How much does a home visit cost?
For Aetna clients, home visits are covered, so there is no cost to you. For other providers, home visits are $300 for a 90-120 minute consult. BOOK NOW
Do you accept insurance?
I am an-in network providers with Aetna, so there is no cost for those visits.
For other insurance plans, payment is required at the time of booking. I will provide a super bill which can be submitted to your provider for reimbursement. You can find out more about insurance coverage in this free toolkit from the National Women’s Law Center.
Do you come to my area?
My travel range includes Belleville, Berkeley Heights, Bernardsville, Bloomfield, Cedar Grove, Chatham, Clark, East Hanover, East Orange, Elizabeth, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Florham Park, Glen Ridge, Hillside, Irvington, Livingston, Madison, Maplewood, Millburn, Montclair, Morris Plains, Morristown, Mountainside, Newark, New Providence, Nutley, Orange, Parsippany-Troy Hills, Rahway, Roseland, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, Short Hills, Springfield, South Orange, Summit, Union, Verona, West Caldwell, West Orange, Westfield.
Don’t see your town listed above? Just email me to see if I can come to your town.
Do you have more available times to squeeze me in?
Quite possibly! If my schedule is full or you need an evening or weekend appointment, please reach out and I’ll do my best to accommodate you. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-306-4575.
How can I contact you?
You don’t need to reach out first to book a visit! You can book right on this site.
If you would like to talk to me, I’ll do my best to return calls and emails as quickly as I can if I’m not with other clients. Email me at email@example.com or call 973-306-4575.
Can I come to your support group?
YES! The weekly in-person support group is my FAVORITE time of the week. We meet every Tuesday in Maplewood, NJ. Get the directions and all the details here.
Babies are welcome at any age. First meeting is always free. And you’re at home here if you’re struggling, supplementing, pumping, bottle-feeding, etc.
Can I work with you before my baby arrives?
YES! Preparing for nursing when you are pregnant and expecting a baby is a great way to get off to a good start. I offer small group prenatal classes and one-on-one prenatal appointments before your delivery.
What are reasons to book a lactation consultant?
It’s easy to feel confused or overwhelmed by the “rules” of breastfeeding. I can help you with common breastfeeding or chestfeeding issues such as sore nipples, cracked or bleeding nipples, inverted or flat nipples, tight latch, painful latch, baby can’t latch, low milk supply, supplementing with formula, supplementing with donor milk, using a nipple shield, milk not coming in yet, oversupply, engorgement, mastitis, plugged ducts, clogged ducts, blebs or milk blisters, breast pain, weight loss in newborn, weight gain issues, introducing bottles, can’t take a bottle, figuring out how much milk baby is taking, fussy baby, tongue tie, lip tie, gassy baby, sleepy babies, baby waking too often to eat, not knowing how much milk baby is taking, not knowing how often to feed baby, pumping, weaning, introducing solids, preparing for return to work, pumping at work, postpartum depression or anxiety related to breastfeeding, and lots more! It can also be helpful to have a home visit even if breastfeeding is going “okay” to understand more about how normal feeding changes as your baby grows and matures.
What happens during a home visit with you?
Home visits last about 90-120 minutes, so there is plenty of time to answer your questions about feeding your baby and come up with a custom care plan. You can read a step-by-step outline of a typical in-home breastfeeding support visit here.