Offering sensitive, aware labor support since 2003
Mary Esther Malloy is one of NYC’s most experienced doulas, having supported over 500 families at home and in most NYC-metro hospitals and birth centers.
Extensive research has shown the many positive aspects of having a doula as part of your birth team, including fewer medical interventions, greater birth satisfaction and a stronger start to breastfeeding. If you are considering a doula, contact Mary Esther for additional information.
Proven Benefits of Doula Care
- 28% Reduction in cesareans
- Fewer forceps and vacuum births
- Less use of epidurals
- Shorter labors
- Higher APGAR scores for babies
- Increased breastfeeding rates
- Improved satisfaction and feelings about the birth
Photo Gallery, photos by Mary Esther Malloy. With thanks to the families willing to share such intimate moments!
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What an amazing experience! We feel blessed that we had your presence and help throughout. If you ever need a testimonial, you’ll get a powerful one from us. You are not just a doula – you are a game changer!