What Is A Doula?
A doula is a trained, professional, labor assistant who provides physical and emotional support during labor and birth.
A doula supports you in your decisions and advocates for your wishes about birth.
Studies have shown that having a doula at your birth may help with the following:
A decreased use of pain medication in labor
A decreased incidence of C-sections
A decrease in the length of labor
A decrease in negative childbirth experiences
Higher APGAR scores for babies