IMG_3054Katherin is not currently taking new doula clients as she pursues her MSW.

There are few things more joyful and challenging than welcoming a newborn into your family. As a postpartum doula, I ease and support a family’s transition to life with a new baby at home. I don’t take over care of your newborn; I take care of YOU, and I give you tools and assistance to help you feel confident in caring for your own baby.

Services include:
– Breastfeeding and/or bottle-feeding support
– Soothing techniques
– Help with bonding and the transition to parenthood
– Helping you to find opportunities to rest
– Preparation of light meals
– Laundry
– Listening and companionship
– Encouragement and helping you to find your strengths

Specific expertise with:
– Twins
– Sibling integration
– Bonding
– Babywearing instruction
– Families of all sorts (single parents, queer parents, non-traditional parenting communities)
– Vegetarian diets

I often say having a postpartum doula is sort of like your fairy godmother is home taking care of you. Respect for your home is of the utmost importance to me, as is creating a trusting relationship with your family. I am warm, fun, knowledgeable, and a great listener with tons of great tricks up my sleeves.

View my updated availability calendar on DoulaMatch.net
Then contact me to set up a free phone consult, and we can see if we’re a good fit!

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