The whole point of woman-centered birth is the knowledge that a woman is the birth power source. She may need, and deserve, help, but in essence, she always had, currently has, and will have the power. -Heather McCue
birth doulas are scientifically proven to improve both physiological & physical birth outcomes for both mom & baby
Mind Body Mama Birth Doulas provide emotional support and physical comfort in addition to
information about your options and choices to empower you and your partner
to make informed decisions about your birth experience.
"Your power to CHOOSE can never be taken from you. It can be neglected and it can be ignored. But if used, it can make all the difference."-Steve Goodier
The old saying is true, If you don't know your options you don't have any, especially in birth! Our doulas ensure that you are fully informed of your options & choices while being up-to-date on current evidence-based practices.
She will provide validation, reassurance, encouragement, and perspective to you and your partner before, during and following the birth.
She will make suggestions for labor progress, help with relaxation, positioning and other techniques for comfort all while being a constant source of Positivity &
Whole-Hearted support and trust in your innate ability to birth your baby.
Your doula does NOT replace your partner, she works WITH your partner to help you achieve a satisfying birth experience.
The set of experiences and skills that each Mind Body Mama Birth Doula offers to the women and families she serves is unique. However, every doula commits to guaranteeing the same foundation of support. This means that you are free to choose the doula that you feel most comfortable with and has the experience and skills that meet your needs without having to compromise on support.
We want you to make the right choice in support that compliments your birth team. Our consults are always at no cost and no pressure. This is an opportunity for you and your partner to get a feel for how the doula will contribute to your birthing experience by asking questions and getting to know her. What you will get is open and authentic dialogue and never a sales pitch. Each of our doulas has your best interest at heart and if we are not the perfect fit we WANT you to keep looking until you leave a consult the feeling of Yes! She is the one!
Each MBM Birth Doula has her own unique style, personality, offerings and services that you will find on her "What Working With Me Looks Like" section of her page. This means details will vary but all meet the minimum offerings of: