Holistic Wellness

By: Andria Bell | March 24, 2015

One question I get asked a lot is, "So you're like a midwife?"  No a doula is NOT a midwife.  Canadian Midwives are health care providers, in Ontario you can choose to be under the care of a Midwife or OB.  A Doula, on the other hand, is a support person/coach hired by you to support you and your family. "But my Partner is my support person, so i don't need a Doula, right?"  Sure, if that what your plan is that is great!  That what will work best for you.  A doula can add a lot to the team, along side your partner.  We can provide guidance for them when they may not know how to support you best. "But I am planning a hospital birth"  This one always gets me as the majori...