Postpartum Doulas are specialists that are available to help you and your family transition from pregnancy, to parenting. Postpartum Doulas provide evidence-based information on topics such as newborn care and feeding, and emotional & physical support for recovery after childbirth. My main focus as a Postpartum Doula is to help integrate the new baby into your family. Postpartum Doulas work alongside your family, never replacing them.
Postpartum Doula Duties
Explain Baby Cues
Teach Diapering & Baby Care
Assistance with Childcare for Siblings
Light Housekeeping & Errands
Resources & Referrals within the community
Organization of Home
Screen for postpartum mood disorders
Sleeping solutions for the whole family
Assist the family by organizing offers of help from friends and extended family to create a structured flow of help
Care for baby when parents need a break
Prepare pumping supplies or bottles
Babywearing assistance, education, and demonstrations
Lending library including: books and baby wraps to try before buying your own
Facilitate processing the birth experience
Investment & More Information
Our Postpartum Doulas work around your needs. A typical shift is 4 hours, and may be booked starting with a package of 12 hours. 1/2 of the total fee is due with signed contract. This is a nonrefundable retainer to secure your spot on our calendar. All major forms of payment are accepted. Flexible Spending and Insurance coverage may be available. Inquire with your benefits manager for details.
Our hourly charge is $30.
We are fully insured. Please email us for detailed Service Contract and Quote for Services.
Our Doula's may hold various certifications and be trained by differing organizations. Please check with them to verify during the hiring process.
Owner Kiera Lichtenwalner has trained with IPPA as a Postpartum Doula.
Areas We Serve: Allentown, Bath, Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township, Catasaqua, Center Valley, Easton, Fogelsville, Forks, Fullerton, Hellertown, Lehigh Valley, Macungie, Nazareth, Northampton, Palmerton, Red Hill, Richland, Quakertown, Reading, Saucon Valley, Saylorsburg, Slatington, Whitehall and surrounding areas.
Hospitals: Doylestown, Geissinger, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Sacred Heart Allentown, St. Luke's Allentown & Bethlehem and surrounding hospitals.