Lactation

Lactation consults are for any breastfeeding mother. Basking Babies, Angela, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) with over 30 years of experience, provides these consultations at Be Well Pediatrics. A lactation consultation can help with many breastfeeding concerns. 

  • Ask for a detailed health history for you and your baby.  

  • Listen to your concerns, assess your baby’s oral anatomy and your breast anatomy.

  • Observe a feeding and assess baby's latch. 

  • Make some suggestions for how to proceed and together you will create a breastfeeding plan for your specific needs.

  • Provide notes from your consult and plan for you to provide to your healthcare provider if you wish 

  • Angela will follow-up with two phone calls.

  • If needed, Angela will also liaise between you and your caregiver.