Postpartum Doula

The postpartum period is a joyous, exciting and taxing time of life.

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Allow me to support your family in your home during this precious time, known as the “fourth trimester”

*the first 12 weeks after the birth of a new baby (or babies)

My goal is to empower & educate you as you build confidence as parents.

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As your postpartum doula, I provide

  • Non-judgmental support and companionship for the mother, partner and family
  • Evidence-based research on topics such as:
    • Infant feedingsleep behavior & soothing
    • Coping skills for new parents
    • Emotional & physical recovery from birth
  • Breastfeeding support, including pumping & bottle-feeding
  • Assistance with all aspects of newborn care
  • Nurturing guidance through transition into family life
  • Assistance with baby wearing
  • Referrals to local resources when appropriate
  • Household support, including meal preparation, organization, & light tidying 

My support includes care of the entire family & household.

I provide education on newborn care techniques while assisting with adequate rest and nourishment. 

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I look forward to connecting with you and your family!

Email me — AlyssaHelpingHand@gmail.com

Call / Text me — (530) 214-9098

Learn more about the  Tahoe Truckee Birth Collective 

For more information about doulas, please visit http://www.DONA.org

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