Kristen Klemme, RN, IBCLC

Home consult services

Prenatal

Comprehensive visit with personalized prenatal education and guidance for expectant families

Initial postpartum

Comprehensive home visit once baby has arrived; includes hands-on latching assistance, personalized care plan, 2 weeks of email/text support and more

Service for families in need of more hands-on assistance after already having had an initial home consult

Testimonials

“Kristen is a huge reason why I was able to breastfeed my first child until just over 2 years and my second child for 21 months"

Jamie-Lee Lavelle
(516) 477-8657
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Kristen Klemme Lactation, LLC

(516) 477-8657

Lactation consultant providing comprehensive, inclusive breastfeeding and chestfeeding support for families in Long Island, Queens and Brooklyn

 
Postpartum follow-up
 
 

My name is Kristen Klemme, and I am a lactation consultant serving Long Island (Nassau County and Suffolk County), Queens, and Brooklyn.  I love helping moms and babies connect and develop their bond.

 

I have a lifelong passion for maternal/child health, which I began bringing to clients 12 years ago as a doula and which ultimately led me to nursing school.  As a health professional, I found a variety of ways to make a positive impact on moms, dads, and babies.  I’ve worked across all areas of birth as an RN at a major baby-friendly New York hospital – specializing in labor & delivery, postpartum, and NICU care.  But I found even more fulfillment through the direct, one-on-one coaching I brought to clients as a Bradley Method instructor, teaching childbirth education classes out of my home.  When the opportunity presented itself to bring personalized care for breastfeeding, I jumped at the chance to focus my expertise in this area.  I am now an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant working part-time in both the hospital setting and in private practice. 

 

On a personal level, I am also a mom to four wonderful, healthy, breastfed children.  I have personal experience returning to work with young babies at home and welcome being a resource for you on your own personal journey with parenthood. 

 

Helping families achieve their breastfeeding goals is my passion.  Every breastfeeding journey is different, and I am here to help you and your family find your path.  I welcome this diversity and strive to create a safe, inclusive space for families when we work together.  It is an honor to be let in during this vulnerable time and I look forward to working with you.

 

Contact Me

Interested in connecting with me about your breastfeeding needs?  Please use the form below to reach out, or contact me at the phone/email below.