When hospitals limit the number of support persons, doulas can still function in their capacity as professional labor support without being physically present at the time of birth.
“Chill out girlfriend. Pregnancy is a natural part of life. Our bodies were designed to carry and deliver a baby. Being stressed puts you at risk of preterm labor and having low-birthweight babies.” In the training unit on anxiety, we … Read More
As the doula, it is your job to make sure that a laboring woman is adapting well to the stressors that are placed on her during labor. Anxiety and stress can be beneficial, as noted above. It moves the woman … Read More