In Network with Aetna and Humana Insurances
Karissa is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), which is a member of the maternal-child healthcare team with specialized skills in breastfeeding care and lactation management. The IBCLC credential is the highest certification and the only internationally recognized credential in the field of lactation. Karissa has worked with thousands of Families in the NC Triangle and collaborates closely with clients and their OBs, Midwives, and Pediatricians, to create an effective lactation plan. To learn more about Karissa, please click here
"Karissa was a BLESSING to me after my son was born! We were having issues nursing & she was a huge help! She made me feel so comfortable & is the reason my son & I had such a great nursing relationship" -Rachel B
You will be sent a questionnaire prior to meeting so that our time together is spent collaborating and assessing, rather than filling out paperwork. After getting to know you and your baby, and identifying your goals and needs, we will craft a comprehensive care plan together.
We will focus our time on creating an effective, efficient and sustainable pumping practice.
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Our time together will be spent answering questions and discussing any concerns that you may have related to lactation.
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These appointments are designed for follow up care with an existing client.
Lactation consultations are customized to meet a client's needs. It is your time to discuss the topics you want to address. There are many reasons to see Karissa, here are a few:
We are in network with Aetna and Humana . We also process payments from FSA/HSA cards. After a consultation, you will be sent a superbill that you can submit to insurance for a reimbursement request. There are times that other insurance carriers will create a pre-authorization due to lack of in network providers in your area. To learn more, including if you are a Duke Employee with Aenta, click here or contact Karissa.
In an effort to keep our community and most vulnerable healthy, Second Nature Lactation has made the decision to offer a telehealth option to all clients. Karissa has the experience and technology to conduct consults using a secure telehealth system. This software was chosen to insure ease with our clients on nearly any device. Telehealth medicine is structured a bit differently than face to face appointments. To learn how to best set yourself up for success, click here.
Initial consults are pretty darn comprehensive.. Usually one consult will get you moving in the right direction, and very often that is all that is necessary.
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