“ The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. “ ~Osho
A postpartum doula provides unbiased emotional support and education to empower new mamas with tools and techniques to care for themselves and their newborn.
POSTPARTUM DOULA SERVICES (birth up to one year)
Our work together is to slowly rebuild your health and wellness as soon as your baby arrives. My services include:
Two prenatal appointments. 1st one is a complimentary interview to see if it is a good fit for mama. Once a contract is set in place with deposit then the 2nd meeting will be scheduled to create a loose plan of wants/needs/favorite meals, etc. (This can be done over the phone or via email.)
After birth home visits will include:
nourishing soup/stew for mama + tea/herbal infusion + a batch of nursing/nutrient dense cookies or other snack
breastfeeding/bottle feeding support
check in of all physical/emotional needs and address them accordingly through education or referrals
basic baby care
making sure the mama is fully stocked with necessary teas/bath soaks/salts, nipple cream, witch hazel pads, vitamins/supplements, meal plans/etc.
environmental check in- making sure common places are tidy and refreshed. Getting mama into fresh air and nature when appropriate
Restorative yoga breathing/streching for adequate healing of mind body soul
Package: 6 Hours $250 (6 hours broken up into 3, 2hr meetings or 2, 4hr meetings)
$45/hour (2 hr minimum up to 4hrs)
EXTENDED POSTPARTUM SUPPORT SERVICES (one year and beyond)
Sometimes even after one year we aren’t quite where we need to be.
Helping mothers to establish flow in their health and well-being and also work to rebuild their sense of self + reconnecting to passions and creative endeavors