PO Box 33128, Portland, OR 97292

Doulas & New Parent Services

Doula and New Parent Services

The following care providers have demonstrated a special interest in treating and serving women experiencing postpartum adjustment issues including depression and anxiety (PPD and PPD/A).  Because the Baby Blues Connection cannot recommend any specific intervention we suggest you call the provider and discuss your exact needs and concerns.

ABC Doula Service
Kimberly Bepler
503-381-6064 – sleep consultations
P.O. Box 2732
Wilsonville, OR 97070
We serve families with newborns through several months of age, providing care for new moms as the rest, recoup and nurture their little ones. We focus our care on the new mother, meeting her need for support, instruction and practical care. We are non-clinical providers, non-judgmental nurturers and take great care of tired new moms! Now offering sleep consultations.

Bottle Feeding Support Group
* co-facilitation with Doula Love
Portland, OR 97212
A space to connect, find support and explore issues in motherhood and specifically bottle-feeding. This is an open group facilitated by Keely C. Helmick, LPC, Doula. Meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 10am. contact Keely: keely-k.carissa33@gmail.com


Care Givers Placement Agency
10211 SW Barber Blvd. 110A
Portland, OR 97219
Offering screened, trained experienced nannies to provide the support and help you need.


Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician
Misty Menashe
Misty provides local free car seat use and installation assistance. Misty can also provide answers to the challenges of fitting multiple child car seats in a vehicle, best use practices, type of car seat to purchase and recall notifications. As a mother of three, and survivor of postpartum depression and anxiety – she can and will be sensitive to meeting your child safety seat needs. Serving the Portland Metro Area (including Vancouver, WA.)


Portland Doula Love
Doula Referral Agency
P.O. Box 83555
Portland, OR 97283
Full Spectrum Doula Care, Childbirth Education and Placenta Services.
Doula Love wishes all women could enter this time in their life with all the assurance and support necessary for a safe and healthy birth. Doula Love believes that when parents have a positive birth experience it nourishes their confidence, thus creating a foundation for new parents to flourish.


Ruby Sky Baby Sleep Coaching
Suzanne Hansen RN BSN 
Ruby Sky Baby Sleep Coaching offers compassionate support and sleep coaching for families with infants through school age children experiencing sleep deprivation and exhaustion. Our customized sleep plans support a wide variety of parenting philosophies. We work with families that are seeking assistance with weaning while still maintaining a family bed, to families that want support helping their children to fall asleep independently in their own room. We provide email support daily, and normally return all requests by email or phone in less than 24 hours.

Melanie Henstrom
Baby Bonds
My goals are to educate, nurture and support new moms through their postpartum time, helping to make it more joyous. I provide lactation support, postpartum doula care along with infant massage instruction.  Call now for an in home visit.


Baby Sleep Trainer
Natalie Willes
Providing help to families working through sleep issues with children aged 3 months to 3 years.

If you are aware of a resource for mothers with PPD or PPD/A that is not listed here, or if a current listing needs updating, please Contact Us.