Postpartum Doula Services

New parents often find that they are simultaneously thrilled beyond words and challenged beyond limits during the first few weeks after their new baby joins their family. In days past, it was commonplace for relatives to help honor the new mother during her ‘babymoon’, but that’s not always possible in today’s world when families are often far from relatives. WMC’s Postpartum Doulas are pleased to help provide both emotional and practical support as you navigate the nuances of this precious time. Our Postpartum Doulas will meet with you to create a personalized care plan so that your needs, and those of your family, are met as you adjust to new family life.

Postpartum Doulas can be a wonderful gift for a new family. If friends or family aren’t sure what to get your family, ask them for pre-purchased postpartum doula care! Contact us for more information.

Duties in our basic postpartum care package can include:
  • Caring for Mother as she recovers from birth
  • Support in Processing the Birth Experience
  • Help create a nurturing & quiet environment for the family
  • Breastfeeding Counseling/Latch And Positioning Help
  • Prepare pump supplies and/or prepare bottles
  • Light Housekeeping & Errands
  • Resources & Referrals (massage, acupuncture, support groups, pediatric chiropractors, green baby goods, etc.)
  • Assist the family by organizing offers of help from friends and extended family to create a structured flow of help
  • Care for baby when parents want to shower, nap, or spend some special time with older child(ren)
  • General Parenting Support

Additional services can include:

  • postpartum yoga classes
  • bone-closing ceremony
  • Babywearing assistance, education, and demonstrations
  • Organize the home and nursery

 

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