What to Expect at a Private In-Home Breastfeeding Consult

An initial feeding consult will be scheduled in the comfort of your own home.

You can stay in your pajamas and don't worry about cleaning up! 

 

 

-Full health history of you and your baby

-Review pregnancy, delivery and breastfeeding history

-Assessment of concerns/issues with feeding 

-Weight check on baby, as needed (possible pre and post feed weight)

-Examine breasts and baby’s anatomy and sucking ability

-Observe and support positioning and latch

-Support with pump/nipple shield, as needed

-Create an individualized care plan that will work for you and your family (written if needed)

-Relevant literature and resources, as needed

-Follow up call/text/email, as needed

 

 

 

Information that may be helpful to have ready for visit:

-Recent weights

-Wet and dirty diapers in last 24-48hrs

-List of questions/concerns you would like answered

Mother Holding Baby's Hand