Learn what to expect during a prenatal visit with your doula--tips from a professional Nashville Birth Doula
Informed consent is one of those phrases that is becoming a signature phrase in birth circles. You might have read in a blog or on a Facebook post something like, "We support informed consent," or "Every woman has the right to informed consent." But what does that really mean and why is it important to… Continue reading What is informed consent, and what does it mean for your pregnancy and birth?
There is a wealth of information out there about why doulas are a great choice for moms and about the many benefits of having a doula at your birth, such as higher satisfaction with the birth experience, lower incidence of c-sections, lower incidence of interventions, and a general feeling of being better informed and capable… Continue reading Dads and Doulas: Complementary Partners During Birth
"Doula" is becoming one of those new buzzwords that you hear everywhere--on blogs, in casual conversation, and all sorts of print media. Maybe you've even had a friend say she hired a doula for her birth or had someone suggest, "Have you considered hiring a doula?" But what exactly is a doula, anyway? The Merriam… Continue reading What is a Doula?