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What is a doula?
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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: A labor coach
That charges a fee to help coach u in labor, in almost every labor room the nurses are very good at coaching you, i rec u save your money as doulas in my area charge around $800, and make sure your OB knows u will be using a doula soeveryone is on the same page before the labor and the doula and OB or midwife need to work together.

In brief: A labor coach
That charges a fee to help coach u in labor, in almost every labor room the nurses are very good at coaching you, i rec u save your money as doulas in my area charge around $800, and make sure your OB knows u will be using a doula soeveryone is on the same page before the labor and the doula and OB or midwife need to work together.
Dr. Alan Patterson
Dr. Alan Patterson
Thank
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Support team
A doula is hired by a patient independently of her doctor and hospital to provide nonmedical physical and emotional support during labor and after birth.
Childbirth can be a scary time and some patients find hiring a doula to be helpful.

In brief: Support team
A doula is hired by a patient independently of her doctor and hospital to provide nonmedical physical and emotional support during labor and after birth.
Childbirth can be a scary time and some patients find hiring a doula to be helpful.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Thank
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