What are Doulas? What are their Qualities?

by Emma Tomy Lamaze Healthy Birth Class

Summary:- The present article is about the information related to doulas. It tells what they do, what are their qualities etc.

These days both husbands and wives maintain hectic schedules and they are not comfortable in taking additional commitments. Hence, for their comfort, a helper is given to them who can assist them in all the possible ways. At the time of delivery and during the entire birth process, ladies undergo immense pain and hence it is better to understand their feelings. Doulas are the ones who provide a complete service to the ladies during the birth and post birth.

Given here is a complete view about what doulas are, what particular qualities they should possess nd how they are helping millions of new mothers all across the world.

Who are Doulas? What do They Do?

Doula is a Greek word which means women’s servant. As it is clear by its name, these ladies a complete support to the pregnant and lactating mothers. Doula services include not only the professional support but a complete emotional support also. It is true that a lady had a very tough time during the labor and the birth process so it is wise to hire an assistance that can understand the feeling of a mother in a much better way.

Birth Doula training is given to those doulas who want to dedicate themselves in the full-fledge service of giving birth and are involved in the post-birthing support services also. They are like guide to the new mothers in each and every step when their baby grows. They make the mothers happy and provide them a very pleasant and comfortable experience. Hence they are more like a necessity than just a matter of choice for the new mothers who are lonely and without any support.

A Few Qualities of Good Doulas:

They are a Great listener:

It is true that the pain that a mother feels cannot be imagined by other people. Doulas give a patient ear to the people and listen to them patiently. They are aware of the kind of problem that a mother faces and hence take the preventive measures accordingly.

They are Well-Aware and Knowledgeable:

By virtue of their experience they know what all health problems can a new mother come across and hence they provide a complete support to them at the time of any adverse conditions. They are patient and know how to handle all the situations with care.

Good Interacting Quality:

They are solitary and focused towards their work. They are not the professional nurses only and sometimes they work together with the nurses that take the onus of giving medical care to the patients. They have a good interacting quality that can help them remain compatible with everyone.

Postpartum doulas provide services like infant feeding, emotional support, bonding of mother and babies etc. 

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About Emma Tomy Junior   Lamaze Healthy Birth Class

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