Postpartum Care Services:
Overnight Nanny Care
During the postpartum period a family may need some extra support to help with the transition after baby is brought home. Some care needs for families may be different than others, and it is important to know that there is help or resources for everything that you or your family is experiencing during this new time in your lives.
Different Care is for Different Needs
Postpartum Doula: specifically will help the mother and partner transition and adjust to caring for a baby for up to 12 weeks after the birth (Whether the baby be a newborn, two or three newborns). Things that a postpartum doula hay help with can be the following:
Emotional support and encouragement
Education and Transitioning to life with new baby
Help with the household chores (i.e: animals, meal preparations and house organization)
Guidance with stress management
Help with basic baby care
Help feeding support, and support for everyone involved Helping assist with Self Care
Resources and Referrals.
Nanny Care: specifically will help with the care of the baby and household duties. Care for children can be up to any age after the 12 week mark and can stay with families until the families feel they can manage on their own.
Nanny care can help with the following:
Assisting in home organization or cleaning
Helping with Day or nightly activities
Supporting other children or pets
Who uses Postpartum Doulas or Nannys?
First-time mothers and fathers
Families with other children
Families with multiples
Mothers recovering from Cesarean surgery
Partners who need to return to work soon after the birth
Mothers planning to be home soon after the birth (because of a short hospital stay, birth center birth or home birth)
How long do they spend with a family?
A Postpartum Doula support can last anywhere from one or two visits to three months, depending on if you have a single child or twins and multiples.
A Nanny can be present in the families homes until the family feels they have transitioned into a routine and can manage daily life without the assistance.