Some families need our Postpartum Doulas full-time, while others schedule certain days and hours—even just a few hours a week if that is what the family wishes.
Evidence shows the tremendous need and benefit of postpartum support. All new moms could benefit from hiring a postpartum doula, and there’s a postpartum doula for every mother!
NDDA and A Healthy Birth Postpartum Doulas (serving the entire Beaverton & Portland, OR as well as Dallas & Fort Worth, TX areas) are highly experienced in caring for a postpartum mother and possess special skills to nurture and comfort the mother’s physical and emotional needs. Her guidance is based on the mother’s individual desires and requests. Our doulas have been described by one client as “a non-judgmental mother-in-law”!
What does a postpartum doula do?
We provide breastfeeding support, mother massage, simplifying newborn care, bathing, nail trimming, newborn massage, infant CPR, support for families experiencing loss, nutrition and meal preparation. They also do simple shopping and errands as well as serve as an extra set of hands and help mom have quiet time to nap, groom and care for herself. The doula is there to assist the new family ease into their new roles as they welcome this new addition the the household.