Why Choose A Postpartum Doula

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In the United States, 700 women die every year from pregnancy-related complications. More than half Maternal deaths in the united States happens the first days after birth.  SIXTY percent of these deaths are preventable!

 

WHAT IS A POSTPARTUM DOULA?

Postpartum Doulas “mother the mother” and “mother the family.”  We provide optimal support to help release the feeling of being overwhelmed, and to spot symptoms associated with postpartum depression.  Postpartum doulas allow mothers to get the rest need to fully recover after. Postpartum doulas are trained and knowledgeable to recognize postpartum complications that can lead to a maternal death.

HOW CAN A POSTPARTUM DOULA HELP?

Postpartum recovery is a complex process. New parents have many questions. It is our goal to have parents questions answered and provide education.  Postpartum Doulas help mothers/families by offering:

  • Extensive knowledge on breastfeeding and any issues which may arise
  • Infant feeding support (breast, bottle, or formula)
  • Evidence-based information about newborn care
  • Infant soothing techniques
  • Education and demonstration on babywearing
  • Sibling inclusion and care
  • Baby development / baby cues
  • Safe sleep
  • Bonding
  • Develop routines/rhythms
  • Caring for multiples (when applicable)
  • Provide resources

WHY IS POSTPARTUM DOULA SERVICE IMPORTANT?

We recognize the disparities we are facing relating to the Maternal Mortality rates and understand the cultural bias that exist in our systems. We desire a system that eliminates disparities, discrimination, and cultural bias.

It’s vital that mothers are provided a resting period to air feelings and recover from childbirth. Postpartum doulas nurture mothers and cater to their needs to provide optimum healing.  Mothers deserve to heal and transition well after birth.

SERVICES WE OFFER

SUPPLY & DELIVERY SERVICES

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Physical and emotional support before, during and after labor and birth.

POSTPARTUM DOULA SERVICES

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Personalized care for you and your family while you heal and rest after having your baby

LACTATION
SERVICES

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Assistance in getting breastfeeding off to the best start

COMMUNITY BASED POSTPARTUM DOULA PROGRAM

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Program Goal366 focuses on three key necessities to ensure the success and safety of every mother and child.

MOTHERHOOD HUDDLE CAFE

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Motherhood Huddle Cafe is about supporting moms in a safe, judge free environment.

ONLINE PARENTING CLASS

Webinar training - Delighted To Doula

Preparing for the 4th Trimester! Educating Parents on Baby Care, Feeding, Sleep and Beyond!