Northern Virginia Postpartum Doula

What We Provide for Every Mom

Postpartum Doula Packages Include

Free Consultation

One free one-hour, no obligation telephone consultation to decide if we're the best postpartum doula choice for your needs

Feeding Support

Information and support for all types of infant feeding methods including breastfeeding and feeding pumped breastmilk, donated breast milk and/or formula from a dropper, cup, or bottle

Calming Techniques

How to calm and soothe a fussy baby, including Dr. Harvey Karp's 5 S's (Swaddling, Side/Stomach-lying, Shushing, Swinging, and Sucking) and more

Sleep Support

Information and support for sleeping including how to help your baby (and yourself) fall and stay asleep, as well as options for safe sleeping arrangements

Newborn Care

Help with newborn care essentials such as burping, nail clipping, nose cleaning, bathing, diapering (including how to prevent and treat a diaper rash), tummy time, umbilical cord care, and penile care (whether intact or circumcised)

Family Introductions

Tips on how to introduce your new baby to your other children and pets and minimize jealousy and maximize bonding

Physical Recovery Support

Help with Mom's physical recovery from birth and the changes going on in her body, whether she had a vaginal or cesarean birth

Emotional Recovery Support

Help with Mom's emotional recovery from birth, including processing her birth and assistance recognizing/processing baby blues and postpartum depression, including how to tell the two apart

Special Circumstances Support

Information and support for all types of special circumstances: extended recovery from birth complications, premature babies, multiples (twins, triplets, or more), adopted babies, and babies with birth defects or other medical issues