Lactation & Parenting Consultation

Jan knows that mothers and fathers want to be good parents! But, sometimes becoming a breastfeeding mother and being a parent can be an overwhelming experience. Jan provides private consultations with families facing some of the following challenges:

 Breastfeeding Problems

  • Painful latch
  • Problems with baby’s weight gain
  • Transitioning from bottle back to breastfeeding
  • Low milk supply
  • Frequent feeding
  • Fussy baby
  • Pumping issues
  • Return to work plans
  • Beginning solids
  • … and more

Pediatric Issues

  • Difficulty understanding the newborn
  • Attachment concerns
  • Fretful sleep or poor eating habits in the new baby
  • Difficulty with older baby’s napping, sleep and temperament
  • Toddler struggles: tantrums, bedtime, sibling rivalry
  • Pre-schooler: Sleep problems, discipline concerns, bringing a new baby in home, etc.

Jan’s Experience:

Jan, honored by the 2020 American Nurses Association as the “Innovative Nurse of the Year”, is a nurse practitioner and board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). She has worked professionally with babies, young children and their families for decade. A published author, she developed the international HUG Your Baby program and has taught birth, lactation and parenting professionals around the world. Click HERE to learn more about Jan’s experience.

SKYPE/Facetime Consultations (during Coronavirus pandemic.)

Insurance Reimbursement

Unfortunately, the great variation in insurance policies, co-payments and deductibles makes it impossible for Jan to submit clients’ insurance forms for televideo visits.

Available Appointments

To schedule an appointment, email Jan at jan@hugyourbaby.org or call her at 919-923-6609 (9:00 AM – 9:00 PM, USA Eastern Time). She can usually provides care within 24 hours.

Consultation and Fees

A lactation or parenting  televideo evaluation and treatment plan is $75. This fee covers Jan ‘s review of your history form, televideo visit and a  followup phone consultation.  Contact Jan if you need a discounted fee.

Once you set up an appointment with Jan, click THIS LINK to complete the form at the bottom of your page about you and your baby.