10 reasons every woman deserves to have a doula when they give birth
Research shows that having a doula typically leads to more positive experiences of birth and early parenting.
What is a doula?
A doula is trained to provide emotional, practical and physical support to pregnant women. A doula is trained to provide emotional, practical and physical support to pregnant women.
A doula can support a woman throughout pregnancy and birth as well as postnatally, to help women and their families adjust to new life with a baby. A doula may provide practical support during birth or they may just need to be present to ensure their client feels safe.
The support that Birth for Humankind volunteer doulas provide their clients is always complementary to the clinical care they receive.
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