Today begins World Doula Week -- a time to recognize, celebrate, and spread the word about the critical role doulas play with families across the world. Lamaze recognizes the role of doulas as vital toward our own mission of advancing safe and healthy pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenting.
By Mindy Cockeram, LCCE
In the ten years I’ve been teaching childbirth classes, couples have asked me all sorts of questions. In fact we do an activity where I read out a statement and the class decides whether the statement is "evidence based" or an "old wives tale." Here are some of the classi