12 Tips For A Positive Caesarean Birth

Other than having a doula support you through your caesarean birth here are some other tips to help make your birth a more positive experience. All of this is best discussed with your caregivers prior to you going in to labour. Schedule your caesarean as close to your due date as possible or even in early labour […]

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Doula Support For Caesarean Births

  Doulas Support Caesarean Births Too   With the rate of caesarean sections in Australia at approximately 32% according to The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) Mothers and Babies report 2012 it’s fair to expect that as a doula we will attend caesarean births. Baby Henry Not all of these births though are […]

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Myths About Dads & Doulas

Myths About Dads and Doulas By Penny Simkin, PT Myth 1 – If a woman has her partner, the doula becomes redundant. Reality – The doula may be the only person at the labor besides the partner who is there solely for the emotional well-being of the woman. The nurse, the doctor, the midwife have […]

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