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The role of a doula is to provide emotional, physical, and educational support for both you and your partner. They assist in labor by suggesting non-drug pain-relief techniques such as, changing positions, breathing, relaxation, and massage.
A doula is a person who is trained to give labor support before, during, and just after childbirth. Doulas may be certified by Doulas of North America (DONA).
A doula can:
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