We are a collaborative team supporting postpartum families and providing resources and education to help parents and children grow together and thrive.

We believe in creating a loving, nurturing environment in which families can learn how to find balance in a time of change.

 
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
                                                                     -Lao Tzu
 


Who We Are

 

Lauren Arguelles, IBCLC, RLC has worked in the field of lactation for over 20 years. She received her International Board Certification in 2005. Lauren began working with mothers as a volunteer with La Leche League in 1991. She has experience working in hospital settings as well as helping mothers and babies in clinics and in their homes. Lauren's most rewarding accomplishement has been raising two wonderful children and she now proudly boasts of her two adorable grandchildren.

Lauren Arguelles, IBCLC, RLC has worked in the field of lactation for over 20 years. She received her International Board Certification in 2005. Lauren began working with mothers as a volunteer with La Leche League in 1991. She has experience working in hospital settings as well as helping mothers and babies in clinics and in their homes. Lauren's most rewarding accomplishement has been raising two wonderful children and she now proudly boasts of her two adorable grandchildren.

Athena French is a DONA International trained postpartum doula. She has a Bachelor oF Science from UCLA and is currently enrolled in the Master of Public Health program at USC. Athena is currently an intern at the Office of Child and Maternal Health for the LA County Department of Public Health. She is passionate about providing education and support for families to live healthier, happier lives. She has two beautiful girls ages 2 and 6

Athena French is a DONA International trained postpartum doula. She has a Bachelor oF Science from UCLA and is currently enrolled in the Master of Public Health program at USC. Athena is currently an intern at the Office of Child and Maternal Health for the LA County Department of Public Health. She is passionate about providing education and support for families to live healthier, happier lives. She has two beautiful girls ages 2 and 6

Valerie Petty, BS, IBCLC, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Clinical Nutrition from University of California, Davis; is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).  With over 10 years of experience in the fields of nutrition and lactation, Valerie has supported thousands of mothers in their endeavor to nourish their little ones.  As a working mother, Valerie is an experienced practitioner of juggling both a career and breastfeeding.  Her combined passion for both breastfeeding and attachment parenting, add a unique perspective to the challenges that mothers face in their pursuit to be successful in both roles. Valerie is the proud wife and mother of her daughter Kirra and her son Crow.

Valerie Petty, BS, IBCLC, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Clinical Nutrition from University of California, Davis; is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).  With over 10 years of experience in the fields of nutrition and lactation, Valerie has supported thousands of mothers in their endeavor to nourish their little ones.  As a working mother, Valerie is an experienced practitioner of juggling both a career and breastfeeding.  Her combined passion for both breastfeeding and attachment parenting, add a unique perspective to the challenges that mothers face in their pursuit to be successful in both roles. Valerie is the proud wife and mother of her daughter Kirra and her son Crow.