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Postpartum Doula Services
Northshore Midwives recognizes that the time after having a baby can be a wonderful, yet challenging time. We offer postpartum doula services in your home to help ease this transition.
Andrea Henderson is a licensed midwife, certified professional midwife and an international board certified lactation consultant. Andrea offers postpartum doula services for all families, including those who have had home births, birth center births and hospital births. Andrea has over 16 years of experience as a midwife and lactation consultant and specializes in supporting families through the transition of bringing a newborn into the family with less stress.
With Andrea’s many years of experience as a midwife and lactation consultant, she is an expert in newborn feeding and recovery after birth.
Andrea has expertise with twins, triplets and premature babies. Andrea also has extensive knowledge in helping families who have experienced trauma and loss.
Some services that we offer are:
- Guidance and help with breastfeeding, chestfeeding, bottle feeding and/or pumping
- Techniques in soothing your baby
- Support in physical recovery from your birth
- Emotional support
- Prepare nourishing meals
- Light housework, such as dishes, laundry and other household tasks
- Newborn care and education
These services are not covered by insurance and the cost is $75 per hour with a 4 hour minimum appointment.
All families deserve a postpartum doula to make sure you are getting off to the best possible start.
Andrea is the only Licensed Midwife and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in Washington State who is also a Postpartum Doula. Please go to “About” to learn more about Andrea’s many years of experience as a Midwife, Lactation Consultant and Postpartum Doula.
Contact Us today to set up an appointment.