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The Most Experienced Certified Doulas in the Valley
 

What is a Birth Doula?

 

A Birth Doula is a woman who is experienced in childbirth and who provides continuous physical, emotional, and informational support to the mother before, during, and just after childbirth.

 
Why Hire A Doula?
 
v     Doulas recognize birth as a key life experience that the mother will remember all of her life.
v     Doulas understand childbirth and can help you understand what is happening during labor.
v     Doulas establish a close relationship with you and stay with you for the entire labor.
v     Doulas can help you cope with labor while remaining calm and objective.
v     Studies show that using a doula reduces: the use of many medications, forceps or vacuum deliveries, cesarean births, length of labor, and postpartum depression.
v     Doulas help keep communication open with your birthing team.
v     Doulas perceive their roles as one who nurtures and protects the woman’s memory of her birth experience.
 
Our Philosophy
 
  • Birth is a unique and joyous occasion that should be rememberedin a positive way.
  • Each mother, partner, and family is special and deserves a memorable birth experience. 
  • A Laboring mother needs to feel cared for and supported so that shemay draw from her inner strength. 
  • It is our personal mission to support the mother and the labor teamin any way that promotes comfort, positive memories, choices, andnurturing.
  • The experience of the birth is just as important as the outcome of the birth. 
  • When we pay attention to the emotions of birth it allows a space for loving parenting to emerge.
  • We will support you in reaching your birth goals.
  • We are trained to support natural birth,medicated birth, vaginal birth afterCesarean, and Cesarean birth.

 




Professional Labor Support for The Growing Family