Doulas Northwest | You Should Get A Postpartum Doula! But What Does That Even Mean?
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18 Jan You Should Get A Postpartum Doula! But What Does That Even Mean?


Have you been told you should hiring a Postpartum & Infant Care Doula after your baby is born? Did it make you go…”Huh?”

If so, you’re not alone. Many many families are still in the dark about what this means and are under the impression that it’s only something you do if you are diagnosed with Postpartum Depression…

…but if it’s not just for when a you have Postpartum Depression, then what does it mean to hire a Postpartum & Infant Care Doula?!


Lets make some sense out of the idea:


“I’m not sure what to expect with a new baby or how to create a ‘new normal’ for my daily life…”

It’s true: bringing a new baby home almost always disrupts to your pre-baby routine and it may take time to feel like you have the predictability you want.

Your Postpartum & Infant Care Doula is ready to help you understand the unpredictable dynamics that are common with babies and increase your peace of mind while everyone is making adjustments.

From bath soap to feeding… swaddling to spit up… sleep for everyone and keeping track of how baby is doing… If you want to understand the details of this parenting gig… your Postpartum & Infant Care Doula brings ‘normal’ back into your life!


“I’ve heard that having a new baby at home can be really isolating, and I hate the idea of being alone. Will I feel trapped?”

Babies are the most scrumptious and adorable things, and yours will be irresistible! It will not surprise us at all, if you crave the opportunity to talk about everything that’s going on, with someone who ‘gets it.’

Your Postpartum & Infant Care Doula is ready to hear you and recognizes how important it is to be surrounded by your people!

Prepare to feel amazing after spending time with your doula… they are your biggest cheerleader, and who doesn’t want one of those?!


“I need to know I’m doing what is best for my baby, but I’m hearing so many different things that I don’t know how to be sure. It’s confusing and I’m worried…”

The early days as a new parent can be some of the most overwhelming of our entire lives! So many choices, options, and decisions to make. How do you decide what to do, when everyone seems to be pointing you in different directions?

Your Postpartum & Infant Care Doula helps you navigate the many options you have, so that you can confidently choose what is best for you, your family, and your baby. -Without inserting personal opinions or making you feel pressured to choose a particular path. Helping you build confidence in the decisions which are right for you and yours, is our mission.

Your Doula understands the challenge of wanting to be secure in the care you’re providing your new baby, while also trying to respect the advice you’re being given by loved ones.


Each real life scenario we help with is unique, and we love seeing each client family find their own perfect groove. 


To learn more about our Postpartum Doulas and how we can help your family, send an email to or call 360.602.1564. We’re right over here!



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