Breastfeeding: Can having a doula help?

Breastfeeding is the normal continuation of pregnancy. It is a physiological process provided by nature. Sometimes it can be difficult and ongoing support before, during and after pregnancy can be very useful. Studies have also shown that success is more likely with the support of spouses, peers and health professionals. The presence and continued support … Continue reading “Breastfeeding: Can having a doula help?”

Desiring a Doula

I am in research mode.  I have hit twenty-two weeks in my pregnancy and I am devouring any and all information I can to help me with my plan to have a natural childbirth.  I have discovered that I want a doula. Here is the role of a birth doula from DONA International: Recognizes birth … Continue reading “Desiring a Doula”