Your Doula is the person who supports you physically, emotionally and informationally before and while pregnant, in labour or postnatally. Your Doula should be a person with whom you can identify and who is informed enough to advocate for you in a gracious way with anyone to whom you give your doula authority to do so. Your Doula should be humble enough to help you with whatever you need help with . Your doula might comb your hair or help you talk to the medics involved in your care.Your doula might cook for you or collect your children from school or she might just hold your hand or guard your space so you can birth in peace.
Do you need a doula? How do you decide?
How do you choose the doula that is right for you? Watch this recording to help you decide.