In-Home Private Consultation

  • A JOC lactation consultant will come to your home

  • The visit is scheduled in advance and typically lasts between 60-90 minutes

  • Baby is weighed before and after feeding to assess milk transfer

  • Normal newborn behavior and feeding patterns discussed

  • Baby’s latch and suck are assessed

  • Pumping instructions given if needed

  • Mother receives a personalized care plan

  • Lactation consultant sends a report to physician

  • Mother receives a follow up call within 2-3 days to answer any questions after the visit

  • $225 ($275 for twins); Weekend/Holiday Home Visits $250 ($300 for twins)

We provide in-home visits to families living on the north side of Chicago and near north suburbs.

Payment is due at the time of service.  We will provide you with a receipt ("superbill") for you to submit to your insurance company to seek reimbursement. We will accept a personal check, Chase Quick Pay or cash.

Moms using Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO and Cigna PPO plans are welcome to sign up for a free in-home visit from the Lactation Network by Ashland Women’s Health.

Please go to and click on Lactation Services at the bottom of the screen. Click on Schedule your Consultation, fill out the online form, and then call us to schedule an appointment after you are approved. They are generally very quick in responding.