I help you find your new normal &
foster your maximum self-determination
- what is this new baby saying?
- your nipples feel & look _____ is this OK?
- I deeply understand your new reality
- I help you figure it all out!
Historically, immediately after the birth of a baby, experienced women in the family came to help out and share the knowledge. In your personal situation, you may need something else.
I am a Certified Postpartum Doula and I provide non-medical physical and emotional support and household assistance after the arrival of your baby. I thoroughly know my scope of practice and have an extensive referral list of community resources and professionals.
If you have experienced a pregnancy loss, miscarriage, stillbirth . . . you may also benefit from my assistance. I bring into your home an understanding and practical knowledge of what you may be experiencing.
Individualized services may include:
Light household chores
Help with time management
Comfort measures for recovery from birth
Sleep and rest breaks for you and your partner
Meal preparation catered to your needs and preferences
Breastfeeding/feeding guidance and help with newborn care
Evidence based info on infant feeding, behavior, and soothing skills
Emotional care, family adjustment tips, and local referrals when necessary
Companionship and nonjudgmental support during the 4th trimester
Lots of TLC during this period of little sleep and many questions
List Postpartum Doula Services from Me in Your Baby Shower or Mother Rising Gift Registry!