Welcome to New England Mothers First - Lacation Consultants

We help breastfeeding mothers & babies…

New England Mothers First (NEMF) is an independent Nurse Practitioner practice specializing in breastfeeding problems and infant feeding difficulties. We are insurance contracted medical providers of care and we are experts in solving problematic breastfeeding mother and baby concerns. We provide home visits throughout the greater Boston region, and currently have offices in Brookline, Lakeville, Wellesley and West Bridgewater.




Remember, Mother's Milk is Nature's Best Health Plan


Most common breastfeeding mother reasons for an appointment:

  • Feeding formula for any reason
  • Not sure how much milk you are making?
  • Nipple or breast pain
  • Painful breastfeeding
  • Engorgement
  • Latching problems
  • Multiples
  • Separation for any reason
  • Mother has a medical problem such as
    Hypertension, Diabetes, PCOS, Thyroid or Infertility
  • Low milk volumes in returning back to work
  • Mother is concerned about effects of medications during breastfeeding

Most common breastfeeding infant reasons for an appointment:

  • Drinking formula for any reason
  • Latching problems
  • Born with a medical problem such as Cleft Lip, Palate or Heart Murmur
  • Jaundice requiring any kind of treatment
  • Prematurity or near term delivery (35-37 weeks)
  • Birth weight is not achieved by 2 weeks
  • Slow weight gain and falling off the "curve" on the growth chart
  • Thrush
  • Cries unusually during or after breastfeeding
  • Always seeming hungry
  • Tongue and or lip tie


    Our services are available for:


    Most Massachusetts Health Plans are accepted:

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Benefit Administators
    • BMC Healthnet
    • CIGNA
    • Fallon Health
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • Health Plans Inc.
    • Mass Health 
    • Tufts Health Plan 
    • United Health Care 
    • *NEW! Now accepting Partners Healthcare AllWays
      ( Formerly NHP )
    • As Nurse Practitioners we are medical providers of care and all claims will be processed through your insurance under your medical benefit and not your lactation benefit.
    • HMO & EPO policies will require a referral from the mother's Primary Care Physician as well as the baby's Pediatrician. 
    • Copays, Co-Insurance, and Deductibles may apply to services pending each individual mother and baby insurance policy. 
    • Call Tanya Williams at 508-216-0955 for billing questions or to make payment for your nurse practitioner visit services.

      Please note we do not accept the following health plans but our services are available for private pay:

    • Medicare





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