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The Evidence for Doulas

Williamson Medical CenterIs the term “doula” new to you?  This article outlines the benefits for and the evidence found for having a doula by your side at birth.  You only have one opportunity to have the best birth experience possible!  Preparation and Support are KEY factors in Childbirth . . . doula-conceptual-model“Women who have a doula are statistically more likely to feel less pain when a doula is present. Furthermore, by avoiding epidural anesthesia, women may avoid many medical interventions that often go along with an epidural, including Pitocin augmentation and continuous electronic fetal monitoring (Caton, Corry et al. 2002).” http://evidencebasedbirth.com/the-evidence-for-doulas/

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