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Doula Services:

Our Doulas are trained and certified. We support mothers who desire the following birth preferences: Vaginal Birth After Cesareans (VBACS), water births, hospital births, planned cesareans and home births.

 

We work with mothers and families to provide:

 

•  Prenatal, birth and postpartum services

•  Breastfeeding education

•  Home visits

 

Community Outreach

•  Mental health support and advocacy

•  Homeless shelter outreach/perinatal education

•  Mother and father support groups

•  Teen mom birth support

•  We provide families with community resources such as housing and      

   health-related education and referrals to community-based  

   organizations.

WHAT WE OFFER:

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The cesarean rate rose by 53% from 1996 to 2007, reaching 32%, the highest rate ever reported in the United States.

 

Having the support of a Doula can decrease the cesarean rate with 60% less epidurals, 40% less need for Oxytocin and 25% shorter labor.

Source: NCHS Data Brief