Birth Consultation


Gillian Foreman wishes to use her vast experience as a birth doula, perinatal educator, and lactation specialist to help you achieve the best outcome possible! Therefore Modern Breastfeeding + Education is offering a new type of service: a Private Birth Consultation.

This is ideal for families / couples who:

  • aren’t sure how to navigate birth right now without a doula, or even if they want one how to work with virtual support
  • have individual questions answered about their upcoming birth
  • are considering a change in birth location, due to COVID-19
  • are expecting twins, or more, and want to know about questions to ask care providers, normal protocols for multiples births, and more of what to expect
  • are pursing a VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean), as well as VBA2C, VBA3C, and HBAC. This can be especially helpful if pursued before pregnancy as we can address nutrition, physical therapy, healing, and care providers
  • had trouble breastfeeding a previous child or are worried about breastfeeding
  • want to review, or help compile, a birth plan, which is an excellent tool to discuss wishes with a care provider
  • are trying to conceive but have questions for a birth professional

This service is $50/hour, takes place via Zoom.

Contact Gillian directly to discuss how you would like to use your consultation!

In-Home Lactation Consultation

Currently in-home consultations are prioritized by:

  • failure to thrive / insufficient weight gain
  • continued pain and damage with latching

Further, inquiries will be screened for exposure and symptoms before scheduling.

Thank you for your understanding during this time. 

Did you know you can have personalized care in the comfort of your own home? Not only do you need to know this, you deserve to have it.

This is the most common session for people experiencing pain, worried about their baby’s growth, or other acute breastfeeding problems, as discussed with your pediatrician, or birth care provider.

In a detailed 2 hour visit in your home, we discuss your medical history, your birth, and talk about what’s troubling you with breastfeeding. Then we create a personalized care plan to move forward together.

This consultation includes the first month of scale rental if deemed necessary to the care plan, as well as a full month of phone, text, and e-mail follow-up.

Along with your personalized care plan, a receipt for lactation services will be provided for you to be reimbursed by your insurance company, and any appropriate handouts: post-frenotomy care, mastitis care, best pumping practices, etc. Payment is due in full at the time of the visit; payment plans can always be discussed.

Initial in-home visit is $200

In-home follow-up visits, which include another month of follow-up care:

$100, 1 hour in length

$150, 2 hours in length

An additional travel fee of $25 each way applies to 45 miles or greater from the Central Cincinnati area. Contact Gillian directly for details.

Contact Gillian to book your consultation.

Phone & Zoom Lactation Consultations

Want breastfeeding help?

Ideal for parents with many questions, but who do not feel they need hands on help, especially in today’s climate. 

This consult is treated like a home visit, including:

  • taking a history
  • assesssing needs and concerns
  • troubleshooting root issues
  • teaching you the skills needed to help you and your little one

After the call, a personalized care plan will be emailed to you, as well as a receipt for reimbursement for your insurance company. This also includes a few phone, text, and e-mail follow-up’s to make sure your initial need or problem was answered.

This service is $25 / 30 minutes, or $50/ hour. 

Contact Gillian to book your consultation.

Additional, continuous support for a full month can be added as desired. 

Scale rentals are free for the first 2 weeks, pending you are available to pick-up and drop off from the Madisonville office location. A small $30 fee will be added for porch drop off and pick up.