Posted by Candice Ullery | January 26, 2016

“A doula is a non-medical person who assists a woman before, during, and/or after childbirth, as well as her spouse and/or family, by providing physical assistance and emotional support.”

Above is the Wikipedia definition of a doula. What does it mean? Let’s break it down….


Posted by Candice Ullery | September 20, 2015

Shorter Labor: In 2012, a study of 15,000 mothers who chose continuous doula support showed that this decreased the length of labors by 40% It also revealed a 31% decrease in the use of Pitocin . . .


Posted by Candice Ullery | April 12, 2016

Expectant dads, upon hearing that their partner wants to m  eet with a doula, may be apprehensive. Moms that have heard of a friend using a doula may feel the same way. Dads or partners may say/ask, “Why do we need a doula?