The word “doula” is an ancient Greek word meaning “servant.” And that’s what the doula does for you. She’s your servant when you’re going through the most challenging time in your life—the birth of your child. No matter how many children you’ve had, it’s a new adventure every time. Here are some of the things… Continue reading What is a doula?
Category: Why have a doula?
Client recommendations and comments:
“She far exceeded my expectations.” “Prenatal – she was supportive and available. During Birth – she was everything I needed and more. Postpartum – she was available and supportive.” “High point – the fact of achieving a Natural birth even with an induction. This was possible only because of Teresa.” “What impressed me most was her… Continue reading Client recommendations and comments:
The benefits of having a doula
Medical studies prove it: Doulas make births safer and easier. The positive effects of having a doula have been studied more fully than the effects of having an epidural. Births with doulas showed decreases in: Cesarean birth by 51% Pitocin use by 71% Narcotics use by 35% Forceps use by 57% Length of labor by… Continue reading The benefits of having a doula