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10. Companionship and support

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A professional doula or birth companion’s support during labour can improve birth outcomes, reduce the numbers of Caesarean sections, epidurals and other medical interventions, while promoting bonding and successful breastfeeding.

Dr. Tan Yew Ghee is a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Raffles Women’s Centre in Raffles Hospital, a tertiary care hospital and the flagship of the Raffles Medical Group, a leading private healthcare provider in Singapore and South East Asia.