Breastfeeding Consults

Initial consults are holistic and offered in the comfort of your own home.
The entire mother/baby/family dynamics are addressed. Each plan is comprehensive and personalized to help you reach your goals.


     Initial assessments includes:

  • Thorough History with review of labor/delivery and prenatal medical issues
  • We will discuss any questions and concerns
  • Observe a full feeding, watching for signs of effective latch and milk transfer
  • Oral exam and suck evaluation
  • Milk supply concerns
  • If supplementing, discuss practical ways to minimize breastfeeding impact
  • We will discuss your individual goals without judgment or guilt
  • I will offer, with collaboration, a written “Plan of Care”
  • Most first visits average 1½- 2 hrs.
  • Follow-up call within 48 hrs.

     Preparing to Breastfeed

  • Individual Classes before or after your baby is born
  • Prenatal planning for special circumstances

     Back-to-Work

  • Many Moms are successfully combining work and breastfeeding.
  • One-on-one consult
  • Discuss breast milk expression and storage
  • Maintaining supply
  • Balancing Breast and Bottle
  • State and Federal rest break laws
  • Follow-up call after return to work

     My Specialties are:

  •  Nipple pain and soreness
  • Mastitis and Plugged Ducts
  • Weaning off nipple shields/bottles
  • Infant weight loss or slow weight gain
  • Milk supply concerns
  • Tongue-Tie/ Lip-Tie evaluation and support
  • Post tongue/lip-tie support and suck/mobility retraining

     Payment and Policies

Payment is due at the time of service. You may pay by check, cash, or credit card. I do not bill insurance directly but will provide a receipt, which you may submit to your insurance company.

With the Affordable Care Act of 2012, lactation consults fall under “Women’s Preventative Services”. Contact your insurance company to find out specifics of coverage for your plan.

My practice is HIPAA compliant. All personal information is confidential and will be released only by your authorization and when coordinating care with other health providers who are treating you.