Daytime Doula Support
Learn more about our day doula support services.
From assisting with naps to meal prepping, our day doulas are there to help you manage the daily tasks that can feel overwhelming during those early days postpartum.
In short, a day doula is an extra set of hands with professional experience (and the credentials to prove it!) whose job is to support the entire family during this transition into parenthood. A day doula can provide a tremendous weight off your shoulders during a time that can be stressful for everyone in the family, especially mom.
Our day doulas can help you with many everyday tasks including assistance with naps, showers, meal prepping, laundry, cleaning bottles, cleaning the baby’s area, among many more tasks. We can also help you organize the baby’s room to make it more efficient and even straighten up the kitchen.
Moreover, we can assist you with:
By having someone with professional expertise by your side supporting you in this way, you can enjoy more peace of mind and feel relaxed as you navigate the exciting and challenging journey of parenthood.
The most obvious difference is the time at which you receive your support. Day doulas help during the day and focus on daytime tasks with the entire family, while night doulas primarily support the baby during the nighttime allowing the parents to sleep. Live-in doulas (also called “24 hour doulas”) are there both during day and night time, and take on the tasks of both the day doula and night doula.
Generally speaking, a day doula is right for you if:
If this sounds like you, then feel free to reach out to us to get started!
A sneak peek into the typical experience with a daytime doula
From the moment we arrive in your home, we begin assessing your needs and creating a customized action plan. By observing your baby at home in its natural environment, we can offer invaluable tips to make parenting easier for you.
Our expertise extends to establishing a healthy daytime routine that eventually leads to a good night routine. And beyond practical assistance, we also provide a compassionate ear for your parenting joys and challenges.
With a day doula by your side, you can confidently embark on your parenting journey with ease.
Ready to Get Started?
We will provide with a list of doulas that match your criteria. You will have the ability to interview these doulas to see if they are a fit for your family before committing.
Once we find the perfect match for your family, you can hire the doula and begin receiving your postpartum care!
Here at Bay Area Night Doulas, we are committed to providing families with only the most qualified doulas.
We require all of our doulas to have extensive formal training and certifications including:
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