Sydney
Lactation

 

Jenny Cohen Lactation Consultant | Registered Nurse/ Midwife | Child & Family Health Nurse

About Jenny

Jenny is a qualified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) with over 15 years experience in private practice and more than 20 years working within Child & Family Health.

Jenny is passionate about supporting new parents, using evidence-based information, in their adjustment to parenting.

Her previous background has been working within the public and private health systems both in maternity and throughout a range of different disciplines. Jenny has two children.

Qualifications

IBCLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Registered Nurse/ Certified Midwife

Family Partnership Training NSW Institute of Psychiatry

Infant Massage Instructor IMIS (Infant Massage Information Service)

Bachelor of Arts University of NSW

Child & Family Tresillian Certificate

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Jenny Cohen


For your consultation Jenny will come to your home or organise a session in her clinic for all types of breastfeeding issues including positioning and attachment, painful or damaged nipples, over or under supply, mastitis, prematurity, tongue tie and multiples. Jenny has a wealth of experience from the newborn and up (0-5yrs).

Online consultations are also available via secure video link.

Jenny works one day per week at the Sydney Specialist Tongue Tie Clinic based in St Leonards.

Consultation Information

Postnatal Breastfeeding Services

Home visits or clinic visits available.

Breastfeeding education and working within a family partnership model to enhance individual’s breastfeeding experience.

Sessions can be up to 2 hrs and include follow up phone calls, email and management plan.

Private Health Fund rebates may apply please enquire with your health fund.

Online consultations available on request.

During a postnatal consultation we can:

  • Identify and explore your issues to meet a desired goal/s.
  • Devise a management plan in consultation with you and a copy can be emailed to you.
  • Assess your baby, your breasts and the breastfeed: baby cues, tongue tie, prematurity, damaged or flat nipples, nipple shields, low supply, low weight gain, over supply, multiples and so on and strategies to manage such.
  • Give evidence based education with regards to the breastfeeding.
  • Discuss baby led cues for self-attachment, milk transference, suck/swallow ratio and normal baby development.
  • Education with expressing, using a hand/electric pump to best suit your needs.
  • Settling and sleep education can also be offered.
  • Follow up phone calls usually 2-3 days after the consultation.

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Early Childhood Services

Blue Book (Well baby 0-5 years)

  • What to Expect
  • Normal Behaviours
  • Settling & Sleep
  • Baby Massage
  • Adjustment to parenting
  • Solids

Antenatal Breastfeeding Services

  • Anatomy and physiology of the breasts (during pregnancy and post-natal).
  • Breast feeding positions and attachment.
  • How to express your breasts, the benefits of this and how to store breast milk.
  • Commonly occurring breastfeeding problems and where to seek help i.e community supports available to new parents.
  • Normal baby behaviours and frequency and length of feedings.
  • Baby cues that tell you your baby is getting enough.
  • Newborn average weight gain.
  • Tackling issues such as breastfeeding after breast surgery and what this means for you, if applicable.

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Tongue Tie Clinic

Jenny is working with Paediatric Dental Surgeon, Assoc Prof Angus Cameron at the Sydney Specialist Tongue Tie Clinic based in St Leonards.

Please contact Jenny to book an appointment at the clinic. 


Online Consultations

Jenny is available for Online Video Consultations using the high quality and secure platform Sage.fm

Online Video Consultations

 

You can message Jenny for free to see if she is the right fit for you or call from your laptop or phone.

Talk for as little as 10 minutes and then pay by the minute for as long as you need (it's free for less than 2 minutes).

Jenny Cohen

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Contact

Jenny Cohen

M: 0408 740 004

E: jenny@sydneylactation.com.au

Online Video Consultations

 

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Fees for Consultation

A short phone call is free to arrange for a consultation and to assess your needs.

For the cost of consultation in either your home, or the clinic, please enquire.

It can also be arranged to do a follow up consultation at a reduced rate.

Skype consultations can also be arranged.

At the end of your visit, you will be equipped with a personalised plan and the knowledge to give you the best possible breastfeeding success.

A follow up phone call, SMS or email is encouraged to ensure that things are going to plan.

A receipt will be given for possible health fund rebate - please check


Private Health Cover

Bupa

HBA

Mutual Community

ANZ Health Insurance

MBF & MBF Alliances (SGIO, SGIC & NRMA)

GBHS

HCF


Links

Australian Breastfeeding Association
www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Mother Safe
mothersafe.org.au

Lactation Consultants Australia & New Zealand (LCANZ)
www.lcanz.org

Raising Children
www.raisingchildren.net.au

Australian Multiple Birth Association
www.amba.org.au

Newman Breastfeeding Clinic & Institute
www.nbci.ca

Gidget Foundation (Postnatal Depression)
gidgetfoundation.com.au

Beyond Blue
beyondblue.org.au

Sydney Specialist Tongue Tie Clinic
sydneytonguetie.com.au

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