https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/what-is-a-doula/ For a growing contingent of moms-to-be, doulas have become just as essential to the childbirth experience as taking omega-3s and getting down with hip-opening yoga squats. There’s a good reason for that—studies have shown that by enlisting the help of these trained pregnancy pros, mothers are more likely to deliver healthy-weight babies and successfully breastfeed, while being halfContinue reading “YOU CAN NOW DOULA YOUR ENTIRE LIFE, FROM BIRTH TO DEATH”
Category Archives: Birth Doula
A Doula’s Call For A ‘Culture Of Consent’ During Childbirth
http://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2018/05/11/doula-culture-of-consent I gave birth seven years ago in a Boston-area hospital where I generally consider the care to be excellent. I arrived near the end of my labor, my cervix almost fully dilated. After an hour of moving freely around my hospital room, my midwife and labor nurse said, “It’s time for you to get intoContinue reading “A Doula’s Call For A ‘Culture Of Consent’ During Childbirth”
ACOG Takes Big Step In Limiting Unnecessary Interventions During Birth
From doulas to movement, the group outlined ways to help curb intervention in low-risk moms. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/acogs-new-guidelines-urge-ob-gyns-to-scale-back-interventions_us_588903c7e4b0024605fd683d (click link to read on huffingtonpost.com) The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has released new guidelines encouraging OB-GYNs and other birth practitioners to re-examine the necessity of various interventions that may not necessarily benefit low-risk moms. The newContinue reading “ACOG Takes Big Step In Limiting Unnecessary Interventions During Birth”
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