Felicity knows the unique needs of new and not so new babies and believes that while the best place to support new and growing families is in their own home, at this time we want to offer you and your family the safest choice. Felicity offers virtual visits to families based outside of Sydney and now is offering them to all families. based in Willoughby and supports families in the Inner West, Eastern Suburbs, North Shore and Northern Beaches of Sydney.
Initial Consultation 1.5-2hrs -$275,
2+hrs charged at hourly rate - includes phone, text, email support for 7 days .
Follow up Consultation 1-1.5hrs -$120-$180.
Package of hours available for when multiple visits are required.
If you are outside the service area an additional travel fee of $25 may apply.
Rebates available for some major health funds depending on fund and level of cover.
Breastfeeding and bringing a baby home can be challenging and all consuming for not only the new Mum and baby but for the family as a whole.
The amount of information out there can be overwhelming and confusing. Felicity provides strategies and solutions to assist families to find and follow their innate intuition about their baby. Felicity provides support so you can put the books down and follow your baby's lead with confidence.
Felicity Hughes is a Lactation Consultant IBCLC in Private Practice. Lactation services include but are not limited to;
Positioning & Attachment issues,
Assessment of oral function/dysfunction/ Tongue tie -Suck Assessment, Referral, baby friendly Pre and Post care and support,
Delayed lactation/low supply, over supply
Blocked ducts/mastitis /thrush
Raynauds syndrome / Vasospasm of the nipple
Previous breast surgery,
Weaning and re-lactation advice
Felicity is a member of the professional body Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand (LCANZ). Felicity is a regular attendant at conferences throughout Australia.
As an IBCLC, Felicity is well versed in child development from birth to 5 years. Having a strong knowledge and understanding of the needs of babies and children at all ages and stages enables Felicity to provide care and support that truly meets your baby's specific needs in an environment that helps your confidence to grow.
Education & Support
Felicity provides education and information sessions for the whole family. From getting a head start on breastfeeding before your baby arrives, or working out what's normal behaviour for a newborn, to settling techniques, sleeping, starting solids or eventually heading back to work.
Felicity helps support you to make a smooth transition so you can enjoy whichever stage you're in.
Take advantage of a package of hours to give yourself time to settle into your new role with confidence..
Contact Felicity to arrange a package that suits your needs.
Gift vouchers are available on request.
As an IBCLC and a mother of 4 Felicity provides gentle and effective strategies to assist you in transitioning into your new role as a Mother whether this is the 1st, 2nd or 5th time. Felicity knows the challenges of the changing dynamics of bringing the newest little member of your family home and can help you and your family enjoy these times.