Jennifer - Birth and Labour Doula
Serving Durham Region - Oshawa, Whitby, Brooklin, Bowmanville, Courtice, Port Perry, Newcastle & Northumberland
Own your birth, and love it!!
As your Doula I support your birth choices
The day you give birth to your baby is one of the most important and impactful days of your life. You will remember every little detail of that day. With a doula who is there for you, it is likely that you'll remember the day as one where you felt positive and supported and courageous as you brought your greatest creation into the world.
Your birth choices are important and should be highly regarded by your birth team. Your doula is someone you can count on for support no matter how you choose to have your baby. It is important for women in labour to have the presence of an experienced woman by her side.
~If a woman doesn't look like a goddess in birth, someone isn't treating her right ~ Ina May Gaskin
A Doula Is:
A trained birth professional who supports women before, during, and just after childbirth. I provide many different kinds of birth support -from the waist up. I do not perform any medical tasks or checks. I do not replace your spouse/partner. In fact my goal is to bring the two of you closer together as you bring your child into the world.
Your Birth Team
A doula is an integral part of your birth team. I support your birth with a midwife, OB, at home, in hospital, vaginal or cesarean section. All births are beautiful and all birthing mothers need to feel supported and empowered in their birth choices. Your Doula knows you're strong enough to advocate your birth choices!!
When in labour, you should know your options, feel and be supported and most of all feel and be respected.
THE HOLISTIC STAGES OF BIRTH ~ THE MATRONA