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Door County Doula

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Doulas Kathy and Cathleen during a 2007 birth
at Aurora Hospital in Green Bay.
 
 
 

Why have a Professional Childbirth Assistant: "Doula"
 


* Recognizes childbirth as a key life experience.


* Helps assist in researching and writing an individualized birth
   plan.


* Gives you undivided attention; her role is to be at your side
   throughout labor.


* Understands the emotional needs of a woman in labor.


* Provides or suggests comfort measures during labor.


* Offers techniques regarding relaxation, massage
   and position changes.


* Remains objective and calm during labor.


* Can help you understand how your labor is progressing.


* Offers encouragement and support during long or difficult 
   labors.


* Gives suggestions to help you cope and help your labor 
   progress.


* Enhances communication between you and the birth team.


* Communicates with your birth companion in understanding the
    birth process.


* Helps your family get off to a great start as new parents after
   the birth.


* Helps with initial breastfeeding and support.


* Offers postpartum follow-ups for the family.


* Doulas do NO clinical skills.


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Click here to download file regarding IS YOUR DOULA PRACTICE MOTHER FRIENDLY?

Click here to download file regarding CONTINUOUS SUPPORT DURING LABOR

Click here to download file regarding DADS and DOULAS

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Giving Parents a Helping Hand.

 

 


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