Cyndi's Doula Service
home    why use a doula?    about me    my services    dads & doulas    faq    testimonials

Why Use A Doula?

Doulas have been shown to greatly benefit birth in the following ways:

Natural Vaginal Delivery* • 43% increase
*(no medication or forceps)
Caesarean Rate • 50% decrease
Epidural Requests • 60% decrease
Pain Medication • 30% decrease
Length of Labor • 25% decrease**
**Kennel, J., Klaus, M., McGrath, S., et al, JAMA, l991, 265(17): 2197-2201

Cydi Whitwell with family, after birth

I was a part of the 18 month Kaiser Doula Research Project,
which helped to reinforce my beliefs in the great results of doula-assisted births.

Clients of Cyndi Whitwell

Read more about Doulas:
A Child Is Born

I want every family to have a good birth memory.
Hopefully when your birth is done, you will have a cherished memory.

References are readily available if you would like to talk to families that
can describe the benefits they received from having a doula-assisted birth

home    why use a doula?    about me    my services    dads & doulas    faq    testimonials


Cyndi's Doula Service on Facebook
Cyndi's Doula Service on Yelp

Call or write me with any questions | 916.454.1774 |