The Doula as a Support Person Policy

Name/Title

The Doula as a Support Person Policy (PDF)

Document ID

TS4KSNFPVEZQ-210-17047

Current from

04/09/2018

Coverage

WACHS

Policy Type

Policy

Summary

A doula is a companion who understands the emotional and physical needs of a woman and her family throughout her pregnancy, labour, birth and early postnatal period, and provides continuous non-clinical support and non-clinical care for a woman throughout her whole experience. Doulas are usually engaged by women in a private fee for service arrangement. Choice of support person/s for labour, including a doula, is the woman's decision.

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