Postpartum Doula & Lactation

Postpartum Doula Care

Why You Need a Postpartum Doula

Postpartum doulas provide valuable emotional and practical support during the postpartum period. They help new parents adjust to their changing roles and responsibilities, provide education about newborn care and feeding, and offer emotional and physical support. A doula can help reduce stress, provide much-needed companionship, and help families adjust to their new lifestyle. They can also provide practical advice and resources to help parents make the transition to parenthood easier. Postpartum doulas are an invaluable resource for parents during the transition to life with a new baby. They provide physical, emotional, and informational support to families in the days and weeks following childbirth. A postpartum doula can help with infant care, breastfeeding support, postpartum recovery, and overall family adjustment. They are a wonderful asset to any family and can help to make the postpartum period much easier.

Benefits of a Postpartum Doula

Benefits of a Postpartum Doula

  • Extra Support and caring hands
  • Breastfeeding support and education
  • Newborn care instruction
  • Nursery management
  • Resources and referral information
  • Empathetic listening after an intense birth
  • Relief from the isolation of new parenting
  • Fewer calls to the pediatrician for basic information
  • Supporting parents to get more rest
  • Household assistance
  • Buffer for other family members/friends


Research Shows the Benefits of Having Postpartum Support Are

  • Lower Rates of Postpartum Mood Disorders, including depression
  • Higher breastfeeding success rates
  • Deeper bonds between parents and infants (as evidenced by lower rates of abuse)
  • More confident in parenting skills and competence


Postpartum Doula Support Includes

  • Support, information, instruction, comfort, and resources as needed
  • Support mother’s recovery
  • Instruction on infant care and feeding
  • Breastfeeding support/bottle-feeding support
  • Assist with household organization
  • Meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Run errands and shop for groceries
  • Sibling integration and care
  • Promoting excellent communication between the new family and the health care team
  • Use of current evidence-based information in practice

Postpartum Doula Packages

Daytime Care

  • 4 hour minimum
  • 8 hour maximum
  • Available 7 days a week
  • $35/Hour

Overnight Care

  • Care from 10:00 pm-6:00 am
  • Newborn care so parents can get a good night sleep
  • 6 hour minimum
  • 8 hour maximum
  • Available 5 days a week
  • $45/Hour

Twilight Care/Tuck in Service

  • Care from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
  • Assist with newborns for parents to relax and spend time together
  • 4 hour minimum
  • Available 7 days a week
  • $35/Hour

Virtual Care

  • Postpartum care support and education
  • Newborn care support and education
  • Breastfeeding support and education
  • Family dynamic support

Travel Fee

Anything outside of Ramona and Poway is a $25 travel fee per day/shift.

Postpartum Service Add Ons

  • Belly Binding
  • Placenta Encapsulation

Lactation Counselor


Why You Need a Lactation Counselor

Lactation counselors are healthcare professionals who specialize in providing breastfeeding education and support to new and expecting mothers. They can provide resources, answer questions, and offer guidance on breastfeeding technique and positioning.


Lactation Counselor Packages

  • In-Clinic Support: $25 an Hour
  • Virtual/Zoom Support: $25 an Hour
  • Phone Call Support: $25 an Hour
  • In-Home Support: $40 an Hour

Lactation Counseling Services

  • Lactation Counselor Services:
  • Back to Work & Pumping
  • Low Supply & Over Supply
  • Multiples
  • Painful Latch
  • Plugged Ducts and/or Mastitis
  • Preemies
  • Prenatal Education for Breastfeeding
  • Sleepy Infant at the Breast


(760) 896-1333


1516 Main Street, Suite 104
Ramona, CA 92065


Tuesday & Thursday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm

3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, Saturday & Monday
by appointment only

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