"Every family can benefit from the support and encouragement
offered by a doula in the
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I am a Certified Postpartum Doula with DONA International and Northwest Association of Postpartum Support. I have been professionally trained in birth and postpartum doula support through DONA International.
postpartum doula support
Gina Eiford PCD
I passionately believe in honoring families during this sacred time in their lives.I hope to help create a lovebubble of support and compassion, while helping to facilitate the time needed to gain strength, confidence and prowess as parents. As your postpartum doula, I will work closely with each birthing person, partner and family to create their own unique lovebubble of support.
Postpartum Doula Support
I will be a supportive advisor, a non-judgmental listener and, a helper throughout your postpartum care. I will be available immediately following the birth of your child, if desired.
I will provide emotional and physical hands on support in newborn care, allowing for plenty of rest and bonding time with baby.
I will offer evidence based information on infant care, feeding (breastfeeding and bottle), sleep patterns and soothing. I will offer referrals for any needs outside the doula scoop of practice.
I will offer guidance in family adjustment and coping skills for new parents and siblings.
I will help with the care of older SIBLINGS AND PETS.
I will do light HOUSEWORK, laundry and meal preparation, as needed.
Upon contract agreement:
2-3 Prenantal visits
Minimum 10 hours postpartum support.
Additional support hours per hourly rate.
Services include in home prenatal visits to create postpartum plan for support, help prepare with baby/babies arrival, support with baby essentials and in home set-up.
Immediate support at place of baby's birth (hospital, birth center, home) if desired. Once home, all aspects of postpartum support for mother, baby and family.
Postpartum Support Fee:
Upon agreement of services I will ask for a fee of $350. This secures my services for 10 hours of postpartum doula support. Additional hours can then be agreed upon for an hourly fee of $35. These services will continue as long as mutually beneficial.