Doula

Should COVID-19 Impact the Labor and Delivery Process and the Presence of Support Guests?

By NWHN Staff | Mar 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Should COVID-19 Impact the Labor and Delivery Process and the Presence of Support Guests?

As health care workers inevitably reduce the attention they give to people in labor in order to attend to the pandemic, support persons will be instrumental in making sure mothers and infants receive the care they need.

What Is a Doula?

By Evita Almassi | Jun 12, 2019 | Comments Off on What Is a Doula?

Doulas provide emotional support and coaching to women and their families, most often during and after childbirth. Doulas supplement other health care providers involved in birth and pregnancy and, ultimately, act as birth advocates.

Who Cares? How Doulas Engage in Radical Acts of Kindness

By NWHN Staff | Jul 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Who Cares? How Doulas Engage in Radical Acts of Kindness

Kindness is not simply a soft skill; it is a powerful tool for changing lives for the better. Now more than ever, we find ourselves fielding questions about the necessity of doulas in the bigger picture of reproductive health services.