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Found 21 Pros in Orlando, FL, USA | Postpartum doula support
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Sadie Wilkins

FL

3 reviews • 5 families supported • 2 years experience

3 reviews • 5 families supported • 2 years experience

My name is Sadie, I'm a girl mom of two beautiful daughters - and my own personal birth experiences along with the experiences I was hearing from other new mothers around me is how I got into doula work. I was hearing again and again that more often than not, people felt as if they were not being listened to while in labor and during their births. I researched what a doula is, and what they provide and realized that I had this calling to provide this support to the people in these birthing spaces as it seemed like it was severely lacking. I provide prenatal support, birth and labor, postpartum, sibling, and lactation support.

Care philosophy

I am deeply passionate about supporting all birthing people in all birthing environments and situations. I understand that birth is a very intimate and personal experience, and I feel very honored when clients allow me into that space and allow me to empower and uplift them through that process.

Areas served

  • Umatilla, FL
  • Eustis, FL
  • Leesburg, FL
  • Mount Dora, FL
  • Fruitland Park, FL
  • Clermont, FL
  • Altoona, FL
  • Tavares, FL

Reviews

  • Brooke
    June 3, 2024 at 6:55 am | Client review

    Amazing and wonderful doula!! She’s has the best spirit and is extremely knowledgeable in labor and delivery

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Adisela McNamara

Orlando, FL

2 reviews • 40 families supported • 5 years experience

2 reviews • 40 families supported • 5 years experience

My journey to birth work sparked after my first son. Even though my earliest memories are of making formula bottles for my siblings or assisting in diaper changes at the age of five. The real fire wasn't ignited until I had gone through my own pregnancies and births. When I became pregnant, I found myself in an unknown world navigating the typical path of maternity care. Dismissed by my healthcare providers and a hospital stay where I felt belittled, my voice silenced and almost every staff member that attended me were condescending and made me feel inadequate as a first-time mother. Throughout the years, I quickly realized I wasn't the only one who felt like there was a gap in compassionate reproductive care and there must be a better way to birth. Since then, I built Maternal Affinity Birth Services and my life has been all about pregnancy, birth, postpartum support, advocacy and unity ever since. Your pregnancy, your birth and the postpartum period (however long that may be for you) are the foundation of a lifelong journey. It is vital to care and nourish the new person, transitioning into postpartum who has also just been birthed. Whether this is education on a plethora of topics under the birth spectrum or continuous support and encouragement, a hand to hold to know you are not alone; or an open mind and ears to validate your emotions throughout the sea of parenthood. You do not have to cross these waters by yourself. No one should be without support. I am here to uplift you during your birth and postpartum journey. You are not alone. I will meet you in the middle, wherever that may be. I will hold space for unconditional love and healing. I am a resource of unbiased, evidence-based information. As a certified birth & bereavement doula, full-spectrum doula, evidence based birth instructor, infant microbiome instructor and lactation educator, I bring my knowledge, trainings, experience and open heart to the fullest extent with my families. You have a voice, let me help uplift it. The vibrations will break barriers. And no matter what, your birth story is yours to write.

Care philosophy

I provide postpartum support for the that ensures everyone is empowered, healing, bonding and well-rested all with the ease that your needs, wants and goals are in qualified hands. My support mirrors your unique family goals and needs while providing culturally aware and trauma informed support that extends to the entire family.

Areas served

  • Apopka
  • Winter Garden
  • Winter Park
  • Longwood
  • Altamonte Springs
  • Lake Nona
  • Kissimmee

Reviews

  • Jessica
    February 28, 2024 at 9:06 am | Client review

    Adisela was the best thing to happen to our family! I had a rough birth and she came in the night after we were discharged from the hospital. We are first time parents and had no idea what to expect. Adisela educated us on newborn development and even helped our baby sleep through the night. She guided my partner and I while I went through postpartum anxiety and was there for every question and always validated how I was feeling. Her sitz bath blend she gifted me was amazing and she knows a lot about healing after birth. I wish I could give her 10 stars!! Recommending her postpartum doula support to every mama I know

