There is no single way to give birth or to cope with labor.
I will be helping each woman in finding her own best way.
" A change of position, of attitude, of atmosphere in the room, and a host of other factors can utterly change the inner sensations of labor."
Providing doula support to birthing people is a risk-free endeavor, and it’s highly effective for improving health outcomes and decreasing some risks. People who use a doula report experiencing less pain and anxiety during labor. They’re also much more likely to be highly satisfied with their birth experience. In one study that looked at giving couples a doula, they found that all of the partners rated their experience with a doula as positive or extremely positive. So, typically, both the birthing people and their partners are highly satisfied with the help they got from their doula.
The recovery period is different for every family and can be influenced by many factors. All families need is support. As one study with the beginning title “She would sit with me” pointed out, moms with new babies gain confidence, receive empowerment, and benefit from having breastfeeding support from a trained individual that provides lengthy home visits.
“Birth stories are a huge part of our life experience. It is the beginning of our child’s life. It is an intense physical and emotional experience, one we can’t imagine until we go through it. Telling our birth story is a way to make sense of it and integrate this event into our lives”.