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Planning and Preparing your delivery. Preparing for baby’s arrival. PREPARING FOR BABY’S ARRIVAL. A- POST-PARTUM DOULA B- LIFE INSURANCE C- WILL PACKING FOR THE HOSPITAL. POST-PARTUM DOULA what is a Doula?.

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Planning and preparing your delivery

Planning and Preparing your delivery

Preparing for baby’s arrival

Preparing for baby s arrival






Post partum doula what is a doula

POST-PARTUM DOULAwhat is a Doula?

  • New parents know how difficult it is to come back home with a new baby, especially if it is the first one.

  • The first few weeks are the most critical, where most families need help and support. Post-partum doulas are experienced women, who provide assistance on infant feeding, basic newborn care, and physical and emotional support after delivery.

  • They provide support to the whole family, helping them to find their role in the process, as opposed to a baby nurse who takes care of the baby exclusively.

Doula services provided

Doula: services provided

  • Breastfeeding support

  • Light housekeeping

  • Running errands

  • Basic newborn care (diapering, bathing, feeding)

  • Baby soothing techniques

  • Sibling care

  • Referral to local resources (parenting classes, pediatrician, lactation support)

Life insurance

Life insurance

  • Mandatory to plan child’s financial security

  • It is an insurance that will pay the beneficiary a pre-determined amount of money in case of death, to replace for the lost income or to create an education fund for the child

  • Anyone with a dependent family member needs a life insurance

  • Most common types of life insurance: term life insurance and whole life insurance

  • Consult a financial expert to determine the best plan

Planning and preparing your delivery


  • Although the subject of death is a taboo people hate to talk about, new parents have the responsibility towards their offspring to have a will, in order to insure the financial future of the children, and their guardian after one’s death.

  • The will includes:

    • Distribution of property and wealth

    • Designate a guardian for children

    • Healthcare directives, life support

  • Contact a lawyer who can best assist you with the will.

Packing for the hospital

Packing for the hospital

  • The mother:

    • Health insurance

    • Nursing bras/breast pads

    • Nursing pillow, nightgown, slippers, socks, toiletries, magazines, glasses

  • The baby:

    • Car seat

    • Outfits

    • Hat, socks, receiving blankets, newborn diapers, wipes, mittens

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    Packing for the hospital

    • The partner:

      • Pajamas, toiletries, video-still camera, cash money

    • The siblings

      - Crayons, coloring books, toys, snacks

      - Gift from big brother/sister to baby

      -Gift from mom and baby to big brother/sister to manage jealousy.

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