A Postpartum Doula brings her knowledge and experience, companionship, as well as emotional and physical support to parents right after birth and can extend out to around 12 weeks postpartum. The primary focus of care is on the mother's recovery from childbirth, the baby's adjustment to life on the outside and helping families transition to life with a newborn. Postpartum Doulas are well versed in newborn feeding, sleep guidance, infant soothing and general newborn care in addition to assisting the parents with the emotional and physical recovery from the birth experience. With my training as Postpartum Doula, Newborn Care Specialist and Breastfeeding Specialist I can assist with mom's recovery, newborn care and the general needs of your family during the postpartum period including some meal prep, light household tasks,. Day hours or overnight shift available. Cost is $30 an hour. Long term care packages available.
serving Polk County & surrounding areas