Doula During Pregnancy

The benefits of a doula

  • A doula offers continuous support during the entire length of labor and beyond

  • A stable support presence 

  • Reduce cesarean section rates

  • Reduce length of labor

  • Reduce maternal anxiety and fear

  • Lower the rate of medical interventions

  • Reduce amount of anesthesia and how long it is used for

  • Reduce rate of assisted deliveries

  • Improve mother-baby bonding

  • Higher infant APGAR scores

  • Improve the odds of breastfeeding

  • Support for mom-to-be that are single or lacking family support

  • Someone to talk through your thoughts and feelings with regarding your upcoming birth or while in labor

  • Women who have a doula report a positive birthing experience