What is a Doula for Birth?

DOULA (DOO-LAH) IS A GREEK TERM FOR “WOMAN SERVANT”

  • A doula is a trained childbirth professional who help families have the best possible childbirth experience
  • Doulas work in homes, hospitals or birthing centers
  • Doulas are hired by the pregnant woman, usually in the 5th -7th month of pregnancy
  • Doulas assist all women in birth, regardless of medication choices and vaginal or cesarean birth
  • Doulas work with all healthcare providers during labor.
  • As a Doula for Birth, I have been supporting women in birth since 1996.