What is a Postpartum Doula?
When a Postpartum Doula assists families it brings a sense of calm, reassurance, and confidence to the home as they journey through the fourth trimester.
“A Postpartum Doula brings her experience, companionship, and emotional support to parents and their newborns while providing physical, educational, and non-judgemental support. Her primary focus is on the mother’s recovery from birth and the baby’s adjustment to life on the outside of the womb. The doula is well versed in breast and bottle feeding, emotional and physical recovery from birth, sleep guidance, infant soothing, and general coping skills. additionally, she assists with meal preparation, light housework, and the general needs of the family during the postpartum period and beyond.”
~ Randy Patterson, ProDoula