“I was trying to be the perfect mother” – When new mums really need help – Babyology – March 2019
When the Duchess of Sussex announced her plans to include a doula in the birth of her first baby she rubber-stamped the practice for mainstream use. But while birth doulas are very much de rigour, postpartum doulas are still fairly mysterious.
So what is a postpartum doula? In a nutshell, they offer new mums a support service in the early days (or should that be daze?) of motherhood.