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Pumping, Bottle & At-Breast Feeding

Breastmilk Pumping Consultation

$150 (if not covered by insurance)

90 minutes

 

Express yourself! Learn how to pump or express your breastmilk in a way that fits your lifestyle while producing the most breastmilk. Whether you are pregnant, or you are ready to pump, this consultation is for you.

This is a flexible appointment centered around fitting breastmilk pumping and feeding into your life. You may be thinking of:

 

  • Pumping and Exclusive Breastmilk Feeding. (EBF)

  • Preparing for a return to work and wondering about NYS Breastfeeding Protection Laws.

  • Unboxing your pump, assembling and using it safely the first time.

  • Buying a new pump and knowing it's pros and cons, before ordering one.

  • Learning how to hand express your milk.

  • Building a personal milk stash for 'Me Time' and emergencies.

We create a personal care plan aligned with your goals. All your questions about expressing and storing breastmilk and breast pumps will be answered.

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Taking Care of a Baby

Bottle Feeding Consultation

 

$150 (if not covered by insurance)

90 minutes

This consultation is for parents who are full or part-time bottle feeding their baby. 

1. You will learn how to safely prepare and store formula, breastmilk and/or donor breastmilk.

 

2. You will learn best practices for cleaning bottles and feeding supplies and when sanitizing is necessary and when it is not.

3. You will be guided through bottle feeding your baby. You will learn:

  • How much breastmilk and/or formula baby needs 

  • Paced bottle feeding for prevention of obesity

  • Bottle feeding positions for bonding

  • The importance of skin to skin contact

  • Gentle burping techniques

  • How to reduce and treat gas and colic

  • Distinguishing between hunger and a need for comforting

  • When and why to use a pacifier​

At-Breast Supplemental Nursing System Feeding Consultation

$150 (if not covered by insurance)

90 minutes

This consultation is for parents to learn At-Breast Feeding with a supplemental nursing system. At-Breast Feeding is for any parent (lactating or non-lactating) who wishes to nourish and bond with their baby through breastfeeding.

  • Slow gaining baby

  • Adoption & Surrogacy

  • Relactation

  • IGT (hypoplasia)

  • Transgender parent

  • Post-mastectomy

1. You will learn how to safely prepare and store formula, breastmilk and/or donor breastmilk.

 

2. You will learn best practices for cleaning supplemental nursing system and feeding supplies and when sanitizing is necessary and when it is not.

3. You will be guided through at-breast feeding your baby. You will learn:

  • The importance of at-breast feeding

  • Why and when to use an at-breast feeder

  • How to wear an at-breast feeder

  • ​​How much breastmilk and/or formula baby needs

  • Gentle burping techniques

  • Distinguishing between hunger and a need for comforting

  • When and why to use a pacifier​

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