Like many expectant parents, you’ve probably been researching what to pack in your labor bag to take to your birthing facility. The internet is a great resource to find checklists, articles and videos on this very topic. In fact, we even have a helpful article on this very topic: Hospital Bag Checklist.
Now, what you may not find (which mamas wanting to have a natural childbirth will find very helpful), is a guide of what to pack to help with comfort and relaxation techniques to use during your childbirth. That’s where these doula tips & secrets will come in handy.
A doula is a non-medical assistant who provides physical and emotional support during the childbirth process. Labor doulas help support mom during her labor and delivery. Postpartum doulas focus on mom after the baby has arrived. Labor doulas have a great deal of experience with the labor and delivery process and have many tips and tricks to help enhance your comfort during this time.