A postpartum doula attends a new family in those first days and weeks after bringing home their baby.
See below for Avocado Doula services that we can provide for you.
- Help with self-care recovery
- Postpartum comfort measures
- Infant care
- Overnight sleep support
- Parenting information
- Assistance with learning to feed and take care of your baby
- Accompany you, if desired, on out-of-home excursions or appointments
The Avocado Doula Promise
We provide family-centric, customized care for you and your newborn(s) to help the family transition more smoothly into life with an infant. When we plan to meet, your dedicated Avocado doula will always be on time for you. We are also flexible to accommodate your needs as this period of time can be busy and a little hectic. Above all, we will support your parenting style and decisions without judgement or interference. The Avocado Doula Promise is to assist you on your new journey, not lead it.
Welcome Home: I will meet you upon arriving home from your birth location to help get you settled in and off to a comfortable start. Ten total hours over the first two weeks home.
Solid Start: 40 hours of postpartum support throughout the first month home to help you and the family adjust to your ‘new normal’. This is ten, 4-hour shifts (3x/wk for two weeks and then 2x/wk for two weeks).
Return to Work: Get the support you need while navigating you or your partners return to work. One, two-hour appointment before work resumes to process and prepare and two overnight shifts the first week back to work.
Sweet Dreams: Let me be the night owl while you get some solid, therapeutic sleep. 8-hour shifts provided with a minimum of 48 hour notice.
A la Carte: Customize a plan that works best for you, four hour minimum. May be any combination of daytime and overnight care.
If you would like to reserve your due date, schedule a consultation, or have any questions regarding our services, please contact us today.