Postpartum Doula Services Include:
•One FREE interview/consultation session •Prenatal visit at your home (baby care, sibling preparation, child proofing, relaxation) •Continuous physical and emotional support- listening to you birth story, your fears/frustrations/concerns, monitoring your postpartum recovery, etc. •Baby care education and support. We can assist in bathing, feeding, comforting the baby, cutting baby's nails, organizing the nursery/your home, and more. •Breastfeeding or supplementing support. As a CLC: Certified Lactation Counselor, Caroline can help with breastfeeding, pumping, supplementing and proper equipment cleaning. For in-depth education & support, a breastfeeding-specific appointment will need to be scheduled. •Baby massage (demonstration & support) •Preparing simple, nutritious meals •Maintaining simple housework like laundry, vacuuming, emptying garbage, straightening up the house, dust, wipe down bathrooms, dishes, etc... •Watching the baby and/or older children so Mom/Dad/Partner can rest •Transportation, if needed •Running errands •Assistance with child proofing your home •Assistance in creating a home schedule •Assistance with photography and/or videotape •Referrals to other professionals, as needed •Lending library of reading materials and video •Unlimited telephone and email contact •On-call (limited) during the time of service
Postpartum Doula Availability and Fees
A minimum of two four-hour shifts is required (a minimum of 8 hours) to retain services.
Caroline is available during the day, evenings, nights and some weekends. Want to know if I am available when you need a Postpartum Doula? Check my availabilty
The fee for the Postpartum Doula Services is $28/hour.
This is the fee regardless of the day* of the week or time of day you use our service!
* Fee increases to $35/hour for the 24 hours before and after national and personal holidays.
When not purchasing the service or a package in full, a deposit of $200 is required.
Postpartum Doula Packages (discounts)
A Gift for Mom Package...$105.00
Looking for a great baby shower, birthday, or holiday gift for that pregnant or new mom? This gift-only package is for you -- Four hours of continuous support. A great way to show her you want to help and that you care! Saves you $7!
Welcome Baby Package...$200.00
A little nervous about your homecoming? Excited by the idea of having non-judgemental, educational support to ease your transition from hospital to home?
Now that baby has arrived let get the VIP treatment at home with in-home education and pampering. Two 4-hour daytime sessions (8 hours total). Saves you $24!
Having extra help not only aids in mom's healing, but creates a calm environment for the family. This packages includes eight 4-hour daytime sessions (32 hours total) to be used over a 30 day period. Saves you $131!
Unlike our other packages, this packages can be utilized during nighttime hours! Care provided in any combination of 4-hour daytime shifts and 8-hour nighttime shifts (48 hours total) over a 30 day period. Saves you $144!