Breastfeeding Consultation

Sally Rader, CPNP-PC, IBCLC earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Alabama in 2010 and her Master’s in Pediatric Primary Care from Vanderbilt University in 2016. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Sally spent over five years practicing as a Registered Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carrel Junior Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Upon completion of her Nurse Practitioner program, she served as the primary care provider for the Global Services Department at Children’s National in Washington, D.C.  She joined Northern Virginia Pediatric Associates (NVPA) in 2017.  Sally is specifically passionate about health promotion of all ages and promoting breastfeeding success.  She earned her certification from the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants in 2019 and has since been offering lactation services for the patients of NVPA. 

Sally was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama and now lives in Washington, DC with her husband. She enjoys running, cooking, traveling, and Alabama football.

Sally is board certified through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants, and is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

The majority of general breastfeeding and feeding issues can be addressed by one of our Triage Nurses, 8 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

Additional information on breastfeeding can be found here.

For more complex concerns, we are pleased to offer the services of Sally Rader, CPNP-PC, IBCLC. Sally is available for consults in the home, office, or by phone/email. Please contact Sally directly at to arrange an appointment.

All responses will be made within 24 hours. All consultations are fee for service and are not submitted to insurance.

Consultation Fees

Phone Consult

  • $35 for 15 minute consult.
  • $15 for each additional 15 minutes.

Please have your credit card information available at time of call.

In-office Consults

  • $75 for 30 minute consult
  • $150 for 60 minute consult

Home Consult

  • $225 for 60 minute consult
  • Travel Fee: $20 for distance > 15 miles from office

Breastfeeding Classes for Expectant Parents

  • $150 per couple offered one Saturday per month (2pm-4pm) at the office.
  • Available dates for 2019:
    • November 9th
    • December 14th
  • Please email with interest and to register.


No Show: $25
Same Day Cancellation: $25
No Answer (Phone Consultation): $15
Nipple Shield: $15

Lactation Consultations are fee for service.
Payment is due at the time of your service and will not be submitted to insurance.
If you are using a Flexible Spending Account, please have a prescription from your physician.