- *Using a doula reduces the need for interventions during labour and birth, including C-sections.
- Using a doula often results in faster births with fewer complications
- Women who use a doula are usually more satisfied with how their labour went, and often have more success with breastfeeding.
- **Post- natal depression and and ‘baby blues’ are less likely when a doula is employed.
* provided the mother has had a low risk pregnancy
** Provided there is no history of mental illness