So how much does a doula actually cost on average? If you've had a doula at one of your births, what did you have to pay? I'm Canadian and I'm sure the cost is different here than in the US.
Doulas are a great part of the birthing team. If you are having a hospital birth, but want to go natural and have minimal intervention, then it can be very helpful to have a doula there on your side. If you
re having a homebirth (which I fell is personally the way to go) then a doula
Check out this link that helps you make the decision of it you want a doula or not.