Postpartum Doula Services in NYC, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx.
Certified Postpartum doula
Fees starting at $45.00-$65.00 per hour.
You must be wondering when you will get any rest once you have a baby. It will be challenging and it will be difficult, but it will also be a new and wonderful time for you and your family. A time of new beginnings, amazing joy and discovery.
Your postpartum doula is there to help you develop and settle into your new routine.
Your doula is there to nurture and teach, easing the transition to parenthood as you learn to breastfeed, assuring you have a good start, helping care for your newborn as we care for you with practical support.
WHAT WE DO
What exactly does a postpartum doula do?
Your trained and certified doula teaches and assists with postpartum adjustment, newborn characteristics and care, development, breastfeeding, and parent-infant bonding. An empathic, compassionate non-judgmental approach.
Because we are providing great practical care tips helping parents trust their own instincts meeting their baby’s needs:
- Bathing, diapering, and umbilical cord care,
- Soothing and Swaddling Techniques
- Assistance in understanding and reading your baby’s cues for feeding and sleeping
- Baby Wearing
Your doula is a seasoned professional and is experienced in supporting families through the postpartum period and providing education sensitive, non-judgmental support and companionship. Doulas not only aid by assisting with newborn care, they can also provide assistance with meal preparation, and light household tasks.
Postpartum doulas offer evidence-based information on infant feeding, emotional and physical recovery from childbirth, infant soothing and coping skills for new parents making referrals when necessary.
Ruth ensures Doula Care Postpartum services are individually tailored to meet the unique needs of each family. The tasks and focus of care provided by the doula each day depend on the priorities requested or needed by your family.
- Knowledgeable Breastfeeding Support
- Newborn Care and Education
- Maternal Postnatal Care
- Nourishing Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping and Errands
- Sibling Care
The postpartum doula differs greatly from baby nurses who are there solely to tend to the baby’s needs. Your doula is there for the family. The doula is reassuring, and encouraging by mentoring families on how to care for their own newborn, and promoting parent-infant bonding.
$65.00 per hour for in-person visit with a top tier postpartum doula with 10 plus years’ experience, certified as a postpartum doula and a certified lactation counselor. 12-hour minimum package $780.00 used within 2 weeks.
$65.00 per hour for an overnight doula 10-hour minimum.
Standalone booking virtual support $45.00 per hour for phone/text/zoom or facetime.
- Flexible scheduling, and packages of pre-booked hours available.
Add “The First Night Home”, Overnight Doula to settle you in. Or on an as-needed basis, add to any package. (10-hour minimum for overnight shift).
COVID-19 concerns, we are offering both virtual or in person care. Discuss with Ruth about the safety for the doula and your family.
Bespoke packages are tailored to your individual needs for up to 6 months of care.
From the birth to first days, or months home, multiple overnights or daytime care until you are getting out and about with baby and learning to plan your days or preparing to return to work.
Both virtual and in person care available.
The Doula Care staff works with many NYC parents who hold a high profile in society, we are always discreet and follow strict confidentiality guidelines.
Did you already have your baby?
We are generally able to fill last-minute requests for families.
Call Ruth to set up a last-minute request.
FILL IN THE CLIENT REGISTRATION FORM TO ARRANGE AN INTERVIEW
Once you reserve your doula with a deposit, she is on-call for you; the same doula will be there to help and support you after the birth.
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