A doula is a trained professional in childbirth and provides emotional, physical, and educational support to a mother and their birth partner. Having a doula can be a fantastic help in creating the birth experience you want and can drastically decrease your chances of requiring intervention and a cesarean section. This episode features Nathalie Saenz of the Dearest Doula podcast. She has a passion for birth and explains everything you need to know about doulas, from what they do to some great questions to ask when finding one that is the right fit for you.
Nathalie Saenz is a birth doula and the creator and host of the Dearest Doula podcast, a free online resource for new and aspiring birth workers. She currently offers pregnancy and birth support in San Antonio, Texas.