Tag: Doula

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A supportive person (usually a trained and certified woman) who helps the pregnant mother with physical and emotional support during labor and birth as well as acting as a representative to the hospital staff on behalf of the laboring woman to follow her birth plan and respect her wishes. A doula is not medically trained like a midwife. A Doula is a constant presence throughout labor, delivery and sometimes helping in the home after the birth as well.