The benefits of having a postpartum doula.

The birth of a baby brings with it a lot of unfamiliarity for everyone including parents, siblings, and even grandparents, this is the case even if the baby is the second one in the family. There are very many benefits of having a Postpartum doula and in this article, we will outline them for you. Love and Light Doula Agency is at the forefront of ensuring that you enjoy all the benefits of having a postpartum doula in Maryland.

Who is a postpartum doula?

A postpartum doula understands what a couple/family needs and provides unconditional/non-judgemental support to a family/couple during the ‘fourth trimester.’

Benefits of having a postpartum doula.

Feeding support.

A new baby means that it is all hand’s on deck and a doula can help by preparing simple but nourishing meals for the mother. Not only will this ensure that the mom recovers well but also, the mom gets more time to bond with the newborn baby.

Emotional support.

Postpartum doulas are experts in emotional support and active listening. Especially during these times (post-covid) when most people are still spending most of their time indoors, a postpartum doula is what new parents need!

Provide sleep support.

A lot of sleep is highly recommended for moms after just giving birth. A postpartum doula will ensure that the mother is able to sleep well without having to be worried about the baby constantly. Love and Light Doula Agency has professionals who will provide sleep support. This results in the quick recovery of the mother which is a major benefit of having a postpartum doula.

Provide solutions for barriers that new parents could be facing.

Postpartum doulas have at their fingertips evidence-based information and support that new parents and babies need. This information comes in handy especially when explaining normal newborn behavior and postpartum recovery expectations.

Bathe/assist in giving lessons on how to bathe the baby.

In the first few weeks, a doula can help new mothers bathe their kids and give them lessons on how to do it in the recommended way.

The doulas at Love and Light Doula Agency are all professionals and have a certified background in postpartum newborn practices. They are also up to date with all the latest trends in the profession.

At Love and Light Doula Agency we have tailored our services to ensure that you enjoy all the benefits of having a postpartum doula in Maryland. If you need a postpartum doula please contact us today.

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