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Doulas Pullman WA

Doulas are provide non-medical support to women during labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. Read on to find local doulas in Pullman 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.

Pullman Regional Hospital
(509) 332-2541
835 SE Bishop Blvd
Pullman, WA
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Doula, Osteopath (DO)

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Planned Parenthood
(509) 334-1525
1205 SE Professional Mall Blvd
Pullman, WA
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Doula, Osteopath (DO)

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Whatcom County Pregnancy Clinic
(360) 671-9057
1308 N State St
Bellingham, WA
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Doula

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Pacific Associaton For Labor Supoprt
(206) 329-7257
2524 16th Ave S
Seattle, WA
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Doula, Midwife

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Deb Correia, Dragonfly Doula
(206) 618-1747
Bothell, WA
Payment
Accepted Payment Methods: Self Payment
Payment Assistance: Teen, single, and low-income moms, Cash, Checks, Credit Cards, PayPal
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: CD(DONA)
Memberships: DONA International, Pacific Association for Labor Support (PALS)
Services Offered
Home Birth, Hospital-Supported Births, Hypnobirthing, Labor Doula, Water Birth

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Catholic Counseling Services
(509) 334-3496
115 NW State St Rm 212
Pullman, WA
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Doula

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Success By Six Cares Center
(208) 882-7162
110 S Jackson St
Moscow, ID
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Doula

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Planned Parenthood
(800) 769-0045
1509 32ND ST PO BOX 1051
Everett, WA
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Doula

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Stevens Hospital Birth Center
(425) 640-4070
21601 76th Ave W
Edmonds, WA
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Doula, Midwife, Osteopath (DO)

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Mount Baker Planned Parenthood
(360) 848-1744
900 E College Way Ste 130
Mount Vernon, WA
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Doula

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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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