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Fees & Services
The potential may exist for medical reimbursement from your health insurance provider or from a Flexible Spending Account, if you are enrolled in one. After services are rendered and then paid in full, Newborn and Family Care will provide you with any documentation necessary for you to try to obtain third party reimbursement.
"A birth doula is a person trained and experienced in childbirth who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during, and just after childbirth." - DONA International
For more information about what a birth doula does, go to DONA.org.
Daytime in-home caregivers are knowledgeable, experienced women who focus on service to the family. They care for the baby while parents nap or may care for siblings while parents tend to their newborn. Daytime in-home caregivers also perform light household duties, such as tidying up, doing baby laundry, planning and preparing meals, and running errands.
A postpartum doula guides parents to care for their infant(s) themselves.
• Provide hands-on education with newborn and maternal care
Overnight in-home caregivers are available to provide parents with nighttime respite. Parents sleep while the caregiver tends to the crying infant throughout the night. The caregiver rests when the baby sleeps. Parents may provide a pillow and blanket; private facilities are not necessary.
This service can be utilized whether breast feeding or bottle feeding. The caregiver will bring the baby to the mother or will bottle feed the baby.
This service combines daytime and overnight in-home care. Clients and caregivers mutually agree upon the services necessary to create a nurturing, restful environment for the family. In addition to her compensation, the caregiver is provided with room and board during her stay.
Breast feeding may have its challenges. An in-home lactation consultant can be available to assist the mother and baby in their efforts to successfully breast feed. A private in-home consultation can yield breast feeding tips, techniques, and useful breast pump equipment information. The lactation consultant offers encouragement and sensitive support with breastfeeding your baby.
In-home massage therapists are available by appointment to provide therapeutic massage for parent and baby. They can instruct parents on how to properly massage their baby for beneficial bonding, relaxing, and soothing baby.
An experienced caregiver can travel with your family when you're away from home for an extended period of time or can provide 24-hour in-home care while you're traveling. Some potential needs may be:
• Assists with childcare during days-, weeks-, or months-long summer vacations
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