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Let's Work Together

Preparing for Babies Arrival

Prenatal Breastfeeding Education

$100

-Telehealth consult- learn more about breastfeeding preparation and how to get off to a good start! We will discuss what is important to focus on in the first few days with your baby and beyond.

 

After Baby is Born

If you are having trouble breastfeeding your baby, I would love to help. I will give you expert care along with evidence-based information to help you on your journey. We will work together to formulate a specific plan for YOU! Some  issues I can help with: 

 

-Difficulty latching baby or a painful latch

-Sore nipples

-Breast refusal

-Baby with slow weight gain/weight loss

-Low milk supply

-Oversupply/Overactive let-down

-Inverted or flat nipples

-Oral restrictions (tongue tie, lip tie, buccal ties)

-Engorgement

-Mastitis

-Clogged ducts or blebs

-Exclusive pumping

-Pumping problems

-Returning to work and a individualized pumping plan

-Transitioning baby to the bottle

-Bottle refusal

-Individualized pumping plan 

-Introducing solids

-Weaning

-& much more!

The following are services I provide. You have the option for in-home visits, in-office visits, Telehealth visits, or telephone consult! Weekends and evenings I have limited slots available, so please reach out to me directly to accommodate your scheduling needs if you don’t see a time that works for you. 

 

I participate with The Lactation Network, which can cover many Cigna, United Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Anthem plans. Check for Lactation Network Coverage Here! 

MY SERVICES:

-Initial Telemedicine Consult - 1 hour, 15 minutes. $180

A lot can be done over a virtual consult! I can assess a feeding, troubleshoot feeding difficulties, and other challenges, assess for tongue-tie & lip tie, discuss your concerns and answer questions. I will develop a specific care plan based on you and your baby’s needs. Schedule your appointment here. 

-Follow-up Telemedicine Consult - 1 hour, 15 minutes. $120

Schedule your appointment here. 

- Initial Lactation Consult in-your-home, 1.5 hours-2 hours. $275

Includes 2 weeks of follow-up support by secure messaging, phone, email, or text. Schedule your appointment here. 

-Initial in-office Lactation Consult- 1.5-2 hours. $225

At our office location in Windsor, CT

(includes 2 weeks of follow-up support by phone, secure messaging, email, or text). Schedule your appointment here. 

-Follow-Up Lactation Consult (for existing clients)

We will accommodate you, in your home or in our office. 

$125 in-office visit.

$180 in-home visit.

Schedule your appointment here. 

-In Home Weight Check $40

Confirm your baby’s weight and breastmilk intake! With my Medela Baby Weigh II Scale, we can get a very accurate measurement of your baby’s intake during the feeding. We will discuss any change of your personalized plan based on baby’s weight. Schedule your weight check here.

-Telephone Consult $75

30 minute consult to discuss any concerns, questions and develop a care plan if needed. 

 
 

Insurance & Payment

 

 

I am now an in-network practice with Aetna! Aetna typically covers 6 lactation visits, but please confirm your specific coverage prior to booking. Please be aware that despite what Aetna tells you, telehealth visits may entail a co-pay.

 

 

 

Sweetly Nourish Lactation & Baby Care is partnered with the Lactation Network! TLN can cover some Anthem, BCBS, Cigna, and United customers with certain plans. If you qualify, you can receive up to 6 fully covered lactation visits. LN staff is quick and responsive to coverage requests, even emergently. Please contact them here https://go.lactationnetwork.com/SweetlyNourishLactationBabyCareLLC and fill in my name, Julie Tower of Sweetly Nourish Lactation & Baby Care as the participating IBCLC.  

Or, scan the URL code below for a shortcut to confirm coverage!

 

 

 

 

What if I want a visit and I don't qualify for a covered visit with Lactation Network? 

 

Other insurers will require you to pay for the visit, that day, out of pocket using the accepted payment methods listed below. The Affordable Care Act states insurers must cover lactation care. Unfortunately, it can be a difficult task for families to get the coverage they qualify for. I can't guarantee coverage, but I will give you a superbill that you can submit for possible reimbursement. I suggest calling your insurance carrier and asking to access your out-of-network benefits. I can suggest some codes they might cover, but it's never guaranteed.

CONNECTICARE:

Connecticare usually covers 1 home visit within the first two months postpartum. I recommend calling to confirm your plan's breastfeeding benefits and inquire if there is a limit on how much they will reimburse you. You will be responsible for the consultation fees at the time of service but will be provided the necessary forms to submit for reimbursement.

The National Women’s Law Center and their toolkit includes helpful information for speaking with your insurance provider. You can find the toolkit here: https://nwlc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/final_nwlcbreastfeedingtoolkit2014_edit.pdf

Payment is taken at the time of visit. The following payment methods are accepted: credit card, Venmo, PayPal, Apple Pay, or cash. HSA or FSA cards accepted. I will give you a super-bill at the end of our visit that you can submit to your insurance for possible reimbursement. 

I travel to all locations in Hartford County, Connecticut. Please contact me directly for travel outside of Hartford county. All inquiries considered! Please note there will be an additional travel fee for visits outside of Hartford county. Please contact for details.