Birth Doulas like myself provide impactful emotional support to their doula families.
As a doula, my goal is to focus and care for my doula families by offering reassuring continuous support, empowering the family by encouraging them to become active advocates in their care, & supporting the family’s goals and priorities for pregnancy and birth journey.
When it comes to physical birth support, I provide clients with everything from foot massages, labor position & birth tool assistance, to counter pressure during contractions throughout their labor and birth journey. This physical support can be a huge help for partners/spouses.
Feeling overwhelmed with the sheer volume of information about pregnancy and birth?
Part of my commitment to my doula clients is to provide them with informative, evidence-based resources so that they can make informed choices about their care. These resources include books, videos, local & online classes and more all tailored to my client’s needs and goals.
This streamlines the educational process for families.
As a birth, bereavement, and postpartum doula, I nurture and support my doula families with emotional, physical, and informational support throughout their pregnancy, birth experience, and their postpartum period.
As a doula I respectfully advocate on my client’s behalf by supporting the birthing person in their right to make decisions about their body and their baby. My primary responsibility when providing birth doula services is to the my clients —not to a hospital administrator, nurse, midwife, or doctor.
Research has found that when a birthing person has continuous labor support from a doula– someone who is NOT a staff member at the hospital & who is NOT part of their social network during their labor experience there is a: