OVER 3000 SATISFIED MOTHERS AND HEALTHY BABIES
OUR MISSION AND INCLUSIVITY
Premier Lactation Services (PLS) is a woman-owned, small-business committed to providing compassionate and equitable care to all who allow us the honor of being in their service. We acknowledge that many people have faced far greater levels of oppression than us and we will strive to eliminate the disparities that are present in our healthcare system and our society, as a whole. We offer a fluent Spanish speaking interpreter. Click to meet Mariel.
At PLS, it is our highest priority that you feel safe and respected during the exciting, yet vulnerable, time of growing your family. Each family has a unique adoption or birth story and we honor the full spectrum of human experiences. We support your goals for feeding your baby, however, that may look for your family (breastfeeding, chestfeeding, pumping, formula feeding and bottle feeding). We are excited to be a part of your journey.
OUR PREMIER LACTATION SERVICES
Over 30 Years of Experience
Premier Lactation Services offers a variety of services to meet the needs of our diverse community.
- In-home Consultations
- Follow-up Consultations
- Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes/Risk Assessments
- Pump Consultations
- Bottle-feeding Consultations
- Weaning Consultations
- Adoptive Parents/Induced Lactation/Relactation
- Supple Cups Fittings
- Virtual Consultations
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WHY CHOOSE PREMIER LACTATION SERVICES
We Support Your Feeding Goals
Premier Lactation Services has over 45 combined years of neonatal and adult nursing experience. Our proven team approach allows us to share ideas and generate creative solutions for even the trickiest cases. Our Lactation Consultants are experts in identifying oral tethers and providing care to families both, before and after tie release procedures. We collaborate with local providers, including dentists, chiropractors, craniosacral therapsists, midwives, and OBGYN’s, to achieve excellent outcomes. Five reasons to choose PLS:
- 30+ combined years of experience in caring for lactating parents and babies.
- Delivers in-home consultations in order to honor the intimacy of the perinatal period.
- Provides on-going, one-on-one support after your initial consultation.
- Offers a flat-rate payment structure allowing us to stay with you during your home-visit until you are comfortable and have a workable care-plan.
- Since 2011 has been serving the community and is working to expand our service area to support more families in their feeding journeys.
INTERNATIONALLY BOARD CERTIFIED LACTATION CONSULTANTS
All Premier Lactation Services providers are IBCLC certified. The IBCLC credential requires the most intensive training of all lactation provider credentials. Additionally, the IBCLC is the only lactation professional that is recognized by most insurance companies as an independent entity permitted to bill for services.
Premier Lactation Services has experience resolving a variety of breastfeeding issues, including: sore nipples, painful latch or other latch-on difficulties, flat or inverted nipples, slow weight gain, unsure of breastmilk intake, low milk supply, mastitis, ductal yeast infection, tongue-tie/torticollis, recessed jaw, premature infants (preemies), breast pump or nipple shield dependency, and nursing twins.
PROUD RECIPIENT OF IBCLC CARE AWARD
Premier Lactation Services received the prestigious Care Award for excellence from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and the International Lactation Consultant Association.
FROM LAURA MCCARTHY
An Open Letter to Current and Future Clients
To our esteemed clients of Premier Lactation Services,
We are grateful and honored that you are here. It is our utmost priority to have you feel comfortable and supported on your feeding journey. We believe that our methods of assessment, individualized care, and on-going support combine to create a superior level of service for you, our clients.
Over the years that Premier Lactation Services (PLS) has been in practice, we have developed close, working relationships with many local providers (dentists, chiropractors, craniosacral therapists, midwives, OBGYNs, ENT’s, Speech Language Pathologists, to name a few). We thrive on collaborative care and we have seen the greatest successful outcomes when we work as a team.
Each of our Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC’s) has a unique background and group of experiences and we draw on each other to provide creative solutions to our most challenging cases. When you have a consultation with one of us, you are essentially gaining access to the knowledge of our entire team.
We look forward to working with you and your family. As always, we welcome your feedback as an opportunity to grow and improve the quality of our care and services.
Laura McCarthy, RN, IBCLC