The idea that doulas and midwives are one in the same is a common misconception that unfortunately misguides women who are debating whether or not they need one, the other or both at their birth.
Doctors & nurses often have multiple patients at the same time. You deserve someone focused solely on YOU and your partner. Your comfort, your mindset, and your needs.
Many couples worry that adding a doula to their birth team might detract from the intimacy of the event, but in fact, it's exactly the opposite! Here are just a few of the ways that a doula can support both you and your partner during this time: