Bringing your baby home is simultaneously one of the most joyful and most stressful moments your life. The unknown can be overwhelming and is enough to keep anyone awake at night.
Rest assured, Doulas of Orange County is here to ease your transition into parenthood.
We combine the practicality of hands-on guidance with the luxury of postpartum pampering to ensure each family flourishes. Our highly trained Postpartum Doulas & Newborn Care Specialists provide discrete, personalized, compassionate support to your family and your babies. Offering both daytime and overnight visits, you can bring your newborn home feeling secure and confident. Whether you're looking to recover peacefully from your birth, need support through postpartum depression or anxiety, or are in need of more sleep, your doula is there for you!
You need quality sleep and good food, Doulas of Orange County will make it happen.
You need a listening ear and a non-judgmental sounding board, we've got you covered.
You need encouragement, reassurance, and affirmation, not a problem!
You need an extra set of hands while you recover from your cesarean, we've been there.
You bond with your beautiful baby, we do the rest.
A postpartum doula allows you the space and guidance to thrive, not just survive!
Personalized Care to Meet Your Family’s Needs
Upon inquiry, you will receive a comprehensive intake call to explore our services and discuss your specific needs. From there we expertly match you to one of our doulas or newborn care specialists to begin creating your unique postpartum plan. Your doula is available for in-home visits, connection to resources, and phone/email support and more. Each postpartum home visit is custom tailored for your family's needs. Every day may be different, but every day you will feel fully supported and cared for! Our team is well-versed in supporting families of all backgrounds and parenting styles including families choosing adoption or surrogacy as well as single parents.
when should i book?
Services are based on availability and cannot be guaranteed until finalized. Our doulas book up months in advance, so we recommend booking postpartum care before the end of your second trimester. If you know you need the support of a postpartum doula, call us today and get your due date on our calendar! Your care begins right away!
What to Expect From Your Postpartum Doula
Night Doula/Night Nanny - more sleep for you, your partner and your baby!
Live-In care at home or hospital for optimal recovery (great for cesarean or twin births!)
Expert breast, bottle and formula feeding support
Newborn care guidance and tutorials - swaddling, calming, bathing
Baby wearing and diapering education
Nourishing light meal preparation, planning & grocery shopping
Light Household tidying
Nursery care management - restocking and organizational tips
Nurturing care of your baby; so you can nap, shower and eat a warm meal (with two hands!)
Emotional support of your unique birth and parenting experience
Resources for those struggling with postpartum depression or anxiety
Sibling integration and playtime
Pet care - walking, feeding & socializing
Information on normal newborn behavior & sleeping patterns
Tips for healthy sleep habits for your newborn - set them up for sleeping success!
Referrals and Local Resources
Daytime and Overnight Care - Visits ranging from 4-24 hours