Hi there! Welcome to the Night & Day blog. It’s a brand new adventure for us prompted by some really big and exciting happenings we wanted to share! You may have noticed we are no longer Night & Day Doula. We are now simply Night & Day - because we are offering more than doula care. I’m happy to announce that I’m a licensed midwife and my sister is a certified lactation educator on her way to becoming a lactation consultant. This has been a dream in the works for many years, and we are over the moon!
A little about our us - I’ve been a doula since 2008 providing San Diego families with solo doula care for most of that time. I loved it! I love the connection you create with moms and their partners during the pregnancy. It’s so SO special to have the honor of being there during such beautiful, raw, and intense moments of transition. Being a birth worker is my dream job.
With such a privilege comes along with it a lot of responsibility. Parents deserve exceptional care during this time, and they are trusting that their doula will be there for them. I would think as I sniffled in bed with a cold “what if I get called in today? I hope I don’t miss the birth!” I RARELY had to use a back-up, but of course occasionally it would happen. I started to long for a way to offer families more support, and also to allow myself a little freedom as well (a happy rested doula provides the best care).
I'm happy to announce Night & Day now has a small team - we are 4 doulas, midwives and a lactation educator working together to give families more support than any one of us ever could on our own.
All 4 of us are DONA trained postpartum doulas. Along with postpartum care Brittany and I offer birth care for both homebirth and hospital births, and Rachael is a certified lactation educator.
- Sarah Burns, Owner of Night and Day San Diego