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 "Having a doula was extremely beneficial to me, my husband and our babies. As a new mom I had a steep learning curve to go through starting immediately with our arrival at home. Having an extra pair of expert hands available to help with whatever I needed really made a huge difference in my overall sense of well-being, eased my worried mind, and gave me a confidence boost as I built my skill set. Even after those first few days, having a doula there was very helpful and allowed me to get my bearings as I started my journey into motherhood. Their ability to work with us despite our limited income was a welcome relief. I will be forever grateful for their assistance, support and friendship during this important time! My husband and I would definitely recommend."

- mother of twins, from Charlottesville


"Quedamos muy contentos con el servicio que nos prestaron, la atención hacia los bebés siempre fue de mucho cariño y paciencia. Además brindaron el apoyo emocional que mi esposa requería al principio del proceso postparto. Las recomendamos 100%." 

- father of twins, from Venezuela


“[To] have them in my apartment it’s help because sometime you need people to talk. I never been isolate when they are here.”

- single mom of 7 year old and newborn, from Rwanda


"I am so thankful to have had the support of a Nearby Baby doula after the birth of my fifth baby. It is wonderful to have the assurance of and look forward to regular visits from someone who you can trust completely and is willing and able to help you out with everything from breastfeeding support to baby care to making sure the new mother is fed/hydrated/rested to helping older siblings adjust - plus all the little household things like laundry and dishes that you haven't been able to get around to since baby was born!"

- mother of 5, Gordonsville 


"Tener una doula de Nearby Baby realmente ayudó a nuestra familia a adaptarse a la vida con un nuevo bebé."

- father of 5, from Mexico