The Mothership NYC

Lactation Services

Sale price Price $200.00 Regular price

Do you need a Lactation Counselor?

Both new and experienced moms often wonder, "Do I need help?"

Here are some common reasons you may want to seek lactation counseling:

  • Nipple pain and damage
  • Baby weight gain problems
  • Baby fusses at breast
  • Long feedings
  • Engorgement, thrush, plugged ducts and mastitis
  • Concerns about milk supply (over or under supply)
  • Breastfeeding after breast surgeries
  • Returning to work
  • Supplementing and weaning issues
  • Dread or anxiety about feeding


Lactation Counseling Includes:

Review of pregnancy/delivery and medical history of you and your baby as it relates to breastfeeding

  • Education about infant cues
  • Helps with positioning to maximize comfort and ease
  • Assistance with latch
  • Observation and assessment of an entire nursing session
  • Exploration of nursing challenges and solutions (tongue/lip tie)
  • Demonstration of and tips for improving breastfeeding
  • Demonstration of the use of feeding equipment (including breast pump)
  • An individually tailored care plan and recommendations within 24 hours of consultation
  • Phone and email follow-up for two weeks or until your initial breastfeeding issue is resolved


Home visits are available in immediate NYC area


Initial Home Visit - $200

Follow-up Home Visits - $100

Virtual Counseling (up to 60 minutes) - $60

Phone Counseling / Supportive Mentoring (up to 30 minutes) - $20

Please email with inquiries.