“All the windows of my heart I open to the day. ~John Greenleaf Whittier”

WAfrican American Mother Kissing Newborn Daughtere plan for everything in our lives, but often we forget to plan for our postpartum experience. Congratulations to you on knowing your needs and thinking ahead!

Your baLoving African American Father With His Newborn Daughter Black aby is the most precious thing your heart will ever create. Having just given birth, you will need to rest and recover while you are bonding.

In walks your Heartland Doula. She is filled with compassion, understanding, and experience. She will help you recognize your baby’s feeding cues and appropriately elongate sleeping patterns. She will talk through infant care, emotional changes, relationship adjustments, and your nutritional needs.

She will learn you and how to best support you. You will feel comforted by her gentle guidance and expertise. She will not judge you as you make decisions that best serve you and your family.

She will become a friend; a woman who respects you.Girl uses tablet in kitchen with mum, other mum holding baby

All Heartland Doulas are well-versed in:

  • A variety of parenting philosophies
  • Breastfeeding (and troubleshooting issues that may arise)
  • Bottle feeding
  • Infant care
  • Normal postpartum recovery
  • Recognizing early postpartum emotional issues
  • Sibling support
  • Light housekeeping
  • Gay Male Couple With Children Walking Through Fall WoodlandMeal and snack preparation
  • Accompanying you onerrands and appointments
  • And so much more

Parents At Home Cuddling Twin Baby Daughters In NurseryHeartland Doulas is able to provide continuous care through your birth and postpartum period. Birth and the postpartum period are rarely 2 separate events but rather a cycle in the life of a growing family. Your doula will be with you every step of the way.

From as little as 4 hours of daytime support or 8 hours of overnight support, to as much as 24 hour live-in care, Heartland Doulas is ready to offer our heart-centered care to your family.