Did you have a great birth experience?
Have a wonderful doula who supported you
every step of the way?
Want to celebrate your growing family?
If you'd like to honor a much-appreciated doula,
a special new mother, or a new little one who's so important in your life, let us know!
Donations are tax-deductible and help us thrive.
Our experienced doulas are there for YOU,
free of charge, and will support all your
A doula “mothers the mother,” and in
doing so, provides a level of personal
care proven to enhance the experience
of childbirth for the whole family.
Doula care has been proven to decrease:
• length of labor • medical interventions •use of pain medication • cesarean rates
I was “losing it” until Kim and Robin arrived and helped me get back into the calm I needed. They were a blessing and I am so thankful UCSD has such a wonderful program available. - Maria
Thank you so much for your time and presence during our labor and surprise C-Section....(you) made the whole experience less stressful and less terrifying. - Ariana
…she knows the tricks, she knows the spots and simply she is good at this. We are truly indebted to her and the UCSD Med. Center for running this program. - Susan
I felt I had a team player help me understand my options and the pros and cons. Natasha Thank you very much for your help and warm presence. You struck a balance between an eagerness to serve and a respect for a couple’s intimacy. My fear that you’d try to take over was unfounded. - Derek, a new father
As a social worker I have the perspective to see what a unique role a doula can play in the life of a woman. She can provide support at a very specific time in her life without any strings attached. Virgi (UCSD Social Worker)
We make a great team! Information about how doulas and families work together.
Learn about our hospital-based program including training, volunteer requirements, and more.
Learn about choosing a birth location, using our doula services, and how you can support our program.
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UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center, La Jolla, California 92037, United States