Parent and Baby Support
Shannon is an amazing caring individual and will be sure to take care of you in all your postpartum needs!
Shannon is an amazing doula that can help IMMENSELY after baby arrives! She is such a driven and caring individual that can make this beautiful life change EASY!
We haven’t had our baby yet but Shannon has been a huge support already!! We are looking forward to all the skills she provides even more.. Shannon is an amazing resource to our situation since we are new to the area and without friends and family. Her services are truly filling in the gaps. She has wisdom to deal with children of all ages and personalities. I appreciate her wealth of knowledge and natural/holistic approach to health, pregnancy, and self care. Shannon goes beyond the call of duty, she is not shy of hard work. She is not easily overwhelmed by challenges that come up. Shannon is extremely grounded, observant, and patient. She has made the investment in her education and training to serve her clients and we are excited to continue reaping the benefits. Shannon has become a very instrumental resource and friend to our family. So far we have not regretted for a moment hiring Shannon for her services.
Shortly after having my son, I developed mastitis, and I really just needed a sick day from being a parent. Thanks to Shannon I was able to have one! I only had to be available to nurse my baby. Otherwise, I was able to take some time to rest and heal. My toddler, who doesn’t like many adults, was instantly drawn to Shannon, and she was great with my baby, too. I’m pretty sure she even folded some clean clothes I had sitting out. She was willing to come to my house very early in the morning and sneak in to be available when my toddler would wake up allowing me to not even get out of bed to greet her.
Oh, and after she helped me so wonderfully, SHE thanked ME for welcoming her into my home.
Hiring Shannon as a postpartum doula is like having an extra mom.
I had wanted to commemorate my baby that died shortly after I gave birth. I was so overwhelmed by my grief that I was unable to make the shadow boxes with the materials I had purchased. Shannon was able to step in with great care and sensitivity. She has provided my family with amazing treasures of our son gone too soon. We are forever and eternally grateful for Shannon.
~Ellie Larson, Stronghold Counseling
Although I met Shannon after our babies were no longer babies, I can’t think of anyone else I’d rather have in my home helping with extra housework and a baby so I could get some rest. I didn’t know there was such a thing as a doula! We (moms/parents) tend to take our own health for granted and think we have to do it all. A new baby is an adjustment for dad and siblings too. With lack of sleep can come a lot of stress- it did for me anyway. Shannon has a natural way of building others up and is wonderful with children of all ages. Not only will you gain some peace of mind through working and knowing her but you will also gain a lifelong friend.
Shannon is fabulous with children, and she can provide lots of evidence-based research to support you during the post-partum transition. Renee’s Website
Hiring Shannon as a postpartum doula is kind of like getting yourself an extra mom. She’ll help with anything whether YOU need to be cared for or your kids need to be cared for or even if you just need some household things done. She is a compassionate woman with an impressive chemistry with children.
What a blessing this woman has been to our house! If you need #doula services in #SiouxFalls #SouthDakota #shannonward is it! Meals, support, education (#breastfeeding, #newparent training, etc), appointments help, overnights, help with the kids/family/pets she covers it all! You will not be disappointed.
I don’t know what we would have done without a doula. Even as a healthcare provider Upper Cervical of Sioux Falls, birth/new baby was a new process and to have an advocate and support system for both of us was invaluable!
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