Benefits of a Doula
Medical benefits have been well documented and include:
- Decreased use of analgesia and anesthesia
- Lower rates of operative birth
- Increased breastfeeding
- Increased infant attachment
- Decreased postpartum depression
- Higher satisfaction of birth experience
- Improved self-esteem
- Increased likelihood of improved perinatal outcome
The Essential Ingredient: Doula
My commitment as a doula is to ensure you have the birth you envision. Whether your path includes meditation, medication or both, you can count on the birth to be what you design for you and your child's birthing experience.
"[Melanie] helped ease my anxieties and fears about giving birth, which really allowed me to embrace motherhood in a totally different light. Mel is an awesome doula..."
"I felt I had my ideal birth experience..."
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