Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in your life, and you want everything to be perfect. But meeting the needs of a newborn can be challenging, for both you and your family, and stressful as you struggle with all of the changes a new baby brings.
With HealthTouch's doula program, you and your family receive physical care and emotional support from postpartum doulas.
Doulas are certified nursing assistants, specially trained by Women & Infants Hospital in the care and treatment of infants and new mothers. Our doulas provide services throughout Rhode Island.
Services and Support
- caring for the new mother
- breastfeeding and bottle-feeding support
- sibling adjustment issues
- new father support
- common postpartum emotional changes
- postpartum physical care
- preparing meals
- light housekeeping
Doulas are perfect whether you're a first time mom, or already have children and just need some additional caring hands. And if you're expecting twins or multiples, we can help out so you get the rest and recovery time you need.
Contact Healthtouch at 401-788-2400 or toll-free at 1-800-640-8434 and we'll arrange for a visit by one of our doula nurses to discuss your specific needs. Coverage can be coordinated for the times most helpful for you. Overnight coverage is often very popular!
A gift certificate for doula services is a wonderful gift from family and friends who want to help out during this special time. Contact Healthtouch to purchase a doula gift certificate at 401-788-2400 or toll-free at 1-800-640-8434.