What is a Doula?

Getting ready to welcome your baby into the world is such a joyful and exciting time! Most expecting parents have a lot of questions as their estimated due date approaches. Whether it’s your first baby or your tenth, a doula can help you navigate the many options available to you while providing additional support from an experienced professional. A doula is a friend, a confidant, a coach, and rock during your prenatal, birth, and postpartum time.

 

Today, a doula is defined as “a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and shortly after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible