Private Consultations

Private Breastfeeding Help in Your Home or Our Office

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Dear Families,

Congratulations on your new baby! We know breastfeeding can be hard in the beginning. You can be overwhelmed, in pain, worried the baby is not getting enough food, so many fears. Let us provide breastfeeding help and resolve your breastfeeding problems. We have been helping families reach their breastfeeding goals for over 14 years.

Warmly,
Barbara D. Robertson, MA, IBCLC
The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor

Renee G.

Why Us?

Five Reasons You Will Love the Support You Receive

1

We are very well trained. Barbara has been working in this field for 21 years and is a total breastfeeding geek. She knows breastfeeding!

2

We are kind and respectful. We want you to leave our visits feeling hopeful and empowered!

3

Our visits are about 1.5 hours. We need this time to get a complete understanding of your breastfeeding needs.

4

We offer our Breastfeeding Cafe on Fridays for you. This free drop-in group is free of charge and helps us keep in touch while you meet other mothers and babies.

5

We are good at what we do! We can help resolve a wide variety of breastfeeding related issues.

We Can Help You Resolve:

  • Sore nipples and/or breasts
  • Latching and positioning issues
  • Babies who can’t latch
  • Worries about your breastmilk supply
  • Preterm babies
  • Twins
  • Returning to work

Your Private Consultation Includes:

  • Compassionate and respectful care
  • Full medical history of mother and baby
  • Physical exam of mother’s breasts and baby
  • Physical exam of the baby
  • Pre and post test weights to determine milk transfer during feed
  • Thorough evaluation of feeding
  • Written care plan
  • An insurance receipt for you to submit for possible reimbursal
  • Follow-up phone support and, if needed, follow-up visits at a lower fee

Fees

An in office, initial consultation is $125.00.  An initial consultation will take about one to one and a half hours to get a complete understanding of your breastfeeding needs.  We are happy to come to your home or the hospital for an additional travel fee.

Please bring your breast pump and anything else you might want or need. Don’t forget a support person if possible.

Here some insurance information about possible reimbursement.

Location

Call 734-975-6534 or email barbara@bfcaa.com to set up an appointment. Our office is located at 722 Brooks Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48103.

We are happy to travel to anywhere within a two-hour distance from Ann Arbor:  Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Dexter, Chelsea, Canton, Plymouth, Northville, Brighton, pretty much where ever with a travel fee.

Transitioning Back to Work Breastfeeding Consultation

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With Barbara Robertson, MA, IBCLC

Overview

Are you planning on returning to work in the early weeks and months following birth? In this class, we will provide expert advice to develop an individualized plan to meet the unique needs of your situation. What equipment is necessary? When should you begin your pumping regiment? When should you start introducing bottles to your baby? Ensure that your breastfeeding relationship continues uninterrupted by planning ahead! Moms are welcome to take this class during pregnancy or afterwards. Babies are welcome.

Fee $80.00 offered as needed Privately