What am I Doula-ing?

High quality support to ease and enhance the first 12 weeks of parenthood ♥

Doulaing: The act of educating, loving, respecting, listening, embracing, advocating for and assisting a woman prenatally, during labor, childbirth, and after:
I provide education, non-judgmental support and companionship, assist with newborn care and family adjustment, meal preparation and light household tasks. I will offer evidence based information on infant-feeding, emotional and physical recovery from childbirth, infant soothing and coping skills for new parents and will make appropriate referrals when necessary. I am specializing in aromatherapy & herbs, vaccine safety, Ayurvedic nutrition, massage, belly binding and more. Check out the list below. I offer services on a sliding scale depending on your needs. Telecommunication and nation-wide travel services available upon request!
  • Telecommunication (skype/facetime) Consultation + Email Follow-ups with resources OR In-home consultation + Email Follow-ups with resources
  • Breastfeeding Counseling/Latch And Positioning Help
  • Bottle Feeding/ Formula Support
  • Understanding Baby Cues
  • Diapering and Baby Care Sibling Support
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Take care of baby’s laundry
  • Errands
  • Resources & Referrals (massage, acupuncture, support groups, pediatric chiropractors, naturopaths, green baby goods, etc.)
  • Non-judgmental support for family
  • Sibling and Pet Adjustment
  • Organize the home and nursery
  • Screen for postpartum mood disorders
  • Sleeping solutions and how to get enough sleep in the first weeks
  • Help create a nurturing & quiet environment for the family
  • 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)
  • Hands-on education for infant and mama care
  • Prepare pump supplies or bottles
  • Baby wearing assistance, education, and demonstrations
  • Caring for mama as she recovers from birth
  • Processing the birth experience
  • Neuroscience of Parenthood; Making sense of baby brain 
  • Soothing Baby
  • Evidence-based information on a variety of topics
  • Companionship

Packages may also include:

  • Aromatherapy + Herbs
  • Childhood Vaccine Safety 
  • Ayurvedic Cooking
  • Ayurvedic Massage for mother and baby 
  • Belly Binding 
  • Over night care
  • Meal Preparation
  • cropped-img_1944.jpgPlease contact me if you are interested:

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