Crystal Snider, C.D
doula - /doo-luh/, noun:
a guide through pregnancy who provides individual preparation for
your unique childbirth experience; she is a hand's on support person
throughout labor and birth, Providing proven comfort techniques and
encouragement for a safer, more satisfying experience; she is there
for a new family after the birth by providing care and special services
in your home when it is most needed.
What is a Doula?
A doula is a woman who provides emotional, physical, and informational support to pregnant clients and their families. Doulas are not medically trained. However,- doula training includes a review of the phases of pregnancy and labor, possible complications of birth, and the role of potential medical interventions (Pitocin augmentation, electronic fetal monitoring, pharmacological agents, etc.). In addition, doulas learn special skills to help clients relax and cope with the intensity of birth, including massage, relaxation, breathing techniques, and position changes.
Anyone can benefit from having a doula attend his or her birth. Doulas aim to support the choices of the person and their family regardless of whether they choose a “natural” birth or pain management with an epidural. Doulas also support people through cesarean sections. It is a doula’s role to support the client regardless of their birth choices.
If you would like to know more, please call or email me for a FREE consultation. If you decide to choose me for your Doula, I will provide 1-2 prenatal visits, a condensed private childbirth ed class, unlimited support during your birth, and a postpartum visit.
YOU DESERVE A DOULA!
Call me today for more information! 940-220-8002