Postpartum Doula Services

I currently only provide postpartum doula services for my birth doula clients who wish to add these services on…

 

Services Include-

An additional 2 hours onto the first prenatal visit.

Hours of availability for postpartum doula services-

Typically have chunks of availability in the mornings and afternoons during the weekdays.

Minimum is 2x a week, 3 hours a session;
Maximum is 4x a week, 5 hours a session.

As your Postpartum Doula I will-

  •  I will respect you, your family, your home and your gentle parenting styles.
  • Provide access to online Breastfeeding and Baby Care classes via videos and handouts. (Not including hands on portion-can be added on.)
  • Assist you with breastfeeding, pumping, alternative feeding methods and bottle feeding. If your needs are outside of my expertise, I can refer you to the best Lactation Consultants in the Bay Area.
  • Provide you information for normal newborn behavior, current child development, and provide you guidance on gentle parenting practices.
  • Provides guidance and help with newborn tasks such as diapering, bathing, cord care, dressing, feeding, burping, crying, sleeping, swaddling, baby wearing, car seat, home safety, etc.
  • Care for baby while you have a nap/rest, take a shower, or do whatever you want.
  • Prepares healthy meals in your kitchen and cleans up afterwards. You provide the food and recipes you would like prepared. I have some cookbooks you can flip through.
  • Runs light errands- such as nearby grocery shopping, Target, etc. You provide cash or gift card for the shopping, I will assure you get a receipt and your change.
  • Performs light housekeeping such as dishes, light kitchen cleaning, laundry, take out the trash/recycling, vacuuming, dusting, picking up after other children. (I do not do bathrooms, scrub floors, window cleaning, pick up pet waste or yard work).
  • Care and entertainment of siblings. Tips on sibling preparation and adjustment.
  • Helps you process birth experience if needed.
  • Guidance for baby blues and mild postpartum mood disorders.
  • Anytime email, text and phone support.
  • Provide you with resources outside of my expertise, ex. couple counseling, moderate to severe postpartum mood disorders.

Postpartum Doula Investment-

Birth Doula Services AND Postpartum Doula Package- $2400 cash pay Includes Basic Birth Package, extra 2 hours on first prenatal visit to plan postpartum services, and 12 hours of Postpartum Doula Services as listed above.

For additional hours (minimum 3 hour sessions)- $40 an hour, if paid in cash. $50 an hour if paying with Credit Card/Check/PayPal.