What to look for in a Doula:
How to hire the doula for you…
A doula can greatly enhance your experience of childbirth. Your birth doula will be at your side along with your care provider and partner, as part of your team for continuous support during labor and birth. Finding a good fit for you and your family is critical.
You will also want to consider whether you and your partner feel comfortable with an individual doula. You will need to feel that this doula is supportive of your hopes and expectations about labor, childbirth and parenting, in addition to having a strong professional background.
The following questions will help you decide if a particular doula is right for you.
When interviewing a birth doula: