Postpartum support may include:
Caring for baby while you care for yourself (sleep, eat, shower, go for a walk, etc.)
Answering questions and offering evidence-based information regarding newborn care, postpartum healing, safe sleep strategies, navigating changes to family dynamics (including older children), bathing, baby-wearing, etc.
Identifying when additional support may be warranted and referring out to trusted practitioners within our community
Supporting the chosen feeding process, including breastfeeding, exclusive pumping, formula, and/or bottle feeding
Light housework, including dishes, laundry, and organization projects
Food preparation, including grocery shopping and cooking (according to your own recipes provided or those I suggest)
Holding space for you to process your experience of birth, new parenthood, and the realities of caring for a new human in a non-judgmental and confidential way
* Overnight care (10pm-6am) is charged at $30/hr
In-Home Postpartum Support (4 hours)
You can access the Postpartum Support contract here (password: Ithaca)
Download and save the file as a PDF. You should then be able to complete the form, save it as a new document, and send it along to me.
Please email me with any questions!