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Doula

What is a Birth Doula?

Doulas are non-medical care providers who support the family during delivery emotionally and physically. They may be professionally trained and experienced in assisting and supporting expected parents through their pregnancy. The assistance of a birth doula provides mothers with a more fulfilling and memorable pregnant experience. Doulas empower expected parents to have better control in …

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Doula vs. Midwife: Must You Choose?

Doulas and midwives are both professionals who assist with childbirth and women’s reproductive health.  A doula provides support to the mother before, during, and shortly after childbirth, but does not deliver the baby. A midwife may offer gynecological examinations, birth control counseling, prescriptions, and labour and delivery care. A doula focuses on an expectant mother’s own needs, which enables …

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