- The Greek Word  -

 

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.

 

Studies have found that a

DOULA's presence at birth

 

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

- My Services  -

 

 

2 pre-natal meetings

 

24/7 support by phone or e-mail throughout your pregnancy

 

Constant presence, encouragement, and assistance during labor

 

Professional photographs of any part of the process, before and/or after your baby’s birth, if desired

 

One check-up visit following the birth of your baby

 

 

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