Benefits of Doula Support

  • Decrease in pain with a reduction of fear and a boost in self-esteem.

  • Relief from anxiety and fear with prenatal planning.

  • More satisfying birth experience through continuous support.

  • Significantly decreased likelihood of interventions with advocacy education.

  • Better infant outcomes with lowered use of interventions.

  • Less use of epidurals and pain medications with use of doula’s comfort measures.

  • Decreased partner/spouse stress with comfort technique practice and knowledge support.

  • Shorter labors with continuous doula support.

  • Increased breastfeeding success with postpartum support.

“Having Heather as my doula was like having the best of a sister, mother and best friend, but with lots of knowledge about birth.” Amy N.

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