After baby is born

From free breastfeeding support to pediatricians and family medicine, MLKCH offers families support every step of the way


Being a parent is wonderful – and tiring!  We’re there for you with support and services that will make parenting a pleasure, including a “MLKCH Moms” support group, a free, board-certified lactation consultant, as well as family doctors and pediatricians who can help the whole family stay healthy.

Make an appointment
Call (424) 529-6755 to make a pediatric or lactation support appointment.

Our services include:

The MLKCH Lactation Clinic

Want to breastfeed but need help getting started? Our Board-certified lactation expert will help you learn to latch effectively and comfortably, develop milk supply, and offer nutrition advice and other and support. We want to make motherhood a beautiful experience!

Make an appointment: (424) 529-6755

MLKCH Community Lactation Clinic
131 E. Compton Blvd. Suite 131
Compton, CA 90220

Learn more. 

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“First 48”

This free class explains what to expect during the first days after baby is born and helps you prepare for your stay. We offer an English and a Spanish class.

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Welcome Baby Program

This free and voluntary program for qualifying families that live within the program’s service area offers in-hospital breastfeeding support, a free follow-up visit for you at home within a week of your baby’s birth as well as a parent coach for additional support.

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“MLKCH Moms”

Join our support group for new moms, led by a trained lactation expert. Topics include support for breastfeeding moms, weight and feeding checks for baby, and returning to work or school while breastfeeding.

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MLKCH Pediatrics

Our friendly pediatricians and family medicine physicians provide comprehensive care to your entire family, including your little ones!

Make an appointment: 424-529-6755.

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Meet our pediatrician

"Every child deserves access to high quality healthcare. My goal is to help serve this community by advocating for the needs of my patient and their families"

Learn more about Dr. Wong here and book an appointment by calling 424-529-6755.

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Meet our lactation expert

Lydia Boyd is a Board-certified lactation consultant at MLKCH’s dedicated outpatient lactation clinic. The clinic provides free breastfeeding support to mothers, regardless of their insurance status—and regardless of their patient status.

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