Pauline Nardella, RN, MPA
Serving Rockland, Bergen, Orange
and Westchester Counties
A Lactation Consultant is a vital part of the healthcare system. They work together with your baby's Pediatrician, OB/GYN and CNM. The credentials, IBCLC signifies that they are specially trained and qualified to assist with every aspect of breastfeeding. Look for this credential when seeking the assistance of a lactation consultant in order to ensure the highest level of training, experience, and expertise.
What can a lactation consultant do for me?
A Lactation Consultant can assist a family in preparing for breastfeeding. Classes before baby arrives allow parents to receive up to date information and hands on practice. Birthing Wisdom' baby care & breastfeeding class for preparation.
Lactation Consultants also support families through breastfeeding issues including but not limited to:
Does insurance pay for a lactation consultant's services?
Some insurance companies do cover for this service, while others do not. It is advised to call your insurance company and discuss the coverage available. You will be billed for services provided at the time of the consultation and given an insurance bill to submit to your healthcare insurance company. It is sometimes helpful to also obtain a physician's letter or prescription for a lactation consultant services and/or breastfeeding equipment and submit this with your claim.
Please call 845-323-1830 Monday through Friday 6am to 9pm or email info@Birthingwisdom.com to arrange for a consultation at either your home or at my office. All consultations must be in person with the baby and mother.