Magic of Motherhood


       evidence based - science supported
               postpartum doula and consultant services


                 Evidence-based maternal-child health support
             All the Magic of Motherhood,
                supported by science, medicine and psychology


Not your typical doula:

No woo- no pseudoscience, but fully supportive of natural birth and gentle parenting, Dr. Chasse is dedicated to to optimize the health of women and infants by providing AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics), ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) and HHS (Department of Health and Human Services) recommended education and support. 

ACOG recognizes that emotional and physical complications are more likely to arise and remain when adequate support is not available postpartum. Dr. Chasse seeks to reduce morbidity and mortality risks by providing this support and education. Addressing questions about vaccines, prenatal and well-child visits, foreign travel during pregnancy or with an infant, medications, insect repellents, vitamins and more.



Services

Dr Jill is trained to help new moms, by:
-Emotional and psychological Transition to Motherhood
-Assessing the needs of the family 
-Emotional Support of the individuals parenting choices
-Encouragement and positive affirmations
-Newborn care hands-on education and care including:
   Normal newborn, behavior,  Newborn appearance,  Sleep habits,  Feeding,   Bathing,   Dressing,   Carrying,   Baby wearing,  Vaccinations,   Check ups,   When to call the doctor, etc

-Breastfeeding counseling
-Establishing helpful routines
-Going back to work and pumping
-Cord and circumcision care
-Screening for PMADS (perinatal mood and anxiety disorders) 
-Sibling education and transition

-AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) recommedations 

Benefits of a Postpartum Doula
The presence of a postpartum doula has been scientifically proven to: 

  • reduce the incidence of postpartum depression,
  • increase the rate of successful breastfeeding, 
  • strengthen all relationships in the family as they make this transition together

  Add on Hourly rate: 
In person - $75.
Virtual  - $60.

About Dr. Jill

Dr. Jill Chasse, has over 20+ years in Maternal/Child health including Maternal Morbidity, Lactation, Reproductive Health, Global Health - Infectious Diseases And Preventive Medicine, Behavioral Science, Developmental Psychology, and Epidemiology
Her Education includes a DrPH (doctor of Public Health) in Health Advocacy and Leadership (Maternal/Child health concentration), a PhD in Health Administration and Psychology and a MS, in Developmental and Family Psychology. She also attended Institute of Holistic Midwifery and Ancient Art Midwifery Institute, is CAPPA and DONA trained, and worked in multiple L&D rooms. She is the founder of BEBE Baby Empowered Birthing Education and taught childbirth education to medical students and midwifery students.

In addition, she has birthed FOUR BABIES (home, hospital, birth center and c-section) from 2002-2018. She is trained as a breastfeeding educator, nursed all 4 of her children, the taught breastfeeding, babywearing, early nutrition, and infant massage.



  • Certified Family Planning Counselor- USAID and Johns Hopkins.
  • Certified Breastfeeding Counselor- UVA Medical School
  • Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders through PSI at NIH 
  • Certified “Parenting With Dignity” Facilitator- Bledsoe Foundation
  • Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist for counseling and hypnosis for childbirth- International Association for Counselors and Therapists (IACT)
  • NRP- Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certified
  • Credential ID 841-131-385
  • Healthcare Provider CPR certified-American Academy of CPR and First Aid, Inc.
  • Member of the APA- American Psychological Association


    
           
                                                        Supporting ALL families 

            


 
"I am a dedicated public health practitioner and health scientist/epidemiologist with strengths in global maternal-child heath and disease prevention and control. My focus is on preventing, promoting and protecting the health of the public through health literacy, medical research, and program development. I have worked with organizations and families all over the world
but helping mamas with their babies is my favorite!"  
                                                     - Dr. Jill Diana Chasse

Dr. Chasse has also worked with humanitarian, educational, public policy, LGBT rights and health equity programs.  She is dedicated to acts of kindness, humanity, equality and access to medicine and healthcare for ALL i n memory of her son, Devon.

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