When you give birth, it’s natural to feel scared and overwhelmed. No matter how much research you’ve done while you were pregnant, nothing can truly prepare for what will happen once baby arrives. It’s a learning process which all parents go through, but you don’t have to go it alone.
Doctors and pediatricians are there to ensure you and baby are doing well. However, they largely focus on the medical side of how you and baby are doing. That’s why many new parents turn to the help of a postpartum / postnatal doula.
Here, we’ll look at what a postpartum doula does and the benefits of hiring one.