What To Expect In A Lactation Visit

A visit from a Lactation Consultant after you have come home from your birthing facility is very in-depth and much different than a visit in the hospital. In this video, Diba explains what to expect in your first in-home or in-office lactation visit.

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First-Time Visit

Takes approximately 1.5 – 2 hours 

Our experienced Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will conduct a comprehensive visit which will include:

  • Mother and baby health history including birth and breastfeeding experience to date 
  • Physical assessment of mother’s breasts and baby’s oral anatomy
  • Weight check for baby, including pre- and post-feeding weights
  • A clinical evaluation of the baby’s feeding including hands-on assistance
  • Pumping evaluation, instruction and flange fitting
  • A written personalized care plan for you
  • A written report faxed to your healthcare providers (OB/GYN, midwife and pediatrician)

Follow-Up Visit 

May be necessary or desired. Follow-up visits usually take 1 – 1.5 hours and include:

  • Assessment of progress
  • Weight check for baby, including pre- and post-feeding weights
  • Re-evaluation and updating of care plan
  • A report faxed to the mother’s physician and/or baby’s pediatrician.

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