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Anna Heintzelman

Mount Dora, FL

4 reviews • 276 families supported • 5 years experience

4 reviews • 276 families supported • 5 years experience

I am a wife and the mother of 6 beautiful children. My family is the most important part of my life. Nurturing relationships with those most significant people in my life is my top priority. This is why I only take on 2-3 clients a month. I want to be able to devote the necessary energy you deserve as a client. Once you sign with me, I am available by phone or text any time. I want to develop a strong relationship of trust with you so that I can best support you and your growing family. Nurturing the body and soul with good nutrition, yoga and exercise, massage and teaching relaxation techniques that will help you throughout pregnancy and labor are of utmost importance to me. I have always been passionate about pregnancy, birth and empowering women in their journey. My grandfather was an OBGYN and my mother was an herbalist so I grew up with the perfect blend of medical and holistic care. Birthwork has been my natural calling. I am a DONA trained doula as well as a Childbirth Educator. My husband Joseph and I provide classes for couples at The Educated Mama as well as private in-home classes. I offer both labor/birth support as well as postpartum services including placenta encapsulation and tinctures. I have also taken a Birth Assistant training course and currently work as a midwife assistant for local birth centers and home birth midwives.

Care philosophy

My goal is to provide all-encompassing support to the family as a whole. Whether it is birth or postpartum support services you need, I am there to assist both parents physically, emotionally and mentally. I will provide the education you need to make evidence based decisions as you prepare for your new baby and the changes ahead.

Areas served

  • Central Florida
  • Orlando
  • Ocala
  • Kissimmee

Reviews

  • Alexia
    March 27, 2021 at 8:35 am | Client review

    My birth experience was absolutely wonderful! She is very knowledgeable and experienced so encouraging,supportive kind,comforting I highly recommend her as a doula

$ flexible
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Meggie Eaton

Leesburg, FL

6 reviews • 5 families supported • 1 years experience

6 reviews • 5 families supported • 1 years experience

Women have been uniquely designed to create life in their wombs. Immediately after God joined together man and woman in Eden, He blessed them and told them to "be fruitful and multiply." Bringing forth a new generation is holy work, whether one realizes it or not, and our society's perspective on motherhood and birth has lasting impacts on the generations to come. Everything about feminine design is awe-inspiring - from the way only a woman's pelvis is shaped to guide a baby to the earth, or the way breasts produce such nourishing milk, or how a placenta is a completely new organ that is created to interlay nutrition and so much more to the growing baby. Furthermore, this design influences the woman and baby during the labor and birthing process. Having full confidence in a creator not only applies to our bodies, but also applies to the abundance of resources given to us through herbs and foods to positively impact and prepare our body for labor. Knowing and applying proper nutrition and proper herbal medicine is also a key factor in healthy and successful birth outcomes. Science and statistics have shown and proven that a doula who uses ancient and traditional practices to support a laboring woman greatly improves positive outcomes, increases the likeliness of a healthy mom and baby, greatly reduces the risk of emergencies and reduces the use of medications.

Care philosophy

I provide prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum birth support to women in the Lake County and surrounding areas. I firmly believe that the creation of life, the birth of a soul, and the development of a mother are experiences that require deep reverence - profound awe and respect. These experiences should not be given flippant attention, but diligent and personal care of utmost regard.

Areas served

  • Leesburg, FL
  • Mount Dora, FL
  • Lady Lake, FL
  • Ocala, FL
  • Orlando, FL
  • Longwood, FL
  • Altamonte Springs, FL
  • Clermont, FL
  • The Villages, FL
  • Wildwood, FL
  • Oxford. FL
  • Belleview, FL

Reviews

  • Ashley
    July 16, 2024 at 5:13 pm | Client review

    She is very knowledgeable and kind and sweet. She was just what I needed for my birth.

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Andzelika Bielawski

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 50 families supported • 10 years experience

0 reviews • 50 families supported • 10 years experience

👶 Anticipating the arrival of your little one soon? Discover the perfect solution! 🌸 Welcome to LBE Doula Services - your ultimate destination for all your maternity and postpartum essentials! 🤰🏻👶🏻💞 We are delighted to provide a comprehensive range of services to accompany you on your entire journey. Whether you opt for a hospital, home, or birth center birth, our skilled birth doulas will stand by your side, offering constant support and guidance. 🏥🏠💕 But that's not all! We also have overnight postpartum doula services to facilitate a smooth transition into parenthood. Our caring team will equip you with the care, knowledge, and emotional backing you need during this special moment. 🌙✨ Moreover, we recognize that each birth is unique, and sometimes things may not go as planned. This is why we provide bereavement doula services, offering a comforting presence and empathy during challenging times. 💔🌈 Capture those precious moments with our labor and delivery photography services! Our expert photographers will eloquently document your journey, crafting enduring memories to cherish forever. 📸💖 And let's not overlook our newborn specialists! With their expertise and affection for infants, they will ensure your little one receives the best care and attention, granting you peace of mind. 🍼👶🏼💛 At LBE Doula Services, your well-being is our primary concern, which is why we take pride in having three medically trained professionals on our team. Be assured that you are in safe hands throughout your entire childbirth experience. 🩺🌟 But wait, there's more! We provide a range of additional services beyond doula care. LBE also offers concierge childcare, international and domestic travel childcare, pet sitting, and house sitting. We've got all your needs covered! 🏠🐾✈️👶🏻 So, if you seek exceptional care, support, and services throughout your pregnancy and beyond, look no further than LBE Doula Services. Count on us to be there at every step, because your journey to parenthood deserves nothing less than the best! 💫💕 Feel free to contact us for more details or to customize your package. We are eager to be a part of your beautiful journey! 💌

Care philosophy

Andzelika is a certified birth, bereavement, and postpartum doula with a decade of experience supporting new parents. She specializes in overnight postpartum and newborn care, tailoring her services to each family's unique needs. Andzelika emphasizes community support in parenting and creates a compassionate environment for families, including furry members.

Areas served

  • Central Florida
$ flexible
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Alyssa Kaplan

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 2000 families supported • 13 years experience

0 reviews • 2000 families supported • 13 years experience

Your Body, Your Baby. We support you!

Care philosophy

We believe everyone deserves a highly skilled doula to support them throughout this time of transition. In Joy Birth offers expert birth doula care as well as postpartum doula care. We have a budget friendly option in addition to our normal rate for doula services.

Areas served

  • Orlando, Winter Garden, Winter Park, Oviedo
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Andreia Simonetti

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 4 years experience

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 4 years experience

I provide families information and support on infant feeding. Provide newborn care, feeding, and development. During this period we will enhance your knowledge so you may have confidence and peace to care the greatest miracle of life: your baby.

Care philosophy

I’m a doula specialized in postpartum care and mother. I provide emotional support and care for the mother after delivered and also for the baby. I help mothers begin breastfeeding process and encourages bonding. Certified CPR and AED by American Heart Association.

Areas served

  • Central Area
$ flexible
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Clarice McCachren

Orlando, FL

3 reviews • 18 families supported • 2 years experience

3 reviews • 18 families supported • 2 years experience

My goal is to provide nurturing care so you can heal and recover from the birth experience and bond with your baby. Support can look very different to families as needs change. I provide both emotional and physical support. Emotional support can be a listening ear so you feel honored, protected and replenished, providing positive reinforcement & reassurance, providing evidence-based informational support, gentle education and referrals when needed. Physical support can be light meal prep or full meal support, breast or bottle feeding support, newborn care, baby bonding, baby wearing & sleep support, light housekeeping, baby laundry, and sibling care.

Care philosophy

My goal is to take care of the mother so that they can take care of the baby. The 4th trimester is full of joy and excitement but can also feel overwhelming and be a challenging transition time. I would love to help you adjust to your new role by providing physical and emotional support.

Areas served

  • Lake County and Central Florida
  • Minnetonka and Twin Cities Minnesota

Reviews

  • Lauren
    July 25, 2023 at 1:15 am | Client review

    Clarice assisted me with my postpartum needs once I had my sweet son. As a single mom, I couldn’t have managed alone through the nights without the support and assistance she provided.

$ flexible
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Sabrina Beatriz

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 15 families supported • 3 years experience

0 reviews • 15 families supported • 3 years experience

Hi! My name is Sabrina & I have been a Doula since 2020 helping new mothers and those who have given birth more than once either through vaginal delivery, medicated, unmediated or cesarean. I have expertise working with a variety of clientele. I have a strong desire to help mothers and their families through the delivery process by being there physically, and emotionally. I provide evidence-based information for them and also help them step into the postpartum phase with confidence. This past April I welcomed my little one so I understand what you're going through and all the thoughts that come to mind when you think about childbirth, but don't worry! We'll get through it together, one step at a time.

Care philosophy

As you your doula I will be by your side during active labor & delivery. I am able to offer comfort by using pain-relieving methods like breathing exercises, relaxation techniques, massage, and laboring positions. My mission is to support you in having a positive and secure birth, whether it is natural (without medication), planned (with an epidural) inducement, or surgical (by c-section)

Areas served

  • Kissimmee
  • Lake Nona
  • Dr. Phillips
  • Hunters Creek
  • Meadow Woods
  • Lee Vista
$ flexible
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Adria Walker

Orlando, FL

2 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

2 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

As your Doula, I am dedicated to assisting you in all your pregnancy, birth and postpartum needs. Whether you choose to birth at home, In hospital or water birthing you can count on me to provide assistance with birth plans and giving you the encouragement you need from start to finish. If you would like to connect with me please text my business number or email me. Thank you.

Care philosophy

Providing safe births, Wholistic care and Advocacy for POC

Areas served

  • Winter Park, FL
  • Maitland, FL
  • Altamonte Springs, FL
  • Pine Hills, FL

Reviews

  • Anissa
    December 30, 2022 at 11:25 am | Client review

    Adria was such a help as my Postpartum doula. Me and my wife needed the extra help around the house after me giving birth. Adria was very insightful and careful about the care and everything was tailored to my needs.

$ flexible
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Alletta Gentry

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 10 years experience

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 10 years experience

I am just getting started on my official journey to becoming a certified postpartum doula, but I have over 10 years of experience with childcare (newborns and beyond.) I provide my families with postpartum support in any area they may need, including meal prep, laundry, newborn care, sibling care, errand-running, and occasional overnight care.

Care philosophy

I seek to provide the utmost care, support and compassion for families following a new arrival. A new parent's job is to take care of and bond with baby, and I want to be able to alleviate any and all other stressors that can take away from that special experience.

Areas served

  • Dr. Phillips
  • Kissimmee
  • Hunter's Creek
  • Universal Area
  • Disney Area
  • Southwest Orlando
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Dr. Bonnie Barnhart

Eustis, FL

0 reviews • 200 families supported • 12 years experience

0 reviews • 200 families supported • 12 years experience

As I am aware, I am the ONLY Doctor of Chiropractic who is also a Doula in the Central Florida area. I work in conjunction with the Community Birth and Wellness Center in Eustis, FL. As I am a Doctor, my scope of practice allows me to do more for mommas in labor than any Doula without such a license. I can also adjust and examinate your newborn!

Care philosophy

I have spent my entire career focused on helping mothers have a better pregnancy, birth and post-partum experience. The majority of my patients are pregnant moms and their newborns. I am very blessed to be helping people every day with what I have learned through my extensive scholastic education and hands-on experience.

Areas served

  • Clermont, FL
  • Lake County, FL
  • Orange County, FL
$ flexible
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David Carter-Plake

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 1000 families supported • 32 years experience

0 reviews • 1000 families supported • 32 years experience

I am a certified professional midwife who has been attending births and caring for clients for three decades! I love being able to serve clients through their prenatal, labor, birth, and postpartum periods. I am transitioning from Texas to Florida and working toward Florida midwifery licensure (which can take a while) and I cannot be out of the birth world while I wait! Any way that I can serve the birthing person and their families in communities wherever I am fulfills my calling. I offer multiple doula services, newborn services, and placenta encapsulation!

Care philosophy

I believe in your body, your birth, your baby.

Areas served

  • Orlando, Florida
$ flexible
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Danis Bailey

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 2 years experience

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 2 years experience

In the spiritual world, the river represents sweetness, fertility, love, abundance, and all the joys that life has to offer. The ocean represents motherhood, nurturing energy, and our connection to the earth. Humans are made of 70% water, so our connection to water is extremely important. Without water, there is no life force on earth, so here in our business, we represent all that life encompasses, from fertility and the moment of conception to parenthood and knowledge. We also support water births and Dani is studying water births, their positive effects on the birthing process, and connecting clients to their divine energies through the use of water. Lastly, Dani's guardian angels are well-known ocean and river guardians. As a tribute to them, the company is named Two Waters.

Care philosophy

Two Waters advocates for clients on a micro, mezzo, and macro level, empowering them to choose what is best for them and their baby.

