Now, let’s be real. My black friends think doulas are for “crunchy, granola white women.” Some of them think doula means only natural birth, hippies, and consuming placentas.
Also, the ACOG recognizes doulas as an important role in a birth team! Although the presence of a doula cannot guarantee a vaginal delivery, the ACOG acknowledges that one-on-one support from a doula can be beneficial to mothers in labor.
Can you imagine what it would be like returning home while everyone is busy with their holiday plans? Your doula can
Congratulations you are having a baby! This is an exciting time, but there are many important decisions to make regarding your birth. You will want to be surrounded by people who will make this a great experience for your family.