Every birth is special whether it takes place at the hospital or at home, each is beautiful and deserving of celebration. No matter how you birth your baby, everyone can benefit from having an experienced Doula present at the moment of delivery and even during your transitional stage of bringing baby home. Contact Us to learn more about our services, and how we can help you bring your own child into this beautiful world.
A doula, also known as a birth companion, is a non-medical companion who supports a birthing woman by providing continuous care before, during, and right after childbirth in the form of information, physical support, and emotional support. They also may provide support to the partner and family. Unlike a midwife, doulas are not medical professionals and therefore cannot administer medication or deliver babies. Doulas are typically certified with some courses taking over a year to complete. Practical training is involved to become certified. Support from the right Doula can reduce the woman's negative feelings about their birth experience.
A birth doula is a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional, and informational support to a mother before, during, and just after childbirth. This dedicated companion is there to assist and comfort the mother throughout the entire birthing process, offering encouragement, reassurance, and advocacy. A birth doula does not replace medical personnel but works alongside them to ensure the mother's needs and preferences are communicated and respected. Their role encompasses various aspects, including helping with relaxation techniques, providing informational support about birthing options, and offering continuous emotional support to enhance the overall birthing experience for the mother and her partner.
A postpartum doula is a trained professional who provides physical, emotional, and informational support to parents during the postpartum period. This expert assists families in adjusting to the new dynamics of having a baby by offering guidance on newborn care, breastfeeding, and overall postpartum recovery. Additionally, postpartum doulas offer practical help with household tasks, ensuring that parents can focus on bonding with their newborn and navigating the challenges of early parenthood. Their role extends beyond just the physical well-being of the mother and baby, encompassing emotional support and empowering parents to make informed decisions in their parenting journey.