BREASTFEEDING CLASSES & SUPPORT

Classes and consults are provided by Angela Starosta, who is a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist 

 

Breastfeeding Basics

Cost: $50/couple

         $80/both breastfeeding classes

Timing: 3rd Trimester

Great introduction to the basic mechanics of breastfeeding. Learn how to get off to a good start, latch & position baby, be certain that baby is getting enough, what to do when things get tough, and more. Partners are strongly encouraged to attend.

Working & Breastfeeding

Cost: $50/couple

         $10/additional caregiver(s)

         $80/both breastfeeding classes

Timing: 3rd Trimester (preferred) or no more than ½ way through your maternity leave.

Newborn nurslings welcome.

Return to work while breastfeeding with confidence. Learn pump selection, use, and maintenance, bottle feeding the breastfed baby, supply maintenance, how to navigate workplace protections, and much more. Partners and caregivers encouraged to attend.

Contact Angela at pghbirthnerd@gmail.com to schedule any classes you are interested in.

In-Home Breastfeeding Consult           $75/50

  • 1-2 hour consultation with a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist for uncomplicated breastfeeding problems.  

  • $75 for first visit, $50 for follow up.  Mileage upcharge for locations greater than 20 mi. From Plum Borough.  

  • I do my best to triage clients and refer out ahead of time, but if during your assessment it is decided that you require the more advanced care of an IBCLC, 50% of the service fee will be refunded.  

  • I will assess feeding, milk transfer, address pain, latch and create a feeding plan based on your challenges

  • Please  have your baby a little hungry (but not ravenous).  

  • I welcome your support person or team to participate in the consult.

  • Visit includes follow up texting and calls for further support

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In-Home Prenatal Breastfeeding Consult           $50

  • 1 hour consult during 3rd trimester with a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist

  • I do my best to triage clients and refer out ahead of time, but if during your assessment it is decided that you require the more advanced care of an IBCLC, 50% of the service fee will be refunded

  • Mileage up-charge for locations greater than 20 mi From Plum Boro 

  • Review breastfeeding history

  • Breast exam

  • Develop a personalized Breastfeeding Plan

  • You will receive a follow up call two weeks before due date

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We are a team of birth and postpartum doulas, serving the greater Pittsburgh area and neighboring communities. We offer personalized support and education during your pregnancy, birthing time, and beyond.
We have a wide range of services for families of all backgrounds, faiths, and lifestyles.  Not sure you're in our service area? Just ask!

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