Ways a doula can help the mother

  • Writing a birth plan / wish list
  • Giving mothers confidence and support
  • Support of the partner
  • Debriefing after birth
  • Keeping comfortable
  • Keeping hydrated and fed

Ways a doula can help the father

  • Keep well informed
  • Keep hydrated and fed
  • Empowering fathers to participate
  • Reduce anxiety
  • To enable both parents to relax and trust