Support • Advocacy • Knowledge
Pronounced [doo-la] noun
Doulas are trained non-medical professionals who recognize birth as a key life experience.
Birth and Postpartum doulas support new families through the life-changing experience of having a baby. They provide information, emotional, and physical support.
Doula'ing [doo-la-ing] verb
The act of educating, loving, respecting, listening, embracing, advocating for and assisting a woman prenatally, during labor, childbirth and after.
Studies have shown that births have.....
25% Shorter Labor • 60% reduction in epidural requests
50% reduction in the caesarean rate • 40% reduction in oxytocin use
40% reduction in forceps delivery • 30% reduction in analgesia use
....with a Doula in attendance
*for more information and evidence on doula support click here
I am both blessed and honored to be a birth and postpartum Doula. Having the profound opportunity to connect, inspire, and nurture moms and families during their most intimate moments in life, is such a rewarding and unbelievable experience.
Doting over your personal needs and working towards your self care is where my heart is deeply rooted.
Preparing and guiding you through what options are available, while providing knowledge to make those difficult decisions, to increase your likelihood of having
your most amazing birth.
That is my mission to you and all other birthing moms and families I connect with.
I think of my services as a comfort blanket making your birthing experience as warm and cozy as possible.
As your doula I will support YOU and your decisions wherever and however you decide to birth your baby.
I promise to help educate you so you will be well informed on your choices and how to make them.
I promise to allow your voice to be heard.
I promise to wipe your tears, hold your hand and/or your legs, rock you like a baby and whisper in your ear how amazing you are, encourage you to push on when you think you can't, take charge and guide you through if needed, and give you non judgmental support whether you choose a medicated or unmedicated birth.
I promise to check in on you afterwards and educate you on infant feeding whether you choose to breastfeed or bottle feed.
I promise to help prepare you for postpartum care and recovery. To not only care for your baby but also yourself for a balanced recovery.
I promise to offer resources and referrals when needed.
I AM YOUR DOULA.
I look forward to guiding you through your journey, before birth and into motherhood.
I'm here to support you!