Postpartum is unlike any other time in a woman’s life. It is every emotion and every physical sensation rolled into one event. It is a roller coaster of elation and isolation. A time of excitement and exhaustion. A time of reflection and a time of renewal. Postpartum is a gateway to the next chapter of life and the beginning of a new person who emerges as a mother and a caregiver.
Postpartum is often referred to as the fourth trimester. A continuation of the latent pregnancy. Most mothers feel very overwhelmed during the early weeks of postpartum and find it challenging to rest and recover. Often times mothers are processing the challenges of early motherhood and are looking for correct answers and guidance.
Research has shown the two major contributors to postpartum depression is fatigue and lack of support. Postpartum support is an invaluable service to a mother’s emotional and physical well-being. I am an experienced postpartum doula, mother and grandmother who can make this special time be what it should be for all mothers...restful.
Postpartum services are customized for the needs of each mother. Please submit your information here. Include your due date, location, number of children and anticipated postpartum needs. We will set up a time to connect and go over a plan that fits your wishes.
Services and Fees
Heather & Baby Wesley
Experienced Postpartum Doula Fees range from $35 - $45 per hour, depending upon location. Depending on your needs, support may included:
Light home chores (laundry yes!)
Limited care of other children
Baby care and education in regards to feeding, diapering , bathing
Basic breastfeeding support /not intended for complex issues but able to provide separate support dedicated to more complex Lactation issues (for an additional fee.)
Help with nursery or supplies set up
Helpful suggestions for getting baby to sleep, rest and recovery for mom!
Contact me to discuss your needs and get the most out of your 4th trimester!
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