Postpartum Services

The Nurture Birth team offers a wide variety of postpartum support services including lactation support, newborn care services, and around-the-clock support for postpartum parents and families.


Rachelle King RN, IBCLC

Postpartum & Infant Care

  • Postpartum assessment (vital signs, fundus & lochia) 

  • Fundal massage 

  • Assistance with perineal care

  • Assess/monitor emotional health

  • Therapeutic touch (casual massage)

  • Emotional support & validation of birthing/postpartum experience & feelings

  • Facilitation of self care (shower, nap, movement, meditation, time alone or with partner/children)

  • Guidance in development of goals for new rhythms & navigating new family dynamics

  • Light house work (laundry, dishes, tidying up, simple meal prep)​

  • Mini infant assessment (heart rate, respiration rate, temperature, skin) 

  • Feeding (assistance with breastfeeding, pumping, alternative feeding methods, formula)

  • Infant care (diaper changes, swaddle, soothe, bathe, massage)

  • Baby wearing

  • Aftercare following circumcision

  • Aftercare following release of tongue tie


Alissa Baltodano

Postpartum Doula

Postpartum Maternal Care

Baby’s health is mother’s wellness.

  • Provides bonding support with your newborn.

  • Provides nourishment for new mother with emotional & physical support. 

  • Assists in working through birthing/postpartum experience & feelings.

  • Assists with ensuring mother is honoring herself with self care, which can include showering, napping, movement, meditation, time alone, or time with partner and/or older children.

  • Assists with perineal care.

  • Assists with feeding (breastfeeding, pumping, alternative feeding methods, formula).

  • Provides newborn care (diaper changes, swaddling, soothing, bathing and massage techniques).

  • Assists and/or provides baby wearing and alternative techniques as needed.

Postpartum Family Care 

Working in service for mother, partner and the family as a whole.   

  • Provides guidance in development of goals for new rhythms & navigating new family dynamics.

  • Helps create a community of support before and after baby has arrived. 

  • Assumes light house work (laundry, dishes, tidying up, simple meal prep). 

  • Provides resources for local practitioners.

  • Offers guidance in discovery & adjustment to new family rhythm.

Nurturing the Nest 

Strategic, nonjudgmental, and personalized to each unique family dynamic. 

Sessions may include, but are not limited to the following parent support topics: 

  • Sibling preparation & support for welcoming home a little one. 

  • Personalized parent education unique to your family dynamic. 

  • Guidance based on development of your unique child.

  • Self care - mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. 

  • Establishing age appropriate responsibilities for all members of the household

  • Setting and honoring personal boundaries. 

  • Facilitating learning opportunities with and for your child. 

  • Risks vs. benefits when problem solving and decision making. 

  • Preventing ownership of your child’s struggles.

  • Resources and referrals specific to your family as needed.

We could center our conversations around topics like starting solids, creating healthy sleep habits, setting up play spaces, sibling dynamics, setting boundaries, the possibilities are endless when it comes to each and every families rhythm.


Liza Esayian

Postpartum Doula


  • In-home physical and emotional support

  • Holding space for Mothers to share and release emotions from birth and postpartum experience

  • Encouragement for mothers to feel into their intuition to find their specific style of Mothering

  • Suggestions and support for developing self care practices

  • Skin to skin baby bonding

  • Full body massage

  • Womb specific massage

  • Vaginal steams Herbal baths

  • Belly Binding

  • Moxibustion

  • Bone Closing Ceremony

Household Support

  • Medicinal meals prepared in home or delivered 

  • Sibling care

  • Light laundry

  • Light tidying up

Baby Support

  • Breastfeeding

  • Bathing

  • Baby Wearing (sling, wrap, carrier)

  • Diapering including cloth diapering 

  • Sleep and soothing methods 

  • Baby massage


Sarah Waldron

Postpartum Doula

I am excited to offer in-home postpartum support during the fourth trimester for our birth doula mamas & their families.  

The transition into parenthood after giving birth is one that should be honored & respected as a sacred time. The fourth trimester holds many new beginnings & is a time for healing, both physically & emotionally. 

Offerings include additional support outside of the routine postpartum visit & include: 

  • Holding space for mama both emotionally & physically

    • Extensive aromatherapy & emotional release for postpartum support

    • Fostering emotional support techniques & allowing time for self care

      • Shower time

      • Nap

      • Walk

      • Meditation

      • Alone time

      • Time to spend with older children

    • Facilitation of a Meal Train

  • Newborn care

    • Swaddling

    • Bathing

    • Soothing techniques

    • Breastfeeding, pumping, and bottle support

    • Baby wearing (wraps, slings, structured carriers)

    • Cloth diapering 

  • Resources for local practitioners

    • Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

    • Counseling

    • Chiropractic

    • Massage Therapy

    • Acupuncture

    • Belly binding

    • Traditional Chinese Medicine 

    • Holistic & Integrative Wellness 

    • Cransiosacral Therapy

    • Lactation Education & Consultation

    • Tongue & lip tie practitioners

  • Light housework

    • Laundry

    • Cleaning

    • Meal prep 

  • Offer guidance to discover & adjust to new family rhythm


Emily Smith, NCS

Newborn Care Services
Overnight & Daytime Support


  • Baby Care- feedings (nursing & pumping support & bottle feedings), diapering, baths, and sleep support.

  • Bottle and pump parts cleaning, washing & sanitizing 

  • Baby laundry & light nursery tidying 

Implement appropriate developmental milestones with parent support (EX: swaddle transitions, sleep conditioning and safe co-sleeping, etc.)


  • Same as above plus supporting mom in her healing & self-care support as requested (EX: meal prep, light tidying, etc.)


  • Walk through what is needed prior to baby's arrival. $85 per consult (1 hour session)


  • One on one baby basics training- $150

  • 2 hour training