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Old 08-20-2007, 08:47 AM   #13
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Re: Do you have someone stay with you after the birth?

Originally Posted by Namaste View Post
Hire somebody like me, a postpartum doula. Yes, it can be expensive, but you could always have somebody come part time, something like 4-5 hours a day, to help. if you want more information.
this sounds heavenly.

we had a birthing doula with our last baby and she was great. we'll have a birthing doula with this one as well, and i believe you can have them (at least certain ones) come to your house to check on you and stuff. i'll have to look into it. the dona website says that there there are no postpartum doulas in my area.

thanks for the info susan.
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