Postpartum Doula Services

POSTPARTUM DOULA SERVICES

A postpartum doula is a knowledgeable and nurturing presence in the early days with your baby, providing encouragement, reassurance and unconditional support. As your Postpartum Doula, I will care for you while you heal and rest and also help you gain confidence in your new or growing role as a mother. All families can benefit from a Doula by receiving compassionate care, unbiased and evidence-based information with non-judgmental support.

 

GrowingMoms offers postpartum doula services to families in the Prescott & Russell, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry areas whom just had a baby or are adopting a baby/child by offering;

  • Education on newborn and infant care, bathing and soothing techniques
  • Breast/bottle feeding and combination feeding education and support
  • Unbiased evidence-based information as needed or wanted
  • Babywearing information
  • Guidance, resources and support during milestones, leaps and sleep regressions
  • Help creating flexible schedules and finding your family rhythm
  • Care for baby and older children while you rest
  • Support after cesarean birth recovery
  • Overnight support for those long nights
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Education on Postpartum recovery
  • Light housekeeping
  • Reassurance, encouragement and emotional support for the whole family

Overnight Shift are offered to help mom rest and heal. If you are breastfeeding I will bring the baby to you and help you get comfortable feeding baby in bed and then I will take care of baby’s other needs like diapering, burping and soothing. When bottle feeding I will simply care for baby as you rest. I will also help very quiet light housekeeping through the night to lighten the responsibilities during the day.