Smooth Sailing

Breastfeeding Support

5622 W Palmaire Ave Glendale 85308 - Please call 623-282-4352 to schedule.

Our Services

 Smooth Start Lactation Consult - $175 home visit / $150 in office A Smooth Start consult can be scheduled before birth, or within the first week of your baby’s life. This consult is like having a breastfeeding class in your home or our office, with your baby in your arms. During this consultation, I will: Obtain a medical history pertaining to your birth Assess you and your baby Discuss newborn behaviors & your breastfeeding goals Ensure that you are comfortable in several nursing positions Discuss pumping, and ensure that you have the correct size flange Give you the confidence in breastfeeding to get you off to a great start I am available for follow up phone calls, texts and/or emails for 2 weeks after the initial visit. Lactation Consult for Breastfeeding Challenges - $195 home visit / $170 in office An initial consult includes: An hour and a half with a board certified lactation consultant A full assessment of latch, sucking skills and the baby’s weight A written care plan A professional report of the visit that can be faxed to your child’s pediatrician as needed A superbill (receipt) that can be submitted for possible reimbursement from your insurance company I am available for follow up phone calls, texts and/or emails for 2 weeks after the initial visit. Follow Up Consult – $70 home visit / $45 in office Many breastfeeding problems can be resolved with one visit, however some challenges require additional fine-tuning. The need for additional follow-up care will be discussed as part of your plan of care during your consultation, or the need may arise later. Follow-up consultations are individualized according to your questions/concerns and/or your baby’s needs. In office follow-up consultations are also available on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00pm at The Birth Nest at Catlin Court - 5622 West Palmaire Ave Glendale 85308. Please call to schedule. (623) 242-1834 Free Weight Checks Free weight checks are available to compare your baby’s weight to the weight obtained at your initial consultation. This can be done on Wednesdays at The Birth Nest at Catlin Court in Glendale from 11:30-12:00.

Appointments are available at our office in Goodyear. Home visits are also available in the West Valley. Please click here to see the service area map. Feel free to call or text with any questions.

 

(623) 282-4352 (call or text)

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