A – A birth or labour Doula is a woman who attends the birthing family before, during, and just after the birth of a baby. She is also called a “birth assistant” or “labour support specialist”.
You are in the final stretch, no pun intended. Weeks 29 to 40 (or maybe 42) bring a lot of excitement getting ready for the arrival of your baby. But with the end fast approaching anxiety can set in wondering what will the labour be like and how in the heck is this baby going to come out?