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Jai Olive Birth, Postpartum and Lactation Support

Jai Olive Birth, Postpartum, and Lactation Support are made just for you and your growing family. Services and support are evidence-based, client-centered, hands-on, and made with love and care. Packages can be selected separately or combined. Covid-19 restrictions may apply based on hospital, state, or county regulations. Virtual options are available and include additional check-ins.   

Jai Olive Birth Support

A Birth Doula assists a birthing parent and family before and during childbirth. I provide non-medical emotional and physical support during pregnancy and the birthing process. The Doula works beside your birth team and is there to assist the birth parent, helpers, or partner, but not to replace them.

This package can be offered virtually

 

Birth Doula Support Services

  • Complimentary consultation included via in-person, phone, FaceTime or Google Hangouts

  • 3 In-home or virtual prenatal appointments

  • Assistance with birth preferences

  • Prenatal nutritional and herbal counseling session

  • Phone, email, FaceTime & text message support during care

  • Parent Handouts on pregnancy, labor, birth, postpartum

  • Access to knowledge of labor and birth

  • Attendance and support at labor and birth

  • Doula on-call 37 - 42 weeks for birth

  • 2 In-home or virtual postpartum visits

  • Nutrition and lactation through 6-week postpartum care

 

Childbirth education classes are available at birth hospitals. If you are unable to attend for any reason, I am happy to go over basic/non-medically specific areas related to prenatal, labor prep, labor and birth, and the 4th trimester. 

Jai Olive Postpartum Support

A Postpartum Doula assists a birthing parent and family in returning home after childbirth. I provide non-medical assistance with infant feeding, emotional and physical recovery from childbirth, infant soothing, and coping skills for new parents.

 

A Postpartum Doula works with each family individually to find out their particular needs. Some of the postpartum services that a doula will perform include:

  • In-person lactation education, support, and assessment

  • Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorder (PMAD) Screening and referral support

  • Light housekeeping and running errands

  • Assistance with newborn care such as diapering, bathing, feeding, and comforting

  • Nutrition support, light meal preparation, and shopping

  • Belly binding, postpartum herbal healing, and support

  • Newborn comforting, grooming, and soothing techniques

  • Family adjustment support, and sibling care and bonding

  • Referrals to local resources such as but not limited to parenting classes, pediatricians, lactation support, and other parenting support groups

  • FREE AFTER BABY BOX POSTPARTUM GIFT SET

Fee Structure: 

Booking a minimum of 10 hours is required and allows for a quality of service to the birthing person, partner, and their baby. 

*Doula is Infant & Child First Aid/CPR/AED trained

*Combining the Birth and Postpartum Doula support packages is highly recommended

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Jai Olive Lactation Support

I am a Certified Lactation Specialist (CLS). Completed over 100 hours of training and assisting families. My role is to assists a birthing parent and family on evidence-based feeding options for your child/children. I provide non-medical support and education on chestfeeding, assist in navigating chestfeeding challenges, returning to work and feeding plans, and provide chestfeeding assessment, resources, and referrals. Support also includes safe formula feeding, returning to work, help with expressing milk, storing milk, and more. 

This package can be offered in-person and virtually

A CLS works with each family individually to find out their particular needs related to newborn feeding and lactation.

As your Lactation Specialist I provide:

  • Complimentary consultation included via in-person, phone, FaceTime, or Google Hangouts

  • 2 in-person and regular check-in sessions via phone (based on need)

  • Connecting to parenting and lactation groups locally and nationally

  • Assessment of latching, monitoring by infant weight, and feeding

  • Counseling and education for chestfeeding parents

  • Nutritional support and boosting milk supply strategies

  • Guidance on positioning, pumping, milk storage, feeding cues, and more

  • Provide evidence-based information regarding breastfeeding and medications, tobacco use, alcohol, and illicit drugs

  • Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorder (PMAD) Screening and referral support

Additional cost for in-home visits outside service area. 

What Our Clients Say

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In Person Birth Client

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"I feel so blessed to have been able to have Jazzmine in my life and to have such an amazing birth experience! I strongly believe that especially since this was my first pregnancy birthing would have been completely different without her. I don’t see anyone else as a doula by my side!"