Ann Arbor Family Doulas is proud to provide daytime and overnight postpartum doula services in the greater Ann Arbor and Metro Detroit areas.
The first days and weeks at home with a baby, while filled with wonder and excitement, may also be a time when parents find themselves feeling exhausted, uncertain, and overwhelmed. The assistance of a caring and professional postpartum doula can make all the difference in easing this transition.
Newborn Care: With Ann Arbor Family Doulas, you have expert guidance and support for all aspects of newborn care. From sleep, bathing, swaddling, and diapering to understanding and responding to your baby’s cues, your postpartum doula is there to help you learn all you need to know to care for your baby with confidence.
Infant Feeding Support: Infant feeding can be one of the most challenging aspects of life with a new baby. Whether you’re breastfeeding, bottle feeding, or a combination of the two, your doula is available to provide comprehensive, compassionate support and information every step of the way.
Maternal Comfort Measures: Ann Arbor Family Doulas is honored to care for you in this time of great emotional and physical change. In addition to providing emotional support and ensuring that you are well-rested, nourished, and hydrated, your postpartum doula knows how to address the discomforts associated with perineal healing, breast tenderness, cesarean recovery, and more.
Light Housekeeping: You will be able to focus more on your baby as your doula takes care of household tasks, such as laundry, dishes, and meal preparation. You’ll be amazed at what she can get done in just a few hours!
Judgement-Free Guidance: Our goal is to assist you in developing confidence in the parenting that best suits your family’s unique needs and values. Your postpartum doula is familiar with a variety of infant care practices and philosophies and can serve as a reference and guide as you find the parenting practices that work best for you and your family.
Family Support: Whether it’s tending to your older children while you catch up on sleep, or updating your mom on the latest infant feeding guidelines, your doula is there to help the whole family!