Many folks in labor expect that their nurses will give them all of the support that they need. And many nurses want to be hands-on and physically supportive to you throughout your labor. However, the demands of the job require nurses to do a lot more data entry and checking vitals and a lot less comforting and physical support.
You hired your doctor or midwife for expert clinical care.
Your partner will be there to provide loving support and an intimate connection.
As your doula, we’ll bring skills and experience to the birth support team. And we’ll even hold the bucket when you puke!