A woman in labor is a masterpiece to behold.  She is beautiful. She is art. She is painting her birth experience. We need to respect her canvas…..her space. Let her create.This is what a doula does.  She assists the laboring mother and her birth partner in navigating the mountains and valleys of pregnancy, labor and birth.  The doula is an educator, an encourager and an empowerer.”

–Meliea Holbrook

Why use a doula?

Studies have shown that when doulas attend birth, labors are shorter with fewer complications, babies are healthier and they breastfeed more easily.

  • Reduction in Cesarean Births
  • Shorter Labors
  • Less Epidural Requests
  • Less Requests for Pain Relief
  • Reduction in Forceps Deliveries

How can I help?

Meliea empowers families by offering Labor Doula services to Charlotte and surrounding areas.  She also facilitates CAPPA Labor Doula trainings in the greater South Carolina area. 

Contact her today for more information.

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