Areas served

  • Orlando Florida
  • Winter Garden Florida
  • Minneola Florida
  • GROVELAND Florida
  • Ocoee Florida
  • Windermere Florida
  • Four Corners Florida
$ flexible
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Lauren Koontz

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 1 years experience

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 1 years experience

2-3 prenatal visits, 24/7 on-call support from moment of hire, weekly virtual prenatal yoga classes, postpartum support, welcome packet with 20+ pages of educational information and resources, placenta encapsulation, and more. Visit www.radicaldoula.co for full details.

Care philosophy

Proudly serving south Orlando area birthing people with equality-driven support and evidence-based information. An advocate you can trust every step of the way.

Areas served

  • Kissimmee
  • Celebration
  • Hunters Creek
  • Four Corners
  • Winter Garden
  • Windermere
  • Champions Gate
  • Reunion
  • Lake Buena Vista
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Jazmine Mccloud

Kissimmee, FL

0 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

0 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

Hello, My name is Jazmine or Jaz. I am a doula in training located in the central Florida area( Kissimmee, Davenport) I want to empower women and their families during their right of passage (birth). Every pregnant woman deserves to have support. As a doula will prepare my client and their family for birth and labor. I educated the process of labor, I want to provide a stress-free labor environment, allow my clients to enjoy the beauty of creating a new life.

Care philosophy

Psychology Doula Philosophy

Areas served

  • Daveport
  • Celebration
$ flexible
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Vonda Osborn

FL

0 reviews • 40 families supported • 3 years experience

0 reviews • 40 families supported • 3 years experience

I've always had the need to help people and support people. Long before I ever became a doula I was always the support person for friends and family the person people came to for questions and help with all baby and labory things. Helping Mama's and families bring their little ones into the world is the greatest joy and privilege I could imagine whether it's a first time mom or mom on her sixth the baby every bird is beautiful and unique and deserves all the love and celebration possible.

Care philosophy

This is your baby and your birth my job is to support you in anyway that I can. With no judgments or agendas of my own.

Areas served

  • Orlando FL
  • Altimont Springs
  • Celebration
  • Oveido
  • Clermont
  • st cloud
$ flexible
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Viviette Hudson

Orlando, FL

1 reviews • 40 families supported • 5 years experience

1 reviews • 40 families supported • 5 years experience

Viviette Hudson, MSHCM, is a licensed Insurance agent and Medicaid Waiver Support Coordinator and not for profit founder with prior experience in Director of Disability Personnel. I have over 25 years of Community services providing holistic family services for elderly, disability, patients, and pregnant women coming out of circumstances, Doula assistance in reform to lower the recidivism rate of low birth weights. I am endowed to compassionate care throughout pregnancy and family growth.

Care philosophy

Centurion Health Services offers practical and emotional in home care. Whether you, a family member, or a friend needs support, we ensure professional, reliable service you can trust. Packages are based on family preferences. I am certified and credentialed NPI with health care plans for billing. Payment on sliding scale and independent payment arranged per family need.

Areas served

  • Orange County
  • Oviedo
  • Brevard County
  • West Palm Beach
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Broward County
  • Miami Dade County
  • Tampa

Reviews

  • Regina
    March 11, 2021 at 9:41 am | Client review

    Viviette was very professional and friendly. I will be recommending her to my friends and family in the future!

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Shiraya McCain

Deltona, FL

0 reviews • 14 families supported • 3 years experience

0 reviews • 14 families supported • 3 years experience

I am a pastor’s wife, mom of 3 and a birth doula. I never knew what a doula was until after my 3rd child. I wasnt sure what I wanted to do in life but I knew birth was a passion. So I scoured the internet and came across Birth Arts International. That is where is did all of my doula training. It took me 2 years to complete. I became a doula because I wish I would have had that support when I was pregnant/in labor and after birth. I love helping families discover how strong they are. Seeing squishy, cute babies are just icing on the cake!

Care philosophy

I believe birth/postpartum is a sacred time in a woman’s life and she deserves all the support and love she can get. I want to be the support to women that I so desperately needed and didn’t have in my pregnancies/births.

