Childbirth, Doula, Info, Postpartum, Pregnancy

The Value of Labor Support

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) stated, “Evidence suggests that, in addition to regular nursing care, the continuous one-to-one emotional support provided by support personnel, such as a doula, is associated with improved outcomes for women in labor” (Hodnett, Gates, Hofmeyr, & Sakala, 2013). Labor support during pregnancy has been shown to reduce… Read More The Value of Labor Support

Doula, Info

Reasons You Need a Doula

A doula is there to offer emotional, physical, and informational support. There are many reasons a doula is highly recommended for a birth! Below are just a few of the reasons… SHORTER LABOR: There have been many studies regarding the length of labor with a doula-assisted birth versus the length of labor without a doula.… Read More Reasons You Need a Doula

Doula, Info

What is a Doula?

Doulas are trained to provide emotional, physical, and information support for the mom-to-be before, during, and after labor!  Doulas offer unbiased and non-judgmental support and stand by the mother’s decisions according to her birth plan, whether it be an all-natural birth or a medicated birth, in a birthing facility or at home! The Madriella Doula… Read More What is a Doula?