Services

Breastfeeding and Postpartum Support Services

Your Family’s Journey, LLC was designed to offer parents and families continued comfort, support, education, reassurance and guidance. I will work hard to enhance your postpartum recovery and help you find your groove while you recover.  My non-judgmental, comprehensive, family-centered support focuses on all members in the house to make sure everyone feels cared for and listened to.

Do you want?

Assistance in creating a postpartum plan

  • Hospital visit, if desired, to get you started on the right foot before you arrive home
  • Reminders to rest, stay hydrated and nourished to aid in your recovery
  • Newborn care guidance – swaddling, calming, bathing
  • Teach and demonstrate Dr. Harvey Karp’s, 5 S’s to help calm your baby
  • Baby wearing and diapering education
  • Breastfeeding assistance, guidance and support along with how to recognize hunger cues
  • Bottle feeding support
  • Nursery care management – restock, organizational tips, registry assistance
  • Care of baby; so you can nap, shower and eat a warm meal, with both hands!
  • Monitor mom’s physical recovery
  • Emotional support of your birth and parenthood experience
  • Help understanding normal newborn sleeping patterns
  • Assistance in empowering the family unit
  • Sibling care, integration, adjustment, attention and bonding
  • Nurturing you so that you can focus on bonding and rest
  • Answer your parenting questions and provide local resources
  • Referrals for all things mom, baby, parenting, pediatricians, meal planning, birth control, support groups, photography, sleep consultants, cranial sacral therapists and much more…
  • Respect you and your parenting decisions
  • Help you feel prepared and ready
  • Bring a sense of calmness to your home
  • Assistance with determining the best birth control options for you and your partner
  • Baby-proof your home – it’s never too early to start!
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of baby blues, postpartum depression and anxiety
  • Encourage, praise and empower you as a new mom and parent
  • Customized, individualized support so you can find YOUR groove, relax and build confidence
  • Help organize and plan your days
  • Maintain a comfortable and safe environment for your family
  • AND so much more…..

Services NOT performed:

  • Diagnose medical conditions in mother or baby, nor any other family member
  • Take over the care of the baby or your other children while you leave the home
  • Provide transportation to and from appointments
  • Act as your babysitter, nanny or housekeeper
  • Tolerate verbal or physical abuse, or possible criminal behaviors by anyone in the family

If this sounds great to you, Contact me!

“She was like a security blanket, a listener, a well-educated person that has witnessed what has and has not worked” ~ Amelia

your familys journey postpartum doula and breastfeeding support