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Postpartum Doula Support

This support can be beneficial for that first week home or if you need support a few weeks or months after baby is born because the sleep deprivation has kicked in. Your postpartum doula can help ease the transition while you are healing, help with sleep support, and be an extra set of hands to ensure you are bonding, healing and resting. This is also a beneficial time for her to show you things like swaddling, diapering, bathing, and other newborn care support. She will also commonly be able to help you navigate your milk production and breastfeeding concerns, if any.  

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INDIVIDUAL SHIFTS:

Day Shift |  $160 | 4 Hours

Overnight Shift |  $320 | 8 Hours

Add-On Hours | $40/hr 

BASIC SUPPORT PACKAGE | $960

6 Day Shifts

This is great for some support those first few weeks.

Each shift is 4 hours at a time.

This could look like:

- support every day for the first week home

- support a few times a week for those first couple of weeks 

- a weekly visit for the first 6 weeks

 

This is to help in that immediate transition to parenthood.  This is the time to get a shower, take a nap, talk through your birth experience, navigate an emotions or mental health concerns, get a little support with chores and meal/snack prep, get breastfeeding support, get guidance on infant care, etc.

GET SOME REST PACKAGE  $3900

Customizable | 100  Hours of Day & Night Support

 (SAVINGS: $100)

This is great for families that are wanting support for about 3-6 weeks. Daytime shifts are 4 hours, overnights are 8 hours.

This could look like:

- support a few times a week for the first 3-6 weeks.

- overnight support 1-2x a week for the first 3-6 weeks.

This is to help in that transition to parenthood.  This is the time to get a shower, take a nap, talk through your birth experience, navigate an emotions or mental health concerns, get breastfeeding support, get guidance on infant care, etc. This also gives us an even better opportunity to help with light chores, meal prep, feeding support, etc.

This is also an opportunity to catch up on a full night of rest knowing your baby is in good hands! 

THE SELF-CARE PACKAGE | $9900 

Customizable | 260  Hours of Day & Night Support

(SAVINGS: $500)

This package is great for families that are prioritizing lots of support to ensure healing, resting and bonding with baby.

This could look like:

- daytime support  4-5x a week for 5-6 weeks

- overnight support 3-4x a week for 5-6 weeks

- daytime support 2-3x a week for 6-12 weeks

- overnight support 2-3x a week for 6-12 weeks

This is an incredible way to honor your body and your baby in this season of postpartum.  This is the time to get a shower, take a nap, talk through your birth experience, navigate an emotions or mental health concerns, get breastfeeding support, get guidance on infant care, get support around the house with light housework, etc.

This is also an opportunity to ensure you are resting and healing with full nights of sleep knowing your baby is in good hands! 

Want to build your own package?

Message us to create a custom Postpartum Plan!

ALL PACKAGES INCLUDE: 

Postpartum Prep Meeting with Postpartum Doula: 

Upon signing contract, client will set up an in home visit with her postpartum doula. 

At this time, she will discuss scheduling options, and come up with general process for doula and mom to have ready for when baby is born (how soon will she want care, generally how many hours of a shift, certain days of the week, etc). This will also be a time for your doula to talk to you about postpartum goals, feeding goals, infant care goals, and more.

Postpartum Support:

Contact care, attention and support to ensure client is healing physically and emotionally. Helping make sure mom is taking vitamins, eating food, resting, nourishing her body, taking sitz baths, etc as needed. Helping baby with comfortability, feeding, sleeping, hygiene, and bonding. Helping with some light housekeeping, some laundry, some meal prep, an errand or anything else that might be causing some unnecessary stress.

 

Exit Interview with Client

Once contract has ended, PP Doula will finish her last shift with an exit interview with the client to ensure she is healthy, supported, and ready to continue her journey without additional support. Ensure she is either not struggling with Postpartum Mood Disorders or is seeking counsel and receiving medical treatment as needed.

All packages are customizable. Please discuss options with your doula.

How does the doula support me?

Ways a Postpartum Doula Supports mom:

- ensuring you are healing emotionally and physically

- talking through birth experience

- breastfeeding tips and support

- helping ensure you are sleeping and resting by caring for baby

- helping you with Sitz baths, staying hydrated,  and OTC medications

- helping ensure you are eating a healthy, healing diet

- offer tips for different breastfeeding positions and tools

- help you navigate your the transition between colostrum and your milk coming in

- recognizing signs of postpartum mental health disorders and helping you navigate your options for care

- helping with swaddling, bathing and sleep support

- helping with feeding (breast or bottle)

- recognizing possible areas of concern and helping find solutions (lip/tongue ties, gassiness, etc)

- light housekeeping

- light laundry

- light meal prep

- helping run errands or anything else that might be causing some unnecessary stress.

- and more...

The postpartum doula has 3 points of focus in the early days and weeks of providing support.

Postpartum Doula’s Primary Focus

The postpartum doula’s primary focus is on the client’s recovery from giving birth. That includes physical and emotional recovery. Both are complex in nature and the doula trained by ProDoula is equipped with the knowledge of what is “normal” and what is “beyond the scope of normal” when it comes to post-birth recovery. When something is beyond the scope of normal, the postpartum doula encourages the client to contact their medical provider and continues to support them as they navigate the issue.

Postpartum Doula’s Secondary Focus

The postpartum doula’s secondary focus is on the baby’s (or babies) adjustment to life on the outside of the womb. This includes comfortability, feeding, sleeping, hygiene, and bonding. Again, the ProDoula trained postpartum doula is equipped with the knowledge of what is “normal” and what is “beyond the scope of normal.” If something appears to be beyond the scope of normal, the postpartum doula encourages the client to contact their medical provider and continues to support them as they navigate the issue.

Postpartum Doula’s Tertiary Focus

The postpartum doula’s tertiary focus is on anything that can inhibit the first two. That might include some light housekeeping, some laundry, some meal prep, an errand or anything else that might be causing some unneccessary stress.

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