Prenatal Breastfeeding Assessment

45 minutes; in-home or office visit

Feel confident in your ability to feed your baby. Ask questions in a private and safe environment. Did you have difficulty nursing previously? Do you have health history that may impact your ability to breastfeed? Resolve fear, expand knowledge, create a plan and gain confidence.

I need it if:

  • Previous difficulty breastfeeding
  • Previous Breast surgery
  • Pertinent Health history

Consultation Includes:

  • Discussion of client’s concerns
  • Breast exam
  • Care Plan
  • Resource Packet

Initial Consultation

1.5 hours; in-home or office visit

Feel reassured that you can feed your baby. We help you learn positioning and latching techniques that make feeding more comfortable. We provide a complete assessment of lactation, breastfeeding and suckling. That information, together with your feeding goals will guide us as we create a care plan that is nourishing and nurturing for the whole family.

I need it if:

  • Questions or concerns about breastfeeding
  • Low milk supply
  • Pain with feeding
  • Baby not getting enough
  • Mastitis
  • Special needs of mother or baby
  • Multiple babies


  • Feeding Assessment
  • Physical Assessment of Mother and Baby
  • Weighing Baby
  • Care Plan
  • Resource Packet

Follow-Up Consultation

1 hour; in-home or office visit

Following-up allows us to see your progress, and together we can adjust your care plan as you move closer to your goal. Continue to learn about your baby’s needs and abilities, as well as your own.

I need it if:

  • Ensure care plan is working


  • Reviewing what has changed/not changed
  • Updated care plan

Returning to Work Planning

45 minutes; in-home or office visit

Preparing to return to the workplace can feel stressful. Meet one-on-one to discuss your concerns, and create a plan that fits your specific work and family situation.

I need it if:

  • Planning to return to work or school during the first year
  • Need help thinking through logistics of breastfeeding and bottle feeding
  • Unsure of my rights and employer responsibilities


  • How to talk to your employer
  • Strategies to maintain milk supply


30+ minutes; phone or video-conference

Talk to an IBCLC over the phone or through secure video-conference. Sometimes we need to talk through our questions, or need to gather concise information that doesn't require an in-home consultation. Reading from a website isn't always enough. Talking with an experienced professional can help you sift through information, and identify a plan that works for you and supports your feeding goals. Call us once or multiple times. Talk to an IBCLC who hears your concerns, offers ideas and support, and will let you know when an in-person consultation is needed.

I need it if:

  • Questions about feeding that don't require a physical assessment
  • Information about typical feeding or baby behavior
    • Expressing and storing milk
    • Returning to work planning
    • Introducing complimentary food
    • Typical infant behavior
    • Healthy infant sleep patterns


  • Discussion of your concerns
  • Care Plan
  • Resources Emailed

Breastfeeding Class

Classes held at Thresholds (Lake City)
Upcoming classes: February 13, April 10, June 12, August 14, October 9, December 11

Learn the basics to get breastfeeding off to a good start. Knowing the signs that breastfeeding is working builds confidence in yourself, and your baby. Recognizing the signs that you may need more help will prevent delay in getting additional support early.

Helpful for:

  • Parents new to breastfeeding


  • Partner’s impact on breastfeeding
  • Prenatal preparation
  • Latching techniques
  • How to build and maintain milk supply
  • Signs that baby is getting enough
  • Resources for more support
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