What is the role of a postpartum Doula?
The postpartum time is also known as the "fourth trimester" because of how essential it is to support your body in its return from pregnancy, to a non-pregnant state. Many cultures observe the time after birth as sacred. In other parts of the world, it is common for an entire community to gather to support each birthing person during the first 6 weeks after birth by protecting the space around them from distraction, need and stress. It is all about the mom and baby bonding and recovering from an incredible journey. As a postpartum doula, my role is to serve as that community for you so that you can relax and recover and bond with your baby in a stress free environment.
Postpartum Doula Services
24/7 Email/Text/Phone & Face Time support for up to 2 weeks postpartum
Follow-up visits with the family (3 hours each visit)
Referral to other support providers when necessary
Light cleaning around the house (for deeper cleanings I can refer you a cleaning agency)
Meal Planning/Preparation/Grocery Shopping
Infant care (swaddling, bathing, soothing)
Holistic care education
Healing and Sealing Ceremony (What’s That?)
Emotional support for the entire family
Brief periods of childcare so that the parents can nap or take a short break
Please see our ‘Pricing and Packages’ page to purchase this plan. Flexible payment plans are available as well as sliding scale options. Please send me an email and provide me with information about your situation. Everyone deserves a doula regardless of financial limitations, let’s work something out!