Postpartum Doulas

Experts in newborn and new parent care

Allow us to create a peaceful environment where you can explore your new baby and your parenting desires. Make life easier on yourself and get the much needed rest that will benefit you as you recover from giving birth to your newest addition. 

 

Whether you choose overnight, daytime, short term or extended live-in care, we give you a customized postpartum experience. With a professional doula in your home answering all of your postpartum and newborn baby questions, as well as caring for your baby while you rest peacefully, you are giving yourself the best start and setting yourself up for an easier transition! With Wilmington Coastal Doulas, you can bring baby home confidently, knowing you have solid expert care only a phone call away.

What does that look like for you? 

Daytime Support

Our professionally trained Postpartum and Infant Care Doulas understand that it's difficult to know what you will need while you recover from birth and care for your baby. Anticipating needs and helping you navigate your experience is our expertise. We're flexible and available for as little as 4 hours or as many as you need. Included but not limited to:

  • Emotional support for you 

  • Breastfeeding, bottle or formula feeding support

  • Care of your baby so you can take time you need in caring for yourself

  • Expert guidance for essential newborn care

  • Grocery shopping with meal prep and planning

  • Light household tidying and tasks

  • Sleep guidance for newborns

  • Experience to recognize postpartum anxiety or postpartum depression

  • Unbiased and vetted IBCLC's just a phone call away

  • Help with setting up and operating baby gear

  • Provide you with community resources

  • Physical support after vaginal or cesarean birth

4 hour minimum daytime shifts

Overnight Support

Postpartum & Infant Care Doulas can also be referred to as Newborn Care Specialists, Night Nannies or Baby Nurses. The idea of helping you maximize your rest is similar, but the difference with your doula from WCD is her focus is on your whole family's transition with your baby. Her priority is nonjudgmental support. Included but not limited to:

  • Emotional support for you

  • Overnight breastfeeding and bottle feeding support

  • Sleep tips for your newborn

  • Expert guidance for essential newborn care

  • Answers to newborn and postpartum questions

  • Prepping nursery and baby items for the next days use

  • Baby laundry completed and put away if desired

  • Complete care of baby in between nursing sessions

  • Option to bottle feed for more rest for you

  • Experience to recognize postpartum anxiety or postpartum depression

  • Help with setting up and operating baby gear

  • Provide you with community resources

  • Physical support for you while awake during feedings

8 hour minimum overnight shifts

Contact us and allow our professionally trained Postpartum & Infant Care Doulas, experts in newborn and new parent care, help you in optimizing your postpartum experience.  

Indulge. You owe it to yourself. 

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Serving families in Wilmington, Leland, Wrightsville Beach, Porters Neck, Marsh Oaks, Jacksonville, Hampstead, Topsail, Sneads Ferry, Supply North Carolina- New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Onslow counties. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina- Horry county-Charlotte, Ballantyne, Cornelius, Lake Norman, Pineville, Waxhaw.

910-707-4507

 

Specializing in:

Prenatal support | Childbirth education | Hospital birth | Homebirth | Planned cesarean | Non-medicated birth | Medicated birth | Induction | High risk pregnancy | Breastfeeding | Bottle feeding | Multiples | Baby wearingScheduled parenting | Attachment parenting | Miscarriage | Postpartum support | Placenta encapsulation | Overnight care | Belly binding | Postpartum Meal Planning | Live-in doula care | Travel doula | Sleep shaping | Twins | Nursery Organization

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