What is a doula?
A doula is a professional trained in childbirth who provides emotional, physical, and educational support to a mother who is expecting, is experiencing labor, or has recently given birth. The doula’s purpose is to help women have a safe, memorable, and empowering birthing experience.
- Decreases the overall cesarean rate by 50%
- Decreases the length of labor by 25%
- Decreases the use of oxytocin by 40%
- Decreases the requests for an epidural by 60%