A Doula works specifically for you, not the Doctors or Hospital or Midwives which allows for great mediation between all aspects of your support team. A Doula becomes your personal assistant for one of the biggest events of you, your family and of course your new baby.
During your birth process a Doula provides emotional support, physical comfort measures, and an objective viewpoint.
Once baby arrives
We want you to find the ideal Personal Assistant for your birth, This is a chance to sit down and chat with a Doula to decide if you are a great match.
Payment Plan Available $300 down with $100 montly payments
1 Initial Visit
3 Subsequent Visits (prenatal or postpartum)
Full Birth Support
* Please see Care Package Policy
* Mileage Rates May Apply
People who receive continuous support are more likely to have spontaneous vaginal births and less likely to have any pain medication, epidurals, negative feelings about childbirth, vacuum or forceps-assisted births, and Cesareans. In addition, their labors are shorter and their babies are less likely to have low Apgar scores at birth.
*Clinical trials Naval Hospital Lemmore California supervised by Sandra L. DeGroot, RN, CNM, MSN CAPT, Nurse Corps USN, Retired
Perinatal Doulas are professionally trained people who provide emotional, practical and informational support and care for you and your baby before, during, and after labour and delivery. Perinatal Doulas do not provide any medical or surgical care.
End-of-Life Doulas provide the same emotional, spiritual, practical and informational support and care for people who are passing and their families.
There are four types of doulas:
How are our doulas trained?
Our Doulas are trained through an intensive two or three day seminar that includes hands-on experience in breathing, relaxation, and positioning skills. They also learn other comfort measures like massage and movements to reduce pain.
We also require our Doulas to be trained in CranioSacral Therapy.
Our Doulas are encouraged to pursue continuing education on a regular basis. Some of the education has been:
Womb To Wings believes in continuing education and supporting our practitioners to continue learning.
How do I know if I have found a good doula?
Trust your instincts. It is a good idea for you and your partner to meet with the doula and interview her. You may wish to interview more than one doula to help find the right one for you.
When choosing a doula you may want to consider the following: