Evidence-based care, compassionate support to help you meet
Most visits can be scheduled within 24 hours.
Decorative gift certificates available for baby showers.
The home visit includes a review of your medical history, your pregnancy and birth experiences, a breast exam, pre-and post- feed weights. We'll review what's working for you and brainstorm any desired improvements. We'll develop a Care Plan together to meet your needs and goals; the Care Plan shifts over time and to your needs. I'm happy to work with all kinds of families. I travel throughout Addison and Chittenden Counties - I'll drive pretty much anywhere!
Free follow-up phone and email support included.
A home visit is $125 and lasts approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
Check your insurance for coverage.
* How milk production works.
* How to tell when your baby wants to nurse.
* How to facilitate a deep latch.
* How to tell your baby is getting enough milk.
* What the early days look like.
* How to avoid problems.
* Signs that you may need help.
Free classes are offered each month at Affiliates in Obgyn, 96 Colchester Avenue in Burlington. Call 658-0505 to register for this class, held the second Monday, 6:30 - 8 pm.
*If your previous experience didn't meet your expectations.
*If you are concerned that you have particular circumstances that may impede a full milk production.
*If you'd prefer a private breast/chestfeeding class.
. . . a prenatal consult can be useful.
We'll meet in the privacy of your home, review your health history, any previous breast/chestfeeding experiences, the basics of how milk is made and what the early days of nursing look like. We can form a plan to handle any anticipated challenges.
A prenatal visit is $25 and lasts approximately one hour, this amount is deducted from a subsequent home visit.