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Pregnancy
February 10, 2016

I’m Pregnant – Do I Need a Doula?

You’ve heard the term, but what is a doula? A Greek word meaning women’s servant, a doula is a professional trained in childbirth. Her role is to provide emotional, physical, and educational support to a mother who is expecting, is going through labour, or has recently given birth. The doula’s purpose is to help women have a safe, positive and empowering birthing experience. What does a doula do? Your relationship with your doula will start a few months before your baby is due – you will be able to express any concerns or fears, ask questions and have her there…
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