Prenatal Phone Consult & Counseling

A prenatal consultation can be especially helpful for first time mothers, or for mothers that had breastfeeding difficulties previously. We can discuss potential breastfeeding issues and be prepared so we can create a strategy to optimize breastfeeding success.
*This consult can be done anytime during your pregnancy, but is best done by 36 weeks of pregnancy.
*Can be done to prepare for a Great Start Lactation Consult that will be done after the birth of the baby.
*No commitment to scheduling a postpartum consult, but priority will be given if a postpartum consult is needed.
*Simply fill out the form below and we can set up a time that works for you. This phone consult usually lasts approximately 20-30 min.

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Great Start Lactation Consult

This Great Start consult can be scheduled prenatally to be done in the first week of your baby’s life. You can also call and schedule after the birth.
This consult is like having a breastfeeding class in your home, with your baby in your arms.
  • Obtaining medical history pertaining to birth
  • Assessment of mom and baby
  • Discuss newborn behaviors & breasfeeding goals
  • Assure mom comfortable in several nursing positions
  • Discuss pumping, breast pump flanges and sizes
  • Give you the confidence in breastfeeding to get you off to a great start
I am available for follow up phone calls, texts and/or emails for 2 weeks after the initial visit.

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Lactation Consult for Breastfeeding Challenges

An initial consult in your home includes:
  • An hour and a half with a board certified lactation consultant
  • A full assessment of latch, sucking skills and the baby’s weight
  • I am available for follow up phone calls, texts and/or emails for 2 weeks after the initial visit
  • A written care plan
  • A professional report of the visit that can be faxed to your child’s pediatrician
  • A referral form that you can have your healthcare provider fill out to increase the possibility that insurance will reimburse
  • A “superbill” or receipt that can be submitted for possible reimbursement from your insurance company

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Free weight checks-

A follow-up consultation may simply be a weight check to compare to weight obtained at initial consultation.
This can be done for free on Wednesdays at The Birth Nest at Catlin Court in Glendale from 11:30-12:00
5622 West Palmaire Ave Glendale 85308 – Please call 623-687-6659 to schedule.

 

Follow Up Consult – $70/hour in home- $40 in office

Many breastfeeding problems can be resolved with one visit, however some challenges require additional fine-tuning. The need for additional follow-up care will be discussed as part of your plan of care during your consultation or the need may arise later.
Follow-up consultations are individualized according to a mother’s questions/concerns and/or her baby’s needs.
A follow up consult can be scheduled in your home or on a Wednesdays at The Birth Nest at Catlin Court in Glendale from 12:00-1:00pm
5622 West Palmaire Ave Glendale 85308 – Please call 623-687-6659 to schedule.