The postpartum period is at once delicate, challenging, and exciting. As a postpartum doula, my ultimate goal is to nourish you so that you can nourish your baby. I aim to assist families with a joyful and comfortable transition into parenthood. I am available during the daytime hours as well as evenings.

Services include:

  • Newborn Care
    • Umbilical cord care
    • Diapering
    • Bathing
    • Establishing sleep patterns
    • Discuss and practice soothing techniques
    • Babywearing  
  •   Mother Care
    • Monitoring of bleeding
    • Belly binding (helps reduce the size and cramping of uterus, and reknit stretched ligaments from pregnancy and birth)
    • Moxibustion (soothing Chinese heat treatment)
    • Acupressure and massage
    • Referrals/Resources as needed
    • Birth review, acceptance, and closure
  • Breastfeeding and pumping
  • Laundry and light housekeeping
  • Sibling care
  • Shopping and errands
  • Organizing nursery and home
  • In-home preparation of nourishing meals. Please note I only cook vegetarian and vegan meals, and have extensive experience in nutritionally-sound, plant-based cooking and special-diets. 
  • Walking and feeding pets

 

Pricing:

  •  $35/hour during week days
  • I happily schedule an initial three hour session where we can assess your needs and the best methods for me to support you ($90)

I am not currently available for overnight support. 


Images of nutritious meals I've prepared