Postpartum Doula Services & Breastfeeding support

Whilst the first days and and weeks postpartum are filled with excitement, relief and wonder as you settle with your new bundle of joy at home, it is also extremely challenging for new families as they adjust.

Dou La La offers a professional postpartum Doula service to help with a smooth transition into life with a new baby. Postpartum doula care is a blessing and every new family should snap them up. Services include:

  • Breastfeeding Counselling/Latch And Positioning Help
  • Understanding Baby Cues
  • Changing and bathing baby
  • Sibling Care
  • Emotional support and a place to offload
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Errands
  • Resources & Referrals (massage, acupuncture, support groups, medical clinics, paediatricians, parent meet ups)
  • Non judgmental support for the whole family
  • Sleeping solutions and how to get enough sleep in the first weeks
  • Help create a nurturing and quiet environment for the family
  • Care for baby when parents want to shower, nap, or spend some special time with older child(ren)
  • Hands-on education for infant and Mummy care
  • Prepare pump supplies or bottles
  • Caring for Mummy as she recovers from birth
  • Processing the birth experience, reflecting with Mummy and de-briefing if she would like to
  • Teaching the IAIM Baby Massage Infant Programme to parents to promote bonding, attachment, relief from colic and constipation as well as enhancing better sleep