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 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

Initial Consult (up to 2hrs): $275

Follow-Up Consult (up to 90min): $225


Lactation Consult Request Form

How to Book: Please complete our Lactation Consult Request Form and a Boston NAPS staff member will be in touch with you shortly to book your appointment.

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
Address *
Address
Travel fees apply as follows: $60 for 10 - 17.9 miles and $90 for 18+ miles from our Boston NAPS Studio located at 387 West Broadway, Boston, MA 02127
Partner's Name *
Partner's Name
Partner's Phone *
Partner's Phone
Child's Name *
Child's Name
Child's Date of Birth *
Child's Date of Birth
Pediatrician Name *
Pediatrician Name
Pediatrician's Phone Number *
Pediatrician's Phone Number
OB's Name (obstetrician) *
OB's Name (obstetrician)
OB's Phone Number *
OB's Phone Number
Boston NAPS will provide a detailed invoice receipt for all consults. It is the client's responsible to seek reimbursement from the insurance carrier.
Please list any significant medical or surgical health information for mom that we should be aware of. Please including any medications (over the counter or prescription), pregnancy complications or delivery complications (including postpartum hemorrhage), medical history including any issues with your thyroid, and surgical history including any breast surgeries. Please also list any known allergies (to medications or otherwise). If none, please type "N/A."
Please list any significant medical or surgical health information for baby that we should be aware of. Please including any medications (over the counter or prescription), and any known allergies or sensitivities (to medications or otherwise). If none, please type "N/A."
Please describe your specific breastfeeding concerns and questions to be addressed during your consultation.
Please provide at least three (3) dates and times that work with your schedule. We try and book all lactation appointments within 24-48 hours of your request.
Kindly instruct us on where to park for your visit. Parking must be provided for the nurse. Any parking fees will be applied to client's invoice.
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