Meghan Markle plans to give birth in the United States, at home for her second child. The Duchess of Sussex is also planning to hire a doula for her childbirth.
Many parameters differ from the arrival of this second child to that of the first, Archie. Indeed, the Duchess of Sussex intends to take new provisions. Already, the birth will take place in the United States and not in the United Kingdom. There is also a rumor that she gives birth at home. This is what Meghan Markle was planning to do with Archie, but she ended up giving birth in the hospital anyway. Using the services of a doula is also a possibility. Although the Duchess has not yet made arrangements to hire them a.
Sabia Wade, known as The Black Doula, told Insider what doulas provided physical, emotional and educational support. let’s remember that doulas are trained non-medical professionals. Their main role is to support women before, during and after childbirth. The doula can suggest and facilitate position change during childbirth. She can also offer a touch to facilitate repositioning of a misplaced baby. The doula is also an ally who defends a patient who wants to push a little longer before having a caesarean section.
“We are the surrogate friend, sister, mother or aunt”
To Insider magazine, Ms. Wade confides that this role is not necessarily tangible. “We are the surrogate friend, sister, mother or aunt, we are advocates“, she admits. “Sometimes we have to be the fighters“, adds Ms. Wade.
The benefits of this type of professional have been scientifically proven. The continued support during labor offered by the doulas would increase the good outcomes during childbirth. According to the site WhatToExpect.com, people pay between $ 800 and $ 2,500 for this type of service.
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