How Much Does a Doula Cost?

According to, a doula is defined as “a non-medical professional labor companion that provides informational, emotional, and physical labor support in addition to your nurse, doctor or midwife.”  A doula is a companion that will offer support and encouragement throughout the birthing process but will not provide any sort of medical advice or treatment.  If you’re hoping for a natural delivery, then a doula may be best suited for your future baby delivery.

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