We are excited to announce to our Pump Station Family
Sunday, August 5th 12-4pm
Boobie Palooza! is a breastfeeding awareness family festival with the mission of bringing breastfeeding information and resources to new and expectant moms to empower them to make informed choices and enjoy the benefits of successful breastfeeding. This year's family friendly Boobie Palooza will be held at The Ebell of Los Angeles.
Expert Speaking Panels
Come listen and ask questions of Dr. Harvey Karp, our own Wendy Haldeman, Dr. Berlin of Berlin Wellness Group and more. They will join other highly acclaimed experts to address all of your breastfeeding and prenatal and postpartum wellness questions.
(see full list of speakers below)
Kid Zone presented by Jenny Bec's
Your little ones will rock out to Kidville's Rockin' Railroad. Join the band after the show for Kidsville's activity table for arts, crafts and more! Search for hidden gems in the Digging Bins, and create a take home project. Join Birdie's Playhouse and shake a tail feather for an interactive music show all about wildlife with a Latin twist.
Lactation Lounge by well us, The Pump Station & Nutury™
A comfortable and supportive space for soon-to-be and current breastfeeding moms. Come and get expert advice from the professionals at The Pump Station.
- Pamper Lounge by Berlin Wellness Group - offering treatments such as mommy chair massage, hand treatments, henna, and more...
- Baby Gear Zone Powered by Club MomMe - get to know and try out the latest and greatest in baby and family gear
- Green Zone - explore the best natural and eco-conscious products for your growing family
- Sling Clinic - learn all about babywearing and demo some of the most popular styles
- Beer Garden for Dads
- VIP Swag Bags
- Raffle Prize Giveaways
- Food Trucks and much more!
Come join us for what will be a fun-filled and informative event for the entire family!
The Panel Discussions and Nurse In will be broadcast live on USTREAM:
Click to Informed Pregnancy Channel
Dr. Harvey Karp | The Happiest Baby on the Block
Creator of The Happiest Baby on the Block, The Happiest Toddler on the Block
and speaking about the new The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep
Dr. Harvey Karp is a nationally renowned pediatrician, child development specialist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the USC School of Medicine. In pediatric practice, for almost 30 years, Dr. Karp has taught thousands of parents, from working moms to superstars like Madonna, Michelle Pfeiffer and Pierce Brosnan his secrets for soothing colic, boosting infant sleep, reducing tantrums, promoting patience and …making parents and children happy.
MS, RN, IBCLC | The Pump Station & Nurtury™ Co-founder
Wendy Haldeman is the Co-founder of The Pump Station & Nurtury™. She received both her nursing and lactation education at UCLA, is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBLC), and a certified Happiest Baby on the Block instructor. She lectures frequently on human lactation at medical and nursing schools and has been identified by publications, such as Fit Pregnancy, as an “expert” in her field.Wendy facilitates the New Mothers Support groups, and teaches the prenatal Breastfeeding and Prenatal Care classes at The Pump Station.
Dr. Elliot Berlin | Berlin Wellness Group
Founder & Prenatal Chiropractor
After fate flung Dr. Elliot Berlin into the world of prenatal wellness care he spent a decade discovering, perfecting and teaching techniques for improving musculoskeletal function to promote naturally comfortable and healthy pregnancy, labor and delivery. During that time Dr. Berlin has become a passionate advocate for the preservation and restoration of informed choice in childbirth. Dr. Berlin's informed pregnancy project is committed to compiling and disseminating accurate unbiased information using every form of media to empower new and expectant parents to become active decision makers in their health decisions.
Berlin Wellness Group has offices in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks and Orange County. Dr. Berlin lives with his wife, perinatal psychologist Dr. Alyssa Berlin, and their four children in Los Angeles.
