Why Hire a Doula During COVID-19?

"Why should I hire a doula if hospital regulations won't allow the doula in the birthing room when I'm in labour?" This is a question that has been coming up a lot lately from expectant parents, and rightfully so. Parents who would have eagerly researched, met with, and booked a doula to support them during the birth of their baby are now questioning if they should hire a doula at all during the COVID-19 pandemic. Families are being more conscious about spending money and con