Lactation Consultations

 

 

Offered in home

During a consultation, your lactation consultant will perform a breast assessment, weigh your baby, assess the baby, and observe you breastfeed. After the consultation, the lactation consultant will give you a care plan, and send a report to your physician and baby's doctor for their records. For more information click here.

Prenatal Consultations
If you have questions or concerns during pregnancy, had difficulty breastfeeding a previous child, have a history of breast surgery, had difficulty getting pregnant, are expecting multiples, have diabetes, thyroid issues, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), have had no breast changes during pregnancy or puberty, or would like some tips on getting breastfeeding off to a great start, you may want schedule a consultation before baby’s arrival.
 
Pre-Adoption or Surrogacy Consultations
Congratulations on your decision to adopt or go through surrogacy. A lactation consultant can meet with you and discuss your feeding options and develop a care plan to develop your milk supply.

 

Breast Pump Rentals

Medical/hospital-grade breast pumps are available for weekly or monthly rentals as needed.

Breast Pump Consultations

Need help learning how to use your breast pump? In this consultation, we cover your milk expression needs, whether it is how to use your pump, when you will need to express milk based on your unique situation, infant feeding options, checking the breast shield fit, etc.

 

 

What Can a Lactation Consultant Help With?
  • If breastfeeding hurts

  • If you left the hospital with a pump or are supplementing with formula

  • If you would like to breastfeeding without birthing

  • If you need help with positioning and latch

  • If you need help increasing your milk supply

  • If feedings take "forever"

  • If you received lots of conflicting advice

  • If your baby is gaining weight slowly or has had weight loss

  • Baby's who are fussy during feedings or very sleepy

  • Baby's who have Jaundice

  • If your breasts are engorged

  • If you think or have been told your baby has thrush

  • If you have flat or inverted nipples

  • If you are experiencing breast pain, plugged ducts or mastitis

  • If your baby was premature

  • Returning to work, using breast pumps and bottles

  • Breastfeeding after breast surgery, augmentation or reduction

  • Breastfeeding multiples

  • Breastfeeding your newborn and toddler

  • If you are interested in re-lactating or inducing lactation

  • Medication or herbal safety with lactation

  • Milk banking

  • Breastfeeding equipment and supplies management, such as pumps and nipple shields

  • If you think or have been told that your baby has a tongue-tie or lip-tie or restricted frenulum, cleft lip or cleft palate

  • If you think you have an over abundance of breastmilk

  • Prenatal consultation to help get breastfeeding off to a good start and discuss concerns

  • Any other breastfeeding challenge or concern

 

 

We are currently on sabbatical and not taking any new clients.

 

Flexible Spending and Medical Savings accounts do reimburse for lactation services if your insurer rejects the claim.

 

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An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IB­CLC) is the only internationally certified healthcare profes­sional in the clinical management of breastfeeding and human lactation.