If you are expecting a baby, the idea of partnering with a professional trained in childbirth that will provide emotional, physical, and educational support could be very appealing. That's where a Doula comes in. A doula's purpose is to help women have a safe, memorable, and empowering birthing experience. can help make the birth and postpartum experience better. Doulas fill a major gap in our maternal healthcare system by providing continuous one-on-one support to a mother throughout her labor and birth. Studies show that having a professional doula attend your birth lowers the risks of interventions and unplanned cesareans, while raising the chances of having a positive experience and overall satisfaction with your birth. TDS is not just for women seeking all natural labors or home births, we support every mother’s wishes and birth plan. They even support moms through planned cesarean births.
Trinity Doula Services is just one of several doula agencies operating in southern Illinois
A full-service agency made up of 6 specially trained women, Trinity doulas provide emotional, physical and education support during pregnancy, birth and postpartum.
Trinity offers a range of services to cater to every family’s unique needs. Childbirth education, birth planning, labor & birth support, in-home postpartum support, lactation support, birth pool rental, belly casting and henna, placenta encapsulation, bereavement support & more. While most insurances don’t cover the cost of a doula, more and more private insurances are including doulas in their plans so that reimbursement is a possibility. To help every woman who wants the support of a doula receive one, Trinity gladly offers payment plans and military discounts. They always provide free consultations so that families can get to know them and see if we are the right fit . You can learn more about the doulas and see a list of their services at www.trinitydoulaservicesil.com or look them up on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
For a listing of other doula agencies/ individuals in the region go the Doula page on the A_Z business listing on sifamilies.org .
* This article is for information purposes only and should not be considered to be a referral or recommendation for services.