Why hire a doula?

Research has shown that hiring a trained doula makes labor and delivery easier on mother and baby in many ways. According to childbirth.org, the benefits of hiring a trained doula include:

English: Doula (L) with newborn and mother

English: Doula (L) with newborn and mother (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  • 50% reduction in the cesarean rate
  • 25% shorter labor
  • 60% reduction in epidural requests
  • 40% reduction in oxytocin use
  • 30% reduction in analgesia use
  • 40% reduction in forceps delivery

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