My Privacy Policy

How I use your personal and contact information: 

I use the legal basis of ‘Consent’ in order to process your data and I ask all clients to sign a consent form before any consultation.  This will mean you are consenting to the following:

·         I will store your information on the forms provided

·         Your forms will be stored securely within my home

·         Your personal data will be stored for a period of 5 years

In addition to the data stored on the forms, I may also store:

o   Your phone number in my phone

o   Your e-mail address in my e-mail system

o   Consultation notes on my computer

o   Photographs or videos taken on my phone

The only time I would share your information would be if I were to deem it necessary to share it with another healthcare provider.

You have the right to:

·         Request a copy of the data I hold on you

·         Request that your data be removing from my storage

·         Complain to the information Commissioner’s Officer

If a data breach were to occur, I would follow the Information Commissioner’s Office guidelines regarding reporting the breach.

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FEES:

Antenatal Sessions

(2 sessions are usually ideal)

One-to-one  (2 hours) £45.00 per session. 

Small Group (2 hours) £60.00 per session (shared cost).

Open Classes: (2 x 1.5 hours) £25 for 2 sessions - minimum of 4 women.   £30 for a couple attending together (not possible while the sessions are on Zoom, but I would be happy to offer a two-to-one class for a couple - same price as one-to-one above)


Postnatal breastfeeding help, information and support

An INITIAL enquiry call or email is FREE and usually takes 10-15 minutes. This allows you to decide if you wish to pursue a full consultation or book a session with me. It also enables me to get an idea of your situation and what might be required. I am always very happy for people to contact me with queries.

"Breastfeeding for Real"   1 hour stand-alone session during the first few weeks. Enabling you to start out well by getting confident with latching your newborn and understanding general breastfeeding basics.         £20.00

Breastfeeding Challenges - Face-to-face Consultation   £60.00

This normally takes takes 1½ - 2 hours and includes: 

  • History taking
  • Breastfeeding assessment
  • Explanation of what is happening
  • Suggestions and options
  • Latch practice 
  • A written report which will be emailed to you
  • Courtesy follow-up phone/email 

Follow-up consultation service     £30 / hour

Phone/email/skype  consultation service       £30 / hour

Mileage for home visits:                                  

  • Within 3 miles of Dumfries -  No charge
  • 3 – 20 miles  -    50p/mile to cover mileage and my time
  • over 20 miles  -  by agreement only

Payment:

  • Cash or card at the time of session or consultation.  I have a card reader  
  • Concessionary fees may be negotiable if you are a student or on a low wage. Please discuss with me in advance.
  • I am also open to offers of payment in kind!  Though this must be agreed in advance.