What exactly is a doula? What do doulas do? What are the benefits of using a doula? Whether you’ve heard of doulas or not, this guide will teach you everything you need to know about doulas and how a trained labor companion can help you have a shorter, easier, and healthier birth.
Yiska Obadia is an experienced birth doula, massage therapist, acupuncturist and childbirth educator. She is the author of Comforting Touch for Birth: A Guide for Doulas and Expectant Parents and lives, teaches, and practices in NYC.