We're Home!

Now that you have baby home, getting acclimated to your new life can be a challenge.  There are many changes to adjust to, all while providing 24 hour care to a brand new human being.  Parents were not meant to do this alone.  It truly takes a village to raise a child and it takes a little while to build your new community.  There's a lot to learn and many local resources to discover.  Every baby is different, and your Baby Consultant/Postpartum Doula will be by your side to help you discover and learn all you need to know to survive the first few weeks as a new parent.

  • Postpartum plans - Resources to help new parents adjust
    • Settling in - Considering a postpartum doula to assist with settling into a new routine, getting rest & sleep, and maintaining home
    • Feeding baby - Resources for lactation support, formula and bottle selection
    • Sleep assistance - Sleep training professionals and resources
    • Discussing local options to select childcare based on needs and desires
    • Support & Socializing - local classes and resources for parents and babies
  • Healthy baby - Germs, protection, and best practices
  • Navigating products necessary and helpful for new parents & baby
    • Suggestions for products to help with feeding, drinking, teething, sleeping and more
  • Creating a calendar/diary of events, appointments, and plans
  • Guidance for dads - How to play an active role in parenting, how to support mom
  • Overcoming obstacles
    • Direction with postpartum issues mom may experience - vaginal, breast, abdominal, c-section recovery, etc.
    • Postpartum depression - Resources and guidance to cope with emotional difficulty 
    • Identify possible issues with tongue & lip tie on baby

 

WHAT IS A POSTPARTUM DOULA?

A postpartum doula provides evidenced-based information on things such as infant feeding, emotional and physical recovery from birth, mother-baby bonding, infant soothing, and basic newborn care including

  • Emotional support
  • Physical comfort
  • Self-care
  • Infant care
  • Informational support 
  • Advocacy 
  • Referrals 
  • Partner/father support 
  • Support mother/father with infant
  • Support mother/father with sibling(s) 
  • Household organization

Click HERE to schedule your free consultation.