FAQs

Do you serve my area?

If you're in the greater Lansing area, Ann Arbor, or Grand Rapids, yup! We serve Lansing, Grand Ledge, Holt, Williamston, DeWitt, Charlotte, St. Johns, Haslett, Okemos, East Lansing, Mason, Bath, Laingsburg, Portland, Vermontville, Olivet, Eaton Rapids, Ann Arbor, Saline, Grand Rapids, and other surrounding areas.

Does a doula replace nursing staff?

Absolutely not! Nurses are a wonderful part of the team, handling medical aspects of the birth. Doulas do not do any medical tasks, such as cervical checks, taking blood pressure, or placing IVs. Doulas do provide physical and emotional support to the birthing parent. We also provide support 

Do you offer postpartum support?

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How do you deal with complications at birth?

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I really need a doula but can't afford one. What can I do?

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What about my partner? Does a doula replace them?

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Do you offer postpartum support?

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Why do I need a doula? I'm planning to have my partner with me, and I've heard nurses are great.

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Why do I need childbirth education?

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Can I still benefit from having a doula if I have a Cesarean birth?

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What about if I want pain medication? Are there any benefits to having a doula for that situation?

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How will hiring you affect my partner’s role during the birth?

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