Services

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SERVICES

Each mother and baby unit have their own unique breastfeeding style. Unfortunately, sometimes their breastfeeding  journey doesn’t always go to plan!

What Susan can support you with:
pregnant belly* Antenatal preparation session – Getting prepared for the breastfeeding journey before the baby arrives or if the last breastfeeding   experience didn’t go to plan.
    -Antenatal Breastfeeding Education  can range from 1-2 hours. Written  Information and videos are left with you to view at your leisure with your partner.
* Covering All breastfeeding  issues.
    -Breastfeeding  Consultations (at home with your baby).  Usual visit –  2 hours
* Personalized one on one support to achieve your desired feeding outcome.
* Visit you in the comfort and privacy of your own home.
* Offer reassurance, strategies and options with evidence-based advice.
* Enjoying the feeding experience comfortably and confidently
* Ensuring that feeding time is a positive and pleasant experience for mother and baby
* Assisting parents with bottle feeding the breastfed baby if required (in some circumstances bottle-feeding may be required).
* Offers a sensible, manageable and realistic feeding plan for the family to work with.
* Consultations include follow up contact either phone, SMS and or email –mothers choice.
* Available 7 days a week.
* After-hours and weekend appointments available.

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baby asleepAreas of Interest:
* Antenatal  consultation
* Basic Lactation support – Positioning and Attachment
* Damaged /sore nipples
* Lip and Tongue ties
* Flat/inverted nipples
* Engorgement
* Undersupply
* Oversupply
* Mastitis/Blocked ducts
* Thrush in Lactation
* Nipple Vasospasm
* Use of and removal of Nipple Sheilds
* Sleepy babies
* Fussy feeders/breast refusal
* Twins
* Breastmilk Expression and Storage
* Breast implants/breast reduction
* Returning  to work
* Relactation
* Weaning support

 Specializing  in:
* Babies  having issues with weight gain whilst breastfeeding (Failure to thrive)
* Reflux
* Premature babies
* babies with Down’s syndrome.
* Babies with a  Cardiac or Renal condition
* Cleft lip and Palate.

FEES
Most private health funds will provide rebates for services provided by a Certified lactation Consultant registered with that fund. (Enquire with your health fund prior to consultation)
Payments can be made either by Cash, Direct Deposit or Cheque.
A discount given if a further appointment is required