Doula Services for Expecting Families in Sacramento
As a new or expectant parent, do you feel frightened of birth or overwhelmed with your new baby? What we love to do is help you replace your fear with knowledge, help you develop new skills for a joyful birth, and empower you to be the best parent you can be!
Hospital, Birth Centers or Home
What’s the Right Choice for You?
If you, like the great majority of childbearing women in the U.S. are well and healthy, you can consider the full range of places for giving birth. The Sacramento region has many hospitals, an out-of-hospital birth center, and several highly qualified homebirth midwives who attend births in the mothers’ homes.
5 Common Questions About Using a Doula
Will the birth doula make my partner feel unnecessary? Does the birth doula make decisions on my behalf? What is the difference between a postpartum doula and a baby nurse?
When Interviewing a Doula, What Questions Should I Ask?
When interviewing one of My3Doulas, most likely you will have two of us at the interview. In the event that the primary doula that you hire is unavailable, due to illness or family emergency, you will have already met one of her back-ups.
What is a Doula? How Do Doulas Help Child Birth?
A birth doula provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and just after birth. Studies have shown that when doulas attend birth, labors are shorter with fewer complications, babies are healthier and they breastfeed more easily.