"There is no single effort more radical in its potential for saving the world than a transformation of the way we raise our children." Marianne Williamson
Bundle of Joy is a Postpartum Doula service providing in home care for families in Austin, Texas and the surrounding communities. We feel it is important for families to start out with confidence in their abilities as new parents and with reverance for the new life in the home.
"What is a Postpartum Doula?"
The role of a Postpartum Doula is to help a woman through the postpartum period and to support family. We focus not only on the baby but on fostering independence for the entire family. We are available for family support which includes helping the father, partner, or older children find their evolving new role in the family. The family unit stays connected and grows stronger with the help of a Postpartum Doula nurturing the family.
The Postpartum Doulas duties may include but are not limited to:
Breastfeeding support &/or help with feeding issues
New mother companionship & emotional support
Facilitating skin-to-skin newborn care
New mother comfort and self care support
Dietary and Hydration education and assistance
Teaching Infant Care and Light baby massage
Cooking highly nutritional meals
Light House Cleaning
Infant care while mother bathes, eats, naps, etc..
Preparing homemade baby food (for infants over 4 months)
Setting up the nursery or sleeping area
Referrals to specialists & support groups as needed
Care for siblings during birth
On call service for sibling care during labor
Contact us today for a consultation to discuss the needs of your growing family!
Wendy Redding, Postpartum Doula trained through DONA and Maternity Wise