Supporting Parents in Their Own Home: Melbourne Postpartum Services 

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Last updated on February 6th, 2023 at 09:45 pm

Bringing a new baby home is an exciting and often overwhelming experience. While there’s plenty of information available online, it can be hard to know what’s right for you and your baby. That’s why Melbourne Postpartum Services provides face-to-face support and education to new parents in their own home. Our services range from postpartum doula support to consultations on baby crying, breastfeeding, and supporting parent mental health. We believe that every parent deserves the best guidance as they learn how to care for their babies properly. 

What Is a Postpartum Doula? 

A postpartum doula helps new parents navigate the fourth trimester—the time after giving birth when you are still adjusting as a family to your new reality. A postpartum doula will typically provide emotional support, help with light household tasks like laundry or meal preparation, assist with breastfeeding, provide infant care instruction, and offer advice on infant feeding and sleep tips. By providing non-judgmental support during this crucial period of transition and adjustment for families, a postpartum doula can help ensure that everyone feels supported throughout this journey. 

Baby Crying Consultations 

If your baby has been crying more than usual or more than you feel comfortable with it can be extremely distressing for both the parent and the child. If you find yourself in this situation, Melbourne Postnatal Services offers one-on-one consultations designed to provide guidance on understanding newborn cries, calming techniques for soothing fussy babies, and strategies for parenting confidently through tumultuous times as your baby grows up. Our goal is to make sure your family is equipped with the necessary tools to ensure everyone’s wellbeing during these difficult times.                          

Breastfeeding Support 

It can be difficult to adjust to breastfeeding—especially if it’s your first time! With proper guidance and instruction, however, breastfeeding can become an enjoyable experience for both mother and child alike. Melbourne Postnatal Services provides in-home consultations that include assessment of latching techniques as well as assistance creating a healthy breastfeeding relationship between mother and child while also addressing any issues or concerns either party may have about nursing. We also provide guidance on how best to introduce bottle feeding when appropriate so that mothers do not feel overwhelmed by the entire process! 

Conclusion: At Melbourne Postnatal Services our mission is simple: To provide quality education and support services that enable all parents to raise their children in an environment conducive to their physical health & emotional wellbeing. Whether you are looking for postpartum doula services or consultation on topics like baby crying or breastfeeding challenges – we’re here for you! Visit today to learn more about our services and how we can help you create a positive experience while raising your newborn!


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