What’s a Doula?

Doula is a Greek word meaning “woman servant.” In modern times it’s come to refer to a woman who helps another woman navigate her way through pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and postpartum.

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A doula stands in the gap between childbearing couples and all their questions and concerns about pregnancy and childbirth. I provide comfort, strength, and encouragement. I bring with me knowledge about procedures and benefits and risks of hospital interventions, breastfeeding support, and wisdom and guidance through the awesome journey of childbirth.

Why Hire a Doula?