Breastfeeding Consultations

Breastfeeding Consultations

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Breastfeeding is a journey of learning and whilst it is natural that doesn't always make it easy or simple. With our guidance and support you relax and enjoy breastfeeding your baby and reaching your own breastfeeding goals.

 

Call our experienced International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) 503 567 2449. You will relax from the moment you speak to one of us.

 

Reasons to see a Lactation Consultant may include (list not exhaustive)

  • You want to breastfeed or are thinking about it.
  • You are expecting a baby or nursing a baby or toddler.
  • You had a less than ideal experience nursing a previous child.
  • Your baby was born before their due date.
  • You had a long or difficult labor or needed intervention.
  • Your baby is sleepy and doesn’t wake themselves up for a feed.
  • Someone has suggested you give your baby formula.
  • You or your baby’s health care provider is concerned about your baby’s weight.
  • You are supplementing your baby with formula or breast milk.
  • You have twins, triplets or more.
  • Your baby has been separated from you.
  • You are not sure if your baby is swallowing when they latch.
  • You are concerned about your milk supply, too much or too little.
  • You are experiencing pain, damage or discomfort.
  • You need to express milk regularly or are planning to return to work.
  • You are just not sure if its going right, you hear yourself saying ‘breastfeeding is too hard’ or you are feeling discouraged.

Please do not delay; problems tend to worsen without appropriate care.


Payment is required at time of visit for routine visits and time of booking for emergency visits.

Reimbursement insurance billing may be available for lactation services, fees may apply.

 

 

Lactation Fees Routine Visits:


Appointments are available Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm and Friday 9am to 12pm.

 

                                                    

Your Home           

 Skype              

Prenatal consultation

   $100 $75

Initial Consultations (approx. 2 + hrs)

   $165 $120

Follow up Consultations (per hr)   

   $65

$50

 

 

Lactation Fees Emergency Visits:

 

Emergency appointments are those out of regular hours. They may be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week depending on scheduling.

 

                                                    

Your Home           

 Skype              

Initial Consultations (approx. 2 + hrs)

   $325 $200

Follow up Consultations (per hr)   

   $120

$95

 

Telephone, Text, and Email

These methods of contact occasionally work well when a set treatment plan is appropriate otherwise we will recommend a consultation within the first five minutes. If you are not sure whether you need to see someone call us and have a chat, we can help you decide. 503 567 2449.

Telephone calls:$45 per hour (first five minutes is free)

Email: $35 for two responses

Text: $35 for five long responses (great than ten words) or ten short responses (one to ten words)

 

 

What Our Clients Say

'I know I wouldn’t have been able to do it without the help of Joanne.  I’m so thankful to have had her as a part of my post-natal team and I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking lactation services.'

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