|Providing childbirth & postpartum Doula support to families of Albuquerque, New Mexico|
|Welcome to the
Doulas of the Southwest!
Thank you for visiting our website! We hope you'll find answers to many of your questions here. We also welcome the opportunity to answer your questions by phone, email, or in person, at our regularly scheduled teas! Enjoy your visit and congratulations on your upcoming birth!
WHAT IS A DOULA?
MEET OUR DOULAS
DOULAS AND PARTNERS
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
FEES FOR SERVICES
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
BECOME A DOULA
PRESCRIPTION FOR DOULA CARE
|Meet Our Doulas at our regular Teas
held every second Saturday
of each month at 10 a.m.at the new offices of Inspired Birth
located at 3916 B Carlisle NE
No reservations required
Dads/partners are always welcome!
You can meet each of us and get answers to your questions about Doulas, Birth, and Pregnancy
|BENEFITS OF DOULA CARE
25% SHORTER LABORS
50% FEWER CESAREAN BIRTHS
40% FEWER EPIDURALS
30-40% DECREASE IN THE NEED FOR FORCEPS, VACUUM EXTRACTION, PITOCIN AND NARCOTICS
Reference: Klaus et al, "Mothering the Mother"
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|Read what The New York Times says about Doulas in their article published
September 25, 2005
Read the CNN Aug 2007 Article about the
Five Ways to Avoid a C-Section