Doula Pam: Maryland Doula

Expecting an addition to your family? You and your family deserve the extra help and support a Postpartum Doula and Baby Nurse provides. Whether this birth is your family's first or tenth, it will mean a major transition in your lives. As your Postpartum Doula, Pam, I provide support during the initial three months of your new baby's life, not only for the new baby but also for Mom and Dad. Mothering new mothers.

My Doula Services:

  • Support for you as you acquire your own parenting style
  • Assistance with nutrition, hydration, and rest for the new mother
  • Certified Breastfeeding Counselor
  • Infant care using the latest evidence-based techniques
  • Colic Coach with management strategies to soothe a fussy baby*
  • Certified Happiest Baby on the Block Educator**
  • Certified Infant Care Specialist and Instructor
  • Sleep coaching for all ages
  • Certificate in Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Certificate in Perinatal Issues
  • Assistance in preventing plagiocephaly (flat-head syndrome)
  • Provision of The Mother's Handbook , an infant care manual covering such topics as your baby's sleep and nutrition requirements, when and how to meet those requirements, and the use of soothing techniques, with each topic detailed on a separate page in the manual for easy reference

*As presented in the book, Colic Solved: The Essential guide to Infant Reflux and the Care of Your Crying, Difficult-to-soothe. byBryanVartabedian, MD

**As presented in a book and video entitled TheHappiest Baby on the Block, the 5 S's are Swaddle, Swing, Side, Suck, and Shhhh. Having completed training in the associated teaching program, I am a certified Happiest Baby on the Block Educator.