lactation support service

Breastfeeding Preparation Class

Practice and planning eases the transition from birth to breast!  This preparation focuses on the actions that mothers can initiate prior to birth, and skills to assist with initial latching and successful breastfeeding.  Support partners are highly encouraged to attend to acquire insight for caring for the breastfeeding couplet.


Prenatal Consultation

Review pump set up, breastfeeding basics.  This consult prepares you for initial breastfeeding after birth and for the first week at home.


First Home Consultation

Birthing your baby is Done!  Now refine the basic breastfeeding information to increase comfort, perfect latch, and manage supply.  This consult averages a bit over 60 minutes.


Office Lactation Visits

This 60 minute consult addresses specific breastfeeding concerns.


Nursing Newborn
Breast Milk Pump
Latch Checks/Flange Fit Checks

A brief 30 minutes session addressing latch and basic pump flange fit. Mothers are supported in improving a deep and effective latch and explore positioning options. Breastfeeding concerns other than latch and or flange fit are then referred to a full lactation consult. 


Breast pump Rentals

Need a Hospital Grade Pump to build or protect your supply?


Ameda Platinum Pumps, chosen by Sentara as the premier pump for their mothers are available for rental and support at Birthjourneys.

All rentals come with a 20% discount on Lactation Support for breastfeeding or effective pumping. 

Please email  Jacqueline at  for more information.  Payments are made through Zelle

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the cost to rent for two weeks
the cost to rent for one month



the cost to rent on a monthly bases