Amanda Glynn IBCLC - Lactation Consultant Galway
Private Breastfeeding Consultations can be scheduled either before your baby arrives, or at any time after your baby's birth.
Appointments take place in my Clinic in Galway city, or if you would prefer, in the comfort of your own home.
Consultations usually take 1hr 30 mins and include a thorough health history, along with an assessment of feeding, structure & function and equipment. Together we will devise a fluid care plan based on your breastfeeding goals and particular circumstances.
Follow-up is important; I am available for telephone and/or email support following our initial consultation. Follow-up visits can also be arranged if necessary.
Clinic appointments are private 1:1 consultations (usually lasting 1.5 hours) at my clinic in Salthill, Galway - €90
- Initial home visit within Galway city - €120
- Initial home visit outside of Galway city (> 30 min drive) - Please contact me to check availability/fee
Follow-up visits, if required, are offered in my clinic in Salthill - €45 (30 minute appointment).
For your convenience, payment can be made by credit/debit card, cash or cheque.
Receipts will be provided for Private Health Insurance reimbursement Please check with your provider to confirm if your plan covers consultations with an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
Lactation.ie also offer Antenatal Breastfeeding Preparation Classes. Private antenatal breastfeeding consultations (one-to-one) can take place in your home or in my clinic in Galway city at a time that suits you. Group classes are offered monthly in Galway city. These classes are highly recommended and early booking is advisable.
For more information about my Breastfeeding Preparation Classes, please see here.
Other breastfeeding support organisations
There are many excellent breastfeeding support groups in Galway. To find a trained Breastfeeding Counsellor and to meet up with other breastfeeding families in your area, please visit:
For HSE run Breastfeeding Support Groups, please see:
For Mother-to-Mother support, please visit: