Posts tagged #women's health

The Birth of the Doula Agency-- Why Hiring a Doula Agency Might Be the Right Choice for Your Family

A doula is a professional who is trained in childbirth and the norms of the childbearing months. A doula provides emotional, physical, and educational support to a mother who is expecting, is experiencing labor, or has recently given birth. The use of doulas has risen dramatically across the United States as more data becomes public about the rising rates of unnecessary intervention in childbirth, the increasing rate of cesarean section delivery, and how a doula can help lower the rates of both. With so many choices when it comes to hiring a doula, how does one decide?

Posted on May 1, 2019 and filed under Children, Health, ISSUE 72, Parenting.