Postpartum and Lactation Support

All of our postpartum doulas are trained in lactation support

All clients who hire our doulas for birth, postpartum, or overnight services have free access to our weekly Baby Feeding Support Group

(Starting September 2022)

Advanced Postpartum Support Packages

Expert guidance and instruction from NYC Birth Village founders, Karla or Narchi

Postpartum visits content:
  • One prenatal visit to create a postpartum plan (recommended)

  • Postpartum skill-sharing sessions over the course of the first 6 weeks providing guidance, education and instruction on:

    • Lactation, bottle feeding, pumping, milk storage

    • Recovery from birth, nipple care

    • Babywearing

    • Infant care: soothing techniques, baby’s first bath, diapering, etc

    • Sleep and nap strategies for the whole family

    • Postpartum mood disorders

  • Sessions focused on postpartum meal prep

  • Includes phone/email/text support as needed between sessions

Who is this for?
  • You value knowledge and expert guidance from doulas who have supported hundreds of families

Fees:

$200/visit (~2hrs each), 6+ visits recommended

Postpartum Daytime Visits

Postpartum support sessions with our postpartum doulas

Visits content:
  • Postpartum sessions providing hands-on support for the whole family and assistance with:

    • Recovery from birth, nipple care

    • Infant care including diapering, bathing, soothing techniques

    • Breastfeeding, pumping, and bottle feeding support

    • Light housekeeping, laundry, running errands

    • Watching the baby while you rest

Fees:

$50-$70/hr with a min booking of 18 hrs. Visits are a minimum of 3 hrs each.

Lactation Support Package

Get expert guidance and support from one of our advanced lactation counselors with 10+ years experience. They will assist in improving the latch, teaching you different breastfeeding positions, reviewing nipple care as well as the introduction of the pump/bottle.

  • 2 in-person visits ~two hours long focused on breastfeeding support

  • Includes phone and text support as needed in between visits and up to a week after the second visit

  • Fee: $450 (2 visits, ~2hrs each)

Lactation Support Package

Get expert guidance and support from one of our advanced lactation counselors with 10+ years experience. They will assist in improving the latch, teaching you different breastfeeding positions, reviewing nipple care as well as the introduction of the pump/bottle.

  • 2 in-person visits ~two hours long focused on breastfeeding support

  • Includes phone and text support as needed in between visits and up to a week after the second visit

  • Fee: $450 (2 visits, ~2hrs each)

Add-ons to Any Postpartum/Lactation Package Above:

  • Private Childbirth Education class: starting at $400

  • Private Lactation and Pumping class: starting at $200

  • Private Preparing for Postpartum/Infant Care class: starting at $200

  • Postpartum cooking visits: $200

Meet Our Overnight Doulas

Contact Us to Book Your Postpartum/Overnight Support

  • STEP 1: Fill out our the contact form below.

  • STEP 2: Choose your doula(s)/services and get connected directly for a consultation if available.

  • STEP 3: Book your doula(s)/services and access the support right away!

    First Name
    Last Name
    Email
    Phone
    Preferred Pronouns
    Baby’s Estimated Due Date / Date of Birth *
    Neighborhood you live in *
    What made you decide to hire a postpartum doula? Anything important for us to know about you and your family?
    Please note the most relevant aspects of the postpartum support you hope to receive from your overnight doula (check all that apply):
    Are you and your partner (if applicable) vaccinated against Covid?
    How did you hear about us?
    Some of our doulas include cooking in their regular packages.
    For daytime postpartum support, please specify the experience level of the doula(s) you’re interested in having a consultation with:
    For overnight support, please specify the experience level of the doula(s) you’re interested in having a consultation with:
    Please specify how many visits/overnights are needed over how many weeks:
    Please note if you are interested in a particular doula or doula team:

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