At Rocket City Doulas, we are committed to providing our clients with the information, education, and support you may need through conception, labor, and beyond. That’s why we make it our priority to offer a variety of classes, education, and other support services. You can find more information about each of these below.
Newborn Care Classes
A comprehensive course designed to help you answer questions like:
- What's my parenting philosophy?
- How do I find a pediatrician?
- What can I expect during the first few visits to my baby's doctor?
- How do we change our baby's diaper?
- What will recovery be like after birth?
- How will we feed our baby?
- How do we keep our newborn safe?
Postpartum Placenta Specialist Services
Includes: 2 Mini-postpartum visits to answer any newborn care questions, talk you through any emotions, or provide guidance on infant feeding, over the course of 2 consecutive days while your postpartum placenta specialist processes your placenta:
- Your placenta encapsulated in your own home, so you can be assured of the safe handling, care, and processing of your placenta
- Consumption guidelines for your encapsulated placenta
- Keepsake placenta print
- Umbilical cord keepsake
(For those families who have a terminal diagnosis, stillbirth, or miscarriage.) Includes same support as the full birth package. We have several team members who hold certifications in bereavement support and terminal diagnosis. Please contact us for pricing information.
Birth Plan Assistance
(Ideal for those who wish to have a different support system, but would still like assistance with birth plan.) Includes: 1 hour meeting to help you identify your preferences, goals, and desires for birth and discuss the options that are available to you
Comfort Measures Mini-Class
Includes: Personal, in-home, hands-on class Covers a wide range of comfort measures and techniques for all stages of labor Guides partners in hands-on activities to help support you
Infant Feeding Classes
Our infant feeding classes are designed to help you: Explore your options for infant feeding with evidence based information. Help you formulate your goals- short and long term. Identify typical newborn patterns and their effects on feeding. And much more!
Childbirth Education Class