Do You Need A Doula?

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Do You Need A Doula?

Determine whether a doula is necessary for your upcoming labor and birth.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Have you taken a childbirth education class?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    If so, was it offered by your care provider or the hospital?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Is this your first labor?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Are you a attempting a vaginal birth after a caesarean section (VBAC)?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Are you using a midwife?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Do you have a concise, relevant birth plan or preference sheet?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Do you trust your maternity care provider and all the members of their practice?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Do you know your maternity care provider's c-section rate but more importantly, the rate of the practice?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    Do you know the c-section rate of your birthing location?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    Are you planning for a natural "unmedicated" childbirth?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    Are you hoping for minimal interventions and to avoid a c-section? Read how a doula can help you and your partner.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    Are you fearful of pregnancy and childbirth?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    Do you plan to breastfeed exclusively?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    Do you or a close family member have a history of depression? Know the facts about postpartum depression and get support!
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    Are you using hypnosis for childbirth?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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