WHAT TO EXPECT

Lactation Consultation

During a home visit with me you can expect to:

  • Review of mama & baby health history

  • Review primary concern for visit

  • Assess baby at breast/latch assessment

  • Work with mama and baby to achieve a comfortable latch and positioning

  • Address how to increase and maintain milk supply

  • Weigh baby before and after a feed

  • Discuss active problem-solving and managing feedings

  • Counsel with engorgement and clogged ducts

  • Pump set up and proper use

  • Correct flange sizing

  • Develop a customized daily schedule to help guide the family

  • Care plan based on your lactation goals and baby's needs

  • Make evidence-based breastfeeding counseling decisions

  • You will receive 1 week of support via phone, text messaging, and email

Returning to Work Consult

  • Create a pumping schedule for you to keep

  • Ways to talk to your employer about your pumping needs

  • Information on pumping in the workplace 

  • Talk about paced bottle feeding.  What that looks like and how to do it

  • How to talk to your childcare provider about Breastmilk and feeding baby

  • At the end of the visit you will receive a care plan

  • You will receive 1 week of support phone, text messaging and email