Lactation Consultation

Our experienced lactation consultants will help you take care of yourself and your baby.

Meet Our Lactation Consultation Team

Craig Turczynski, Ph.D.
Reproductive Physiologist

Dr. Craig Turczynski helps couples who desire to achieve pregnancy while under the guidance of the woman's physician. He will teach and coach the couple on use of the Billings Ovulation Method® and help them identify the period of fertility. When couples are experiencing infertility or the woman has an endocrine or metabolic issue, he will become a member of the health care team to expedite successful treatment.

Kathleen Berchelmann, M.D.
Pediatrician

Dr. Berchelmann treats patients from birth through young adulthood for medical and behavioral health needs.  She is available for virtual primary care. She also provides vaccine and medication consultation.

Cassondra Moriarty
Certified Family Planning Instructor, Lactation Consultant, Doula

Cassondra provides family planning education using Marquette, Billings, Sympto-Thermal and FEMM methods. She also provides lactation consultation and breastfeeding support.

Molly Ries, APRN, CNM, CNP
Family Nurse Practioner

Molly sees patients of all ages for general medical care, including women's health.

Amanda Western, RN, IBCLC
Lactation Consultant

Amanda provides lactation care from pregnancy through the weaning process. She sees families in person in the Baton Rouge, LA area and offers virtual consults for any location.

Why Choose MyCatholicDoctor?

  • Direct access to compassionate and faithful healthcare providers using your smartphone or computer

  • Providers who integrate Catholic spirituality into your care as needed

  • Labs and tests ordered and scheduled locally

  • Your prescriptions sent electronically to your local pharmacy

  • Visits are convenient, private, and secure

  • Avoid the high costs and inconvenience of urgent care centers and emergency rooms. We accept most insurance plans and healthshares.

About MyCatholicDoctor

MyCatholicDoctor is a new telehealth/virtual care organization that brings a team of faithful medical professionals to patients through video-based health consultation on almost any smartphone, computer or tablet. We practice evidence-based scientific medicine and also integrate Catholic spirituality into our healthcare as appropriate to the situation and our abilities.

We are continually recruiting physicians and other healthcare professionals that desire to integrate the Catholic faith into their practice.

Our Patrons

Servant of God Jerome LeJeune
Venerable Catherine McAuley
Saint Gianna Molla
MyCatholicDoctor

Our Mission to Serve

By God’s grace, MyCatholicDoctor continues to provide pro-life Catholic healthcare to all of God’s people. We are grateful to the donors that have allowed us to continue our mission. Please prayerfully consider a donation to the MyCatholicDoctor foundation.