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International Board Certified Lactation  Consultant

"Kate was extremely knowledgable, professional, and helpful. She shared her wealth of information and experience with me when I needed it most. Her techniques and tactics were comprehensive and very helpful - I continue to use them. I highly recommend her expertise as an IBCLC."  LD

 

Breast/Chest Feeding Consultation

Initial Visit: 1.5 – 2 hours

In Office: $250

In Home: $300 in zone /$350 out of zone 

Includes an assessment of parent and baby, detailed health history, observing a feeding, pre and post feed weight and a comprehensive care plan.

This service is also available for Bottle Feeding Families.  If your breastfed baby struggles to accept a bottle, an initial home visit can help get you on your way to bottle feeding success.

I am available for post-visit communication for 2 weeks after the visit.

Follow Up Visits:
1.5 hours

In Office: $200

In Home: $250 in zone /$300 out of zone 

In-Office Weight Check

30 minutes  $65

For established clients only.  This is a brief appointment to confirm that your feeding planning is on track and that the baby is gaining weight appropriately.

Prenatal/Pre-adoptive Consult:

1.5 hours

In Office: $200

At Home: $250 in zone /$300 out of zone

 

Lactation Education- you will gain a greater understanding of how breastfeeding works.

Review the full health history for the anticipated nursing parent with a comprehensive plan for baby’s arrival. Prenatal/Pre-adoptive clients receive $50 discount on post partum Breast/Chest Feeding Consultation.

In Zone Neighborhoods

Brooklyn:

Boerum Hill                   Cobble Hill

Carroll Gardens            Downtown Brooklyn

Brooklyn Heights          Gowanus

Red Hook                       Columbia Waterfront

Dumbo                           Navy Yard

Flatbush                         Park Slope

Prospect Heights           Prospect Park South

South Slope                  Windsor Terrace

Sunset Park                   Ditmas Park

Borough Park               Bay Ridge

Bedford Stuyvesant      Clinton Hill  

Fort Greene                   Brownsville

Crown Heights              

Out of Zone Neighborhoods

Visits to these locations incur a $50 travel charge, this is not reimbursable by insurance.  When booking online, please be sure to include the travel fee option.

 

Brooklyn:

Williamsburg

Greenpoint

and other areas of Brooklyn not listed in zone

 

Queens:

Long Island City          

Astoria

Sunnyside

and other neighborhoods in Queens

 

Manhattan:

UWS, UES, Central Park and South

Phone Consultations

30 minutes  $65

45 minutes  $93

60 minutes $125

For Established clients only.  Want to check in after your visit and require an in depth conversation?  Want to talk Baby Led Weaning at 6 months old?  Want to discuss your plan to go back to work?  Are you getting ready to wean, but worried about plugged ducts or emotional ramifications?

 

Let's make an appointment to talk on the phone.

Payment Info:

Payment by:
cash
credit card
check
HSA FSA eligible

All online bookings require a $100 deposit via credit card to confirm your visit.

Insurance Info:
I am an Out-Of-Network provider.  Payment is due at time of service.  I will provide a superbill for you to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement (minus travel fee for Out of Zone).  Lactation support is mandated by The Affordable Care Act.  Check with your insurance company to request pre-authorization to see an out-of-network provider.  Here's information on why most IBCLCs are out-of-network, and how to get reimbursed for your visit.

 

WIC & Medicaid Families please reach out regarding sliding scale.

*Twins/Multiples

I love working with families with multiple births.  Please add $50/additional baby to initial visit charge as visits with many babies include thorough assessment and care plan for each individual child

 
 

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