Lactation Consultation

 
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Enjoy customized support in the comfort of your own home from a Registered Nurse and Certified Lactation Counselor. Boston NAPS offers a variety of customized visits offering breastfeeding support, pumping education and even newborn care.

We customize every private session to address your primary needs and concerns, whether it’s improving your latch and breastfeeding technique or a longer visit with tips for soothing, bathing and sleeping.  


 
I cannot recommend Boston NAPS enough! Their support and expertise during the first couple months home with my infant was invaluable. After leaving the hospital, I had little confidence in my breastfeeding future. But after two visits with Boston NAPS I got the knowledge and confidence I needed to successfully feed my daughter.
— KERI G.
 

Lactation & Newborn Support

What to Expect

Consult with a Registered Nurse who is a Certified Lactation Counselor. We design a customized session for you after a phone call to discuss your specific needs. Your visit may include one or more of the following:

 

Lactation support:

  • Observing a feeding

  • Suggestions for improved latch and positioning to ensure your baby is getting as much milk as possible

  • Pre- and post-feed weight to evaluate how much breastmilk your baby is getting

  • Customized plan for reaching your breastfeeding goals

Pumping education:

  • Overview and assembly of pump and its parts

  • Proper fitting of phalanges to your breasts and nipples

  • Instruction on cleaning the pump and its parts

  • Introduction to pumping schedules

  • Overview of safely handling and storing breast milk

Newborn care:

  • Overview of newborn behaviors and healthy feeding and sleeping schedules

  • When and how to introduce a pacifier

  • Hands-on practice with bathing, swaddling and soothing

  • Opportunity to discuss your newborn questions with a Registered Nurse in your home


New Clients

How to Book: Please select a date/time in the booking tool. Once you select ‘Continue,’ you will be prompted to enter additional availability. A Boston NAPS team member will contact you to finalize your private session. Don’t see an open time/date that works for your schedule? Fill out our Appointment Request Form.

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Returning Clients

How to Book: After you choose a team member, please select a date/time in the booking tool. If you don’t see the time you want, pick the next-closest date and time. Once you select ‘Continue,’ you will be prompted to enter additional availability. A Boston NAPS team member will contact you to finalize your private session.

← Return to Newborn Care Overview