Breastfeeding may be natural and instinctive, but it’s not always easy! We offer a variety of breastfeeding support and lactation services designed to help support and maximize your breastfeeding experience. Our services include prenatal education, postpartum in-home lactation visits and postpartum support groups.
This consult is ideal for the mom-to-be and spouse/partner in the third trimester of pregnancy. This 2-hour private consult will help give you a strong overview of breastfeeding, make basic breastfeeding jargon like Latch and Letdown understandable, review the necessary gear for mom and baby, and most importantly help to set realistic expectations as to what will most likely occur during the first days and weeks with your newborn.
This consult includes:
The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant or IBCLC represents the “gold standard” in lactation consultant credentialing. An IBCLC certified lactation consultant is a healthcare professional with a considerable amount of clinical hours of direct care of the breastfeeding mother and baby. They are required to acquire many hours of education in the fields of lactation, counseling / psychology, anatomy and physiology, early childhood development, breastfeeding equipment and technology, pharmacology and ethical issues. The must also pass a stringent examination followed by recertification every five years.
Many healthy insurance providers will reimburse you for one or more visits with an IBCLC for reasons listed above. We will supply you with an invoice to be submitted to your insurance provider for reimbursement.
Boston Baby Nurse and Nanny partners with Katie Zerevki and Yummy for Mommy Lactation Services.