Why HFA Pays a Living Wage

It is important to pay a thriving wage to caregivers of babies for several reasons: 1.) Quality of care Paying a thriving wage to caregivers of babies can attract and retain highly qualified and experienced professionals who can provide quality care. These professionals are more likely to have the necessary training, education, and experience to…

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Consistent Vs. Flexible Packages | Overnight Doula Care

Hiring an Overnight Doula is truly one of the most magical things you can do for your sanity and health. Our trained caregivers bring the best of the postpartum doula and newborn care specialist worlds into their support of your newborn and family. We offer two types of overnight doula care packages to keep things…

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What is a Postpartum Doula?

When you have a new baby (or babies!) things can be overwhelming on many fronts. If it’s your first child, you have questions about everything from diapers to feeding to playgroups. If you’ve already done the newborn thing once or twice, you need help juggling your myriad responsibilities to your growing family and busy home.…

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Live-In Care Options

Feel Rested What could be better than having around-the-clock support for your baby AND you? Someone to care for you during your recovery and guide you through the first stages of new parenthood, to make sure everyone is fed (not just baby!), the nursery is organized, hospital bags unpacked, and you start parenting this baby…

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The Mama’s Best Friend Difference

There are so many CHOICES in parenting. What stroller should you get, what kind of birth do you want, what color are you going to paint the nursery? And that’s all before the baby is even born – you have not known decision fatigue until you’ve had a new baby. “Is she hungry? Why is…

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Are you just an overpaid babysitter?

When I try to explain what I do as a postpartum doula, I get all kinds of comparisons. I don’t blame people, it’s a hard job to describe and even harder to understand (unless you’ve been a new mom. Then you compare us to things like superheroes and guardian angels). Often, people say “Are you…

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