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Having a Baby is Major!
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Doulas aren’t just for birth! We pair new parents with virtual
postpartum doulas for 24/7 care and connection.

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Answers, Advice, and Support. Whenever You Need it.

Every single day is different in the fourth trimester.

That’s why we created My Fourth.

Our app (currently in beta) offers daily guidance, a wellness tracker and doulas-on-demand to empower your postpartum experience.

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Postpartum Doulas are Essential

3 out of 4

Birth persons are discharged from the hospital without information on postpartum best practices.

Doulas can help bridge the care gap. We know what’s normal, what’s not, and how to care for your healing body. Lactation? We support that, too. (Source: Aeroflow 2020 Survey)

A Virtual Postpartum Doula Can

  • Guide you through the norms of what to expect after birth.
  • Offer the best practices for breastfeeding, pumping, and/or bottle feeding.
  • Help your entire family successfully transition into new parenthood.
  • Support your emotional health and wellbeing.

I didn’t know a lot about postpartum doulas. I thought, ‘Oh, that’s so crunchy.’ But It doesn’t have to be. I was trying to cobble that relationship together with various people and groups … it would have been nice to have a relationship with one person who knew my history and knew me and could check in with me.

Kristina, first-time mother

What does a postpartum doula do?

We provide virtual non-medical support through text and Zoom. Once you select your doula, they’re on hand 24/7 to talk about:

  • Body care and vaginal healing
  • C-section wound care and best practices
  • Breast/chestfeeding and pumping
  • Formula and bottle feeding
  • Baby care
  • Baby wearing
  • Soothing and swaddling
  • Recommendations and resources
  • Emotional ups and downs
  • Bathroom concerns
  • Intimacy and relationships
  • Your birth story and transition into parenthood
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Postpartum Intrusive Thoughts: Q&A with Dr. Aparna Iyer

After you have a baby, your thoughts can get…weird. Not only are you worried about tons of things you probably haven’t ever worried about before (ahem, like how much milk is coming out of your body), but you may find yourself having some scary or disturbing thoughts, thoughts that may feel out of your control….

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Trusted Partners
Fourth Trimester Support Circle

Virtual 6-Week New Parent Groups

The Cradle Company, Brandi Jordan, MSW, IBCLC

Virtual Advanced Lactation Support

Mama Soul Virtual Community

Emotional & Mental Health for New Mothers

Parenting Pathfinders, Michelle Harris, LCSW, MA

Virtual Parenting Counseling & Mindfulness

Marina D. Castellanos, PT, PLLC

Virtual Pelvic Floor Therapy Care

Monika Patel, DPT, CSCS

Online Physical Therapy Course for Birth & Postpartum Prep

The Postpartum Kitchen

Virtual Postpartum Nutrition Counseling & Online Program

Providing Evidence-Based Care

Heartfelt support? Expert guidance? Yes, and yes, all grounded in evidence-based facts and information.

The Major Care™ Promise

We support and welcome all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and gender identity expressions.

Community & BIPOC Initiatives

Follow us on social for the latest on organizations we support and recruiting efforts for doulas.