Doulas attend all types of birth. We don’t take only clients who want unmedicated deliveries. We won’t pressure or bully you into doing things naturally. And we most definitely are not disappointed when many of our clients ultimately opt for an epidural. In the U.S., about 60% of women receive an epidural of some kind during labor. In many hospitals this number is higher. For women birthing with the assistance of a doula, the percentage is a bit lower.
If you’re pregnant and in the process of learning about your comfort measure options, read on to discover all there is to know about epidurals.Read more