Helping Hands Doula provides professional support for families from pregnancy and beyond the first year after birth. With over 15 years in business and over 550 families supported, the team has collective knowledge and experience to pass along to families. Families can expect to reduce anxiety and increase confidence during this critical life transition. Helping Hands believes that families do not need to suffer through, but can actually enjoy the process. Whether you are looking for prenatal classes, birthday support, or on-the-job training with baby, they are your helping hand through it all.
Expecting families can prepare for birth and bringing home baby with Private, In-home Prenatal classes by a trained Childbirth Educator. Learn everything you need to know, in the comfort of your own home with a schedule that works for you. Your curriculum is customized based on who your care provider is, and your preferences. You will walk away with the tools and knowledge to feel confident and prepared.
Birth Doulas are like the Wedding Planner for your birth. Enjoy 24/7 support by phone/text/email and in-home prenatal appointments throughout your pregnancy to prepare for the big day. Your Doula is on-call for whenever your baby decides to start the birth process. She is available to join you for reassurance and physical support way before it is time to head into the hospital, and stays with you until after your baby is born. Your Doula helps to reduce stress by helping you to navigate the birth process, involve your partner, and provides comfort techniques–even with an epidural!
Postpartum Doulas are your on-the-job trainers when bringing home baby. In the very beginning they show you all the need to know skills. From bathing your baby, sleep routines, soothing techniques, and support around all types of newborn feeding. Daytime & Overnight support available for whatever your family may need. She is your unbiased professional support to help you find your parenting style and help your confidence as a parent bloom.
Registered Massage Therapy, specialized for pregnancy & postpartum. Join us for an appointment in our home clinic at Leslie & Finch, or have us travel to you anywhere in Toronto or the G.T.A. Massage treatments and education for infant massage therapy are provided with a receipt for insurance purposes. It can be tricky to head out for a massage once baby is here, we have daytime, evening or weekend availability in the comfort of your home.