A doula defined

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 A doula provides non-medical, holistic care to the childbearing family. Prenatally, she provides information to help a family plan what they would like for their birth. During birth, she provides continuous labor support and helps the laboring family work smoothly … Read More

Decreased contractions with gestational diabetes-how can a trained doula help?

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I want to pose a question for my student doula’s out there.  There has been some research that has suggested that women with gestational diabetes have decreased contractility during labor.  So their uterus does not contract as efficiently, with or without pitocin.  How … Read More

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