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:
-Wet and dirty diapers in last 24-48hrs
-List of questions/concerns you would like answered