Doula Services San Diego CA Loving Hands Doula Services  
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Our Doula Services

 Call (619) 723-8543 for pricing and availability

Our Doulas service San Diego County including Point Loma, La Jolla, Del Mar, Carlsbad and Encinitas. Assisting parents with the care of their newborns for 25 years. Experience working with preemies, newborns, twins, triplets, quads, fragile infant care, and special needs.

Postpartum Doula Services Include:

  • Caring for your baby/babies so you and your family can get back on track with a well rested night sleep
  • Feeding
  • Changing diapers
  • Getting baby back to sleep
  • Bathing and dressing baby if needed
  • Creating a routine for baby/babies
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  • Keeping nursery stocked and maintained
  • Preparing bottles, including sterilizing, preparing the bottles for the next day
  • Overall care for your baby/babies
  • Educate parents on baby care, breastingfeeding, and how to pump and store your breast milk
  • Night Time Support for New Parents
  • Sleep Training

Labor Doula

  • Assists the woman in preparing for and carrying out her plans for birth
  • Stays with the woman throughout the labor
  • Provides emotional support, physical comfort measures and an objective viewpoint, as well as helping the woman get the information she needs to make informed decision
  • Facilitates communication between the laboring woman, her partner and her clinical care providers
  • Perceives her role as nurturing and protecting the woman's memory of the birth experience
  • Allows the woman's partner to participate at his/her comfort level

Antepartum Doula

San Diego Antepartum Doulas imageIf your on bed rest, experiencing a difficult pregnancy, or just need help before the baby has arrived then you want an antepartum Doula. Antepartum Doulas are a newer kind of Doula, specializing in supporting women going through a high-risk or difficult pregnancy. They support their clients in a number of ways.

If a woman is on bed rest, an Antepartum Doula can help much like a Postpartum Doula helps a new mother – cooking meals, light housework, helping the mother organize things for the new baby, and, most importantly, providing emotional and informational support.

Breastfeeding Counseling

If you experience breastfeeding challenges, you can get the help you need in the comfort of your own home. Day and night time help available.

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Extensive Experience with:

  • Preemies
  • Twins
  • Triplets
  • Quads
  • Colicky infants
  • Babies on monitors
  • Infants reflux
  • Infants with sleeping issues
  • Infants with slow weight gain
  • Special Needs with Special Issues
  • Fragile Infant Care

Special Needs Services

Loving Hands has now expanded to provide services to individuals with special needs. Once your child matures beyond the assistance that a Doula offers, we have qualified and trained professionals who can continue to provide support not only for the child, but for the entire family. We provide an array of services from respite type care to behavior support. The Loving Hands consultants have experience with a wide range of disabilities including Autism, Mental Retardation, Down's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, and rare disorders such as Landau-Kleffner Syndrome.

Loving Hands consultants embrace differences, as well as encourage and guide participants towards reaching their individual potentials. Our consultants have experience working with individuals with disabilities varying from ages 5 to 50. We pride ourselves in our creativity and ability to foster a safe and supporting environment for our clients.

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Our Special Needs Services:

  • Respite Care
  • Family Support
  • Positive Behavior Support
  • Community Integration
  • Recreational Therapy Services targeting fine and gross motor skills enhancement

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