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POSTPARTUM CARE

IN PERSON POSTPARTUM CARE IS OVERNIGHT THROUGH THE DURATION OF COVID19. 

WHAT DOES POSTPARTUM CARE INCLUDE?

 

Postpartum care is perfect for a new or expectant mom! Imagine having a support person that can provide emotional and physical support, breastfeeding support, newborn care, feeding and soothing, errands, meal planning and prep all while you sleep.  I will meet with you prior to delivering your baby to develop a personalized plan that meets your breastfeeding goals. Once baby arrives, we will meet with again within 3 days to assist with postpartum care with follow-up answering any questions or concerns you may have.

Overnight care includes:

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT

In addition to being a postpartum doula I am Certified Breastfeeding Specialist trained to educate and give tips for breastfeeding success and troubleshoot for problems to common challenges that can occur within the first few weeks such positioning and latch technique, management of milk supply and more.  I also come with a wide network of professionals, so I can refer you to a Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) if breastfeeding troubles are beyond my scope of practice.
 
NEWBORN CARE
Newborn care support including diapering, first bath, soothing techniques, baby-wearing and bring baby to you when sleep.
 
LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING
Postpartum doulas can clean up the home with light wash and fold and load the dishwasher.

SIBLING CARE
A postpartum doula can look after and care for younger siblings, so parents can rest, heal from birth, and get to know baby.

MEAL PREPARATION 
Need a fridge full of prepared snacks? Want a nutritious meal, but are recovering from a difficult birth or a cesarean? A postpartum doula can prepare a warm, home cooked meal for your family. 

ERRANDS

Grocery store. Dry Cleaner. Drug store. 

 
OVERNIGHT BABY CARE

Postpartum doulas are happy to care for your baby while you and your partner get some much needed sleep. Only be interrupted when baby needs to nurse, and leave the diaper changes and baby care to us.

 
ACCESS TO COMMUNITY GROUPS + RESOURCES 
I am active in the birth community and have established relationships with many professionals throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area. I give parents access to a network of providers including lactation specialists, chiropractors, placenta encapsulation specialists, pediatricians and more.

New! “Partum Me” Virtual Postpartum Support Package ($250)

  • Virtual introductory visit/interview (free)

  • Virtual 90-minute postpartum planning session

  • First two weeks: 3 1-hour postpartum virtual visits

  • 5 additional 30-minute postpartum virtual check-ins

  • Phone/text/email support

  • Online natural/laid-back breastfeeding course

  • Postpartum Support Group

Overnight Postpartum Care Services 
 
I offer my services in increments of 16, 40, 100, 160 hours:
Two overnight care visits lasting 8 hours each
16 hours
Five overnight care visits lasting 8 hours each 
40 hours
Ten overnight care visits lasting 8 hours each
80 hours
Twenty overnight care visits lasting 8 hours each
160 hours
 

POSTPARTUM PLANNING KIT

Don't think you can just wing it after having your baby. Start planning now for your postpartum recovery with your New Beginnings Postpartum Planning Kit. This planning kit  will help you and your partner dialog and create a plan for your recovery time.  Why would you need a plan for after the baby? 

           Most mothers forget about the day to day duties of the household after your baby arrives

           Prepares a mother or caregiver for the lying in period especially if you desire to breastfeed,

 

           A plan helps to focus attention on your desired outcomes

           Helps to define your healthcare team should problems occur.

           Helps to guide your decision making. 

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the milk + honey co. 
Birth, Lactation + Perinatal Wellness
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