Ten Important Questions to Ask at the Doula Interview

You've done the research and understand the value of having a doula support you at your birth. You've reached out to a few doulas and have set up meetings to get to know them. Now what? How will you know what to ask? Or how will you know if you and this particular doula will … Continue reading Ten Important Questions to Ask at the Doula Interview

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5 Things I Do as a Doula

A few days ago I wrote a post on what a doula doesn't do. Today, I'd like to talk to you about what a doula does do. The word "doula" is Greek for servant. And that's exactly what a doula is to the family she's supporting. 1. I will help you make educated and informed … Continue reading 5 Things I Do as a Doula

You Don’t NEED a Doula–But Here’s 5 Reasons Why You Will Want to Hire One Anyway

A doula is not a necessity during birth. The baby is going to come, regardless of who is in the room (or even regardless of where you are!). I wish I could say that you absolutely NEED to hire a doula to be with you during labor, but it's just not true. However, there are … Continue reading You Don’t NEED a Doula–But Here’s 5 Reasons Why You Will Want to Hire One Anyway