Doula means Woman caregiver. A Doula is a trained and experienced labor companion who provides the Woman and her partner with continuous emotional support, physical comfort and assistance in obtaining information before, during and just after childbirth.
Tends to result in shorter labors with fewer complications
Reduces negative feelings about one’s childbirth experience
Reduces the need for pitocin (a labor-inducing drug), forceps or vacuum extraction and cesareans
Reduces the mother’s request for pain medication and/or epidurals
2 pre-natal meetings
Constant presence, encouragement, and assistance during labor
One check-up visit following the birth of your baby