More Than Meets the Eye: How Doulas Help Moms Breastfeed

More Than Meets the Eye: How Doulas Help Moms Breastfeed

As lactation consultants, we are thrilled to work along side our local Houston area doulas.  It is well-supported by research that labor and birth interventions can interfere with the natural course of breastfeeding, and it is also well-supported by research that the incidence of birth complications is reduced by having a doula present at your birth.  However, a doula is more than just "present" at your birth, patting your hand through contractions.

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