Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Individualized expert care to meet your breastfeeding goals.

 

What is an IBCLC?

  • An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is a health care professional who is specialized in the clinical management of lactation and certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.  

Postnatal Consultation

Whether you need an expert helping hand with a particular situation or difficulty or you are looking to check-in with a professional for reassurance that you are on track to meet your breastfeeding goals, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will support you on your journey to a fulfilling and satisfying breastfeeding experience.

$185 for a 90-120 minute consultation. Includes a 30 minute follow-up call within one week of the initial consultation.

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A few reasons to consult an IBCLC

  • Painful latch or latching difficulty

  • Nipple pain or damage

  • Sleepy baby

  • Low milk supply

  • Slow weight gain (baby)

  • Weaning from using a nipple shield

  • Supplementation at breast

  • Over-production

  • Engorgement

  • Blocked ducts

  • Mastitis

  • Vasospasm

  • Fussy baby at breast

  • Twins or higher multiples

  • Tongue-tie assessment

  • Learning different breastfeeding positions.

  • Planning for returning to work outside the home

  • Transitioning from bottle-feeding to breastfeeding

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Prenatal Consultation

Before baby arrives, we’re here to help you plan for success!

Individualized guidance and the creation of a care plan to meet your individual needs. Perfect for parents who want to prepare for their breastfeeding experience, for parents with a medical history that may benefit from expert guidance to prepare to successfully meet their breastfeeding goals, or for those expecting a child with special needs. 

$170 for a 90-120 minute consultation

A few reasons to consult an IBCLC during pregnancy:

  • Previous difficult breastfeeding experience

  • Planned C-section or induction

  • History of breast surgery (ex. augmentation, reduction, partial or one-sided mastectomy, etc.)

  • Twins or higher multiples

  • Cleft palate or cleft lip

  • PCOS

  • Diabetes (Gestational, Type I and Type II)

  • Induced lactation for non-birthing parent

  • Relactation for birthing or non-birthing parent

  • History of bariatric surgery