She is there. Someone to be the “woman to woman” connection that is so primal and instinctive. She reminds you that your body is strong and was made for this and that your baby is safe and ready. She enhances your partner’s ability to be fully present for you and help him alongside this beautiful marathon that is birth.
She knows you through the hours of prenatal sessions together and knows your desires for birth. She supports your choices and is there to gently remind you what your options are.
She helps you breath and focus, to go inward and let the tightening’s flow as you ride them out. She keeps the lights low and the space in the room calm so you can get that good oxytocin flowing.
She reminds you to follow your heart, gut and intuition.
She suggests movements and positions to help your baby move further down, to help you rest and to connect with your partner. She massages your feet, puts pressure on your back and grabs a cool cloth for your forehead. She brings you back during transition when you want to close your eyes and are done.
A doula is a woman with experience and knowledge in birth. She comes along on this journey as a guide and an encouragement.
She is there.
-Amanda & Jaclyn
Fraser Valley’s Premier Doula Group providing everything you need for your BEST birth and postpartum!