“When parents are supported to get their own needs met, they can nurture and care for their baby with the confidence that they already know how to do so.” – Sara
Give your family the opportunity to really thrive! Postpartum Doulas provide emotional and physical support, the opportunity to process your birth experience in a healthy way, knowledge and experience around the many decisions you will make regarding care, and ongoing support with help around the house and breastfeeding.
-Welcome Baby Care
According to DONA, “…women who experience support from their family members, care providers, counselors and peer groups have greater breastfeeding success, greater self-confidence, less postpartum depression, and a lower incidence of abuse than those who do not.”
-Strong Roots Counseling
“…Many families find the initial weeks after the arrival of a baby to be particularly challenging – learning how to care for a new baby, helping siblings adjust, getting some much needed rest! A Postpartum Doula can make this transition easier, enabling parents to enjoy the early days with their baby and discover the parenting techniques that work for them.”