Types of Doulas

Doulas are trained professionals who provide emotional and physical support to people during childbirth and postpartum. They play a critical role in helping families have a positive birth experience. Here are a few different types of doulas:

Birth Doulas

Provide emotional and physical support during labor, delivery, and the immediate postpartum period. They help people stay comfortable, informed, and confident during birth.

Postpartum Doula

Offer support and practical help during the postpartum period, including breastfeeding support and newborn care.

Antepartum Doulas

Assist people who are pregnant and may face complications, such as bed rest or premature birth. 

Bereavement Doulas

Offer emotional and physical support to families who experience pregnancy loss or stillbirth. 

Each type of doula offers unique services, but all aim to empower pregnant people and their families to have the best possible birth experience. Whether it's through physical comfort measures, emotional support, or practical assistance, doulas help families navigate this important time in their lives with confidence and care.