Traditional healthcare systems provide limited care which leaves families left to navigate this important phase of life on their own. Our dedicated postpartum doula care for new parents and their babies fills this often overlooked gap. We provide personalized support tailored to the very specific needs of each family.
As doulas, we understand the significance of postpartum support for new families. The postpartum period is physically and emotionally demanding. Unfortunately, in our culture, all of the emphasis is put on the baby during this time, but the well-being of the parents is equally important.
The work that we do is important, however, in order to be most effectively, it requires attuned and trusting relationships between each doula and client we serve. We prioritize the development of these relationships as it is the foundation for creating a safe space where openness and communication thrive.
With years of experience, and a commitment to ongoing education our postpartum doulas provide invaluable guidance, comfort, and support to new parents and their babies during the critical post-birth period. We ensure you receive the nurturing support necessary for a smooth transition into parenthood.
We recognize that each family we support is perfectly unique in every way including the parenting philosophies that resonate with them. We provide customized care to new parents during the critical postpartum period, addressing their individual needs and fostering a nurturing environment for optimal physical and emotional recovery.
Our doulas are birth, baby, and postpartum recovery experts who have dedicated themselves to studying the research and staying current on the latest trends in parenting. We have access to a wide range of vetted resources relating to all aspects of postpartum care and recovery. You’ve never been in better hands than those of an Uptown Doula!
Ensuring your emotional well-being during the postpartum period must be the top priority. This is a transformative time and one that requires some extra support. Your doula’s compassionate and understanding presence reduces feeling of isolation and overwhelming responsibility.
Our comprehensive understanding of evidence based postpartum and newborn care topics benefits you in real-time as you recover from birth and learn to navigate and your baby’s individual needs. From feeding to sleeping, diapering to comforting, we’ll be by your side cheering you on every step of the way.
Your postpartum doula is there for you and your family when you need them the most. You can expect only the best quality of care at Uptown Doula. We'll build a customized care plan based on your unique needs, goals and lifestyle. Then, invite us in for as little as 2 weeks or have us stick around for up to three months. We're here for you whenever and however you need us as you navigate this transition into parenthood.
Feeling sleep deprived? Those first few months of the postpartum period can be exhausting as you and your baby begin to create a sleep schedule together. So we also offer overnight doula care when you need a good night's sleep. We'll stay with you all night long, so you can get the restful, quality sleep you need. Then, when your newborn baby wakes in the middle of the night, we are happy to feed them or bring them to you if you need to nurse them.
We offer infant feeding support, lactation counseling, and breastfeeding help so you can confidently feed your baby, however is right for you and your family. We’re happy to assist with formula feeding, pumping and navigating balancing going back to work and pumping. We'll even clean your bottles and pumping equipment so you can go back to sleep, knowing your child is in the best care and that you won’t have a mess to wake up to.
Light housekeeping, laundry, and meal prep are a few things we take off your plate so you can focus on bonding with your new baby, recovering and catching up on sleep.
When you choose Uptown Doula for your postpartum care, you can rest assured that you have someone in your corner to help you successfully and gently transition into the next phase of parenthood. Our doulas provide expert postnatal care and hands-on experience to care for your family.
•Physical recovery from birth
•Navigating birth-related mood & anxiety disorders
•Lactation support & infant feeding support
•Babysitting older siblings
•Babywearing newborn help
•Cooking and meal prep
•Laundry and light cleaning
•Dishwashing & cleaning pump parts
•Walking the dogs
•Discussing baby products
Our Charlotte, NC doulas offer a wide variety of doula support services. Although we are here to care for your baby, our priority is to be your ally. For each of our postpartum doulas, our passion is to give you a little extra help to pave the way for you to show up as the best version of yourself.
Here are just a few daily activities our clients have asked for help with:
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