Doula Stats

Did you know by just having a doula present at your birth there is:

  • 50% reduction in Cesarean delivery
  • 25% decrease in the length of labour for first time mothers
  • 60% decrease in requests for an epidural
  • 40% decrease in the use of artificial oxytocin
  • 30% decrease in the use of forceps
  • a decrease in the use of pain relief medications (narcotics)

Know you understand why this famous statement was made:

“If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not to use it – John H. Kennell, MD ”

So go on and get yourself the support you deserve in birth with a Doula!