Welcome! Explore why a Doula is a valued member of your birth and postpartum team, about the services offered to expectant / new families and about the resources available to help make this pregnancy / parenting journey one of your most empowered memories.
Women have supported other women during childbirth and the postpartum period for centuries.
A Birth Doula (also known as a Childbirth Assistants, Labor Support Professionals, Birth Assistants, or Birth Companions) is a woman who provides continuous emotional, physical and informational support during conception, pregnancy, labor, birth and immediately after the arrival of your newborn(s).
A Postpartum Doula is a woman who provides additional support once you arrive home with your newborn(s), they will help you to find your rhythm as new parents.
A Doula does not replace the partner. Instead, she enhances the support of the partner so that they can provide care with confidence. She helps to take the pressure off of the partner to perform.
With a Doula, families have:
Less Chance of a Cesarean
Greater Breastfeeding Success
Less Postpartum Mood Disorders