FAQs About Postpartum Doulas | Northwest PA Doulas

Postpartum Doulas are totally new to Erie, Meadville and surrounding areas. Postpartum doulas help with a myriad of things including emotional support, practical hands on help and education for families. 

Postpartum? Doesn't that have to do with postpartum depression? 

Nope! The word postpartum refers to the postpartum period which is defined as the first year after you have a baby. Postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety and other mood disorders are common among modern parents. Our doula teams are experts at recognizing normalcy in our clients. If PPD or PPA become apparent, we are happy to talk with you and refer you to a professional who can support you well. 

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The Easiest Way To Grocery Shop With Kids

For anyone who has ever gone to the store with kids in tow, you know how difficult it can be. I remember having a four year old and a newborn and wondering how to make it work. Trying to coordinate nap times, care for my baby while shopping, and keep my preschooler from putting more cookies in the cart was HARD WORK.

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It Doesn't Always Go As Planned | Erie PA Parenting | Erie PA Birth & Postpartum Doulas

Before I was a mom, one thing I always said was: 

My kids will never go to daycare.

But guess where they are this morning? For the second day in a row? Daycare. 

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Ways to Deal with Postpartum Depression & Postpartum Anxiety | Erie PA & Meadville PA's Only Doula Agency

Postpartum Depression and

Postpartum Anxiety. 

Not many want to talk about it. As doulas, we see it often. As moms, many of us have experienced it ourselves. 

Since we're not afraid to talk with our clients and audience about hard things, here are some helpful tips on... 

Ways to Deal with Postpartum Depression and Postpartum Anxiety 

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What is a Postpartum Doula? | Erie PA's Only Postpartum Doula Agency

A postpartum doula is a person who comes alongside you nonjudgmentally at any point after you have a baby to make the transition easier. They provide emotional support to the mom and entire family, support to the mother as she recovers physically, help with practical tasks like dishes and provide information and expertise on newborn care, normal recovery, and feeding & sleep issues.

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