New Parents

Do I need a night nanny, baby nurse or postpartum doula to help with my newborn?

Do I need a night nanny, baby nurse or postpartum doula to help with my newborn?

It was only a couple years ago that postpartum doulas started becoming consistently more common in Tulsa. For the most part, doulas were associated with helping women in pregnancy and birth have a positive experience through education and support. Now, the term doula encompasses so much more than simply birth support, and extends to going into the family's home and helping the entire family adjust to life with a newborn.

In these last few months, Tulsa Family Doulas has been hired for, completed or will complete soon 842 hours of in-home postpartum doula support. That means for all of those blissful hours, the entire family is well-cared for. Postpartum doulas are trained to not only assist with basic newborn care, but to help ease the whole family into their new roles with the new baby.

Back to School with Tulsa Family Doulas

Back to School with Tulsa Family Doulas

It's back to school and you know what that means: school clothes shopping, doctor visits, hair cuts and the dreaded school supply purchasing! There are all the wonderful first day of school pics posted on social media and the mommies and daddies with tears in their eyes as they realize their babies are yet another year older...then there are the stay-at-home-parents and work-at-home-parents who celebrate with mimosas after dropping off their kids FINALLY!

Well, at Tulsa Family Doulas we're celebrating the upcoming school year by launching our group childbirth classes and getting the word out about our private birth and parenting classes!

There Is a New Fairy Godmother In Town

There Is a New Fairy Godmother In Town

Historically, It has been hard to find postpartum doulas in Tulsa.

There is a great deal of hype about birth doulas, and there should be! Birth doulas provide an amazing service to women and their partners during pregnancy, birth and the first couple of hours after delivery.