Doulas are having a moment. While they’ve been around for centuries, their use decreased with advent of modern medicine and hospital birthing. Recently, though, as the benefits of peer-support and non-medical birthing professionals become more well known, doulas are again becoming popular in the delivery room. There are many types of doulas, and this week’s posts will explore the different types and what they do. First, though, let’s take a look at some familiar faces that you might not have known used a doula!
Kimberly Van Der Beek.
Tia and Tamera Mowry.
The Duchess of Sussex is set to give birth any day now and rumors have been swirling that she has hired a doula to assist her with the birth.
Do you know of any other celebrities who have used doulas? Have you used one yourself?
Check in tomorrow for information on what, exactly, a doula does.