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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.
higher satisfaction with birth outcomes.
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.