Need lactation support while in isolation?
I am here to support you. As a local leader in lactation and postpartum support, I bring over a decade of experience, and advanced training in offering remote consultations, to seamlessly fill any gaps in care and increase the safety net for new families. Through virtual consultations – and scales rentals if needed – we can create a personalized plan to reach your goals.
Questions? Reach out via phone, text (often the quickest reply), email, or the contact form below.
Virtual Lactation Support
Now you can receive secure, individualized support for your breastfeeding/chestfeeding relationship in the comfort of your own home. This is especially helpful when you have a newborn, but great for all situations because your home is where you and your little one are at ease.
Time is short with a new baby. Families need quick and efficient access to trusted support.
I know that you and your baby feel most comfortable in your home. I bring support to you – virtually.
Over 12 years of expertise in all things baby – and trusted referrals as needed.
Your Seattle IBCLC – now available virtually anywhere.
As a compassionate and skilled International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and experienced parenting educator in the greater Seattle area, I’m now providing virtual consultations via a secure, HIPAA-compliant platform. There’s no need to leave the comfort of your home while getting the information and support you need to have more time and space to truly enjoy your baby.
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Consider taking a class and/or reading a book about breastfeeding/chestfeeding prior to your baby arriving. A bit of education in advance of your “on the job training” will enable you to better understand what to expect about breastfeeding/chestfeeding and your baby’s behavior in the early days. (The phrase “breastfeeding/chestfeeding” is an inclusive term to describe the act of feeding one’s baby from their breast or chest.)...
I’m here for you.
And I’m ready to answer any questions you have.
Reach out by phone, text (often the fastest way to get a reply), email, or via the contact form to find out more or set-up a consultation.
Are you wondering if you need a consult?
I can support you when:
you’re dealing with a challenge and would like to connect with a compassionate and experienced professional as quickly as possible.
you need personalized and comprehensive support for lactation, babywearing, or other family topics.
you want to be more confident in caring for yourself and your new baby.
you know that you and your baby feel most comfortable in your home and you'd love that professional support to come to you.
Are you wondering what the costs are?
Most insurance plans include coverage for lactation consultations, though your coverage will depend on your individual plan.
We can help you understand your insurance coverage options.
We are in-network with Aetna and provide a superbill for all other clinical consultations.
A consultation is an investment in your family's transition and can increase your confidence and ease with your little one.
206.973.0337 (feel free to text for a faster response)