Postpartum Plan Assistance

Making preparations during pregnancy doesn't just stop at the birth. Allow us to assist your postpartum transition by creating a plan for your needs your first 6 weeks.

**This service is offered virtually or In home without labor support**

Single 2-3 hour prenatal visit

  • Discuss your health, birth history, and goals for your initial postpartum period based on current birth plans.
  • I will educate you and your partner in how to create a positive healing environment
  • Review questions to ask your provider prior to birth
  • Identify your specific needs for the postpartum and maintaining household responsibilities
  • Emotional and physical recovery after birth
  • Address facilitating meal times, how to promote rest and an overall comfortable environment
  • Education and encouragement for your partner and support circle on how to be most effective in their roles  
  • Needs for you and baby during the first 6 weeks.
  • Review possible challenges you may encounter during the first 6 weeks
  • Suggest additional resources to promote postpartum healing
  • Teaching birth Comfort Measures to you and your partner (additional fee if virtual)
  • Advise support person in ways to assist during postpartum and red flags to be aware of
  • Address care of newborn the first 6 weeks after birth (bathing, diapering, feeding, sleeping, etc)
  • Finalization of a customized postpartum plan you may keep as a reference for yourself and share with your support team who will be present for your postpartum stage

After Visit

  • Assistance with making changes to your plan as needed until your birth
  • Postpartum doula follow up by phone to discuss your transition to postpartum and any additional need for referrals

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