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Northshore Midwives & Lactation Consulting specializes in breastfeeding. Andrea is the only Licensed Midwife in the area who is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Please go to “About” to learn more about Andrea’s many years of experience as a Midwife and Lactation Consultant.
Andrea offers private lactation consults in our office and helps families who have had home births, birth center births and hospital births.
Many mothers and babies will not have any issues with Breastfeeding, however there are some mother and baby duos who will need extra help with breastfeeding. Andrea provides personalized and holistic care while working with mothers and babies to solve problems that can arise from early in the Nursing relationship to weaning.
All appointments are thorough and include a complete Breastfeeding assessment and plan.
A Lactation Consultation includes:
- Complete medical history for mom and baby
- Complete physical assessment
- Nursing observation
- Infant weight check before and after feeding
- Practice with latch, positioning, hand expression and pumping
- Education and answers to all questions
- A written plan to help you through this challenging time
Northshore Midwives & Lactation Consulting is a preferred provider for most insurance companies. Lactation Consultations are covered by many insurance companies. Please call the office for any questions regarding your individual plan.
Andrea successfully breastfed her own babies, including twins, for 2 ½ years!
Contact Us today to set up an appointment.