Welcome to Dr. Lauren Macaluso, Breastfeeding Medicine
Transitioning to parenthood can be overwhelming. It is a unique period for mother and baby, also known as The Fourth Trimester. All breastfeeding mothers deserve an in depth session with follow up as needed to optimize their and their infant’s health. We are honored to provide quality care to breastfeeding families where their individual goals can be met.
Directions to Our Practice
Monday -Friday: By Appointment
Whether you are nurturing your firstborn or feeding the newest addition to your family, breastfeeding is a journey with many highs and lows. Allied’s breastfeeding specialists are available to provide compassionate lactation support in this phase of motherhood.
Transitioning to parenthood can be overwhelming. The fourth trimester is a unique period for mother and baby, and all breastfeeding mothers deserve an in-depth session with follow-ups as needed to optimize their health and the health of their infants. Allied’s breastfeeding and lactation support specialists are honored to provide quality breastfeeding and lactation medical care to breastfeeding families where their individual goals can be met.
Allied’s breastfeeding medicine specialists include board-certified pediatricians, international board-certified lactation consultants, and specialists who offer in-office consultations and solutions to help moms and babies accomplish a breastfeeding plan that works for them. We also offer virtual visits for your convenience and comfort, which have been invaluable resources to new moms in those early, sleepless days!
Common Reasons for an Appointment
- Difficulty with latch and positioning
- Sore, cracked, bleeding nipples
- Breast pain, pain with breastfeeding
- Concern about low milk supply/oversupply
- Tongue tie and lip tie
- Baby slow weight gain, rapid weight gain
- Baby fussy, gassy, allergy, reflux
- Breastfeeding after breast reduction, augmentation, biopsy, or surgery
- Breastfeeding multiples
- Breastfeeding premature infants
- Pumping, returning to work
- Engorgement, plugged ducts
- Breast and nipple infections
Breastfeeding Medicine Team of Long Island, New York
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About Dr. Lauren Macaluso, Breastfeeding Medicine in New Hyde Park, New York
Prenatal Breastfeeding Visits: Education, empowerment, preparation, so you’re ready to start after delivery of your baby.
Office Visits: Visits usually last 1 hour and 15 minutes and cover detailed history and focused physical of mother and baby, observation and assistance with breastfeeding, and planning with full discussion covering all questions and problems. Follow up appointments scheduled to reassess for improvement or for new breastfeeding concerns.
Common Reasons for Appointment:
· Difficulty with Latch and Positioning
· Sore, Cracked, Bleeding Nipples
· Breast Pain, Pain with Breastfeeding
· Concern of Low milk supply/Oversupply
· Tongue Tie, Lip Tie
· Baby Slow weight gain, Rapid weight gain
· Baby Fussy, Gassy, Allergy, Reflux
· Breastfeeding after Breast Reduction, Augmentation, Biopsy or Surgery
· Breastfeeding Multiples
· Breastfeeding Premature Infants
· Pumping, Returning to work
· Engorgement, Plugged Ducts
· Breast, Nipple Infections
About Allied Physicians Group in New York
Founded in 2006, Allied Physicians Group is the largest physician-owned pediatric partnership in New York metropolitan area. As a physician-led organization, Allied Physicians Group is a growing partnership of more than 35 pediatric practices, asthma, allergy, immunology, pulmonary specialists, and adult medicine physicians, who are located throughout Greater New York City, Long Island, and the lower Hudson Valley region. Each year, the 150 clinicians of Allied Physicians Group see more than 180,000 patients and remain dedicated to comprehensive, quality healthcare for all patients.
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