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Welcome to Doula Near Me Birth and Postpartum Services serving Calgary, Alberta and surrounding.

Parent and Baby
honouring your unique mind.body.baby experience   

What is a Doula?

A Coach during Pregnancy

  • Helps you create a birth plan (What is a birth plan?)

  • Talks through your priorities, fears or concerns 

  • Shows you different comfort and focus techniques that might benefit you in pregnancy, labor and birth

A Coach during Labor and Birth

  • Provides emotional support, physical comfort and informational support, as needed, for you to make informed decisions as they arise

  • Provides reassurance, reminders and perspective to you and your partner (if applicable)

  • Makes suggestions for labor progress

  • Helps with comfort and focus techniques

 

A Coach through Immediate Postpartum

  • Stays with you for one to two hours after baby is born

  • Provides support with initial babyfeeding

  • Checks in at your home once you've settled in

A Coach through the 4th Trimester

  • Provides in home recovery support and mentorship up to 12 weeks postpartum

  • Light cleaning (dishes, baby laundry, toys)

  • Basic babyfeeding support (Breastfeeding and Bottle-feeding)

  • Reassurance and references to additional support

  • Companionship, guidance and encouragement while you navigate your new role

 

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