A Doula And A Doctor Can Coexist

A Doula And A Doctor Can Coexist

  Doula: “Breathe, deep and slow. You’re safe. Your body knows what to do”… Doctor: “When I tell you to push, I need you to really bear down and let’s get your baby here to meet you”… Complementary voices, guiding and coaching a new mom as she performs what is...
Can The CNM, Doula And MD Work Together?

Can The CNM, Doula And MD Work Together?

How many times did I ask that in residency? Zero…That’s how many. I remember being in Labor and Delivery as an Ob/Gyn resident and hearing the words “she has a doula”. I’m not going to lie, we ALL groaned. Why did we all have this feeling of dread when we heard the...