Our mission is to help mothers to breastfeed through encouragement, information, and education; also to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.  

Only a child can catch a raindrop... 
or find any value in puddles!


Services offered:


Faith Ploude provides lactation education in a variety of settings 

  • Office visits
  • Video consultations
  • Phone consultations
  • Home visit
  • Monthly Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes
  • Childbirth Education Classes

Our Background

The Family Collection services are by appointment only:  Lactation Consultations are generally between 60 - 120 minutes.  Most visits can be scheduled within 24 - 48 hours from request.  Availability is on first come first served. 

The cost of office visits will be $125 are Monday thru Saturday,s appointments are available at the following times 10:00, 12:30, or 3:30.

The cost of a home visit will be $130 for Homestead , $160 for Miami, $180 for Miami Gardens, Miami Beach, Key Biscayne, $200 for North Miami Beach, Aventura, and $230 for Broward or the Keys. Payment in the form of personal check or cash accepted.
Faith Ploude, BA, RLC, IBCLC
21780 SW 157 Ave, Miami, FL  33170


The owner and founder, Faith Ploude, has more than 37 years of lactation consulting 


Bringing a child into the world is a treasured experience. At the Family Collection, we consider it a privilege to be a part of this special time in your family’s life. We are an advocate for the future generation. Believing that all babies have the God-given right to be breastfed by their mothers. Our primary responsibility is to promote the well-being of your baby and your family.

Our mission