I specialize in newborn adoption support and work alongside every member of the adoption team to help ensure a smooth transition for both the birth mother and the adopting family, through a number of specialized skills that no other adoption professional can offer.
For the Birth Mother
*Assistance in creating a customized birth plan, addressing her needs and desires for labor
*Continuous support during labor and delivery
*Initial support postpartum including assistance with decisions on breastmilk/breastfeeding
*Joining her on her departure from the hospital so she doesn’t have to leave alone
*Providing any resources or referrals that she may need
*The option of one postpartum visit to process the birth and to ensure she has adequate support
For the Adopting Family
*Private education and preparation tailored to suit the needs of the family
*Support during labor, situations may vary if presence during the birth is denied by the birth mother.
*Assistance in how best to support the birth mother during her delivery including respect for her personal wishes surrounding labor.
*Assistance in preparing for the arrival of their newborn
*Postpartum support available through 2 in home visits and via phone for the first 8 weeks after hospital discharge
Newborn Adoption Doulas work with your unique situation and offer services that work in harmony with your entire team. Contact us today for more information! '
Fee for Adoption/Surrogacy Services is $850