What is a “Birth Doula”?
A birth Doula is a person trained and experienced in childbirth who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and just after childbirth.
The benefits of hiring a birth Doula include:
✓ 50% reduction in the cesarean rate
✓ 25% shorter labor
✓ 60% reduction in epidural requests
✓ 40% reduction in oxytocin use
✓ 30% reduction in analgesia use
✓ 40% reduction in forceps delivery
What is placenta encapsulation, and why should I encapsulate my placenta?
Placenta capsules have been reported by mothers to:
✓ Significantly reduce post-birth bleeding
✓ Encourage a quick and healthy milk supply
✓ Replenish essential hormones such as oxytocin and CRH(stress reducer)
✓ Replenish essential nutrients such as vit B6 and iron
✓ Reduce stress levels
✓ Prevent the baby blues and post-partum depression
✓ Leave new mothers feeling calmer
✓ Give new moms the energy to cope with a busy day