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Hi! I am a new parent of a five-week-old baby and my wife and I are looking for a postpartum doula. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks!
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I had a fantastic postpartum doula from "Brilliant Births | Childbirth Classes, Birth & Postpartum Doula Support, Support Groups" https://www.brilliantbirths.com. My doula was Stephanie.
Lori Jaffe! My husband and I hired Lori to be our PPD in April of 2021. Because of Covid and in general I was really nervous about bringing someone I had never met into our home, but on day one my concerns about all of that completely subsided and she fit right in. On our second day home she helped us with bottle feeding (I was doing a combo of nursing and supplementing with formula and our baby was not into the bottle ). She was so good with him and we could see how much she loves babies and children. I was so grateful to have her to text (at any time) with questions about our boy and she was very reassuring! She was also very flexible in her schedule. She also has a wide network of people and connected me to the most awesome lactation consultant. Lori has a truly gentle soul and will love your baby very much. Our boy is almost 5 mos old now and we still ask her to come and watch him when we go out for date night…and most importantly I feel 100% safe leaving our little baby with her and can really enjoy myself! Get her if you can!
Congratulations! Shannon Staloch is a local midwife and carried out in-home post-partum visits. We were very happy with her. Her number is 408 464 1441.