Postpartum Doula Care hourly rate


Postpartum Doula Care hourly rate

Postpartum Doula Services include

  • One prenatal visit to the family’s home (maximum of 3 hours).
  • Providing practical tools and advice in matters related to newborn care, postnatal mental health, physical recovery, relationships…
  • Birth Debriefing (or adoption process).
  • Guiding new parents through baby care, such as bathing, nappy changes, sleep arrangements, …
  • Preparing healthy snacks and simple meals for the family.
  • Light household tasks, such as laundry, changing bed clothes, sweeping floors, washing dishes, tidying, …
  • Guidance and support in organising the household in the early weeks postpartum.
  • Infant feeding support: Breastfeeding support and advice, or bottle feeding safe guidelines and support.
  • Running errands, such as food shopping or picking up prescriptions.
  • Providing accurate, up-to-date and evidence-based information in regards all aspects of baby care and mother/family care.
  • Providing referrals to other professionals when/if needed. Advocacy for the mother and the family when/if needed.
  • Emotional support and companionship for the new mother. Primarily in her own home, and also potentially during her first outings with her newborn baby/child.
  • Emotional and practical support for the new father, or other close relatives.
  • Support in looking after other children in the household, such as playing, preparing snacks or lunch boxes, …
  • In between visits: phone/text message/email support.


There is a minimum of 10 hours to secure booking. Whether you would like me to come to your home just a few hours during the first week home with your newborn baby, or whether you plan on hiring me for regular hours for the first few months, I can meet you to discuss all options, and for you to decide what will suit you and your family best. 

Additional services may include overnight shifts, consultancy appointments, additional prenatal visits, batch cooking sessions, all at extra cost.

During your FREE pre-natal appointment, you will be able to address all the questions and concerns you may have regarding your 4th trimester. You will then, with the help of yours truly, lay out a completely personalised plan including all your potential needs and wants.

Fee: €20 per daytime hour/€30 per Sunday and Bank Holiday day time hours/€30 per nighttime hour (nighttime hours are from 10pm to 7am). 

You will be asked for a €200 deposit on signing your contract with me. This will secure 10 hours of Postpartum Doula services. You then have all the flexibility you want to use these hours or ask for more hours after you have had your baby. 

Note: Unless booked at time of signing the service agreement, only the first 10 hours are guaranteed, if you decide you need more hours of Postpartum care and support, availability cannot be guaranteed.