As your postpartum doula, we will set up several phone calls or video chats. For example, I can check in every day for 30 minutes via Zoom or Skype the first week. I can be the professional you need to guide you through the 4th trimester.
I Am Happy To Provide You Information About:
Being a companion so you can share your feelings
How to take care of your baby (who doesn't come with a manual)
How to take care of yourself
Giving you an objective opinion.
Advice about food/drinks how to nourish yourself
Breastfeeding advice/formula advice
Advice about bottles/pacifiers/how to sterilize all the parts
Finding needed resources
Helping with baby wearing
How to deal with visitors and family
What to do if you go back to work
How to maintain your relationship with your partner
"The ways in which the woman, baby, partner & siblings make the transition to a new family unit have a long-term impact on their physical and emotional health. The postpartum doula fills a large gap in maternity care and is able to facilitate a smooth and rewarding transition".
Supporting Mothers in Maryland, DC & Northern Virginia