LactApp is the leading breastfeeding app that answers questions in a personalized and automatic way, available worldwide and downloaded in more than 177 countries in English and Spanish. LactApp Medical is a dedicated version of LactApp for healthcare professionals in mother and child care as well as lactation specialists.
LactApp Medical offers a free version in which you can make unlimited consultations, without having to fill in patient profile information and access exclusive information through our blog for experts.
Who is LactApp Medical for?
LactApp Medical is a tool thought for all those professionals who take care of pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, as well as for babies from newborn to all ages. The most common professional profiles are midwives, nurses, nursing assistants, childcare workers, health visitors, pediatric nurses, pediatricians, gynecologists, dieticians-nutritionists, dermatologists, dentists, psychologists, pharmacists, lactation consultants, doulas, social workers and general physicians or family doctors among others.
What can you find in LactApp Medical Premium?
In addition to the functionalities of the free version, the Premium version offers you:
Access to a consultation chat with our team of experts, led by IBCLC Alba Padró and IBCLC and midwife Laia Aguilar
A practical case study to solve every week, where you will broaden your knowledge about different cases related to the topic of lactation
Medical information on the relationship of symptoms and pathologies with lactation
Tracking functions for monitoring breastfeeding infants
How does LactApp Medical work?
LactApp works as a comprehensive assessment tool with over 76,000 possible paths leading to almost 3,000 possible unique responses. It also contains breastfeeding and maternity tests to assess the existence of a tongue-tie (ankyloglossia), or the baby's ability to start with solid food. In addition, LactApp Medical includes a wide list of pathologies and symptoms that could compromise breastfeeding and should be assessed: mastitis, nipple damage, breast abscesses and more.
Areas of expert guidance for professionals include pain during breastfeeding, latch and positioning problems, relactation, weight gain, supplementation, breastfeeding technique, mother and baby health, weaning, pregnancy, dirty diapers/nappies, premature babies and twins, nutrition, sleep difficulties, mixed feeding and tandem feeding, among others.
Research and scientific evidence
LactApp contains information created by international board certified lactation consultants (IBCLC) and is a science-based company focused on providing revised and updated content. LactApp is also engaging in research and has published its own publications in high impact scientific journals. LactApp conducts the postgraduate course in lactation at the Blanquerna - Ramon Llull University of Barcelona, Spain.
In addition, LactApp is reviewed by Orcha.uk (orcha.co.uk) with a 77% score, leading the ranking of apps for breastfeeding.