WHO WE ARE
Established in 1991, Doula Care is New York City’s premier postpartum doula agency.
We guarantee reliability, accountability and the upmost level of care for our clients.
Doulas are hand chosen for their high level of expertise with breastfeeding and newborn care, easy-going kind personalities, dependability, and professionalism.
As the Owner/Director of Doula Care, Ruth Callahan CLC, PCD (DONA), with her clinical lactation training at Beth Israel Hospital, is highly selective in choosing the postpartum doulas working through the service. As our client, you can be assured you are working with the very best in the industry.
Ruth understands the unique connection between clients and the doulas, sensitive to her discerning clientele by meeting the personal needs of every family. Doula Care ensures you are matched with the perfect doula for your situation and family structure, ensuring a smooth and seamless integration.
Your doula is a kind sensitive woman with a reassuring quiet presence in your home for after the birth of your child. Our Doulas are experienced mothers, who breastfed their own children and were trained to help other families.
Owner/director, Ruth, has an outstanding group of postpartum doulas certified by DONA, CAPPA, who are specialists in newborn care, and trained lactation counselors. Doula Care offers only the most dependable and experienced doulas who offer a reassuring presence for first-time families, as well providing an extra pair of hands for growing families and older siblings.
The doulas complete professional training in maternal and infant care, lactation support, infant massage, and infant development, care of multiples, postpartum mood disorder, family transitions, promoting family bonding and baby wearing.
Doula Care personnel regularly attend professional continuing education workshops pertinent to postpartum, birth and breastfeeding for doula certification, and we place priority on staying up-to-date on current evidence-based studies.
All doulas at Doula Care have impeccable recent New York City client references available on request.
Doula Care is Red Cross CPR certified and carries personal liability insurance.
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