Providing you with the support you deserve during this precious time.
Packages designed to meet the unique needs of your family.
The days and weeks following the birth of a baby are a very important time of transition for families, whether the first child or the sixth child. Research shows that families with a postpartum team in place have an easier time with this transition. A Professional Postpartum Doula is the perfect addition to your postpartum support team!
A Professional Postpartum Doula is a trained professional that provides personalized care for families with a newborn. The postpartum doula understands that new and experienced parents need time and support to adjust to this new season for their family. She provides a listening ear and personalized, practical help to make this transition period seem less overwhelming. She will support your parenting choices and offer information from evidence-based research rather than personal opinion.
At the beginning of each shift the Professional Postpartum Doula will check in and collaborate with the mother on the needs and goals for the day. Postpartum support from a postpartum doula can include:
The needs of each family are unique and our packages are personalized accordingly. The Professional Postpartum Doula will come to your home in the days and weeks following the arrival of your newborn. The sooner the better!
Support is generally provided 2-5 days a week, for 3-5 hours per day (minimum of 3 hours). See some of our sample packages below for some examples on how you can schedule your time. Schedule a consult today to see how we can meet the needs of your family.
Our packages are designed to meet the unique needs of each family. The packages listed here are simply samples of common packages. Schedule a consult today to start customizing your unique postpartum doula care package!
~ 10 hours of postpartum care during daytime hours in the first few weeks after your new arrival. Typically broken down in to 3 days (one 4 hour day and two 3 hour days).
~ 30 hours of postpartum care during daytime hours in the first few weeks after your new arrival. Typically broken down in to ten 3 hour visits over 4 weeks.
~One to three visits per week (3-10 hours of postpartum support per week) for six weeks. Equaling 18-54 hours of postpartum doula support designed for your unique family needs.
~One to three visits per week (3-10 hours of postpartum support per week) for twelve weeks. Equaling 36-108 hours of postpartum doula support designed for your unique family needs.
All packages are billed at an hourly rate specified in your unique contract. Schedule in advance to guarantee availability.
Ruthanne is a QC native, Registered Nurse and Professional Postpartum Doula. Ruthanne graduated from Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences in 2007 and she has worked in various roles as a registered nurse. After spending 5 years working with women of childbearing age and having two children of her own, Ruthanne realized the need for more postpartum support services. She is trained as a professional postpartum doula and is CPR certified by the AHA. Ruthanne realizes the importance of having a community to care for a new mother and she supports women as they embark on their journey of motherhood. Whether you are a first time mother or a veteran, Ruthanne will meet you where you are on your journey and provide care to fit the unique needs of your family.
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