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The Most Effective Drug to Have in Labour!

Posted by Sarah Meder on Monday, October 25, 2010, In : Doula 
This Miracle Drug is shown to have the following effects:
  • 50% reduction in the caesarean rate
  • 25% shorter labor
  • 60% reduction in epidural requests
  • 40% reduction in oxytocin use
  • 30% reduction in analgesia use
  • 40% reduction in forceps delivery
The are no contraindications
There are no side effects
It is 100% safe to use by all women

This miracle does not come in a bottle or a box though. It comes in the form of ...
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What is a Doula?

Posted by Sarah Meder on Monday, September 20, 2010, In : Doula 

"If a Doula were a drug, it would be unethical not to use one" - Dr John Kennell

Doula is an ancient Greek word for a woman in service of another woman, but today it has come to be know as a woman who supports a couple through labour and birth. A doula should also be a trained professional who has completed a training program and continues to update her knowledge on a regular basis.

In South Africa, a Doula is also referred to as a Birth Companion and most professional Doulas wi...
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Informed Choice

by Sarah This section of the website contains information on different ways of giving birth, including information from magazines and videos.