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International Board Qualified Lactation Consultant and Midwife of 30 years experience in Perth, Western Australia

We offer Breastfeeding consultation during private appointments.

Special interest and expertise to support breastfeeding mothers and babies.

Conveniently located consulting rooms in Perth suburbs of North Beach, Doubleview and Joondalup.​

Consultation

At your consultation we will discuss your concerns and any associated issues and if required develop a workable plan, tailored to your situation.
Everybody’s experience is different and as such personalised care can address outcomes.

We use hospital grade latest technology, within 2 – 5gm accuracy, neonatal scales to weigh and test weigh baby.

Initial issues of concern are commonly, sore nipples and latch issues, weight gain concerns and anything ongoing that can affect your establishment of comfortable and relaxed breast feeding. At times, regardless of the age of your baby other areas of concern arise or issues maybe ongoing and therefore need to be addressed, to enable you to continue your positive breast feeding journey.

We accept self referrals and in addition complement Doctors and Child Health Nurse professionals in the community.
You are welcome to phone us after our initial meeting with a progress and update report and if required we can schedule follow-up.
 Fee
  • Initial consultation is $180, which can take up to 1 ½ hours and includes a follow-up phone call.
  • Follow-up consultation is $150
Some private health funds will provide a rebate.

About

Jan Rayner-Hortle    

REGISTERED NURSE
REGISTERED MIDWIFE
CHILD HEALTH NURSE
INTERNATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED LACTATION CONSULTANT

My Nursing career started in country Victoria 35 years ago and then more extensively in Melbourne. After completing my midwifery studies at Royal Women’s Hospital I moved to Perth and I have worked predominately in postnatal care in the private sector. I am a mother of 4 children.

After qualifying as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, my area of interest has been to assist mothers and babies establish their breastfeeding.  For the last 10 years I have worked exclusively in lactation consultancy breastfeeding support, in the community, private breastfeeding clinics and group support settings.

I have a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing, Specialisation :  Child and Adolescent Health.  I am a member of:
Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand
International Lactation Consultant Association
The Australasian Society for Tongue and Lip Ties
The College of Lactation Consultants WA
I am passionate about promoting breastfeeding support.

 

Contact

We can be contacted by email or phone 08 6333 1083 or complete the contact form below and we will reply within a day.

Our consulting rooms are conveniently located in either Doubleview, North Beach and Joondalup.