You're about to embark on one of the most magical, memorable and inspirational journeys- having a baby.
That said, birth is a whirlwind of emotions - excitement, nervousness, fear, joy and soon-to-be parents can feel overwhelmed by the pace of birth (fast or slow) and the volume of information.
As a doula, I provide physical, emotional, informational support and advocacy. I will help you get the information you require to make informed decisions about your care. I will honour your birth plan and will use that as a guide to assist you. Click here to learn more about my services as a doula.
The Greek word doula means woman caregiver. We use the word to describe a trained and experienced labour companion who provides the woman and her husband or partner continuous emotional support, physical comfort and assistance in obtaining information before, during and just after childbirth.
As a doula, I do not:
Perform Clinical Tasks
I provide physical, emotional, informational support and advocacy as needed.
Make decisions for you
I will help you get the information necessary to help you make an informed decision about your care.
I will honour the plans you made for birth and will use that to assist you in making your decisions.
Speak to the staff on your behalf
I will discuss your concerns with you and suggest options but you or your partner will speak on your own behalf.