Personalized Lactation Support
At Your Home or The Breastfeeding Center
Direct Pay Clients
Jen is not in network with any insurance companies but can provide a receipt appropriate for requesting reimbursement. If you are comfortable paying out of pocket initially, the pricing and policies below apply to you. All Breathing Space appointments are at your home or virtual. Email Jen with some suggested times to set up an appointment.
Jen also consults for the Breastfeeding Center of Greater Washington, which is in network with many insurance companies. BCGW appointments may be at your home or at the center on K St. Appointments through them are subject to BCGW pricing and polcies. Be sure to read those before booking.
Frequently Asked Questions
Health insurance is required to cover lactation support but not all plans have in-network lactation consultants available to assist. If a provider is “in-network” they can bill on your behalf without any upfront payment from you. If not, you must pay and then request reimbursement from your insurance company. Breathing Space is not in network with any insurance companies.
Aetna, United, and some BCBS plan clients:
Jen also consults with the Breastfeeding Center of Greater Washington. Aetna or United clients needing in-network services can check with them and schedule an appointment with Jen (see BCGW insurance FAQ).
If you use the BCGW online booking request form, please request an appointment with Jen in the description field or you will be assigned to the next available consultant (recommended for urgent cases if Jen is not available soon enough).
Any appointment booked through Breastfeeding Center of Greater Washington is subject to BCGW’s pricing and appointment policies. Breathing Space policies do not apply.
Breathing Space birth and baby service providers are based on Capitol Hill DC and just over the Maryland border, so our service area focuses there.
- *No travel fees inside our home service area:
- DC’s SE and SW quadrants,
- south of Michigan Ave and east of Rock Creek Park in NE and NW DC.
- $50-100 travel fee for service beyond our home area. Travel fees are not typically reimbursed by insurance.
Travel Fee – Zone 1 – $50
Zone 1 Service Area includes:
- DC north of Michigan Ave and west of Rock Creek Park,
- Arlington VA,
- Alexandria VA, and
- within the beltway and east of 390/97 in MD’s Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
See Zone 2 for limited availability further out. Travel fees are not typically reimbursed by insurance. Travel fee is due a the time of appointment.
Travel Fee – Zone 2 – $100
Contact us by text message or email us before booking to confirm availability.