Lactation Consults

Lactation consults run about 90 minutes and may be covered up front through insurance.

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Why might I schedule an appointment with an IBCLC?

Many things related to feeding your baby fall under the helping umbrella of an IBCLC. Here are a couple of common questions you might call about as you begin to breastfeed (And if your question isn't listed here, don't worry! Chances are we've been asked that very same question at least a couple of times before):

 

  • How do I latch my baby?

  • Breastfeeding HURTS. How can I fix that?

  • I think I have low supply. How do I know?

  • My baby isn't gaining enough weight. What do I do?

  • I started off formula feeding, but now I want to breastfeed. Is it too late?

  • I think my baby might have a lip/tongue tie. What should I do?

  • My baby has had lip/tongue/cheek ties released, and I need help.

  • My supply is too heavy for my baby. How can I fix that?

  • I'm afraid my breasts and/or nipples aren't built right for breastfeeding.

  • I am engorged, and it HURTS! How do I fix that?

  • I think I have mastitis. What do I do?

  • I have been giving my baby formula. How can I get back to just breastmilk?

  • How do I introduce a bottle? How do I bottle feed?

  • I'm going back to school/work. What do I do about breastfeeding?

  • I am having twins/triplets. Now what?! Can breastfeeding work?

  • I'm ready to wean. How do I do that?


Whatever your concern may be, we would be honored to support you and help make feeding work.