Consultant & Doula Fees

Sale price Price $350.00 Regular price Unit price  per 

What does a New Parent Consultant help with?

A New Parent Consultant is able to assist with preparations for bringing a new baby home and helping overcome any obstacles once you are a parent.  Anything you could imagine you want guidance on, we will help you navigate.  If we don’t have the referrals and resources at our fingertips for a specific subject, we will research to find the best.  A New Parent Consultant is by your side throughout your journey to help you prepare and transition as stress-free as possible.


Before Baby Arrives:

  • Discussing physician options (OBGYN, midwives), labor assistance (doulas), and delivery hospital based on you childbirth preferences
  • Staying healthy - what to eat (and avoid eating), exercise regimen, yoga, chiropractor, massages, activities to avoid, etc.
  • Reviewing delivery options & create a birth plan; skin to skin, bath, delayed clamping, circumcision, cord blood banking, medications/vaccinations, placenta encapsulation, pacifier, bottle, and more
  • Recommend childbirth preparation resources: Books, classes, and resources based on the childbirth experience you desire
  • Preparing for home: Navigate products necessary and helpful for new parents & baby
  • Preparing for the hospital: what to pack and how to prepare
  • Educating: Preparing for after birth, postpartum resources to help adjust to life with baby; postpartum doula, postpartum depression, sleep training, childcare, classes and resources for parents and babies

New Parenting Assistance:

  • Guidance and resource referrals for sleep training, feeding, arranging childcare, advising on developmentally appropriate milestones, products, toys, etc. 


What does Postpartum & Infant Care Doula help with?

A Postpartum and Infant Care Doula is a mother to the parents throughout the fourth trimester.  We are by your side day or night to help you smoothly transition into parenthood.  We help you care for baby and siblings, relieve you when you need some rest, provide assistance around the house, offer physical and emotional support, and so much more when you need it most.

  • Settling in
    • Figuring out a new routine, getting rest & sleep, and maintaining home
    • Acclimating children and pets to baby
  • Newborn & Infant Care 
    • Best practices, safety, sanitation, and protection
  • Feeding
    • Positioning, assistance with formula feeding and breastfeeding, bottle selection, and resources for lactation support
  • Sleeping
    • Positioning, swaddling, soothing
  • Emotional Support & Socializing
    • Personal attention and one-on-one support to parents
    • Resources for support groups and local classes for parents and babies
  • Physical Comfort
    • Assistance and recommendations to help mom recover from pregnancy and childbirth
    • Self-care recommendations
  • Childcare
    • Care for the baby during the day and/or overnight
    • Sibling supervision
  • Product Guidance
    • Necessary and useful products for new parents & baby
    • Suggestions for products to help with feeding, drinking, teething, sleeping and more
  • Household Support
    • Organization pertaining to baby
    • Creating and helping maintain calendar/diary of events, appointments, and plans
    • Helping with light housekeeping, meal prep, and errands
    • Scheduling and attending visits with medical providers
  • Guidance
    • Direction with postpartum issues mom may experience - vaginal, breast, abdominal, c-section recovery, depression, etc.
    • Informational support, advocacy, and referrals
    • Partner/father support
    • Scheduling and attending visits with medical providers
    • Helping identify when medical intervention is needed
    • Discussing future plans such as childcare

Rates 

10 hrs $350, 20 hrs $700, 40 hrs $1400, 60 hrs $2100, 120 hrs $3900, 240 hrs $7500

- Virtual or In Person, your choice

- In person visits require a minimum of 4 hours each

- These package prices are for pre-pay for service only

- Booking is based on availability and given on a first booked, first served basis