Nicole was my doula for my first child. Throughout the 9 hours she was with me in labor, she helped me with laboring techniques, emotional support, and other physical support. She gave my husband and I space to labor together, and she somehow stayed awake all night when she was with me! I was so grateful when she grabbed my phone to take some post-birth pictures of my husband and I. Nicole was part of the environment that allowed me to naturally birth a 12lb baby. I couldn’t have done it without her knowledge and help!
Words cannot aptly express the depth of my gratitude for Nicole.
I am 100% certain my birth experience would not have been the same if she were not there. I chose a specific hospital because it had a great reputation for the L&D nursing staff, but sadly, that was not my experience. I am so glad I had Nicole there by my side!
I knew I wanted to labor at home for as long as possible and to try to do an unmedicated, natural birth. Luckily, I was able to have the experience I wanted and everything went as smoothly as possible. Nicole’s calming and soothing disposition as well as quiet strength during what I can only describe as one of the more excruciating out of body experiences ever, was exactly what I needed as my body progressed through the different stages of labor.
I cannot stress enough how much I believe Nicole’s caring heart, experience and knowledge are all what contributed to such a successful birth. Highly, highly, highly recommend.
Nicole is such a sweet friend and amazing doula. I’m so glad I used her for my second pregnancy/birth. Labor and delivery went much faster this time around and I was able to have a natural birth without an epidural this time! I could not have done it without Nicole by my side! She encouraged me and helped me breathe through contractions and the hip squeezes and rubbing my back helped so much! I highly recommend her!
Nicole was my doula and I can’t say enough about how grateful I was to have her with me. She had an amazing amount of tips, tools, massages and calming techniques to coach me through over 10 hours of labor. I labored overnight and she stayed awake and with me until my son was born at 10am. I couldn’t believe how hard she had worked to help me through my labor. I know I couldn’t have made it through those hours without her comforting, kind and gentle presence. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for support during their labor and delivery.
This testimonial is for all you future dads out there. If you are wondering if you should get a doula to assist you and your partner though the labor and delivery process, the answer is yes and I highly recommend using Nicole! I was on the fence at first when my wife told me she wanted to hire a doula, but after going through the labor and delivery process, I quickly realized how thankful I was to have Nicole there by our side. She made the experience much more calm and relaxed for us both and most importantly, made sure that my wife’s wishes were followed. Using Nicole was the best decision we could have made!