Midwife at home
the maternity period
The maternity period is an intense period. In particular, the first 40 days or 6 weeks you need all the rest. The care of a newborn, the physical recovery and the new role you take on as a parent demand all your energy. We visit regularly to see and hear how you are doing.
The medical checks
The medical checks include…
Checking the blood loss, the uterus and any stitches.
We monitor the weight of the baby, check the color, check the navel and, if necessary, perform a heel prick.
Breastfeeding is a skill. Like learning to walk or talk, it takes some practice, but once you've left it often feels very natural. We are here to support you during this growth process. To grow your confidence in your own abilities and those of your baby. If you suffer from pain or other problems, we observe what may be the cause and provide suggestions. Such as when you contract a breast infection, when you go back to work, when solid food is added or when you want to reduce breastfeeding. Even then we are there for you.
Even after you have left well, there may still be moments where you can use extra help.
Postnatal care up to 1 year after delivery
As a midwife, we are there for you and your family throughout the year after the birth with questions about reflux, sleeping behaviour, ... but also if you need a listening ear.
We are conventioned. This means that medical care after childbirth 100% refunded be provided by the mutuality. We do not work with the third-party payer scheme.
In addition, we ask for a one-off contribution and a kilometer allowance per visit.
It is preferable to contact us during your pregnancy. Then we schedule a consultation in our practice. We can get to know each other, explain our working method and rates and open a medical file.
Pregnancy preparation often stops with childbirth, but that's when it starts! je prepare for a soft start makes a world of difference. For yourself and your newborn baby as well as for your family. A little one there, whether it's the first time or not, asks a big adjustment. That can be overwhelming.
During this period it is important that you do not have to worry about your household.
That everything is clean, but that you do not have to take care of it yourself. That there good food on the table, but that you do not have to cook yourself. Not a superfluous luxury when you see that this has become established in many countries. Here we have lost that a bit. That's why we decided to in addition to medical follow-up to also offer postnatal doula care during the maternity period. Heng Ou mentions this in her well-known book 'The first forty days' the pinnacle of mother-centered postpartum care.
A well-prepared 40-day rest and bonding period can contribute to…
- A smooth healing of the uterus and any scars
- Better bonding between mother and baby
- More harmony in family relationships
- Promote breastfeeding
- Limiting the risk of postpartum depression and post-traumatic stress syndrome
- Feeling connected
"What do we do for you?"
you may wonder. As postnatal doula we stand at the service of you and your family during the maternity period. Our main role is to make sure you have everything you need so you can focus on caring for your baby. That you are well nourished, hydrated and comfortable. In the philosophy of holistic care we adapt based on your needs and that of your family. We always start our moments together with the question 'What do you need?'
Chloé komt aan huis voor de behandelingen.
Kilometervergoeding is niet inbegrepen in de prijs. Wij vragen hiervoor € 0,42/ kilometer per huisbezoek.
Do you have any further questions?
Do not hesitate to contact us and send us an email!
Would you like to get to know us first before making a decision? We take half an hour to meet in our practice or via Zoom. This is a free and non-binding conversation.