Why Hire a Doula?

I get this question a lot and it deserves a lot of attention. You already

have your Ob/gyn, your husband is “all in” and even your mother and

mother in law have volunteered to help, so why a doula? I think the

best way to answer this question is to understand what a doula really


A doula is not a midwife nor does she provide medical care. What a

good doula does, however, is