As your Postpartum Doula during the daytime I can care for you with: Cooking healthy meals designed to nourish your postpartum body. Warm oil massages for your neck, shoulders, and back. I can teach you Abhyanga ayurvedic self-massage, as well as a lymphatic breast massage. Abdominal warming treatments in the form of castor packs and moxibustion. Draw you herbal baths, sitz 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. 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. Provide you with infant education on how to do things such as nursing, diapering, baby-wearing, infant massage, and introducing sleep routines. Baby feeding support for breast/chest feeding, or pumping and bottle feeding, or formula feeding. Looking after baby so you may nap, connect with your partner, or spend quality time with your other children. 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. Infant care by way of diapering, burping, swaddling, bathing, soothing baby, and infant massage.
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). Fee: $30 per hour/$35 for multiples