Overnight care is one of our most popular services here at Doulas of of Long Beach! Do you keep hearing about your friends or co-workers who’ve hired overnight support with the help of a postpartum doula, baby nurse or newborn nanny and are curious what exactly this kind of support looks like?Read More
You’ve finally gotten your partner on board with your plan to hire a doula. You’ve shared about all the wonderful ways that a birth and postpartum doula will support your entire family. You’ve even set up some a consultation with us to find the right doula for you.
But then your partner starts expressing some hesitancy about the cost…
“Why is it so expensive?”
”Is a doula worth the money?”
”What if we don’t need the support in the end?”
In all honesty, this is the number one form of resistance we hear, especially from spouses or partners. And we get it. Having a baby isn’t cheap and finances ultimately play a large role when deciding what kind of support you have before, during, and after the birth of your baby.
So let’s talk about it. Let’s talk about why doula support costs what it does and the intrinsic value of doula services.Read More
There's no way to sugar coat this... YOU NEED SLEEP. A lot of it... like yesterday.
And if you need more sleep then there’s a good chance that your baby does too!
How do we know this? Because we work with parents like you every day.
We’ve been professionally trained to new parents and to help you get the sleep you need. Every day we see you, out running errands with your baby. We see the exhaustion in your eyes. We see the emotions on your face: irritation, frustration, guilt, anger, jealousy, sadness, anxiety, and fear.