Abortion Doula Support

An abortion doula provides trained emotional, physical, and informational support for healthcare experiences. A doula listens and responds to the individual needs of a person to make them feel safe and at ease. We aim to provide non-judgemental, continuous support.  We also believe that people do not need to be alone in their decision and abortion does not need to be stigmatized.

Examples:

  • Remind you to breathe through uncomfortable moments

  • Explain what is happening

  • Squeeze/hold your hand

  • Talk about anything not abortion, distraction

  • Assist in recovery: bring blankets, cool cloth, hot pads, water

  • Sit quietly

Support is provided before, during and after the following procedures:

  • Surgical procedure

  • Medical termination

  • Medical induction

  • Medical pill abortion

  • Laminaria placement