The following conclusion of a meta-analysis of eleven randomized control trials which examine trained doula support answers this question rather well: Continue reading Someone else will be with me; why would I still need a doula?
“All that matters to me is a healthy mother and a healthy baby.
Why is a good birth experience so important anyway?”
Unlike doulas, midwives (and doctors and nurses) Continue reading What is the difference between a birth doula and a midwife?
Yes, a doula is needed at births–unmedicated births, epidural births, caesarean births, and anything in between.
Do we really want birth to be the safest it can be, or do we as a society only pay lip-service to this ideal? Continue reading Safe Birth