A doula is commonly known as a birth companion or post-birth supporter. It is a nonmedical person who assists a woman before, during, and often after childbirth, as well as her spouse and family. They provide physical assistance and emotional support.
To nurture a community of families whose lives and loving bonds have been enriched by the emotional care, education, and encouragement the Doula Foundation provides.
To be a source of emotional care, advocacy, and comfort for all mothers and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood by providing services that ease the physical and emotional challenges of childbirth, encouraging the bond between parent and child, and providing a sense of empowerment to new and soon-to-be parents.
Learn more at the Doula Foundation website.
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