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"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."

Source: American Pregnancy Association

What does a postpartum doula do?

Emotional Support

  • Give support to the family during the transition into motherhood, fatherhood, sisterhood, and brotherhood. 

  • Listens without judgment 

  • Encouragement 

  • Help process birth experience 

Infant Care

  • Caring for infant when moms, dads, and partner needs a break.

  • Teach skills of infant care, infant feeding, and baby soothing. 

  • Overnight help

Resources 

Connect you with local resources 

  • Lactation consultant

  • Support groups

  • Chiropractic care

  • Therapist

  • Mom groups

  • Neuropath

  • OBGYN and Pediatric care

Breastfeeding and Bottle feeding support

  • Help achieve breastfeeding and bottle feeding goals.

Light housekeeping and food preparation

  • Tidying up household.

  • Helping with laundry and dishes.

  • Preparing meals for family

Family Support

Postpartum doulas are not just for the mom. I offer support for other family members as well.

  • Work with the family on any particular needs. 

  • Be there for reassurance 

  • Sibling care and transition 

  • Bring a sense of calmness to the household during this new transition 

CONTACT ME

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Care available , but not limited to,  

Silverdale

Bremerton

Poulsbo

Port Orchard

Bainbridge Island

Kingston