If you're anything like me, you often turn to Google with your questions. In fact, that may even be how you found this blog post!
In that case, I'm glad you're here because that means that you realized, like me, that a simple Google of the definition of "doula" doesn't really tell you squat about what a doula is.
You see, according to Google, a doula is:
"a woman who is trained to assist another woman during childbirth and who may provide support to the family after the baby is born."
...but this definition is almost identical to that of "midwife." And I can assure you, doulas are not midwives.
So, the question remains: what is a doula?
1. A DOULA IS...