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SERVICES

/Occupational Therapy

Think of developmental milestones as building blocks. So, it’s important to help facilitate these skills through play. Let’s empower babies to learn through play, while empowering parents through education of age appropriate development. With thorough evaluation of baby’s functional abilities including posture, movement, strength and reflexes, we can help babies thrive. Treatment can include gentle manual therapy (or bodywork), therapeutic exercises, and a home plan for parents to carry through in order to optimize and deficits of feeding or development.

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/Lactation

Breastfeeding is a whole body experience for baby. Many breastfeeding challenges have musculoskeletal and neurodevelopmental origins which an experienced therapist can help identify. Underlying causes may present as torticollis, neck/trunk/jaw tightness, tongue tie, developmental delay, neuromuscular dysfunction, or plagiocephaly/brachycephaly (head flattening). Any of these can challenges can lead to low milk supply, slow weight gain, or general developmental delay. I help you find solutions to help you meet your breastfeeding goals, whatever that may look like. + IBCLC pending 2020

/Newborn Care Specialist

Providing accurate education to new parents regarding all aspects of newborn care. Ask me about virtual baby care 101 class or sustainable diapering options!


 

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Testimonials

Dairian was great! Baby and I both had a great time. We were already practicing tummy time at home due to information I came across online. However, Dairian still showed us so many ways to enhance our routine. In fact, due to her background in occupational therapy, all of the moms were learning answers to questions we didn’t even know to ask! Also, the class was held in a nice, intimate setting, great for interacting with other new moms and babies. So I’m definitely looking forward to attending more meetings at Kindred Space LA!
— Growing Together, Mom of 6 mo old Eli
Baby meet up at today’s awesome class! Thanks @humbledbymotherhood for a really educational class on baby development and tummy time! Learned so much!
— Growing Together, Mom of 5 mo old Raf
I did It! The experience wasn’t easy in the beginning, but I didn’t give up 💪Not once did we use Formula! I want to Thank my breastfeeding coach @humbledbymotherhood for all the tips and the encouragement, every time it got hard. Please follow her account if your a breastfeeding mom, thinking of breastfeeding or know someone that want’s to breastfeed.
— Lactation, Mom of 18 mo old Noah


 

MY approach

I work in a preventative and wellness based model. I believe in empowering parents to be actively engaged in their infant’s development. I use various evidenced based approaches in my treatment.

 

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About Me

Hey There! I’m Dairian

Mom of an energetic toddler and wife to a mad scientist. I’m a Newborn Care Specialist, Lactation Educator Counselor, certificated though UC San Diego, IBCLC intern, and I’ve also been an Occupational Therapist for 5 years. We’re experts in development and function. I’ve have treated hundreds of clients from all walks of life.


“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style” -Maya Angelou