Birth,

Postpartum,

Food Doula

Services

and

Child Birth Education

Sage Doula Care

gentle, experienced care for mother and child

smoothing the way for families

 

 

BIRTH

Study after study continues to show that doula-supported women experience....

  • lower odds (80-90% lower)of having a C-Section.

  • lower odds of being administered Pitocin.

  • less need for pain meds, fewer requests for an epidural.

  • decreased rate of medical interventions.

  • higher chance of a spontaneous vaginal birth.

  • shorter labors.

  • higher satisfaction with birth outcomes.

POSTPARTUM

Experts agree that postpartum doulas....​

  • help to enhance maternal confidence, especially in first-time mothers.

  • enable mothers to heal faster, especially if the labor has been difficult and/or surgical.

  • encourage easier mother-baby bonding.

  • facilitate more successful, less stressful breastfeeding experience.

  • help mothers/families recognize and address signs of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders

  • help families acclimate to the new normal of a new baby in the home.