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LILA AGUILAR Birth & Postpartum Doula,
Perinatal Mental Health Advocate

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What does a Postpartum Doula do? 

 

The focus of the Postpartum Doula is to  support and gently guide you as you move through your

transition with a newborn. While honoring your pregnancy and birth story, together we will work

towards a healthy, well-rested, and memorable start to your parenting journey. 

Postpartum care includes:

  • Help with nursery set up and organization

  • Newborn/infant care and education 

  • Support and education around physiological/hormonal changes and healing after birth

  • Rest, and lots of it!

  • Breastfeeding/bottle-feeding/fed is best (!) support 

  • Emphasis on awareness, normalization and recognizing postpartum emotions, and supporting your mental wellbeing

  • Awareness around variations of "common & normal" in mother, baby, or other family members 

  • Light meal and snack prep

  • Light household support (dishes, light tidying, light laundry)

  • Resources and refferals

 

 

Hourly Contracts Include:

  • Two or three home visits per week, three or four hour shifts. 

  • Unlimited e-mail support.

  • Unlimited phone support.​

 

*Contracts (charged by the hour) are available in lengths of two weeks and up to three months postpartum.

*Contingent upon availability, contracts may be extended at any time, up to three months postpartum. 

*Travel and toll fees apply for families living outside of San Francisco.

*Overnight support not currently offered. 

 

No matter what your family's unique circumstances are, I am here for you.

Gift Certificates Available!

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