my san diego doula blog

September 19, 2017

Patrice S from San Diego shares her experience with Placenta Encapsulation this week! 

"Finally able to complete my review after giving birth in March. I found this placenta encapsulation service by Internet search and Courtney was recommended by my doula as well. After I had given birth, I was moved to the recovery room and I was panicking because I was worried she wouldn't be able to find me to pick up my placenta. She was able to find my room after my doula left and do a quick check up on how I was doing. The process on setting up the encapsulation was simple, with many ways to pay and many options (pills, powder etc). She finished my placenta encapsulation in a timely manner and my package was wonderfully packed when she dropped it off to me. She explained how to use it and checked up on me after a couple of weeks to see how things wer...

August 17, 2015

This word DOULA is becoming more and more popular in parenting circles- and you might be like a growing majority of pregnant parents wondering what is a doula and do you need one? Read on to find out!

 

-What is a Doula?

A doula is traditionally a women experienced and knowledgeable in the birth process who offers labor support and companionship for pregnant mothers and their partners. Every doula is trained to provide emotional, physical and informational support.

 

-What does a Doula do?

The greatest thing a doula can provide is supporting the laboring mother and her birthing wishes. A good doula supports all birth settings including birth centers, hospitals and home births. This also includes the support of medicated and non-medicated births and cesarean deliveries.

     *Emotional Support

The doula recognizes birth as a key...

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