Sarah and Sonja both bring a variety of skills and experience to their postpartum doula work.
We offer sleep and educational support, one to one private prenatal education, fertility support, mental health, parenting, breastfeeding support, and sacred postpartum services. We run regular parenting and mental health support groups and educational workshops. We pair with local birth doulas to provide full services in home, hospital, midwives and community.
Sarah is mom of 3, Early Childhood Educator, and Postpartum Doula (Certifying with DONA). Sarah is passionate about supporting new parents. Early in motherhood Sarah was diagnosed with a Postpartum Mood Disorder. After seeking treatment and support she healed with an understanding of how very important it is for new mothers to have support and know they are not alone. As soon as Sarah heard about the role of a Postpartum Doula she wished that A) she had one back then! and B) wanted to become one! Sarah brings creativity and understanding to her role as a doula.
Sonja Martin with Sarah Susnar partner under the umbrella of services offered at Lavender and Play. They are continually working on education and upgrading their courses and skills.
Typical postpartum doula shift can include:
- Breastfeeding Support and Education
- New Baby Care
- Emotional Support
- Light House Keeping/Tidying
- Meal prep and planning
- Custom care for your family
Overnight Doula Package
- Supporting your family with baby care and feeding so you can get the rest you need. Minimum shift is 8 hours x $30 per hour (+ HST)
Daytime single visits $30/hr + HST. Minimum 3 hour shifts daytime.
NEW ~ Virtual Postpartum Doula Service:
Sarah and Sonja can provide new clients with virtual care on zoom, email, text, and phone.
Sarah: 705 933 4474
Office: 705 874 3517