Traditional Birth Doula

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The stillbirthday doula supports families:

  • experiencing birth
  • enduring bereavement
  • facing any event where birth & bereavement may meet

This means, that while there may be insufficient recognition of bereavement support from a traditional birth doula, the reverse is absolutely not true: knowing how to support in bereavement well, the stillbirthday doula also supports families well during birth.

Our stillbirthday doulas know this as second nature:

stillbirthday doulas, are birth doulas


Stillbirthday doulas (SBD® Doulas) can support families experiencing:

  • birth in any trimester, and in any outcome
  • unconventional loss, which may include adoption or surrogacy
  • NICU care
  • “rainbow” subsequent live birth
  • full term, uncomplicated, live birth with no connection in any way to bereavement
  • newborn nutrition and lactation options
  • and more


Benefits of Birth Doula Support

Doulas supplement (not replace) medical support to provide the following:


Connect with Your SBD Doula®!

You can view our listing of credentialed stillbirthday doulas, and interview one today.  Hiring your local SBD doula for your upcoming, joyous and beautiful birth experience is a great way to support the families in your community who endure the devastation of pregnancy and infant loss and utilize the services of your SBD doula, who often provides such service in your community for a dramatically sliding scale or an entirely pro-bono volunteer basis.

Discover what the SBD credentialed doula has achieved.


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