Posts tagged Labor Doula
Ginna & Luke

"I made a last-minute decision to hire a doula and my husband and I are so glad we did. Our doula helped me stay calm and was knowledgeable about techniques to manage the pain of contractions and to speed labor along. My husband was thankful that he could step out and take a break without feeling guilty because he knew I was in good hands with [our doula]. She also followed up with us several times during the postpartum period to make sure we were doing okay. We highly recommend High Country Doulas. If you're on the fence---go for it!"

– Ginna E, First-time mom

Tim & Ariel

"High Country Doulas proved to be an excellent resource to turn to when approaching the many unknown situations we would encounter during our first pregnancy. The classes were very informative and conversational and their experience was clear and helpful from the initial meeting through postpartum. I am glad we made the decision to work with them and continue to be thankful for their help."

– Tim S, First-time dad

Roslyn & Chris

"Having a doula made my pregnancy and labor easier because I knew I had an advocate. I knew that there was someone (& wonderful someone’s at that!) to support me in all my decisions & help me decide if I needed that too. It just made me feel good to know that they were there for us. Everyone at HCD was so nice, helpful & empowering. Being able to text them or call them whenever I had a question or concern was so helpful Just knowing that they were there for me/us gave us a huge peace of mind. Also, all the visits we had with them were extremely helpful & encouraging. I would highly recommend them!"

– Roslyn E, First-time mom

Parker & Charlie

"I had a wonderful experience with High Country Doulas! I am so glad I had a doula by my side during labor. My labor experience did not go the way I’d hoped, and having someone there who could help us weigh our options and make informed decisions was crucial. She gave us helpful ideas for pain management and was so encouraging the whole time. After we were home from the hospital, she came to the house and helped me process the whole crazy experience. Her knowledge was invaluable. 

The support I got pre- and post-delivery was wonderful. My doulas were always available to answer questions and guide me through the process. The childbirth education class with High Country Doula’s childbirth educators was very helpful in preparing my husband and me for labor, delivery, and basic newborn care. I am so glad I chose to work with High Country Doulas and highly recommend them!"

– Parker C, First-time mom

Ariel & Tim

"From the first trimester through early postpartum, our doula team was a source of wisdom and compassion. When I experienced complications toward the end of my pregnancy, they talked me through my anxieties, guided me through what to expect at the hospital, and helped me be at peace with the new direction my birth was taking. Thanks to their practical and emotional support, I felt like an active participant in my care even before our labor doula met us on site, and I came away with only happy memories of my birth experience."

– Ariel S, First-time mom

Ashley P

"We are so grateful for High Country Doula's presence and support during and after our daughter's birth and know that we would not have had the birth that we desired without their help.

Our doula's peaceful and nurturing spirit was exactly what I needed to keep me calm and focused throughout labor, especially after a somewhat scary start.

I loved how hands-on she was during some of the most challenging and intense moments of labor and that she helped my husband to feel deeply connected to every aspect of the experience. We could not have asked for a more positive birth experience and know that much of this is because of High Country Doula's support to our family.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for helping us bring our daughter into the world!"

– Ashley P. Professor, ASU & First time mom

Honna

"I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience—getting to witness the preparation of the placenta, the sharing of knowledge and support from our encapsulation specialist. 

Our birth doula was amazing as well. We had a long and somewhat traumatic labor and delivery experience. Having a 3rd person there for support and guidance was invaluable." 

– Honna M. Speech Pathologist & Mom of one

Jill E

"We loved feeling supported during our son's long labor! Our doula listened to every want and need...she even knew what I needed before I did! My favorite part about having a doula was feeling like I had a member on my team that could think clearly and give me the support that I needed."

– Jill E, Library Music Director ASU & Mom of three

Ashley P.

"We are so grateful for High Country Doula's presence and support during and after our daughter's birth and know that we would not have had the birth that we desired without their help.

Our doula's peaceful and nurturing spirit was exactly what I needed to keep me calm and focused throughout labor, especially after a somewhat scary start.

I loved how hands-on she was during some of the most challenging and intense moments of labor and that she helped my husband to feel deeply connected to every aspect of the experience. We could not have asked for a more positive birth experience and know that much of this is because of High Country Doula's support to our family.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for helping us bring our daughter into the world!"

– Ashley P. Professor, ASU & First time mom