Postpartum Doula

Postpartum Services

  • Emotional, physical and informational support during postpartum period;
  • Indefinite 24/7 support by telephone and email as needed during pregnancy and postpartum;
  • Availability starting two weeks on either side of your due date;
  • Grocery shopping;
  • Nutritious and delicious cooking;
  • Running errands;
  • Expert breastfeeding assistance and getting breastfeeding established or Unbiased and informed support for parents who choose to formula feed.
  • Expert general newborn care, as requested by Mom so as not to interfere with mother/baby bonding;
  • Specialty in multiples, Caesarean and VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Caesarean) Care and caring for parents with postpartum depression
  • Care of siblings so parents can focus on themselves and baby

Other duties may be negotiated on an individual basis. It is helpful to me if you have a list of needs prepared for each meeting. During the contracted period you may contact me for telephone or email support at any time. Telephone support will not be billed as work time under normal circumstances. It may be helpful to telephone if you have items you need picked up so our appointed time may be most efficiently used. If I do purchase items for you during the course of employment please be prepared to reimburse me upon receipt of goods.

RATES

Daytime Rates: $40/hr (+HST-minimum of 4 hours)

Nightime Rates: $280/night (10pm-6am)

  • Packages may offer a reduction in rates;
  • I do not normally work statutory holidays, but if I do make an exception to this then the fees will be double the normal rate;
  • I cover a 25 km radius. There may be a charge for travelling if I am asked to travel outside this radius.

Postpartum Packages

The Basics - $1050 (+HST)

  • Postpartum services listed in the services section above;
  • 30 hours, to be completed within a three week period arranged on week days mutually agreed by the client and doula.

The Basics Plus - $1575 (+HST)

  • Postpartum services listed in the services section above;
  • 45 hours, to be completed within a three week period arranged week days mutually agreed by the client and doula.

Monthly Bliss - $1750 (+HST - The Ultimate Grandparents Gift to a new family and most popular group shower gift!)

  • Postpartum services listed in the services section above;
  • 50 hours over a 4 week period:
    Week 1 - 4 hours a day for 5 days
    Week 2 - 4 hours a day for 3 days
    Week 3 - 4 hours a day for 3 days
    Week 4 - 4 hours a day for 2 days

Monthly Bliss Plus - $2275 (+HST)

  • Postpartum services listed in the services section above;
  • 65 Hours Help for the month
    Week 1- 5 hours a day for 5 days
    Week 2-5 hours of support for 4 days
    Week 3- 4 hours of support for 3 days
    Week 4-4 hours of support for 2 days

Bespoke Packages - Cost Varies (+HST)

  • Packages can be built to suit your individual needs

Peaceful Sleep Night Doula Package - $280/overnight stay
(10:00pm - 6:00am)

  • Bottle, tube, or cup feeding or night latching with Doula assistance
  • Record of wet diapers and fluid intake (if wanted)
  • Get a good night sleep so by day you are rested and prepared to enjoy the day
  • Help with folding of laundry and washing up of bottles or breast pump equipment

 

Contact Me

Please contact me about my current availability.  Leave your name and contact number or e-mail along with which service you are interested in and what time of day you are available for me to get back to you.

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