Postpartum Family & Infant Care Doula Support
What is it like to experience support as you settle into motherhood?
Your little one has arrived. You are enthralled by their eyes and the sounds of their voice and you simply cannot wait to get home settled in.
But what about the things you need to set up at the house…
What about groceries…
What about that nice nurse who helped you breastfeed…
What about the rush of emotions you keep getting flooded by…
What about getting your baby to sleep… and stay asleep…
What about a schedule and preparing to return to work…
Not to worry!
Your Postpartum & Infant Care Doula from Virginia is for Doulas, is scheduled to arrive at your home shortly after you get there. You will not be alone for your first night home.
She will be there to support your entire family during long nights and emotional days, and she will help you navigate the challenges that early parenting poses while supporting every choice you make and helping you find answers to questions you have.
With years of experience and top-notch training, she provides judgment-free support and helps you implement all of the systems that feel right for you. She is there in the beginning to help you off to a great start and soon you will have all the tools you need to feel confident and ready to go on your way. The birth of your baby is just the beginning of it all, preparing for your postpartum recovery as much as you prepare for your birth will ensure that you and your family thrive through that first year and not just survive.
What can a Postpartum & Infant Care Doula do for you:
- Overnight support: feeding, pumping, breastfeeding, sleeping
- Newborn Sleep Support
- Infant Sleep Support
- Postpartum planning
- Goal reaching
- Light housework
- Emotional support
- Feeding support and education, bottle or breastfeeding
- Newborn soothing assistance
- Sibling care
- Colic navigation
- Vetted resources for every need
- Errands to doctor check ups and follow ups
- Nonjudgemental support through everything
- Up to date support as we keep up with the AAP and ACOG
Whether you need help during the day or overnight, feel confident putting your faith in Virginia is for Doulas! You can count on us!
Can I just reach out after I have the baby?
Yes, of course! However, most of our families find reserving a starting package of 30 hours in pregnancy is best, 30 hours gives you a few overnight and a few day shifts with our experts. Once you get in the thick of postpartum, it is hard to reach out or even recognize that you need support, you can always add hours if the need arises. While Labor Doula support is amazing, labor is just a small part of your journey to parenting, Postpartum Doula Support is there when you go home. It is a needed, valuable asset to families to have a professional, trained and certified help walking along side you and your family every step of the way. You deserve nonjudgemental support for your entire family as you transition for the first year after your baby’s arrival.
We serve families from 5-24 hours a day and proudly offer last minute a la carte shifts to get things started before we create the perfect package for you. Our most popular shifts are early morning shifts, overnight support, and evening support during those fussy hours. The investment in Postpartum Doula Support is between $30 and $40 per hour, with hourly discounts for larger packages. Your investment in postpartum support is a life time of success.
Fresh Start Package: 3 weeks of 5- 5hour day shifts and 1 overnight a week.
Postpartum Bliss Package: 6 weeks of 1- 5 hr day shifts and 3 overnight a week.