Bayou City Breastfeeding

Phone or Video Conferencing
​(Skype or Google Hangouts) Consultation

Lactation Consultation

We provide Lactation Consultations both in our office and in your home .  

Initial consultations will usually take 2 hours and include some or all of the following:

  • Family Health History
  • Infant Health History
  • Review of Previous Breastfeeding Experiences
  • Birth History
  • Feeding History
  • Infant Weight Check (pre and post feeding weight checks if appropriate)
  • Physical Assessment of Infant (including oral assessment)
  • Breast Examination
  • Observation, assistance and instruction of infant feeding as appropriate (breast, bottle, syringe, supplemental nursing system, cup, etc.)
  • Observation, assistance and instruction on expression of breast milk (hand expression and/or pumping) if appropriate
  • Creation of feeding plan
  • Suck training or other exercises as appropriate
  • Documentation of visit provided to primary care physicians for mother and baby
  • Appropriate referrals as needed
  • Recommendation for follow up

Follow up consultations generally take 1-2 hours.

Selected Insurance Accepted: Aetna*, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Heathcare and Cigna

Prompt Payment Discounted Visit fee for Cash pay Patients:
$195 for Initial visit and $165 for follow ups

Office Visits: Available either our Kingwood or Greenway Plaza offices

Home Visit surcharge:  Additional $60 each visit (not billed to insurance)

Multiples: Additional $35 per visit (if visit is not covered by insurance)

 Aetna clients will also be billed for any applicable copay, deductible or coinsurance  (generally on the baby's insurance). 

Prenatal Lactation Consultation

The best time to meet with your Lactation Consultant is before you have your baby.  Whether you are a first time parent, or had problems breastfeeding your previous children, this meeting with an IBCLC will help you put together a plan for your breastfeeding success.

Prenatal consultations generally last 1-2 hours and include a full health history, review of previous breastfeeding issues, review of breastfeeding basics (latch, positioning, etc.) and creation of a breastfeeding plan for mother and baby.

Selected Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Heathcare and Cigna

Prompt Payment Discounted rate for Cash pay Patients: $150 per couple

Home Visit surcharge: $60

To help provide support for parents in areas that do not have qualified Lactation Support, we can provide Lactation Consultations via video conferencing.  These visits are not billable to insurance.  
​Fee: $75 per hour (billed in 30 minute increments)
Insurance not accepted for these visits

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