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Certified Lactation Counselor

Serving Conejo Valley, Calabasas, Agoura, Simi Valley, Newbury Park

Breastfeeding support, assisting mothers to optimally breastfeed, assessing the latching and feeding process, providing corrective interventions, counseling mothers, understanding and applying knowledge of milk production including in special circumstances.

Birth Doula

  • 2 prenatal visits

  • 24/7 phone and email availability for the duration of the contract

  • 24/7 on call from week 36

  • Continuous support during labor and delivery

  • Breastfeeding support right after birth

  • 1 Postpartum visit

  • 24/7 phone and email availability during 2 weeks postpartum

Postpartum Doula

  • Breastfeeding support

  • Help with the emotional and physical recovery after birth

  • Light housekeeping so that mom does not feel so overwhelmed

  • Running errands

  • Assistance with newborn care such as diapering, bathing, feeding and comforting

  • Light meal preparation

  • Baby soothing techniques

  • Sibling care

  • Referrals to local resources such as parenting classes, pediatricians, lactation support and support groups

  • Birthing styles

  • Stages of labor

  • Hormones

  • Coping techniques and pain relief options, including assage, relaxation, breathing, and meditation.

  • Pain management

  • Medical interventions

  • Postpartum period

  • Breastfeeding

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