or school while breastfeeding? You start by planning. In this special session, we will discuss our plans to pump, supplement, or do a combination of both. We will learn how to create an optimal pumping schedule, techniques to get the most from our pumping sessions, how to store and handle our milk, and now to not stress out about what we see in our freezer.
Are you looking for a support group to support you through your pregnancy and breastfeeding journey? Awesome Breastfeeders is the group for you! We meet every Friday at 12 Noon PST and our sessions are $10 each. You can now purchase eight (8) sessions and get two (2) additional sessions for FREE! This package gives you the option to plan your calendar ahead of time. Secure your support sessions today and save a few dollars!
Are you planning to breastfeed? Do you know an expecting couple who is planning to breastfeeding? The package provides the family with the ultimate combination of offerings of virtual, phone, and email support. These offerings can be used during the planning period and after the baby arrives for a detailed check-in or counseling session. This makes a great baby shower gift from the favorite aunt/uncle, bestie, or teammates at work. This can be given as a gift certificate.
Planning for your breastfeeding journey is a smart move. The Awesome Learn & Support Package bundles the essentials of breastfeeding support: Prenatal Breastfeeding Class, Support Groups, Phone & Virtual Connections, and Follow up Emails.
This package can be purchased as a gift certification. Great for baby shower gifts from individuals or groups. This can be given as a gift certificate.
Birth Support - Virtually!
Insured Families Have Three Options
SuperBill: Request a superbill from Lydia at the end of your consult and she will forward a special receipt that you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. You are still required to pay for your consultation at booking. Check with your insurance (medical group) for specific instruction prior to booking to ensure you submit your reimbursement request in a timely manner according to their instructions.
PPO Insurance: Families who are insured through Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Anthem with PPO plans can book with me through Lactation Network. Once your insurance is approved you will receive a minimum of 3 visits with no cost sharing. If additional visits are required, we can request more.
In-Clinic (All Insurances & Uninsured): Families can schedule with Lydia at the MLKCH Community Lactation Clinic at the E. Compton Clinic. Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM PST (in-clinic or telehealth). This option is only available to families who reside within Los Angeles County. Regardless of your insurance status, you are able to receive lactation support in this clinic ONLY with Lydia. To schedule a lactation visit with Lydia, please call 424-529-6755. You will be asked for your insurance information at the time of booking.
*Please note that Lydia's other offerings (support groups, classes, special sessions, gift cards, or doula support) will NOT be covered through the MLKCH Community Lactation Clinic or Lactation Network.
However, gift cards can cover costs of Lydia's other offerings if you are using Lactation Network or MLKCH Community Lactation Clinic*
If you have any issues with any of the above please reach out to Lydia for assistance - HERE.
Please Note: My Current Payment Processor Does Include PayPal
Zelle & PayPal: LYDIAOBOYD@GMAIL.COM
Also, these alternate methods can be used to donate to sliding scale services including my support groups.
Also, Gift Cards & Packages are available. Please considering these for your registry.
All connections are non-refundable.
This includes canceling connections within 12hours of the connection time, "no shows", and those who cancel after the connection start time. All are non-refundable.
For those who are applying for sliding scale pricing, please complete and wait for your application to be processed prior to scheduling your connection. Connections scheduled prior to your application being processed will not be refunded.