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Planning on laboring without pain medication?

Some suggestions to help you minimize or eliminate the use pain medication: – gather a supportive birth team, which could include a doula, and practice relaxation and comfort measures with them before labor – be sure that medical staff knows … Continue reading

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Natural, medicated, homebirth, or hospital birth; you may still want a Doula.

A doula is not only trained or experienced in homebirth or unmedicated births. Doulas are trained to support women and their partners through many different birth experiences and situations. Every woman, even if she is planning a medicated labor and … Continue reading

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