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What is a Doula?


A Doula is...

  • a certified professional

  • a source of information

  • a provider of physical and emotional support

  • someone who can be there before, during and after the arrival of your child

  • a safe space for you to express your feelings and needs

  • a non-medical companion


A Doula is NOT ...

  • a doctor

  • a midwife

  • a gynecologist

  • a psycologist

  • a replacement of any of your medical care specialists

  • a replacement of your partner

  • there to make decisions for you

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