Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula
Mothering the Mother - the Ayurvedic way.
The Pillars of Care during the First 42 Days where the core focus of the Ayurvedic
Postpartum Doula is Nourishment, Yoga, Bodywork and Rest.
Ayurveda is a Sanskrit term and translates to mean the science of life.
Ayurveda is the oldest medical institution in the world. A 5000+ year old way of life that focuses on the complete re- balance of the body with prevention of disease and illness to the body. Originating from India, Ayurveda connects to knowing that, " Everything in the Universe is Medicinal."
This system of individualised medicine looks at the window of the postpartum period as a time where greatest healing and rejuvenation is needed for mother. There may not be another time in one’s life where slowing down is more necessary.
The Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula shares support through the
Four Pillars of Care.
(1) HEALING: foods and herbs;
(2) MEDITATION: breath work ,yoga mindful practices;
(3) DAILY SELF CARE: including warm oil massage & belly binding
(4) REST: Helping the brand-new mother with rest.
As a Doula, my role is to support you as you move into your role of motherhood. My role with you and your family will change day to day as I will support you emotionally and help you adjust to being a mother. I will also be there to help you physically as you heal from labor. My presence will provide you & your family with reassurance, comfort and confidence during this new and amazing time.
As a Postpartum Ayurvedic Doula, my role is to mother the mother. I will support and nurture your new role as parents or help with the transition of having a new baby with previous children.
** Individual packages can also be accommodated **
AYURVEDIC POSTPARTUM DUTIES:
Postpartum Bengkung Belly Binding
Ayurvedic healing foods and herbs
Meditation, Breathwork, mindful practices & relaxation techniques
Daily self care- including warm oil massage
Rest, one of the most important staples that an ayurvedic postpartum doula makes possible for the brand-new mother.
Breastfeeding support, bottle feeding and education
New baby care such as diaper changes, bathing baby, infant massages, & safe sleep habits.
Parenting tips and advice
Baby Snuggling Time
Light Household Chores
Relaxation and coping techniques
Grocery shopping and healthy meal preparation
Ayurvedic Postpartum Support
Enjoy daytime Hours of Ayurvedic Postpartum Support.
Visits are a minimum of 4 hours
Contact me for 42 Days of Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula Package
Overnight Sleep Support
I will be here to help you with overnight duties so you can get extra rest while your baby gets the love & attention they need.
Visits are a minimum of 8 hours
for special Overnight Packages