As your Postpartum Doula during the daytime I can care for you with: Cooking delicious organic meals and snacks designed to nourish your postpartum body. Full-body warm oil massages to sooth your muscles as they grow strong from caring for your baby. Draw you herbal baths and steams to aid in healing. Closing of the bones ceremony to bring reverence to and help complete the experience of your pregnancy (it also feels really good!). Postpartum yoga in the comfort of your home, so you can safely explore and thrive in your new form. Guided meditation to calm your nerves. Light baby related house keeping in the form of baby laundry and bottles/pump parts. Run errands for you like grocery/herbal shopping, walking your dog, and assist you during outings so you may focus on your baby. Provide you with infant education on how to do things such as nursing, diapering, baby-wearing, infant massage, and introducing sleep routines. Looking after baby so you may nap, connect with your partner, or spend quality time with your other children.
As your Postpartum Doula during the nighttime I can care for your baby throughout the night by:
Help you to create a "sleep schedule" that works best for your family. Assist you in creating and maintaining a regular daily routine for preparing baby for sleep. Diaper changing. Bottle feeding or bringing baby to you for nursing. Burping, swaddling, and soothing baby. Utilizing infant massage to relieve gas or colic. All so that you may get the most sleep possible!
I have experience with singletons, twins, overnights, twin overnights, and travel. All shifts are a minimum of 4 hours long, with a maximum of 24 hours long (unless we are traveling). Daytime fee: $30 per hour/$35 for multiples (6am-6pm) Nighttime fee: $35 per hour/$40 for multiples (6pm-6am)