After the baby is born there is a new period of adjustment.
Assurance that you are doing things right is a priority.
The doula encourages the parents to trust their natural instincts and develop confidence in her role as a parents.
Having a doula gives new parents freedom to focus on their baby.
These are a few of the many ways a post-partum doula can help...
Demonstrate and assist in newborn care
Encouragment and support for the father / partner
Sibling care and attention
With help, mothers have a better chance to rest and recover from the birth and parents can begin the lifelong bond with their baby.
Many of the women that have used doula services are second time moms, invariably they all wish they had a doula for their first birth.