Locations Served

Postpartum Doula Support & Newborn Nanny Services Offered in Salem, OR, Anacortes, WA, Orcas Island, WA, Bellingham, WA and Los Angeles, CA.


Lactation Support Available by phone, videochat, or in person in Salem, OR & Willamette Valley, OR.



Postpartum Care & Lactation Counseling

Postpartum Support

We provide care for the mother and newborn during the first 6-8 weeks following the birth. Services can be half day (4 hours), full day (6-8 hours), overnight, weekly or monthly. 

Postpartum Doula Services Provided

Postpartum Doula in Salem will provide:


  • Meal preparation for family or mother
  • Light housekeeping such as kitchen tidying or baby laundry
  • Help with setting up newborn nursery
  • Newborn respite care for weary new parents during day, evening or overnight
  • Preparing and feeding baby expressed breastmilk or artificial babymilk.
  • Grocery shopping for meal preparation
  • Newborn assessment for normal appearance, signs of jaundice, lethargy, weight loss, etc.
  • Maternal assessment for lochia, after-pains, and depression.
  • Training on  methods to promote secure maternal-infant attachment 
  • Instruction on newborn care such as bathing, diapering, umbilical cord care, etc.
  • Referrals as needed for postpartum yoga, massage, psychotherapy, etc.


Lactation Support

  • Instruction for management of breastfeeding (such as how often to breastfeed, how to know if baby is getting enough milk, positioning baby at breast, etc.).
  • Support for normal challenges of breastfeeding such as sore nipples, low milk supply, engorgement, cracked nipples, etc.
  • Referrals to International Board -Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) if needed for more complex problems.
  • Lactation Support can be offered as a stand-alone service not in conjunction with postpartum doula services. The rate is $50 per hour. 

Postpartum Doula in Salem

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Postpartum Doula Support Services are priced as follows (enter the amount on PayPal):


  1. Half Day (4 hours) - $140.00/day
  2. Full Day (6-8 hours) - $280.00/day
  3. Overnight (10 pm to 6 am) - $300.00/night

Book your service 2  to 4 weeks in advance of due date. We accept only one client per week so our availability is limited.


Services require a deposit of 50% of total fee at time of booking.


We accept cash, money orders, checks and PayPal payments. Fees must be paid at completion of services or at end of each week. Make checks payable to Cordelia Hanna.

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Maggie Ehrig