THE ROLE OF THE DOULA

  • Compassionate and caring person.
  • It accompanies expectant mothers throughout the birth.
  • Able to deal with women who may feel great difficulties in the final stage of labor and continue to support them.
  • Able to communicate and listen well.
  • It is flexible and can adapt to the delivery environment, changes among the staff.
  • She has personal experience with childbirth or has assisted in a number of births.
  • She is well versed in the physiology of childbirth, but does not intervene in the process, as a doula is not a medical professional.
  • He does not impose his ideas about obstetric procedures.