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.[caption id="attachment_734" align="alignleft" width="392"] Baby Henry[/caption]Not all of these births though are emergency […]

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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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