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Doula care for families in western Massachusetts 

Postnatal Care

The weeks after your baby is born are an exciting and tender time of transition. As your body heals and you settle in to your new family constellation, it is my joy to provide calm and nourishing care. It's my strong belief that when a family is nurtured in the postpartum time, there are positive long-lasting ripple effects, and it is my goal for you to feel supported and empowered as you begin parenting your new baby. 

Services Include:

-Judgement-free listening and support 

-Baby care and education (diapering, bathing, soothing, swaddling, safe sleep)

-Feeding support (breastfeeding, bottle feeding, pumping)
-Baby wearing information and support
-Infant massage and instruction

-Meal preparation (omnivore, vegetarian, iron building, Ayurvedic, comfort food, restricted or special diet)

-Preparation of herbal baths
-Gentle heat treatment using moxa stick to increase blood flow for healing

-Belly wrapping with Rebozo or Bengkung (supports shrinking and settling of the uterus and fortifies bones of the pelvis that may have become looser during pregnancy and birth)

-Laundry
-Housekeeping (vacuuming, kitchen cleaning, etc.)

-Shopping and errands
-Walking and feeding pets
-Information about local resources
-Overnight care 

$25 per hour postpartum fee

$35 per hour nights and weekends