Services

You might need a Lactation Consultant If

  • You are wondering if breastfeeding is going right
  • You are not sure if your baby is getting enough of your milk
  • You are experiencing difficulty or discomfort when nursing
  • Your baby is premature or has special needs
  • You have twins or triplets
  • Your baby is not gaining as much weight as your infant’s physician would like
  • Your baby is 2 weeks old and you are thinking about stopping breastfeeding because you or baby are unhappy
  • You have concerns about your milk supply
  • You need help selecting a breast pump
  • You need help fitting or using your breast pump
  • You have questions about medications you are taking
  • You are ready to return to work and need an individualized pumping plan
 

Appointments

Common visits include

  • Prenatal Breastfeeding Consultation (pump questions, surgical issues, previous problems breastfeeding, education, resources)
  • Nipple pain or breakdown
  • Engorgement
  • Latch-on difficulties
  • Slow weight gain of the baby
  • Low milk supply
  • Integrating Supplementation
  • Too much milk
  • Painful breasts (mastitis, thrush)
  • Medications/Supplements
  • Feeding devices (Supplemental Nurses, Nipple Shield, Shells, Bottles etc.)
  • Going back to work (Transition and pumping plan)

Home, evening and weekend in person appointments available. Telephone and electronic communication and follow up provided.

Alisa will offer professional clinical assistance within the IBCLC scope of practice to work toward resolving lactation related issues you or your baby may be having. You will receive an individualized care plan to include education and resources to meet your needs and progress toward your goal.  All this will take place in a comfortable and judgement free environment, where your plan will lead the way.  Alisa can meet with you in your home or another private location.

 

Fees and Insurance

Estimated Fees

General fees-$100/hr. prorated based on nature of the appointment, distance of travel, complexity of problem, in home visit or telephone consult time.  Fees will be assessed at the time of the initial telephone consult/contact which is free of charge.

Prenatal 1 hr $100
In Home initial visit -Generally takes 1-2 hours......................................... $150-225
Follow up- up to 1 hour...................................................................................... $50-100
Weight/Latch Check- 20 min................................................................................... $50
Phone Consult 20 min..................................................................................................$35

Insurance

We are currently accepting Aetna, United Healthcare, Coventry, and Meritain insurance for direct billing.  New insurances being added all the time!  Please call to see if your insurance is billable or for information on self-pay.