"Doulaing" should be a mainstream term.  
Being a Doula is a noun, verb and state of being.  Doulas are with you and your family to provide support in so many ways.  We coach you through the whole labor but know when to sway in the silence. We provide resources and education to you so you can be the most informed in this empowering journey.  We are your continuous support and you are our main focus. 

Doula comes from the Greek word doule and means female servant