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Newborn Care 101

Arlanda Dahnert RNC-LRN, IBCLC

Arlanda has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) since 2014 and a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) since 2010. She is also certified as a Low Risk Neonatal Nurse and has worked as a Registered Nurse for over 15 years. She is passionate about newborn care and breastfeeding and loves helping mothers achieve their newborn and breastfeeding goals.

Your newborn care and breastfeeding experience can be very different with each child.

Phone and In-home support is often all a mother needs to be successful in her motherhood journey.

With these services, I can provide mothers with the education, resources and encouragement they need to help them achieve their motherhood goals.

Services Provided:

Please Note: All in-home visits are limited to the SW Minneapolis/Metro area. Service areas include: Apple Valley, Belle Plaine, Bloomington, Burnsville, Carver, Chanhassen, Chaska, Eden Prairie, Jordan, Lakeville, LeSueur, Montgomery, New Prague, Prior Lake, Savage, Shakopee, Victoria and Waconia. (If your area is not listed, please reach out by email or phone. I may be able to help by phone or a special in-home visit. *Mileage cost may be extra depending on location).

1-hour Prenatal Phone or In-home Newborn Care & Lactation Consultation

Providing an in-home or phone consultation for newborn & lactation support prior to your newborn’s arrival.

I can answer any questions or concerns you may have about newborn care & breastfeeding before your newborn arrives. I will provide you with the education, resources, tips, and recommendations you need for you and your baby to get off to a great start after birth.

$90-1 hour prenatal phone consultation

$130-1 hour in-home prenatal consultation

30-Minute Newborn & Lactation Phone Consultation

A 30 minute phone consultation to answer any newborn, bottle feeding, or breastfeeding questions you may have by phone. I will also help address any of your concerns and provide you with the education you need to help you be successful in your newborn journey.

Topics that can be discussed: pumping, bottle feeding, milk collection and storage, nutrition, returning to work, weaning, etc.

$60 for a 30 minute phone consultation

2 Hour In-home Newborn & Lactation Consultation

(Serving Minnesota SW Metro Area. See description above for service area locations.)

Up to a 2-hour private in-home consultation in the comfort of your own home.

Topics that can be discussed include: Cluster feeding, engorgement, latch concerns, nipple tenderness, preemies, supplementing, etc.

$180 for up to a 2 hour in home visit.

This includes one follow-up phone call within 72 hours after your appointment. *add $25 for twins or multiples

Schedule your appointment today!

Call or text: (612) 298-1359

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