What is a Doula?

Doula’s are trained professionals who provide continuous physical, emotional, and educational support to a birthing person and their partner before, during, and shortly after childbirth to help them achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible. 

As a Doula I will hold space for you. I am there for reassurance of the natural course of labor. I am there to explain and provide evidence based information that allows you to advocate for the birth you want. I am an unbiased, non-judgmental member of your birth team that is solely there for your well-being and comfort.  

Statistics on Doula supported births

-9% Decrease in use of pain medication

-31% Decrease in use of Pitocin

-34% fewer felt negatively about their birth experience.

-40 minutes shorter labor

-28% reduction in Cesarean sections

-12% increase in spontaneous vaginal deliveries

-Higher APGAR scores

-Increased breastfeeding

-According to ACOG and Society of fetal-maternal Medicine

What support looks like…

  • Education
  • Discussing Birth Plan
  • Music Play List
  • Labor Positioning
  • Massage
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Birth Affirmations
  • Hip Squeezes
  • A Calm Voice
  • Movement
  • Reassurance
  • Encouragement
  • Helping Your Partner Support You
  • And Much More