Postpartum Doula Services

Imagine what it feels like to be confident about the choices you are making for yourself, your new baby and the rest of the family. Imagine how rested you will feel when you have someone to help you manage self-care, a new baby, and transitioning to parenthood throughout the first few months after birth. As your Postpartum Doula I am here to guide you through the transition to life with your newborn. 

Day Support

Postpartum support unique to your desires and needs.

During the day, I provide assistance with postpartum recovery, newborn care & feeding, family adjustment, meal preparation and household organization.

  • Examples of services offered:​

    • Emotional support: listen to you and answer questions or concerns about personal care, newborn care, normal development, breast or bottle feeding, infant sleep, etc.

    • Respite care (watch the baby while you shower or nap)

    • Provide household organization assistance

    • Demonstrate how to use baby accessories, carriers, breast pumps, etc.

    • Run an errand or two as needed

    • Attend postpartum check up and 1st outings with newborn

    • Provide breast/bottle feeding support

    • Screening for postpartum mood disorders

    • Sibling support

Overnight Support

Catch up on your sleep while feeling confident your baby is being cared for.​

During overnight I provide the following means of support (including but not limited to):

  • Bring baby to you for feeding (if bottle feeding will not awaken mommy unless requested)

  • Help get baby properly latched on if nursing/prepare and feed bottle if not

  • Take baby back to nursery for burping

  • Change baby’s diaper

  • Settle baby back to sleep

  • Implement healthy sleep habits (not sleep training but habits that will help support future sleep training)

Postpartum Doula Packages

Personalized packages are available! 

If the package options below do not meet your family's personal needs,

please contact me to discuss a personalized package just for you!

Rest & Reset (Overnight Care)

$35 Per Hour

Overnight care provided in home for a duration of 6 - 8 hour shifts to be booked between the hours of 9pm - 6am. Weeknights & weekends available.

Virtual Postpartum Support

$25 Per Hour

Postpartum Support 

$25 Per Hour

Premium Postpartum Support

$30 Per Hour

Virtual support for postpartum clients via phone or video conference

*If you have younger children, this support can also include video interaction with them so that you are free to nurse or tend to other postpartum and newborn needs.

*Service offered as a standalone or add-on to postpartum service

Basic daytime postpartum package

  • Respite care

  • Lite Housekeeping (no scrubbing, mopping or dusting)

  • Errand running

  • Screening for postpartum mood disorder

  • Accompany to postpartum check-up

  • Breastfeeding support

  • Newborn care support

  • Phone & email support for 6 weeks

Daytime Postpartum package for the client with additional support needs

  • Basic postpartum package

  • Sibling care

  • Lite Pet care (litter box & baths excluded)

  • Home organization

  • Private Newborn Care/Breastfeeding Basics class

Patrice Frilot

The Birth Affect, LLC

The Birth Affect, LLC , Charlotte, NC 28215

Phone (980)939-9715

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