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Roots in

Birth and Postpartum Doula Services in
Southern Vermont
....and sometimes Alaska

Why hire a doula?

You have many choices in birth. Through education and self-advocacy, you can have an empowered birth experience. A doula can help.

Research shows that birthing people who use a birth doula are:


  • less likely to have a cesarean birth (39% decrease)

  • need to use less pain medication (10% decrease)

  • more likely to have a spontaneous vaginal birth (15% increase)

  • less likely to need Pitocin

  • may have less Postpartum Depression

  • more likely to rate their childbirth experience positively

Birthing people and their families receive dedicated continuous: 

  • Physical Support

  • Emotional Support

  • Partner Support

  • Evidence-Based Information and Advocacy

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