Pacific Birth Collective
Island of Maui
Being a New mother can be a challenging transition and now add in social distancing and an uncertainty about having your support team around you and it may start to feel like your tipping over the edge of what you can handle. You dont need to do this alone!
Postpartum Doulas are women who are trained to support new families through the transition of having a new baby. They are here to help you make a plan and answer your questions! Call (808) 464-6931 any time day or night to speak to one of our amazing community volunteer Doula's!
For a list of island Counselors and medical professional check here
For Maui Breastfeeding resources check here
To attend an online Mother baby circle check here
If you are concerned about yourself of or a Loved one read more here
A note on Meal trains during Covid-19: If family and friends are offering to bring you food ask them to bring you something warm and nourishing that can be reheated to destroy potential pathogens.
CBE—Certified Breastfeeding Educator
CLE—Certified Lactation Educator
DONA—Doulas of North America
ECE—Early Childhood Education
IBCLC—International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
MSW—Clinical Social Worker
PCD—Certified Postpartum Doula
Is the baby moon sliding into the baby blues?
You are not alone. You are not to blame. If you or someone you know might be experiencing symptoms of prenatal or postpartum mood or anxiety disorder, know that it is treatable and you have taken a very important first step. There is someone in your area who can help you if you are experiencing any of the following: depressed, irritable, exhausted, unlike yourself, sadness, anger, guilt, worry, feelings of inadequacy. *This statement was adapted from postpartum.net.
The following is not meant to be a diagnostic tool, but rather a way for new mothers and their support persons to recognize their feelings and to be empowered to take action if they need help.
Postpartum Depression (PPD)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911. Dont wait!
Hawaii Suicide Prevention hotline call 800-753-6879
For the 24-hr domestic violence hotline please call 808-877-9888