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What are the benefits and drawbacks of doulas?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: A good Doula
Can be erty helpful.
One drawback is looking down upon epidurals and having women feel bad if they need one for pain control. Remember, they earn a living by helping people through pain, thus they are biased toward not getting pain relief. If oriented that way, go with a doula, you will need all the help you can get. Good luck, congratulations.

In brief: A good Doula
Can be erty helpful.
One drawback is looking down upon epidurals and having women feel bad if they need one for pain control. Remember, they earn a living by helping people through pain, thus they are biased toward not getting pain relief. If oriented that way, go with a doula, you will need all the help you can get. Good luck, congratulations.
Dr. Chevies Newman
Dr. Chevies Newman
Thank
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Benefits only
I think doulas are great as long as they don't marginalize your partner or husband.
Anything or anyone that increases your chances of an easy, healthy vaginal delivery is great.

In brief: Benefits only
I think doulas are great as long as they don't marginalize your partner or husband.
Anything or anyone that increases your chances of an easy, healthy vaginal delivery is great.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Thank
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