Birth Doula Services

What do I do as a Doula?

As a doula, I accompany women in labor to help ensure a safe and satisfying birth experience. I draw on my knowledge and experience as a doula and mother to provide emotional support, physical support and physical comfort during pregnancy, birth and postpartum.  I will help you prepare for and carry out your birth preferences. I can provide reassurance and perspective to you and your partner (if present), make suggestions for labor progress, and help with relaxation, massage, positioning and other techniques for comfort. I am able to document and preserve the beauty of your birth through photographs. 

What Doulas do not do..

As a Doula, I do not: perform clinical tasks, such as taking blood pressure, fetal heart checks, vaginal exams, and others. I am there to provide only physical comfort, emotional and informational support and advocacy. I will not make decisions on your family’s behalf. 

 

Birth Doula Support includes:

  • 1 -2 prenatal visits
  • 24/7 email availability for support and questions throughout your pregnancy
  • 24/7 on call availability surrounding the weeks of your due date
  • emotional, physical and information support during your labor
  • 1-2 hours of additional support after birth to help with transition, breastfeeding and comfort
  • 1 postpartum home visit

Please contact me for any questions or to set up an interview! I would love to hear from you.

Angelina Lopez Photography & Birth Services – serving Northwest Arkansas and the surrounding area including the cities of Bella Vista, Bentonville, Rogers, Springdale, Fayetteville, Siloam Springs. Also providing Birth Photography information can be found here
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