In the lead-up to Father's Day this weekend, it's all about dads this week at Giving Birth with Confidence. Dads are an important part of the pregnancy, birth, and postpartum equation. But because so many resources, media, and information tend to be geared toward moms, dads often get overlooked and
By Sharon Muza, BS, CD(DONA) BDT(DONA), LCCE, FACCE
A birth doula is a trained professional who supports birthing parents and their families during their labor and birth. There is a lot of research about the benefits of having a doula at a birth – including greater overall satisfaction with the bi
May is International Doula Month, and because continuous support is included as one of the Lamaze Six Healthy Birth Practices, Lamaze encourages women to learn about how a doula can help you have a safe and healthy birth.
In celebration of World Doula Week, Giving Birth with Confidence would like to share some of the basics about doulas (compiled from previous posts on our blog).
This and many more valuable articles and resources can be found on Lamaze.org, the Lamaze site dedicated to families. History, common wisdom, and research