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She had many 'tools' in her toolbox for pain management (I had back labour so this was super appreciated!
) She was an advocate when we were considering whether to push longer or go straight to the caesarean.
The fee is slightly higher than average, but you get acupuncture treatment starting at 37wks 1x/wk until you go into labour, then acu during labour if you want it. I know many mommas now who used them just for the acupuncture part. My husband says he found having a doula amazing support.
Our labour was 37hrs and in the end I needed a csection, but our doula was allowed in the OR too (yay BC Women's!
I talked about it with my husband and he was like "I'll be your doula".
I had visits from the doulas daily for the first 4 days, then weekly until 4wks.