Now in network with Aetna

Book your in home or Stamford office appointment here!

*Please note: visits more than *30 minutes* from zip code 10538 (Larchmont) will have a $25 travel fee.

*For Aetna patients: please contact Aetna directly to see if your plan covers lactation services and if my practice is in-network with your plan. Sometimes there will still be patient responsibility owed.

Carrie Dean performing oral assessment as part of a breastfeeding/lactation consult.


Initial Lactation Consultation $400 (with Aetna, $75)

  • In your home, this visit lasts 1 1/2- 2 hours. A full medical history of mom and baby are recorded, an oral assessment is performed, and a feeding is observed. We will weigh the baby before and after feeding to obtain a precise milk transfer amount.
  • After discussing all options and goals, a plan is made. The plan is care centered and judgement- free; a plan where mom AND baby thrive.
  • You will be provided with a superbill to submit to your insurance for reimbursement.
  • This visit includes a week of follow-up email.

Follow up Lactation Consultation $300 (with Aetna, $75)

  • In-home visit lasting about an 1- 1/2 hours to follow up on the progress and adjust the plan if needed.  Another feeding will be observed and weighed.
  • Oral rehab provided if baby is post frenotomy.
  • Includes a week of follow-up email.

Breastfeeding “101”  $175: (VIRTUAL)

  • A  pre-natal breastfeeding class for you and your partner.
  • A focused class covering all of the basics to help ensure a successful start to breastfeeding.

Craniosacral Therapy $150 (+ $50 in-home convenience fee)

  • Gentle manual therapy for infants. Sessions last approximately 1 hr. Please see “Craniosacral Therapy” page for more information. (*Not covered by insurance)

Gaea Breastfeeding Center

~I have teamed up with my colleague and friend, Cathy Walker to open our beautiful, welcoming office in Stamford, CT. Conveniently located right off the Merritt Parkway, one of us will be in the office every day of the week to help you with all of your infant feeding needs.


Initial Lactation Office Consult $325

Office Lactation Follow Up $250

Office Craniosacral Bodywork Session $150 (not covered by Aetna)


*2nd Floor, Humanly Suite

**For elevator/ handicap access please pull around to the far right side of the building.

If you do not see a time that suits you, please email for other availability!

Common concerns that are addressed in a lactation consult:

  • Poor latch
  • Milk supply issues: Low or High
  • Breast/ Nipple pain
  • Engorgement management
  • Pumping/Flange check
  • Bottle refusal
  • Oral assessment for tongue tie and oral dysfunction
  • Mastitis/Therapeutic Breast Massage

**Serving Westchester, Bronx and Southern Connecticut.

Welcoming office in Stamford, CT. Room for the whole family! Book your lactation consult or craniosacral session now!

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation within 48 hours of appointment will result in a $50 fee.
Cancellations within 24 hours will be charged 1/2 of the total cost of appt.
This is not covered by insurance.

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