About Born to Blossom

Connecting to the baby world

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Prenatal Support

Postpartum Support

Education on infant care

Breastfeeding support 

Swaddling

Entering the "fourth trimester"

Introducing new baby to siblings

Involving partner

Diapering options

Eco-friendly product knowledge



Postpartum Health Alliance

Events

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Contact us for upcoming breastfeeding and natural baby events in San Diego


Breastfeeding Support Groups San Diego

Services

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Postpartum Support Consultation 

90 minute consult in home


Postpartum Doula support 

Travel fee more than 20 miles 


Birth Doula support



15% discount to first responder and military families

Experience

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As a mother of two beautiful kids I am on this journey beside each and every new parent. After working for about 4 years in a nearby emergency department my heart was ready for a new venture. I transferred to Labor and Delivery and instantly felt so uplifted. I strive to deliver a holistic approach to labor and postpartum care to ensure every client gets the calm and pleasant experience they deserve.  

UCSD Certified Lactation Counselor 

DONA Labor Doula 

CAPPA Postpartum Doula 

CPR certification for healthcare providers is always up to date 


Testimonials

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Breastfeeding, labor and postpartum experiences through a mother's eyes




FAQs

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How does a doula help?

Labor and postpartum doulas are able to support the family as a whole during labor, delivery, and journeying home together. I personally enjoy encouraging the partner to help and I very much enjoy the feeding relationship between mother and baby.


Why should I hire a doula during labor?

Whether you decide to birth at home with a licensed midwife, in a birth center, or in a hospital doulas can help in many ways. I support all families from natural births to cesareans by nurturing each family before labor, during, and following birth. I am able to support the birthing family with comfort measures, education, physical support, and of course emotional support. 


What do postpartum doulas do?

Every day changes with postpartum work depending on family size and dynamic. Postpartum doulas are on hand to do whatever the parents need to enjoy each minute they can with baby. A large part of the role of postpartum work is breastfeeding knowledge and care, newborn care, and making sure the mother is very comfortable and happy in her surroundings. 


When should I hire a postpartum doula?

I always recommend to hire a postpartum doula months before your due date to be sure the doula is the right fit for your family.


What if I don't want to breastfeed?

Every mother and family has a right way of living. I in no way believe parenting has a wrong choice. I am surrounding mothers to empower each other and raise healthy families mentally and physically.


Does my doula need CPR certification?

Each doula needs Basic Life Support CPR certification. I have been CPR certified for over ten years and have performed CPR in an emergency environment. 





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Born to Blossom Doula

Candace Hallak

(619) 820-3238