r) Affirmations

Affirmations are positive statements that help encourage women during pregnancy and labor.

It is helpful if the mother writes her own affirmations.

However, you should always have a few ready in your Doula tool box that sound encouraging when you personally say them to women, such as “You’re Strong!”

Do some research to collect affirmations. Also take a quiet moment to compose your own.

Download this Affirmation handout.

Positive Affirmations

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