Postpartum Doula

Postpartum doula and breasteeding support is available to provide an extra set of hands and information that can help clients and their families transition into life with a newborn well-supported, with confidence and in good health. In this role, we will listen, ask questions, and help problem solve.

More specifically, services may include:

  • Nurturing for the mother’s postpartum recovery
  • Support for adoptive and surrogate parents
  • Providing opportunities for rest and family bonding
  • Support and inclusion of partner and/or other family members
  • Parenting information, including newborn care, baby-wearing and breastfeeding (lactation) support
  • Attention for older siblings
  • Light housework (e.g. grocery shopping, laundry, and dishwashing)
  • Basic meal preparation
  • Answering the phone and taking care of guests
  • Referrals to community resources

Postpartum Doula & Breastfeeding Support: $20/hr within 30 miles of downtown Muskegon; $25/hr between 30 and 75 miles of downtown Muskegon