Here for you at any stage of your Breastfeeding Journey
From Birth and Beyond
Breastfeeding like anything can have small hills to climb along the way and we're here for you to help you over them.
We will completed a comprehensive breastfeeding assessment with the mother and baby in the comfort of your own home.
Individual sessions aimed at trouble shooting breastfeeding issues such as but not limited to:
Full, Firm or Engorged breasts
Sore, tender, grazed or cracked nipples
Positioning or attachment issues
White nipple blebs
Painful let down
Previous breast surgery - reduction or augmentation
Baby sleeping at the breast
Poor weight gain
Introducing family foods
Returning to work
What to expect from the visit
Taking a detailed birth, breastfeeding and medical history
An assessment of the mother’s breasts and nipples, including baby’s behaviour at the breast
Watching a complete breastfeed and offering help with positioning if necessary
Assessing milk transfer
A suck assessment - checking baby’s oral anatomy for tongue tie, high palate etc.
Help with expressing and whether a breast pump is suitable
Education regarding lactation aids
Evidence based information / education to empower the mother
Working with the mother to find a plan that works for her
Helping to track baby’s weight
What will you gain from the visit
Nurturing Well will assist you by:
Trouble shooting issues as they arise
Providing timely interventions for you and baby
Offering the convenience of coming to your home
Individualising care plan and follow up as required
Referral for specialist assessment and intervention as required
Initial consultation = From $180*
Follow up consultation review= From $90*
Home visit fee $50
*Medicare rebates available up to 6 weeks and 6 days conditions apply.
Private health fund rebates available, please contact your private health fund.
Please call Nurturing well on 0428816280 if booking request time is not available on the booking request.
Please note: The average engagement is 60-90 minutes which includes consultation and individualised breastfeeding care plan. Engagements lasting longer than 90 minutes are billed in 15 minute increments.