World Doula Week

Happy World Doula Week!

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“The purpose of World Doula Week is to empower doulas to improve the physiological, social, emotional, and psychological health of women, newborns, and families in birth and in the postpartum period.”

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A Birth Doula is a professional that provides advice, information, emotional support, and physical comfort to a mother before, during, and just after childbirth.

Examples of Doula Support During
Vaginal & Cesarean Births
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Postpartum Doulas help make the transition into parenthood easier for new parents. She educates and supports the family so that feel capable of caring for their newborn. I am currently working on become certified as a Postpartum Doula with CAPPA!

A Postpartum Doula Offers

  • Physical support
  • Emotional Support
  • Spiritual Support
  • Breastfeeding and bottle feeding support and tips
  • Baby care instruction
  • Household assistance
  • Sibling care
  • Meal preparation
  • Errand running

CAPPA, 2015

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