Take Care Doula- Heather McCreary   -  Day and Night Time Care
Welcome! Postpartum Doula care in now available in the Reno/Sparks/Tahoe/Truckee areas.
 
Postpartum Doula – A supportive adviser and helper, professionally trained to provide postpartum support to the mother and her family.
 
Many studies have been done to show the benefits from having a postpartum doula assist you after the birth of your child. Here are a few benefits:

  • Provide night time care so you and your family can sleep
  • Teach you and baby self soothing..
  • Sleep train baby/babies  
  • Help you feel confident as a new parent.
  • Organize a feeding/sleeping schedule for baby/babies 
 
  • Decrease maternal frustration, exhaustion, and apprehension immediately after bringing baby home
  • Increased success with breastfeeding/bottle feeding
  • Earlier parent and infant bonding
  • Less anxiety for the entire family when partners return back to work
  • Decreased or shorter bouts of postpartum depression(sometimes called ‘baby blues’)
  • Greater understanding of newborn care and behaviors
  • Faster healing from cesarean births.
  • Easier transition and acceptance of siblings with the new addition
  • Increased feeling of empowerment and confidence when caring and making daily decisions with your baby’s care
  • Process your birth experience with you
  • Set up breastfeeding and changing stations
  • Assist with baby equipment ie. slings, baby wraps and pumps
  • Answer questions!
  • Emotional support.
  • Do some of your household chores and organizing baby things.  
  • Shop for groceries
  • Run errands or stay with the baby while you do some errands
  • Wash and fold laundry
  • Take care of pets
  • Give Mom and Partner alone time-
  • Provide area resources and/or referral
 TakeCareDoula@yahoo.com
775-722-7083 cell
 
 
 
 
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