If you are considering using a doula for your pregnancy, labor, delivery and postnatal care, you may already have a general idea of what a doula does. In order to provide further clarity, let’s look at the definition for doula from the DONA International website. They state a doula is
“a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to their client before, during and shortly after childbirth to help them achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible.”
Naomi recognizes the importance of parents having realistic expectations of their birthing process, so that they can prepare themselves for possible changes that may need to be made during the process. This alleviates any stress from not understanding typical changes that may need to be made.
Let’s look at some other frequently asked questions that you may be wanting further information about as you research your options.
I am passionate about changing the view of birth in America one mother at a time. BIRTH DOESN'T HAPPEN TO YOU, IT HAPPENS THROUGH YOU. I aim to EDUCATE, EMPOWER and ELEVATE as you prepare for the birth of your dreams. You will learn about how your body and baby work together to bring your baby into your arms. I will guide you to become empowered to use your voice to make informed choices about your body and baby. I will lift you up, encourage you and be a constant presence during this transformational experience in your life.