What are Some Benefits of Having a Doula?






  • *36% reduction in use of pain medications
  • *51% reduction in c-sections
  • *71% reduction in use of Pitocin
  • *57% reduction in forceps deliveries
  • *An average of 1 hour and 38 minutes shorter labor

(Source: Scott, Berkowitz, & Klaus; 1999, California. American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 180, No. 5 (1999):1054-1059)

* 33% less likely to be dissatisfied with or negatively rate their birth experience (Hodnett and colleagues 2004). ”

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