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Lactation Visit Includes:

  • In-Office Consultation up to 1 hour

  • Pre and post-feeding weights with our scales

  • Assessment of Mom's breast 

  • Assessment of the baby's mouth including suck and swallowing

  • Observation of at least one feeding

  • Discussing difficulties, dysfunction, and shallow latch

  • Checking for a Tongue tie and/or Lip tie

  • Addressing painful latch and milk supply

  • Education on and observation of a pumping session

  • Proper flange fitting and how to order parts

  • Personalized care and feeding plan for you. Reporting to your Doctor if needed. 

  • Referrals to additional resources, including tongue tie release providers, SLPs, Chiropractors, OT, and PT. 

  • Text and phone support.

At Richmond Birth and Baby, we have 1 full-time IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and 2 Lactation Educators/Counselors to help you.

*If using insurance please wait to schedule your appointment until after receiving confirmation of approval or denial of coverage* 

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Not in the Richmond Area?

We offer phone and/or

Zoom consultations upon request! Mothers can call from anywhere in the world for help, encouragement and a breastfeeding plan. 

Did you know your Lactation services

could be covered by your insurance?

Richmond Birth and Baby has partnered with the Lactation Network in order to process the necessary paperwork and bill your eligible lactation consultation through your insurance. The Lactation Network is in-network with Anthem, BCBS, Cigna, and United Healthcare PPO plans. 

Not all plans carry lactation coverage. 

If you have one of these plans or would like to check your coverage, please fill out the form below. 

*Response time typically within hours of submission*

*If your insurance is not covered under The Lactation Network your visit(s) will be self-pay. A Superbill will be provided to you to submit to your insurance company for any potential reimbursement.*

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