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Alba Alves Certified Postpartum Doula (DONA)

Los Angeles, CA Map It

Baby Nurse
Breastfeeding Class
Breastfeeding Support
Lactation Educator
Postpartum Doula
(310) 869-5987 www.albaalves.com

Hello New and Experienced Parents, I am so glad to be here and be able to share with you a little bit about myself and the services I provide. I am originally from Brazil and I've been living in USA for 20 years. Nine years ago, I became a Certified Postpartum Doula (DONA) and through out those years also, Certified Baby Care Specialist( aka Baby Nurse), Certified Lactation Educator (UCSD), Certified Infant Massage Instructor (IAIM), Certified The Happiest Baby On the Block Instructor by Dr. Harvey Karp , trained RIE I & II and Mostly recently, Mother Roaster with emphasis on Belly Bind. I also do what I called 'Sleep Guidance" It is my passion to assist new and experienced parents to transition into parenthood with less anxiety by providing: the unbiased support, the necessary information and the resources that will facilitate them to make informed decision that is right for their family dynamic. Please, visit my website , familiarize yourself with it and keep in touch.

Baby Nurse

Child Passenger Safety Technician - Certification come up in April 2015
Certified Infant Care Specialist
Infant CPR certified
Has worked with 55-60 babies
9 years years of experience

Lactation Educator

Certified Lactation Educator
Has helped 15-20 moms
In-home visits
5 years years of experience

Postpartum Doula

DONA Certified Doula
Infant CPR certified
Has worked with 55-60 families
9 years years of experience

Skills and Experience

Baby sleep routine
Breastfeeding support
Circumcision care
Infant massage
Multiples
Preemies
tandem breastfeeding, exclusively breastfeeding, both (breastfeeding and bottle)

3 Responses to “Alba Alves Certified Postpartum Doula (DONA)”

  1. Lian Teicher Tanenbaum says:

    Alba is a lifesaver!!!! Alba helped me the first 6 weeks of my sons life and continued to help me when I needed her even after that. Alba is so loving, nurturing, and understanding. She goes above and beyond to care for both mom, dad and baby and she is the absolute best guide when it comes to newborns! she never made me feel insecure, and she was always there for me when I had questions or concerns. she taught me so much and gave me the confidence I needed to be a better mom, especially in those exhausting newborn weeks as a first time mom. So grateful to have Alba in our lives and can’t wait to have her back when I have baby #2!

  2. Jim Klever-Weis says:

    Alba is simply amazing. She was with us for the first four months of our twins’ lives. She immediately helped with getting them on the same feeding and sleep schedules. She took good care of the kids, us, and even our dog. She instantly became a valued friend and confidant. She kept us sane while adjusting to life with newborn twins. We highly recommend her as she will change your life.

  3. carlskanderup says:

    Expecting our first child in January of 2015, we hired Alba for the first three weeks to help our transition into parenthood. This was absolutely one of the best decisions we made as new parents! She taught us much more than we could have ever learned from a book and we credit our child’s ability to sleep through the night already at seven weeks old to Alba’s instruction and presence.

    She truly cared for our child as if it was her own and we learned so much by simply by watching her interact with the baby. We tell each other and anyone who asks how grateful we are to have had her during what most people find to be a difficult transition. Our transition, however, was seamless under her care and instruction, and we couldn’t be more thankful.

    We highly recommend her, as we will forever be grateful that she come into our home and shared with us the first few weeks of our child’s life.

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