A postpartum doula is a woman trained to give in-home care to mothers with newborns. Many mothers discover that the challenges they face once they bring their newborn(s) home are more than they anticipated. Current research has shown that women who are nurtured during their early postpartum days, allowed to rest and bond with their infants, and taught the basics of newborn care experience:
While a postpartum doula specializes in newborn care, her ultimate goal is not just to care for the baby but to nurture the new mother and help her to mother her baby more effectively. Naturally each new mother’s postpartum needs are different, but if you would like to see some of the most common ways postpartum doulas serve new mothers see Our Services.
After Baby Comes Doula Service is a team of postpartum doulas in Portland Oregon offering in-home postpartum care to families with newborns. The ABC Story began in 2000. Since then, ABC Doula Service has provided professional postpartum assistance to more than 1,000 families in the Portland, Oregon metro area, and there are more happy families being added every day!
If you or someone you know in the Portland metro area are in need breastfeeding support, newborn care, help with multiples or other postpartum assistance contact us to set up a free one hour prenatal consultation to see how we can help meet your family’s unique postpartum needs.