Previous generations did it automatically. Many cultures continue to practice it as a normal. Somehow, in North America “It takes a village” has been relegated to the pages of history as we live more independent and separate from family and social support systems than ever.
Enter the postpartum doula.
A wise and compassionate woman knowledgeable in all things “postpartum” and dedicated to the healthy transition from birth through the first weeks & months of parenthood. To the sleep deprived, overwhelmed new parent, the professional doula is invaluable!
Some things a postpartum doula can help you with…
- newborn care
- light housekeeping
- grocery shopping
- help getting to appointments
- breastfeeding support
- take over so you can sleep, shower, etc.
- emotional & relationship support
- light meal prep
- compassionate, listening ear