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Doulas and Epidurals: Are They Mutually Exclusive?

Is a doula only needed if the mother (or birthing parent) is planning an unmedicated birth? What if they know they want an epidural? While it is true that many of my clients plan for and do have unmedicated labors and births, I love supporting people whose plan all along was to get an epidural. There are so many things doulas do to help these clients prenatally, during birth, and postpartum. Getting Prepared Before my …

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