Breast Feeding Consultation

This includes:

  • Evaluation of the mother and child
  • Collecting comprehensive health and feeding history
  • Weighing the child to determine any weight increase or loss
  • Observation of a whole feeding session
  • Providing direct support to improve comfort and feeding abilities

With the help of an accurate scale that can measure up to half a teaspoon, milk intake at the breast can be precisely monitored by weighing the baby before and after nursing.

After completing a thorough evaluation and measuring milk transfer, the lactation consultant will recommend a feeding schedule that best suits the requirements of both mom and the baby. A baby’s feeding time should be considered while scheduling the initial appointment, which could last 60 to 90 minutes.

One session may not be enough to ensure breastfeeding success because of a number of variables. A follow-up visit is also offered in an effort to encourage and support breastfeeding.

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