#WorldDoulaWeek

#WorldDoulaWeek

 

“A Cochrane Systematic Review found that continuous labor support results in:

 

*fewer cesareans

*fewer instrumental vaginal births

*more spontaneous vaginal births

*less regional anesthesia (e.g. epidurals)

*less analgesia of any kind

*shorter labors

*fewer low Apgar scores

*less dissatisfaction with the birth experience

 

http://maternityneighborhood.com/care-models-that-work-community-based-doulas/