Lactation Consulting

Provides guidance and assistance with nearly any breastfeeding issue including: 

  • General lactation and breastfeeding questions
  • Latching problems
  • Sore nipples
  • Poor infant weight gain
  • Plugged ducts and mastitis
  • Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTs)
    • Tongue-tie
    • Lip-tie
    • cheek-ties
  • Milk supply concerns
    • over or under supply
  • Preterm or medically complex infants
  • Pumping questions
  • Return to work
  • Weaning
  • Tandem nursing
  • Solid introduction
  • Breast or bottle refusal
  • Allergies and food intolerance/elimination diet

All visits include a comprehensive feeding history, physical exam of the infant, lactation specific breast exam (as applicable), and personalized feeding plan based on family's goals and infant's abilities. 

Physical exam is modified for older children based on family's feeding needs. 

Tongue tie, etc

  • Evaluate oral function
  • For breast or non-breast fed babies
  • Identify and diagnose oral ties
  • Release of ties (frenotomy/frenectomy) with CO2 Laser
  • Traditional scissor release of tongue tie also available
  • Customized stretches and exercises to improve latch/feeding 

Newborn Care

One-on-one sessions with you and your baby to learn about general baby care, soothing techniques, answer questions, and teach how to care for your new bundle of joy...since babies don't come with a manual and everyone of them is wonderfully unique.

Ideal for first time parents, parents that need a refresher, or anybody that would like to increase the number of tools in their toolbox for caring and soothing their baby.

 

 

Fees 

Sara is not currently contracted with any insurance providers and does not bill insurance, however does provide a super-bill, which is a formal receipt of services, that may be submitted to insurance by the patient/family for possible reimbursement if they choose to. 

Lactation Visit

First visit (~60min)

  • $140

Follow up visit (~60 min)

  • $120

Prenatal discussion (~30 min)

  • $70

Pumping only (~30 min)

  • $70

Twin visits (90-120min) 

  • $200-250

Telemedicine appointments are available upon request

Oral Ties

Evaluation and explanation of findings (~30 min)

  • $70
  • if frenotomy/frenectomy is recommended and done within the recommended time frame, fee for evaluation is deducted from the cost of the procedure
  • If breastfeeding and not currently working with another lactation consultant, Sara would recommend a lactation consultation as the initial visit to be able to fully assess the feeding dynamic

Laser Frenectomy 

  • one area-$400
  • two or more areas-$565
  • includes personalized aftercare and feeding assistance afterwards

Scissor frenotomy (tongue tie only) 

  • $300
  • includes personalized aftercare and feeding assistance afterwards

Newborn Care

Personalized one-on-one session with your baby (~60 min)

  • $100
  • Telemedicine appointments are available upon request 

 

 

Scheduling

Appointments are usually available within 1-2 days of request.

Conveniently schedule online using the link below or call or text 352-441-1038

  • please note that tongue or lip tie release procedures are not currently self-scheduled online, but evaluations for oral ties are available to self-schedule. Please call/text to inquire about scheduling release procedures.
  • If you have an urgent need for lactation support, please call to let us know

Ask about newborn packages for multiple visits at a reduced price per visit.  

Gift Cards available!