• Design your fourth trimester....with support

     

    The way nature had intended for new mamas

  • Have you ever thought....

    "I got care and attention in pregnancy up to when I had my baby but my post-natal experience has let me down ."

     

    "How do I help my partner follow my lead in labour and not get distracted by the medical background?"

     

    "Everyone seems to have different opinions about my birth options ...where can I find the facts?"

     

    You are in the right place > get the tools and tips to help here!

  • A Postpartum Doula can provide...

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    • Initial chat/ meet up to discuss your needs and the service
    • Daily visits in your home during your recovery period.
    • Baby soothing & newborn care
    • Infant feeding support
    • Care of new mother and older siblings
    • Light housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation
     
     
  • Germaine's Postpartum Care

    Trained - Experienced - Garda Vetted

    Why consider hiring a postpartum doula?

    A postpartum doula works with a new parent and new family. Birthing people are now leaving hospital much sooner than a generation ago. And with Covid, discharges are taken place earlier again. And while its lovely to be home..... there is a certain type of support that can help new parents thrive!

     

    My role as a doula is to provide non-judgemental support and companionship. If a parent is feeling overwhelmed with unsolicited and possibly outdated advice, I can be on-hand to educate and provide evidence-based information on request. The kind of non-medical support that is so helpful includes; practical support with day-to-day household duties, knowing what is normal for mom and baby and situations when referrals are appropriate.

     

    The validation and nurturing in the weeks following the birth, while the mother is still in the 'fourth trimester', can be found in many traditional cultures. New mothers' benefit from a period of rest and recuperation and bonding with the new baby. The doula's training, quiet support and guidance are designed to fill a gap in maternity services and modern society.

     

    Typically the support offered by a postpartum doula takes place during the newborn/ infant period of 0-3 months.

    Fees

    Hourly rate €30 per hour with a minimum of 3 hours per day.

     

    Standard package €360 for 12 hours of postpartum doula care

    Please inquire about a client intake visit

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