Daytime Support:

  • Education on newborn care
  • Breastfeeding support-postions, latch, pumping, storage etc.
  • Resource information
  • Assist with non-medical self-care recovery measures for mom
  • Errands (grocery shopping, dry cleaning, infant supplies etc)
  • Care for older siblings (while Mom cares for baby)
  • Infant care while mom rests
  • cord and circumcision care
  • Household assistance (organizing nursery, washing dishes, laundry, preparing simple meals etc.)
  • Escorting mother and/or baby to follow-up appointments.

Nighttime Support:

  • Newborn care so parents can sleep through the night (if desired)
  • Assisting with feedings, whether you are breastfeeding or bottle feeding
  • Changing newborns, swaddling and putting them back to sleep
  • Light housekeeping
  • Prepping food, bottles and nursery for the following day.

Candi & Brooks


 

Photograph by Josephiney Photography