Frequently Asked Questions

Let me answer some of the questions that you may have about Doulas and the services they offer.

 
 
 

What is a labor doula?

A doula is a trained professional who provides continuous labor support and encouragement. Labor Doulas also provide informational support so that you can make informed choices about your birth. 

 
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why should i hire a labor doula?

Studies have shown that women who have had consistent labor support provided by a doula experience a:

  • 31% decrease in the use of Pitocin
  • 28% decrease in the risk of Cesarean
  • 12% increase in the likelihood of spontaneous vaginal birth.
  • 9% decrease in the use of any medications for pain relief.
  • 14% decrease in the risk of newborn admission to special care nursery.
  • 34% decrease in the risk of being dissatisfied with the birth experience. *

Check out this article on the benefits of doulas!

 
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Interested in learning more about how you can have a beautiful birth experience? Schedule a free, no-pressure interview today!