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What Is a Doula

Doula is a word with Greek origins meaning “a woman who serves”. Today, a doula refers to a labour and/or postpartum companion - a trained professional who will provide the emotional, physical and informational support before, during and after childbirth. A doula does not support the medical needs during labour, but research shows that women need fewer medical interventions when they have a doula by their side.

Pregnant Woman

The Mission of The Doula Group

Powerful Parenting Experiences

Our mission is to provide compassionate, reliable and professional care to women welcoming a new life into the world. We believe every family deserves the highest quality of guidance, regardless of their birthing and parenting preferences. The Doula Group is here to support your birthing journey, your way.

Hand on Bump

Birth Doulas

Birth Doulas Offer

Physical Comfort Measures

Emotional Support

Partner Support

Information and Advocacy

Benefits May Include

Shorter Labour

Fewer Interventions

Higher Satisfaction with Birth Experience

Parents with Newborn Baby

Postpartum Doulas

Postpartum Doulas Offer

Emotional Support

Evidence Based Information

Hands On Care in Home

Partner & Sibling Support

Benefits May Include

Fewer Feeding Issues

Smoother Transitions 

Better Adjustment to New Family Roles

Full Spectrum Doulas

The Doula Group is proud and humbled to be Supporting Birth Diversity. We provide full spectrum services including care with cultural awareness and sensitivity. Our Doulas offer the highest standard of services that you are looking for because of their extensive training and education.


Bereavement Doulas

 Wherever you see this logo on our site, you are assured to have a highly trained  doula providing support through perinatal loss. 

Many of our Doulas are cross trained to provide excellence in care during this life-altering, challenging time. Our resource page is the very beginning of making your way through this.  

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