What's your birth mission statement?
Who needs a doula?
Any family can hire a doula for their birth. A doula helps new parents-to-be navigate the numerous childbirth practices in place and know what their choices are.
- A family wanting a safe, healthy birth can hire a doula to make sure the birthing mother is educated on labor and pushing positions--and to help her use them--to ensure an open pelvis for her baby to descend.
- A family preparing for a cesarean birth can hire a doula to provide them with resources for breastfeeding, bonding, and a family-centered birth, to counter or avoid altogether any challenges or separation following surgery.
- A single or young mother can rely on a doula to support her choices, be her consultant and birth partner, and show her all the wonderful things about her birthing body that she may not hear elsewhere.