In-home 90-minute private consultation - starting at $195
In-Office or virtual 90-minute private consultation - starting at$130
Twins, add $25
If this fee is unaffordable, we have a foundation that provides reduced-fee consultations. Please contact our office for more information (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
These private lactation visits are for the breastfeeding parent (and their partners) who are having breastfeeding challenges.
What Takes Place at a Postpartum Breastfeeding Consultation?
Baby's suck is evaluated for strength and range of motion
Breastfeeding position and latch are assessed
Baby is weighed before and after the feeding to see how much breastmilk was transferred
Breastfeeding parent and baby are given a customized Plan of Care
Breastfeeding parent receives a follow-up email within 48 hours
This consultation may take place in the hospital, in the home, or in our office
Some insurance policies will cover the cost of a lactation consultation; all consultations will include paperwork to file with your insurance company and a report sent to your primary care provider(s). If you have Aetna PPO, Tricare Standard, Tricare Select, or have received an authorization to see us from UCSD Managed Care, we will bill your insurance for you.
Some issues that indicate a postpartum consultation :
Baby not latching on or nursing well within 24 hours of birth
Nipple pain and/or damage
Sleepy baby that does not feed at least 8 times in 24 hours
Slow weight gain - infant has not returned to birth weight by 14 days of age
Plugged ducts or red, painful areas on breast
Breastfeeding parent suspects a low milk supply
Sick and/or hospitalized infants
Inducing lactation for adopted or intended child
Wondering if your baby has a tongue tie or lip tie?
Check out our article: Does my Baby Have Tethered Oral Tissue (TOTs)?
To book an in-home or virtual postpartum consultation, please call 619-724-4117 or email email@example.com.
To book an in-office postpartum consultation, use the link below: