Private Newborn Care Class

Taught by RN/owner of Doulas of Austin, this private in-home class covers all of the “must know” topics relating to welcoming a newborn into your home, as well as the topics that you (and your partner) are most interested in. Feel confident welcoming your baby with the most current and …

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Private ‘Preparing for the 4th Trimester’ Class

The first three months after a baby is born is often referred to as ‘postpartum’; it is also called the ‘4th Trimester’. During this time, the mother is recovering, the baby is adjusting to life outside of the womb, and the entire family is finding their new “normal”. In this …

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Prenatal Support

When you are facing a unique diagnosis or difficult situation during pregnancy, you may feel you need some extra practical and emotional support. That’s where Doulas of Austin comes in! Our antepartum doulas provide one-on-one care that can help carry you through this time while truly listening and understanding what you are …

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Birth Support

Our birth doulas have tremendous expertise and passion for all things birth, and while they don’t replace your partner, nurse, midwife, or doctor, they are a valuable addition to your birthing team. Whether you are planning an unmedicated birth, to have an epidural, or electing to have a cesarean birth, …

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Placenta Encapsulation

The placenta is an organ that develops in the uterus during pregnancy to provide oxygen and nutrients to the growing fetus. Placenta Encapsulation is the process in which after childbirth, the placenta is steamed, dehydrated, and ground into a fine powder that is then placed into capsules for consumption. Placenta consumption …

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Postpartum Support

At Doulas of Austin, we see the postpartum time as one of transformation. In many cultures, mothers and babies have a lying-in period. Women from the community come to the home to provide the education, physical support, and emotional support that is essential for a smooth transition. During the lying-in …

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Overnight Support

At Doulas of Austin, we know the value of a good night’s sleep! Recovery begins with rest and recovering emotionally and physically after birth is vital to early parenting success. With overnight care from your postpartum doula, you can enjoy a full nights rest while your doula cares for your …

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Virtual Parenting Consultations

Parenting consultations are perfect for families in transition. Ready to start solids? Think your baby might be teething? Not sure how to set a routine for sleep? Time to baby proof your home? Not sure how to implement healthy and effective discipline? Time to start potty training? During this private Skype …

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