Dr. Stuart James Fischbein
OB/GYN | Co-author of Fearless Pregnancy, Wisdom & Reassurance from a Doctor, a Midwife and a Mom,
Doulas Association of Southern California (DASC) Physician of the Year
First recipient of DASC Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Fischbein is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology and a practicing obstetrician in Southern California. While well trained at Cedars-Sinai in the standard medical model of obstetrics he had the respect and vision to support the midwifery model of care and served as a backup consultant to many home and birthing center midwives for 25 years. In 1996 he founded The Woman's Place for Health, Inc., a collaborative practice of Certified Nurse Midwives and Obstetricians in Camarillo, California.
Dr Fischbein now works directly with home birthing midwives of Birthing Instincts & The Sanctuary offering hope for those women who cannot find supportive practitioners for VBAC, twin, and breech deliveries. He is honored to join the distinguished panel.
Phone: (310) 282-8613
Louise Arce Tellalian
RN, CLC, FACCE
Louise is a registered nurse, Lamaze certified childbirth educator and a UCLA Certified Lactation Consultant. She is a lactation consultant in private practice and is also a nurse consultant and educator. Louise worked for 28 years at UCLA Extension training lactation professionals and has spent all her professional life in the area of Maternal-Child Health. She also was a founder of the Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles, served on its Board, and still puts together its Breastfeeding Resource Directory. She is the mother of two adults who were breastfed as babies and the grandmother of three who were also breastfed.
Phone: (310) 274-2272
Yvonne Bohn, MD
Dr. Bohn attended UCLA where she majored in Psychobiology and received her MD from USC Medical School. She completed her residency in OB/GYN at USC Women and Children’s Hospital. Dr. Bohn initially worked as an Asst. Clinical Professor at USC for three years and for the past 10 years has practiced at Spectrum Women's Health. She has been involved in "Deliver Me" on the Discovery Health Channel and has also contributed in the establishment of the Mommy Doc's Foundation which helps to deliver preventive health care to the women of L.A. With over 17 years of experience, Dr. Bohn co-published "The Mommy Doc's Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy and Birth" and blogs regularly on her website, www.mommydocs.com. Her goal is to educate women, especially regarding the importance of preventive health care, early detection and treatment of disease.
Phone: (213) 977-4190
Rachel J. Kramer, MD, CLE
Beverly Hills Pediatrician
A native of Los Angeles, Rachel Kramer is a Board Certified Pediatrician in private practice. She and her partners, Jerry Whitman, M.D., and Monique Araya, M.D., are one of the most well established pediatric offices in Beverly Hills. After completing her undergraduate education at UCLA, Rachel traveled to Israel where she completed her medical school studies at the University of Tel Aviv, graduating at the top of her class. In 2001, Rachel returned to Los Angeles to complete her General Pediatrics residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she was awarded Resident of the Year for her excellence in patient care, and the Neonatology Award for superior knowledge in the field of newborn medicine. During her residency, Rachel realized the great need in the community for breastfeeding knowledge amongst medical professionals. She created the lactation elective for pediatric residents at Cedars-Sinai, one which continues to this day. After completing her residency, Rachel received formal training in lactation through UCLA and became a Certified Lactation Educator. She is among a small handful of Southern California physicians who have this certification. Rachel is on staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she is active in leadership in the Department of Pediatrics. She lives with her husband and three adorable daughters, ages 7, 4 and 1 in Los Angeles.
Phone: (310) 273-9533
Medela provides the most technologically advanced, superior-quality breastpumps and breastfeeding accessories to nursing mothers around the world. A longtime champion of breastfeeding, Medela is the only company to develop products based on research by the world's leading lactation experts. As a result, Medela's breastpumps are the #1 choice of healthcare professionals and healthcare facilities worldwide, including more than 80% of US hospitals.
Jenny Bec's is truly a one of a kind children's boutique. From books, toys, games, furniture, wall art, and fine linens, you will find all you want from newborn through Tween. We pride ourselves on being able to provide practically any gift, toy or furnishing. Come in and enjoy the experience of shopping at a "Mom n' Pop" store in the peaceful center of the booming metropolis.
See All Sponsors
For more info: