Pregnancy and delivery are just the start of your parenting life. La Luna Azul offers postpartum doula and lactation services to help ease the transition to home.
Postpartum Doula Services
o A minimum of two 3-hour home visits to facilitate a smooth postpartum transition. Services are tailored to the specific needs of the family and can include assistance with postpartum recovery (e.g., processing your birth experience, caring for the baby while you shower, eat or nap), infant care (e.g. bathing, soothing techniques, umbilical cord care) and household tasks (e.g., running errands, light cleaning, meal preparation).
In-Home Breastfeeding Support
One 2-hour breastfeeding counseling visit at your home within 24-36 hours of discharge to help get breastfeeding off to a good start. Services include assessing the breastfeeding dyad, going over breastfeeding positions, practicing latching skills, troubleshooting any barriers to the breastfeeding relationship and ruling out the need for specialty care.
On-Call Breastfeeding Support
One 2-hour breastfeeding counseling visit in your birthing location within 24 hours of baby’s arrival to help get breastfeeding off to a good start.
o One 2-hour counseling visit at your home 2 weeks before you return to work, designed to create a plan for this major transition. Topics covered include but aren’t limited to pumping, storage, and creating and troubleshooting the new routine.