The evidence suggests that it is likely MORE than:
doulas give to women during the birthing process that accounts for the:
reduced need for clinical procedures during labor and birth
fewer birth complications
and more satisfying experiences during labor, birth, and postpartum.
Check out some data from Houston study (Klaus, Kennel, Klaus) in the carousel. It is surprising to learn that there is such a significant difference between the numbers!
What do you think about it?