POSTPARTUM


  • Postpartum Plan (getting organized before the birth)

  • Breastfeeding support and instructions

  • Lactation consultation and referral to IBCLC if needed

  • Bottle feeding/Pumping support

  • Education/Assistance on newborn care to help parents become familiar with bathing, umbilical cord care, feeding, soothing and more

  • Coping skills for new parents

  • Non-medical newborn care: education, and soothing techniques

  • Support in processing birth experience

  • Emotional and physical support recovery from labor

  • Family support (dads, grandmothers, etc)

  • Soothing Techniques

  • Baby Wearing: instruction with wraps, slings, and structured carriers

  • Spend time with newborn and/or older siblings allowing the family a peaceful rest time

  • Nursery organization for optimal infant care

  • Run errands

  • Light Housekeeping (laundry, dishes and tidying up)

  • Meal Preparation

  • Making appropriate referrals when necessary

  • Reassuring and Confident building conversations

  • Mothering the Mother

  • Access to my lending library (books / DVDs)

• Provide a listening ear in an unbiased manner

  • Birth journal (with 48hr contract)

  • Evidence based breastfeeding support: latch and positioning

  • Sibling Care

  • Accompanying mother and infant to doctor appointments

  • Unlimited phone and email support

  • Professional referrals as needed

Daily and Weekly sessions will be scheduled based on individual consultations

Minimum 3 hour session

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