Postpartum Services: Boston Area

Doula services do not end after birth.  Once at home there are many adjustments for families with new babies. During the postpartum period our doulas are specifically trained to support families as they transition to these changing roles.  By offering unbiased evidence-based education, attention to the needs of the parents, infant and other children, and by offering quality referrals and access to community resources when necessary, the postpartum doula can ease and enhance your postpartum experience.  

Our Postpartum Services

Standard Postpartum Services

Postpartum doulas provide supportive services for all members of the family.  Services can include newborn care and teaching, infant feeding support, self-care for mother, sleep support, meal planning and preparation, grocery shopping and errands, sibling care, light housekeeping, or accompaniment to medical appointments.

  • Minimum 4 hours per visit

  • Daytime or overnight care

  • Initial purchase of 12 hours required

Payment options:

Initial 12 Hour Package - $480

The "First 24"

  • Transition from hospital to home with the support of a "live in" postpartum doula for the first 24hours upon your arrival home.

  • Services include newborn care (cord care,swaddling,changing,feeding support, schedules and bathing), rest for the entire family, transition for older siblings, and care for healing mother.Services can be tailored to fit your families needs.

  • Services include newborn care (cord care,swaddling,changing,feeding support, schedules and bathing), rest for the entire family, transition for older siblings, and care for healing mother. Services can be tailored to fit your families needs.

  • For support with family pets please see our Pet Doulas.

Payment options:

24 Hour Package - $1800

Childcare Specialist Services

Families transitioning from Postpartum Doula Services who are still looking for support can utilize our Childcare Specialist services. Services include childcare, & sibling care.

  • Minimum 4 hours per visit

  • Daytime, evenings or weekends

  • Initial purchase of 12 hours required

Payment options:

Initial 12 Hour Package - $240

Boston Area Postpartum Doulas

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Our practice provides an unbiased and professional approach during the prenatal, birth and postpartum period. Your needs will be accommodated to create a personal and unique experience. Our team is dedicated to providing you with care based on the most current ACOG and AAP evidence-based guidelines and research.

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Birthing Gently, Your Premier Doula Agency   Box 5373  Bradford, MA 01835    doula@birthinggently.com  978-314-5533

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