Areas served

  • Volusia County
  • Deltona
  • Deland
  • Debary
  • Sanford
  • Orange City
  • Daytona
  • Orlando
$ flexible
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Shuquia Prentice Gonsalves

Orlando, FL

3 reviews • 10 families supported • 2 years experience

3 reviews • 10 families supported • 2 years experience

"Catering To The Moon" Doula Services providing support, empowerment, and information to nurture families through birth and into those first sweet days. "Catering To The Moon" Doula Services , stands on SUPPORT, ORGANIZATION & RELIABILITY. Pregnant women need stability. They need to know someone is there. I am here to provide.

Care philosophy

Our goal at Catering To the Moon is to assist women and families have a peaceful pregnancy ,labor and birth. ​ ​

Areas served

  • Tampa, Ft. Pierce , St. Petersburg's,

Reviews

  • Latisha
    February 9, 2021 at 6:00 pm | Client review

    Shuquia is more than just a doula. She’s a teacher, a sister and a confidant. She answers my EVERY call no matter what time of a day it is. She is extremely dedicated and motivated and takes pride in everything she does. She LOVES what she do and is shows. She is very professional and trustworthy. Those hands that she has are BLESSED beyond measure. I will recommend her to ANY and EVERYONE. She is my doula and my friend.

$ flexible
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Gina Parani

Winter Springs, FL

0 reviews • 29 families supported • 2 years experience

0 reviews • 29 families supported • 2 years experience

I believe women should birth where they feel safe, and with a support team that they feel comfortable with and intimately connected to. I believe our modalities of healing and heath care need to be in alignment with our belief system, to be effective. I respect the inherent shift in all of these functioning parts as we move through and evolve in life and subsequent birthing experiences. Knowing the support we call into one birth may look strikingly different than what we call into the next, or the next. My passion is assisting people in cultivating their unique pregnancy, birth and postpartum plan, rooted in autonomy, given the financial resources available to them. I will provide options, information, resources and emotional support for all pregnancy outcomes. Maternal health is foundational to humanity's health. Postpartum care is currently a missing piece of well-woman care and is a NECESSITY not a luxury. I am available to support you in this time with a closing ceremony to honor your transition into motherhood. I believe nutrition is fundamental to our health and healing, especially in the postpartum period. I can provide meal planning and preparation, household clean up, lactation support and sibling care so you can focus on snuggling with your baby and partner.

Care philosophy

Every birth is a transformation, a rite of passage, that is profoundly connected to everything that comes after, for generations. Just as so, all of your prior rites of passage and influences will affect what you bring into your birth experience; including your own birth, personal and generational traumas, family stories, cultural stories, your relationship with your menstrual cycle and your body.

Areas served

  • Within 30 miles of Orlando, FL.
  • Virtual Services available

Postpartum Doula Services: FAQs

For most parents, the transition into early parenthood is hard. Postpartum doulas in Orlando, FL offer all sorts of practical, physical, informational and emotional support to new parents. Postpartum doulas in Orlando, FL offer a wide range of after-birth support services, including:

  1. Caring for and assisting in the recovery of the birthing parent
  2. Providing breastfeeding and lactation support
  3. Offering advice for baby soothing, diapering and bathing
  4. Parent-baby bonding
  5. Caring for older siblings
  6. Light housework
  7. Night nannying or sleep relief services

Some parents require additional physical and emotional support due to their specific situation, lack of family support, or their particular lifestyle. A postpartum doula positively affects the entire family, as many postpartum doulas are involved in sibling care, housework chores, and educating clients on childcare information/techniques.

To find a postpartum doula in Orlando, FL, most parents recommend creating a job post on Meela and having uniquely qualified postpartum doulas near you (in your budget) reach out to you through the Meela app.

You can interview and chat with as many postpartum doulas as you wish and hire a postpartum doula in Orlando, FL with confidence. It is completely free to create a job post on Meela and find a postpartum doula. There are no commitments to hire any of the qualified and expert vetted postpartum doulas Meela brings you.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Post a job for free: Answer some questions and receive responses from top-rated postpartum doulas near you. It takes less than 30 seconds to post your job.
  2. Get your list of postpartum doulas: In a few hours, you will have a collection of postpartum doulas near you who are qualified to meet your needs. You can compare pricing, experience, and read reviews. You can chat with each postpartum doula to learn more about them.
  3. Hire a postpartum doula with confidence: Schedule virtual or in-person interviews with your top postpartum doula choices. Hire your top postpartum doula and start getting the care you deserve.

