Let's create your birth story.
Pregnancy and childbirth can be intimidating. Especially in a foreign country, far away from friends and family.
Read more on how a doula can help with achieving a better birth experience!
"I am worried I won't be able to
manage my contractions. I am
afraid for how long labor can take."
less fear leads to less tension in the body, which will lead to less pain, resulting in shorter labor
work through fears and worries
coping methods for labor
emotional support and
reassurance from somebody
"What can I do to cope during
shorter labor, less pain, faster recovery and lower chance of complications
exercises to aid baby in descending
massage and counter pressure for pain management
positions and movement
hydrotherapy (labouring with water)
"What can I expect during labor?
When should I go to the hospital? "
making more informed choices, understanding the process, & strengthening you in knowing your options
normal and abnormal labor patterns
interventions & possible complications
breastfeeding and baby care
"I don't want anything enforced upon me. How can I make sure this stays my own birth story?"
This will make you feel in control, owning your experience.
help you to think critically
encourage you to ask questions
facilitate communication between you and your healthcare providers