There are many reasons as to why a family should hire a postpartum doula. Here's just some of those reasons:
- Opportunity to get more sleep
- Receive consistent emotional support
- Have expert knowledge at hand
- Adjust to family life quicker
- Have someone take care of YOU and YOUR needs!
- Have practical help and tips shown to you
- Have a quicker and easier recovery
- Gain confidence in parenting abilities
- Gain referrals and resources
- Have a lower risk of postpartum depression (10% lower )
- Increased success rate with breast/chest feeding ( 14% higher )
Why hire Gemma?
Gemma is licensed, insured, and certified in postpartum doula services, lactation counselor services, and sleep consulting services. With Gemma's postpartum doula service you get a doula, lactation counselor, and sleep consultant. This is perfect for parents of newborns, as Gemma will be there to assist with multiple feedings and naps; ensuring good habits are being built from the start and that baby is both sleeping and eating well.
In person postpartum doula service is offered throughout Montgomery County, MD and Prince Georges County, MD and Arlington and Fairfax Counties VA. Virtual appointments are available globally.