What effects does the presence of a doula have on the mother?

When a doula is present during and after childbirth, women report greater satisfaction with their birth experience, make more positive assessments of their babies, have fewer cesareans and requests for medical intervention, and less postpartum depression.

Posted in: Birth Doula FAQs (original from DONA International)

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Childbirth is an experience in a woman’s life that holds the power to transform her forever. Passing through these powerful gates —in her own way— remembering all the generations of women who walk with her… She is never alone.