VIRTUAL LACTATION CONSULTATIONS
Get help from the comfort of your home or while you are traveling by video. Breastfeeding telehealth allows you to address your specific concerns with a lactation consultant and get the answers you need to get your breastfeeding back on track. This is a private one-to-one consultation for mom and baby. The visit starts with a detail questionnaire for mom and baby, will include a visual observation of feeding and will include a demonstration to address current issue. Your appointment will end with a care plan. This visit is 1 hour in length.
OFFICE BREASTFEEDING CONSULTANT
This is where the breastfeeding parent, child and sometimes your support person will sit with me and discuss your specific breastfeeding concerns. The visit starts with detailed questions for mom and baby, may include examination of mom's breast and baby's mouth. It will include a weight check. It ends with a care plan for both mom and baby. This visit is 1 hour in length.
HOME BREASTFEEDING CONSULTATION
Remain in your home and I will bring the consult to you. There is no need to get fancy for me. This visit will include you, your child and your support. The visit starts with detailed questions for mom and baby, may include examination of mom's breast and baby's mouth. It will include a weight check. I will provide you with a care plan. This plan will take into account your medical history, your child's medical history and the current problem.This visit is 2 hours in length.
BREASTFEEDING EDUCATION CLASSES
These classes are designed to get you prepared to breastfeed. It will provide sound evidence-based information on all breastfeeding areas. We will discuss topics such as managing supply, painful breastfeeding, working and pumping, and proper latch techniques. Classes are held in a small group setting so you can benefit from a supportive community and ask questions freely.
BREAST PUMP RENTALS
A hospital grade breast pump is one of the best ways to pump to feed your baby. Currently, we rental Ameda Elite breast pump. Its being in the Ameda family for sometime. It is reliable and lightweight and loved by lactation consultants for it reliability, ease while using and light weight. The cost point is very accessible too.
COMMON BREASTFEEDING SERVICES
New born feeding concerns
Feeding at the breast and bottle feeding
Breast injury caused by breast feeding
Tongue and lip tie
Fussiness at the breast
Delay in the onset of breast milk
Insufficient breast milk
Pumping and breastfeeding
Management of breast milk supply
NEW BORN VISITS
All babies who are 0-21 days are scheduled as a new born visit. All consults are individualized and vary to meet the needs of both mom and baby. There are a few things that are consistent with all office visits. All moms are encouraged to bring their support person to all visits. All consults are 1 hour long, thorough and comprehensive. You will be asked to provide a detail infant and maternal history. While in the consult a complete physical assessment of mother’s breasts, baby’s oral anatomy, functional assessment, and assessments to identify any other feeding barriers will be done. A pre- and post- weight will be done for baby. You will be given a care plan at the end of the consult. . If a follow-up is needed, it will be booked before mom and baby leave the office.
BREASTFEEDING PRENATAL CONSULTATION
These are very individualized visits for expected parent and support person, if desired. A detail history, full breast assessment if needed and curated breastfeeding education will be provided. This consult is perfect for new parents , parents who have had prior breastfeeding difficulties and those who are seeking a refresher.
RETURN TO WORK BREASTFEEDING CONSULTATION
If you are planning a return to work or have already returned to work, this consult is for you. This is a work only consult and usually last 1 hour and includes a detailed plan of care that prepares you for pumping.
BREAST PUMP CONSULTATION
If you are looking for more education on how to use your pump properly and be fitted for the right size flanges, this consult is for you. Our lactation consultant will show you all the mechanical details of your pump and how to make sure you yield the best results. This is a pump only consult and usually last 30-45 minutes.
YOU ARE ENOUGH: A bold statement that will challenge you in the coming months. It was said to me that being a parent is holding the mirror up to one’s imperfections. We are imperfect being living an imperfect life. Don’t beat yourself up. Instead, perfect the art of accepting who you are in this moment. Our support group is design to support your breastfeeding journey and support you. Who knows you may find some lasting friendships too.