I know, getting breastfeeding help does seem expensive! More and more insurance companies are providing reimbursal. We provide a hospital receipt with coding to submit to your insurance company. On the other, not breastfeeding is expensive. Baby formula costs at least $150.00 per month for at least 12 months if breastfeeding doesn’t work out. This is a cost of at least $1800.oo for a year. So, in fact, by investing in a board-certified lactation consultant, you are really saving money over the long term. Lactation consultants at The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor are highly trained, board-certified healthcare professionals. Anyone can call themselves a lactation consultant, so be sure that whoever you might hire to give you breastfeeding help you has reached these high standards.