doula Burlington Doulas & Labour with Love

Labour Doula

A birth doula is a trained professional who provides physical, emotional, informational, and practical support to a mother during labour, birth, and for a few hours post birth.  

Doulas Do...

  • Help Answer Questions or help the mother find answers to her questions.
  • Build a birth plan with you.
  • Provide comfort measures ranging from emotional to physical.
  • Provide assistance with breastfeeding.
  • Help birth partner by offering suggestions on comfort techniques.
  • Get food/drink, give the partner a break if necessary.

Doula Do Not...

  • Doulas do not not provide medical advice.
  • Doulas do not do medical examinations.
  • Doulas do not replace the partner or family member.
  • Doulas do not speak on behalf of the mother or partner.



Postpartum Doula

A postpartum doula is a trained professional who provides physical, emotional, informational, and practical support to a new mother and her entire family after the birth of a child. It is our job to mother the mother and help ease her transition into motherhood while her body is healing.

Postpartum Doulas...

  • Assist mother in getting comfortable at home.
  • Help Care for baby when mom is unable (ex. Shower, nap)
  • Provide encouragement.
  • Help the families locate resources and information.
  • Teach families how to care for their baby.
  • Light house cleaning (laundry, care for older siblings, tidy-up)
  • Cook light health conscious meals.

 A Postpartum doula does not...

  • Assess the mother or infants health.
  • Tell the mother what she should do.
  • Replace the father/partner.
  • Act as a maid or nanny (they assist in these areas but it is not their primary role).

Child Birth Educator

Our childbirth education classes will teach you what to expect during labour, birth, and beyond.  Our classes are fun, interactive, and evidence based.   Below are only some of the topics we cover .
  • Signs of labour
  • Birthing options
  • Interventions and pain relief options.
  • How partners can help you.
  • Breast feeding
  • Infant Care
  • Postpartum depression information and signs.
We offer both classroom and private classes. Contact us for booking information.