Birthing Doula

Paola Villegas is trained and prepared to give emotional support, non-medical one to one care during the complete labor.

Her work starts before labor, during pregnancy where she should meet previously with the mom and partner to get to know them and understand what they need. Once they decide to work together, Paola should provide information and assist to prepare a birthing plan understanding the mother desires for her birth, she will provide information of benefits and risks, options and possible interventions for safety, empower and encourage the mom to be to research and trust her decisions.

A birth doula will provide techniques to cope with labor, comfort and education to make birth a fulfilling experience for the family, some of them are:

  • Massages
  • Meditations, visualizations
  • Breathing techniques, vocalizations
  • Relaxation
  • Counter pressure
  • Continuous support, empowerment
  • Movement

Benefits in having a Doula

  • Reduce length of labor
  • Reduce cesarean rates and epidural use
  • Higher breastfeeding rates
  • Increase a faster recovery
  • The whole experience of birthing is more satisfying and positive
  • Easer transition into parenthood
  • Higher level of confidence on self
  • A more successful bonding with newborn



” The health of every family begins with the mother. She is the tree from which the healthy fruit must come.” Juliette de Bairacli Levy

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