Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the most common questions practices & potential customers ask before talking with us. If you have more questions, please feel free to use our contact form, shoot us an email or give us a call. We would be happy to answer any additional inquiries that you may have.

An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is a healthcare professional who specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding.

  • Complete required health science courses.
  • Complete 90 hours of didactic learning in lactation.
  • Complete required clinical experience.
  • Pass the certification exam.

The short answer is NO. We recommend you schedule an appointment to discuss ‘WHY’ you are having pain or ‘WHAT’ may be causing pain.

It is best to breastfeed your baby on demand. Babies usually eat about 8-12 times in a 24-hour period.

We do not currently accept insurance. However, we recommend you contact your insurance provider to discuss your benefits.

The CDC recommends exclusively breastfeeding for at least 6 months.

We try to provide service as soon as we can. Typically, we respond within 48 hours.

A plugged (or blocked) duct is an area of the breast where milk flow is obstructed. The nipple pore may be blocked (see Milk Blister), or the obstruction may be further back in the ductal system. A plugged duct usually comes on gradually and affects only one breast.

Mastitis is an inflammation of breast tissue that sometimes involves an infection. The inflammation results in breast pain, swelling, warmth and redness. You might also have fever and chills. Mastitis most commonly affects women who are breast-feeding (lactation mastitis) MayoClinic.Org

Feel free to explore our ‘PRODUCTS’ page, which will have product recommendations.

Yes, please review our ‘PRIVACY POLICY’. You can have the utmost confidence that your personal information is safe and secure.

It is important to be sized with the correct flange to maximize pumping output. We can quickly address this with a 15-minute telehealth appointment.

Schedule a 45-minute appointment to discuss further. We will ensure you have the right pump to meet your needs.

We can provide a number of resources to help cross reference safe medications.

Freshly expressed or pumped milk can be stored:

  • At room temperature (77°F or colder) for up to 4 hours.
  • In the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • In the freezer for about 6 months is best; up to 12 months is
    acceptable. Although freezing keeps food safe almost indefinitely,
    recommended storage times are important to follow for best quality.
    Source: CDC

Schedule an appointment so that we can put a plan together that is best for you and your baby.

You start making breast milk at 20 weeks pregnant and should have colostrum at delivery. You should start to see and feel your milk supply come in 3-5 days after birth.

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