Postpartum Doula Support

Our postpartum doulas bring lots of love to the new family, and try to lighten the load that new parents inevitably feel.

Get off to a great start whatever your unique situation might be.

Our Postpartum Doulas and Newborn Care Specialists work with couples and single parents to identify the support they need. They have experience caring for multiples, preemies and babies with special needs so we can help your family get off to a great start whatever your unique situation might be. They bring lots of love to the new family, and try to lighten the load that new parents inevitably feel.

Postpartum Doula Benefits:

6 weeks after birth, mothers who has postpartum doulas were:

  • Less anxious and depressed
  • Had more confidence with baby
  • More satisfied with partner
  • More likely to be breastfeeding

Postpartum Doula Package Includes:

  • Regularly visiting at your home during the early days after birth and into the first few months postpartum
  • Providing physical, emotional, educational and practical support to the family following the birth of the baby
  • Caring for the mother, giving her time to recuperate and relax
  • Assisting with breastfeeding issues
  • Helping reduce family stress by screening for postpartum mood disorders
  • Preparing simple meals/snacks depending on the need of the family
  • Assisting with newborn care such as diapering, bathing, and feeding
  • Providing information on baby soothing techniques
  • Establishing healthy sleep habits for your newborn
  • Providing day and overnight care

"Shakila helped us sleep train our six month old baby back in April 2019. She was wonderful to work with and her methods are very effective!...I would highly recommend her services!"

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Allison G.

San Francisco, CA

"Yana was our birth doula and Shakila helped us with our newborn for three months in the fall of 2017 - they're both amazing and we loved working with them..."

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Ritu V.

San Francisco, CA

"We decided we wanted some night support just a couple of weeks before my due date and I contacted DBB. Shakila was great and quickly found some doulas that could help us..."

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Yael C.

San Francisco, CA

See how a doula can help you.

Helping families flourish with their newborn is our passion. Contact DOULAS by the BAY today to learn how we can help your growing family.

About Us

DOULAS by the BAY is a collective of Birth and Postpartum Doulas and Newborn Care Specialists who are dedicated to supporting families before, during and immediately after the birth of their baby.