A postpartum doula is an expert for your postpartum weeks. I help mothers and families adjust to daily life with a baby. Services with a postpartum doula are a minimum of 4 consecutive daytime hours for home visits.
I offer support on the practical side of motherhood. I do more than just hold your baby, I make sure you are well fed with nourishing food that aids in healing and recovery and aids in milk production. I will give mom a vaginal steam and herbal bath to relieve moms of discomfort and to aid in relaxation for a peaceful slumber, then I will watch the baby while you rest. I essentially, mother the new mother, nurturing her so she can nurture her precious new baby.
Emotional support and guidance
Breastfeeding/bottle feeding support
Newborn care support including diapering, first bath, sleep solutions, baby-wearing
Food preparation and light meals
Light housekeeping (laundry, dishes, etc)
Accompany you to doctor appointments, support groups, etc.
Referrals as needed.
This breastfeeding package is perfect for a new mom! This package includes private breastfeeding education, lactation coaching visit, a minimum of 4 consecutive hours of postnatal doula care to include emotional and physical support, breastfeeding support, newborn care, feeding and soothing, errands, and accompany you to doctor visits and meal planning and prep. I will meet with you prior to delivering your baby to develop a personalized plan that meets your breastfeeding goals. Once baby arrives, we will meet with again within 3 days to ensure the baby is positioned and latched properly and receiving the maximum amount of milk. Follow-up with any questions or concerns throughout your breastfeeding journey via our virtual coaching session.
(1) Prenatal private breastfeeding education
(planning, education, preparation)
(1) Consecutive 4 hr min. of Postnatal Doula Care that includes lactation coaching
All visits include virtual/email follow up
Standard Rates: $30/hr