To find a postpartum doula, you can also browse the available postpartum doulas near you in Orlando, FL and read reviews, compare pricing, experience and fit. Send the postpartum doulas you are interested in a message, introducing yourself and setting up an interview. We recommend reaching out to and interviewing at least three postpartum doulas before hiring a postpartum doula near you. After interviewing, hire the most qualified postpartum doula near you and start getting the care you deserve.

While the cost of a postpartum doula can vary based on experience and the services offered, the average cost of a postpartum doula in Orlando, FL is $32 per hour, but typically ranges from $25 to $38 per hour. These costs are based on a representative group of 35 postpartum doulas surveyed by Meela in the Orlando area. The average cost of a postpartum doula in Orlando, FL is about the same as the average cost of a postpartum doula in the state of Florida, which is $32 per hour.

To put this in further context, the cost of a postpartum doula in Orlando, FL is lower than the U.S. national average cost of a postpartum doula, which is $37 per hour.

When hiring a postpartum doula in Orlando, FL, you and your doula will discuss and agree upon a fee structure, and your postpartum doula will send you itemized invoices through Meela, which you can pay securely through the app.

A postpartum doula in Orlando, FL is meant to help the entire family and their role is not just limited to the birthing parent and newborn. A doula provides physical and emotional support to parents and siblings, but they also offer information and advice regarding how to feed, bathe, swaddle, and soothe the baby.

They also often help with postpartum depression issues, and are considered child care “consultants” rather than medical professionals. Many postpartum doulas in Orlando, FL offer a range of services that can help with parents trying to adjust to a newborn child. These services often include:

  • Sibling care
  • Assist with household chores
  • Parent-baby bonding
  • Physical and emotional recovery
  • Support to parents and extended family

A postpartum doula in Orlando, FL can have a lasting positive impact on a family and help them feel more confident about their parenting role and the way that they feed and nurture their baby. They might offer advice regarding feeding, bathing, and parent-baby bonding.

It is important to note that a postpartum doula might offer advice but is not expected to provide medical care of any kind or serve as a replacement to an accredited physician. Postpartum doulas are also not qualified to prescribe medication.

Many new parents want to know about certified postpartum doulas and how exactly they are certified. Since the demand for postpartum doulas has greatly expanded in the last several years, the number of reputable postpartum doula training and certification programs has grown in Orlando, FL. Training criteria can differ from program to program, but most follow a similar curriculum which includes core academic curriculum and practical hours and real-life care experience.

One of the most common national postpartum doula training certifications comes from DONA International. A postpartum doula usually receives about 27 hours of practical training before they are a certified postpartum doula.

There are also CAPPA-certified postpartum doulas in Orlando, FL, as well. These doulas were certified by the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association, an international organization that certifies doulas and other childbirth educators/professionals.

As a reminder, because postpartum doulas are not trained to be a medical professional and diagnose and treat medical conditions, a certification is not required for them to practice.

As their names suggest, a birth doula’s main priority is to provide support services before, during and in the moments immediately after childbirth. A postpartum doula’s obligations usually begin after the birth, for several weeks or months. In many cases, your birth doula will also be a trained and certified postpartum doula, which can provide a continuity of care that many parents find extremely valuable.

Many parents want to know whether a postpartum doula or a baby nurse would meet their needs and expectations. A baby nurse might be focused on making sure that a baby sleeps or feeds properly, but that might be the extent of their role. A postpartum doula generally offers more holistic services for their clients.

A postpartum doula in Orlando, FL is expected to be more involved with the family as a whole. They might remain involved in sibling care or also provide emotional support to the partner as both parents adjust to becoming new parents. This may even include support for older siblings, light housework, and even meal prep. A postpartum doula provides more physical, emotional, and informational support than a baby nurse.

You can hire two types of doulas in Orlando, FL: a birth doula and a postpartum doula. The birth doula is during your pregnancy and through the birth of your child. They provide you with emotional, physical and educational support during your pregnancy, your labor and delivery and for the first few hours after your child is born.

A postpartum doula will support you for the first few weeks after the baby is born. They provide in-home assistance, including teaching you how to take care of your newborn, acting as lactation consultant, and can provide some night nanny services.

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