Dr Kasey Williams

GP lactation consultant

BMedSci, BSc (Hons), MBBS, DipBreastfeedingMgt, DCH, FRACGP
Availability: Mon, Thu
Contractor (on leave until August 2024)

Dr Kasey is currently taking on new patients for lactation consults, 2 and 6 week mum and baby checks and patients 16 or under.

Book online or call reception on (08) 8166 0888

Dr Kasey-Lea Williams completed her medical degree at the Australian National University in 2008 and has worked in different parts of Australia since.  She completed her Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2016 and has recently moved from Canberra, where she was working as a GP lactation consultant in a breastfeeding medicine and women’s health clinic.

Kasey has a Diploma in Breastfeeding Management (Australian Breastfeeding Association) and Diploma in Child Health (Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SA).  With her specific interest in Breastfeeding Medicine, Kasey is preparing for the IBCLC examination, and her appointments are focused on all areas of breastfeeding medicine.

Appointments can cover nipple and breastfeeding conditions, supply issues, tongue tie assessment, poor weight gain and unsettled baby behaviour. She also can provide personalised antenatal lactation plans. Kasey aims to provide care that is evidence based and comprehensive, drawing on numerous sources including the Australia Breastfeeding Association.

In her spare time, she enjoys heading outdoors to the beach or walking trails with her husband and three children.

 

Breastfeeding related appointment explanations and expected cost

Antenatal breastfeeding consult (45 mins)
Total cost $298. Out of pocket $180.60

Prior to baby being born, an antenatal breastfeeding consult discusses preparation for breastfeeding and education around it. For a mum-to-be and planning to breastfeed, an antenatal lactation plan is prepared which is written to the specific needs of the mum and baby. This can also include induced lactation for surrogacy and other circumstances.

 

Initial postnatal breastfeeding consult / perinatal consult / baby sleep and settling issues (60 mins total)
Total cost $358. Out of pocket  $199.40

Once baby is born, these consults focus on issues such as breastfeeding latch and positioning, breastmilk supply, nipple and breastfeeding conditions, tongue tie assessments, poor weight gain assessments and unsettled baby behavior. Each consult includes talking a medical history for both mum and baby and relevant examinations such as a baby examination and reviewing a breastfeed.

 

On the day appointments (30 mins)
Total cost $199 for Mum and $189 for Baby.  Out of pocket  $119.30 or $109.30

Available for acute concerns such as mastitis. Therapeutic ultrasound can be used in these consults if required.

Follow-up appointments (45mins total)
Total cost $269 . Out of pocket $148.10

After an initial consult, a follow up appointment can be made for ongoing support, monitoring progress.

Medical Interests
  • Breastmilk supply concerns
  • Nipple and breast conditions
  • Acute mastitis management
  • Poor weight gain
  • Allergy or breastmilk sensitivity concerns
  • Tongue tie assessment and management options
  • Unsettled baby behaviour
  • Antenatal lactation plans
  • Induced lactation and re-lactation
  • Return to work while breastfeeding
  • Weaning and commencing solids