Postpartum Doula Services

I'm happy to share that I am now a Postpartum Doula through Los Angeles Doula. What does that mean?

 

Postpartum Doulas provide support to families in the weeks after the baby is born by offering the following...

"Emotional Support
The transition into new parenthood can be vulnerable, and postpartum doulas are experts in emotional support, active listening and encouraging new moms and dads to follow their own hearts. Empathy, a hug or even a good laugh together can do so much for a new parent!

Evidence-Based Information and Support
Postpartum doulas are trained to understand what new babies – and new mothers – truly need. The doula helps with soothing techniques, offers breastfeeding or bottle feeding support, and explains normal newborn behavior.

Practical Support
It’s all hands on deck with a new baby, and postpartum doulas can help the days go by more smoothly by helping with the baby’s laundry, doing the dishes or preparing simple, nourishing meals.

Partner and Sibling Support
A new baby means transition for everyone, including parents, grandparents and little brothers and sisters. Postpartum doulas understand what everyone needs, and part of their role is to help the entire family adjust and settle in." -DONA International Website

Please reach out here for availability and rates. I'd be honored to be a part of your village of support. ~Brittany

 

 

 

© 2015 by Brittany Wilkerson

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