Morning, Afternoon and Evening Shifts
"As your Postpartum Doula I care for you, your baby and the entire family! I support your choices while guiding you to follow your parental instincts, and develop your parental intuition to help you gain confidence and trust in your ability to care for your newborn."
Baby Care and Mother's Recovery
Care for baby to allow parents the ability to shower or nap.
Baby care techniques - burping, bathing, umbilical cord care, baby-wearing, swaddling, soothing, baby's cues, sleep conditioning, and more.
Reassurance and perspective on normal vs. abnormal infant characteristics.
Breastfeeding and bottle-feeding support.
Mother's recovery, comfort, healing, and relaxation support.
Encourage and support self-care time.
Tips for partners on ways to support the mother's recovery and breastfeeding efforts.
Sibling care and adjustment to the newborn. Pet care and adjustment to the newborn.
I screen for any issues beyond my scope of practice, and provide resources and/or referrals when necessary.
Laundry, dishes, general tidying up, errands, cleaning and sterilization of bottle and pump parts.
Preparation of nourishing homemade meals for the entire family (breakfast in bed for morning shifts when requested).
I especially love to cater to mothers and make them feel very well taken care of, listened to, pampered, and nourished to help them with their physical and emotional recovery and healing.
The postnatal period can be a difficult adjustment emotionally. I sit and listen to how you are feeling and hold space for you to process your emotions. This includes a debriefing of your birthing experience.
I am here for you! My goal is to take care of you and the practical things so you can rest, recover and bond with your precious bundle of joy!
Minimum of 24 contracted hours to be used in the first week with your baby, at a minimum of 4 hours daily. Package deals available for longer contracted hours.
24 hours at $40-45/hr
Every mother deserves support during the postnatal period. I offer a sliding scale fee based on your income and potentially through bartering services. Ask me how!
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