Birth,

Postpartum,

Food Doula

Services

and

Child Birth Education

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.