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Doulas Lincoln NE

Doulas are provide non-medical support to women during labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. Read on to find local doulas in Lincoln and gain access to pregnancy massage, pregnancy emotional encouragement, childbirth education, breastfeeding supports, newborn care assistance, housekeeping, as well as advice and content on infant soothing skills.

Jessica M Stanton, CBrE
(402) 476-5387
Lincoln, NE
Certifications & Memberships
Memberships: Brio Birth (CBrE)
Services Offered
Childbirth Classes

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Nebraska Childrens Home Society
(402) 483-7879
4700 Valley Rd
Lincoln, NE
Industry
Doula

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Moms Mastectomy
(402) 464-6001
415 N 66th St Ste STE8
Lincoln, NE
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Doula

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Jessica M Stanton, CBrE
(402) 476-5387
Lincoln, NE
Certifications & Memberships
Memberships: Brio Birth (CBrE)
Services Offered
Childbirth Classes

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Milkworks
(402) 423-6402
5930 S 58th St Ste W
Lincoln, NE
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Doula

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Lutheran Family Services
(402) 435-2910
2900 O St Ste 200
Lincoln, NE
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Doula

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Planned Parenthood
(402) 441-3300
2246 O St
Lincoln, NE
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Doula

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Milkworks
(402) 423-6402
5930 S 58th St Ste W
Lincoln, NE
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Doula

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Nebr Childrens Home Society
(308) 381-0568
908 N Howard Ave Ste 107
Grand Island, NE
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Doula, Psychologist

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AJ Cecil, Labor of Love Doula Services
(402) 216-1100
Omaha, NE
Payment
Accepted Payment Methods: Self Payment
Payment Assistance: Yes, Please Call, Payment Arrangements, For Teenage Pregnancy, Active Military, Mentally Ill, Sliding Scale, Teen, single, and low-income moms
Average Fee: 300
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: CD (Certified Doula)
Memberships: DONA International, DoulaSource, Nebraska Friends of Midwives, Omaha Doulas Association
Services Offered
Adoption Support, Belly Casting, Christian Births, Home Birth, Hospital-Supported Births, Labor Doula, Prenatal Care, Water Birth

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The Difference Between A Midwife And A Doula

The Difference Between A Midwife And A Doula

When it comes to choosing a midwife or doula for your baby's birth, it can get a little confusing. Are a midwife and doula the same thing? Can a doula deliver your baby? Will a midwife administer drugs for pain management?

A midwife can deliver your baby, but she also provides you with emotional support during the delivery. She will help keep you calm and comfortable while you're in labor. However, her role is more clinical than emotional, so she will continuously take your vital signs and make sure that you are dilating normally for delivery. If at any time she feels that you need additional care, she will call a backup doctor and you will go to the hospital to deliver.

If all goes normally, she will delivery your baby and monitor his or her health immediately following birth. Sometimes, women find that a midwife may be very focused on catching the baby as it is born, and may not be able to devote as much emotional care to the mother. Every delivery is different, and some women feel that a midwife was able to give them more attention than they would have received from a physician.

A midwife can't give you pain management drugs, although he or she may have herbal remedies that might be effective against pain. A nursing midwife has a degree in nursing and training in midwifery, while a traditional midwife has received her training in midwifery, but does not have a degree in nursing.

A doula, on the other hand, is focused solely on your emotional and physical comfort during the delivery. A doula can't deliver your baby, so he or she is used in a hospital, birthing center or home birth with a physician or midwife. The doula does not assess the woman's health, or decide when she should go to the hospital or call the midwife. A doula will guide you through breathing techniques to help you relax, as well as make you comfortable with...

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