A certified doula is a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional, and informational support to a mother before, during, and after childbirth to support her in achieving the healthiest, most satisfying birth and postpartum experience possible.
We're here to support you in obtaining a healthy birth that honors your goals.
it’s your birth right.
Sistas Caring 4 Sistas is a community-based doula program founded by women of color for women of color who could benefit from this evidence-based form of birth support. Our doulas work in partnerships dedicated towards healthy, equitable outcomes as part of a larger social justice movement that is committed to eliminating health disparities for birthing individuals, families and infants of color.
Here in Western North Carolina and across the country, mothers and babies from communities of color are more likely to experience pregnancy- and birth-related complications. Having doula support before, during, and after your baby’s birth can increase you and your baby get off to a healthy start.
- Provide childbirth education
- Attend prenatal visits
- Assist with birth planning
- Provide support during labor and delivery
- Provide breastfeeding support
- Visit you at home after the baby is born
- Help you access medical and community resources
- Advocate on your behalf