Doula is an ancient Greek word meaning “woman caregiver” or “one who ministers.” Doulas are trained and certified in supporting the new mother and family. She will ease feelings of apprehension, uncertainty and address questions and concerns. She provides in home service for new parents physical, emotional, and educational support according to the wishes and needs of the family.
What does a Postpartum Doula do?
- Help mother to care for her postpartum body
- Giving her time to recuperate, relax, shower, and nurture herself
- Information and support on breast and/or bottle feeding
- Validate the adjustment process
- Help partner and siblings in new role
- Newborn care
- Household assistance
- Overnight care and Travel