Night-Time Doula FAQ

Night-Time Doula FAQ

1. What is a Night-Time Doula?

Bringing home a newborn is full of excitement, relief and joy. It also can be stressful, overwhelming and exhausting. An overnight doula can relieve the stress, provide calm assistance and allow parents to recharge themselves with rest and a good night's sleep!

2. What Happens During Feeding Times?

If you are breastfeeding your little one, I will bring your baby to you. After the feeding, I will change, swaddle and soothe your baby back to sleep.

If you are bottle feeding I will care for your baby throughout the night.

3. Will you respect our home and our wishes for caring for baby?

My role is to provide emotional and physical support as you and your family and new baby settle into a routine. This is your baby and your home environment and I want to make it a safe place, a haven for you. I can provide you with information and ideas that my other clients have found useful. You can expect nonjudgmental support and compassion from me.

4. How Long Do Clients Usually Book For?

Generally, most families need some overnight support for the first 8-10 weeks.

My goal is to provide the right level of support and encouragement without getting in the way of your personal bonding experience with your baby and family.

5. Do You Cook?

Yes I do! Within this service I do offer cooking as long as the ingredients are provided. 

6. What do you do when the babies is sleeping?

While the baby is sleeping, I can do light house cleaning, preparing bottles, breakfast , as well as resting during down time.