this might be early but ....?
Is anyone planning on hiring a Doula ?
Have you hired on for previous births?
when should you have one by?
how many visits do you get? or do you always have open communication with your doula?
are there certain questions to ask?
I would like to this time around but i am a bit over whelmed with all the questions to ask or how to go about hiring one anyway.
I had a difficult birth, with Lilly and I am hopping that extra support this time will help avoid some interventions and manipulations that occurred during our birth. I try not to think about it but now I find it so much more difficult to trust health care providers. My story still makes me angry and i can not even fathom why or how some things happened they way they did.
I also have a wonderful Dr. this time but the fear and anxiety while has subsided I feel may return later during this pregnancy, i also have very few options as to which hospital and will most likely be at the same one.