"My partner is my left hand and
my doula is my right! - Doulas make a difference."
What is a doula?
A doula is a person who is a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother, her partner and their family before, during and after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying birth experience possible. They also believe in a woman’s ability to birth her baby, no matter what direction her birth takes.
Having a Doula - The benefits and purpose
There is incredible evidence that shows how birth doulas improve outcomes.
A doula can help you;
1. shorten your labor by 25 %
2. labor and birth can be less painful
3. your baby (or babies ) can achieve better apgar scores, and
4. your chance of having a caesarean section decreases by 1/3!
Can a doula do all that? Yes they can!
Why do I need a doula?
Doulas have a positive impact on the well-being of the entire family as they provide emotional support; use comfort measures: breathing, relaxation, movement, re-positioning during labor and birth; gives information and continuously reassures and comforts the mother, partner and the family.
Are you ready to find out what else a doula can do for you?