Will we really need extra help?
You’ll be spending 5 or more hours a day just feeding, about 2 hours diapering, 4 hours soothing, and 2 hours playing or simply “gazing” at your new baby. This leaves 13 hours before a parent has showered or eaten!
Your fourth trimester is exhausting regardless of what your expectations and support systems look like. Doulas are here to bridge the gap. Doulas go beyond practical help to help you ease into your new roles.