Love & Light

What's a Doula?

The word doula comes from the ancient Greek word meaning  "a woman who serves".  In today's world, the word doula refers to a trained professional who provides physical, emotional, and informational support to a mother before, during, and just after birth.


Labor Doula Services Provided: 

  • Complimentary  Consultation

  • At least 2 prenatal visits

  • Guidance in developing a birth plan

  • Access to the Love & Light  lending library

  • Phone and text support 9am to 9pm (not in labor)

  • 24hr on call from 38 weeks until birth (call or text anytime necessary)

  • Continuous in person support during active labor and delivery

  • 1-2 hours immediate postpartum support

  • 1 Postpartum visit at your home during the first two weeks postpartum


                                                                                     Serving RI and Southeastern MA