Doula is a Greek word meaning "woman servant". A doula provides mothers and families with continuous physical, emotional and informational support throughout their entire birth experience, as a labor coach and support partner.
Statistics show that using a birth doula may:
-Reduce C-sections by 50%
-Reduce length of labor by 25%
-Reduce Oxytocin use by 40%
-Reduce narcotics use by 30%
-Reduce forceps use by 30%
-Reduce requests for epidurals by 60%