Know Your Rights: Everything You Need to Know About Hospital Birth During the Pandemic

https://www.parents.com/pregnancy/everything-pregnancy/know-your-rights-everything-you-need-to-know-about-hospital-birth-during-the-pandemic/ Rules may vary state by state or hospital to hospital, but pregnant people have the right to a positive childbirth experience. Here's what you need to know about welcoming a baby into the world amid COVID-19. "The bottom line is that pregnant people have the same health care rights as anyone else: the right …

Doulas vs. Gyms- The Doula Ban in Los Angeles

https://bit.ly/birthincovid Hiring a doula ensures a family has the continued presence of a nurturing birth professional within the context of a relationship. Doulas help navigate expecting families through birth, knowing the questions to ask if families face choices or interventions during labor. However, the hospitals of Los Angeles have decided doulas are less essential than …

How Birth Doulas Are Helping Parents Navigate Coronavirus

https://www.yesmagazine.org/health-happiness/2020/05/04/coronavirus-pregnancy-birth-doulas/ Doulas provide emotional and physical support before, during, and after birth. With concerns over the spread of COVID-19, this service has become even more crucial. Doulas help ease some of the anxiety and stress in patients, especially those giving birth for the first time, by providing education, coping strategies, and emotional and physical support …