Give new mothers immediate access to experts who can answer questions and offer advice about breastfeeding and the challenges that may arise with feeding a newborn.
The Importance of Breastfeeding Support for Mother & Baby
Research supports that mothers who receive lactation support in the early stages of motherhood tend to have any easier time breastfeeding – and do so for longer.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all babies have a feeding assessment between day 3 and day 5 to assess latch and weight gain1
Breastfeeding saves a family approximately $2000-$4000 annually, compared to cost of formula2
Breastfeeding mothers sleep an average of 45 minutes more a night, compared to those who formula feed3
1Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk, American Academy of Pediatrics, February 2005
215 Cool Facts about Breastfeeding, Health Foundations Birth Center, March 2015
315 Cool Facts about Breastfeeding, Health Foundations Birth Center, March 2015
“I love how using video allows the [Lactation] Consultants to assist with latching, breast pain due to feeding issues or questions about milk supply in real time.”
Amber, New mother
Helping Mothers & Children
Breastfeeding is a unique experience for each mother and baby, and many mothers benefit from individual guidance.
New moms are up day and night with newborns – so our team is available 24/7 to offer advice and support
Mothers receive an individualized breastfeeding care plan made accessible via their patient profile
Lactation consultants are trained experts in the clinical management of breastfeeding. All consultants are international board-certified lactation consultants.
Online Breastfeeding Support Solutions
Health systems, health plans and employers using American Well technology can offer new moms access to International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs).
Coverage in all 50 states
On-demand appointments within 24 hours
Scheduled appointments 7 days/week, including evenings
50-minute initial consult, plus 25‑minute follow-up appointments as needed