What's in my Doula bag?
Picking out what you bring to a birth is highly individual and personal. Most doulas will bring what they think works well in labor. Some bring a ton of essential oils and others bring the bare minimum of chapstick and a hot pack.
I like to bring more than I think I’ll need, but not too much as to look like I just moved in. I'm the kind of chick that LOOOOVES BAGS! For real, I have soooooo many and I need to figure out what to do with them all, but anywhoooo...
I tend to keep things organized with the bag within a bag method. So, I'll have my duffle bag with a diaper bag-esque type of container full of client stuff and a small tote for my stuff.
I'll always grab my camera bag-just in case😉
All of this gets shoved in a corner somewhere out of the way and only gets pulled out if needed. There's no need for all your stuff plus all my stuff to be all over the place. It's best to be nice and discrete.
Here is a list of what goes in my doula bag to help you in labor.
· Birth Boot Camp! I bring my relaxation & visualization booklets with me so you know I’ll have what you need to center yourself. I also bookmark the labor stages and variations of labor portion of the comprehensive cl