Women helping women give birth is an ancient practice that is still practiced widely around the globe today. The term doula is the Greek word for woman caregiver or woman servant and is now widely accepted as the term for an experienced labor companion.
"Evidence shows that the most important thing is for women to have continuous labor support from someone– whether that person is a nurse, midwife, partner, or Doula. However, with several birth outcomes, Doulas have a stronger effect than other types of support persons."
I am winding down my practice and currently working exclusively with Beautiful One Midwifery
As a birth doula, I offer:
I also have back-up doulas in the unlikely event I am unavailable when you go into labor.
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