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Brief Virtual Lactation Consultation

For basic quick questions related to breastfeeding, bottle feeding or pumping when when no major issues are present (good weight gain for baby and you're not experiencing breast or nipple pain). Some examples are milk storage questions, flange fitting, how to select a pump, infant feeding cues, planning your return to work, weaning or when and how to introduce solids. Additional time can be purchased at $25 per 15 minutes.

$75 · 30 minutes

Virtual Lactation Consultation

Get help with a variety of common breastfeeding, bottle feeding or pumping concerns. Your baby will be visually examined, feeding observed and a care plan will be provided. If we decide together that we need more than 60 minutes, additional time can be added at $25 per 15 minutes. Please note that this consultation will not include a pre and post feeding weight of your baby since it is virtual. The visit includes 1 week of follow up by text or email during regular business hours.

$150 · 1 hour

Breastfeeding 101: The basics

This class focuses on techniques and tips to assist you in getting your breastfeeding relationship off to a great start! I'll cover positioning, how to get the perfect latch, establishing a good milk supply, the art of hand expression and much more! This class is perfect for new and expectant parents and currently only offered virtually to groups and individuals and can be tailored to your needs. Fee includes one support person who may attend with you.

$60 · 1 hour 30 minutes

Baby & Infant Care 101

I cover the basics of baby care for expectant and new parents. Also covered are breast and bottle feeding, infant feeding cues, how to change a diaper, swaddle and soothe a baby (or babies.. yay multiples!) and the most current American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) safe sleep recommendations! This class is currently only offered virtually to groups and individuals and can be tailored to your needs. Fee includes one support person who may attend with you. Call for pricing.

$60 · 1 hour 30 minutes

Breastfeeding & Babies Subscription

Have a breastfeeding or newborn question? Mercedes has an answer! This subscription allows you the freedom and comfort of texting or emailing me questions from the comfort of your own home. I will also provide you evidence-based video and print resources to support you along the way. In addition each month a 15-minute video visit is included. Support is available during normal business hours only. This subscription is billed monthly.

$100 · 3 hours

Healthcare Consulting Services

Corporate lactation and infant & maternal health consulting services available. Custom solutions are available and perfect for childcare centers, non-profit organizations, small businesses, hospitals or private practices.

Call Us · 3 hours

Business Consults for Professionals

Want to "pick my brain?" Think of this as a virtual lunch meeting! Chat with me 1:1 to discuss your business-related questions.

$50 · 30 minutes

Mercedes Thomas, APRN, CPNP, CLC

Mercedes is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Certified Lactation Counselor with over 12 years of experience including neonatal nursing, working with breastfeeding families and advanced pediatric health care. Mercedes’ mission is: “To provide evidence-based lactation services, promote health & wellness and empower families.”