Services-Chattanooga Lactation Consultant | Breastfeeding Support/Insurance covered

Now Accepting Most Insurance Plans! Chattanooga Lactation is partnered with Lactation Network who works with PPO plans including BCBS, BCBS Anthem and Cigna to cover 6 lactation visits. To see if your insurance qualifies go to Lactation Network and fill out the application and hit “Submit.” Health Shares will usually cover visits with a Superbill. *potential reimbursement with superbill.

Prenatal Lactation Consult

Preparing for your sweet baby can bring lots of emotions from excitement to worry. It can feel overwhelming trying to figure out everything on your own. Having a prenatal visit with one of our expert lactation specialist serving the Chattanooga area, can help prepare and ease your concerns about breastfeeding and save you time and money. Included in your prenatal care service package:

  • 60 minute consult In-person or virtual.
  • Individualized Care Plan– Together we will create a game plan for all your feeding questions. It is my goal to leave you feeling empowered.
  • Breast Assessment-with permission we will do a breast assessment. It is important to know if you have any obstacles that may prevent you from having an easy start such as inverted nipples or Insufficient glandular tissue.
  • Learn some basic breastfeeding holds and deep latching techniques.
  • How to hand express your colostrum
  • Alternative ways of feeding
  • Learn the benefits of skin to skin
  • Comfort measures & More
  • The conversation will be focused on the first 72 hours post-birth. Your health history will be discussed, any questions you have will be answered, and we will talk through your goals and feeding plan

Lactation Consultant In Your Home
  • Our first visit is between 60-90 minutes
  • Assessment of mom and baby
  • Assessment of oral anatomy and function
  • Assessment of latch & position
  • Pre & post feed weights to check milk transfer
  • How to use breast pump & flange sizing
  • How to bottle feed while breastfeeding
  • Customized care plan to help reach your breastfeeding goals
  • Referrals & recommendations as needed
  • Lactation Therapy consults for pre release and post release.
  • FOLLOW-UP CONSULT
    • Follow-up visits are usually 60 minutes. We continue to work together on your specific breastfeeding goals and build the confidence you need.
Office Visit-UNDER 🚧 at this time

Located in Ooltewah off Main Street. Appointment only. Available times for office are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • Consultation up to 60 minutes
  • Assessment of mom and baby
  • Assessment of oral anatomy and function
  • Assessment of latch & position
  • Pre & post feed weights to check milk transfer
  • Customized care plan to help reach your breastfeeding goals
  • Referrals & recommendations as needed
  • LACTATION THERAPY (play time exercises to help prepare for tongue/lip/buccal tie release) Pre & Post therapy. I specialize in assessing and helping babies and families be prepared for a release and working closely with best professionals in the area to resolve this complex medical issue. Team approach creates the best outcomes.