http://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2018/05/11/doula-culture-of-consent I gave birth seven years ago in a Boston-area hospital where I generally consider the care to be excellent. I arrived near the end of my labor, my cervix almost fully dilated. After an hour of moving freely around my hospital room, my midwife and labor nurse said, “It’s time for you to get intoContinue reading “A Doula’s Call For A ‘Culture Of Consent’ During Childbirth”
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New Dad’s Advice: Just Hire a Damn Doula!
http://goodmenproject.com/families/new-dads-advice-just-hire-a-damn-doula-jrmk/ So, your partner is expecting a baby. That’s amazing. You’re surely getting unsolicited advice from all angles. Well, here’s another piece for the pile: Hire a damn doula. When my pregnant wife first proposed hiring a doula, I issued my standard response when asked about paying someone to perform a service: Nope, I canContinue reading “New Dad’s Advice: Just Hire a Damn Doula!”
Doulas, a Growing Force in Maternity Culture, Seek Greater Acceptance
Doulas, a Growing Force in Maternity Culture, Seek Greater Acceptance (click to read this interesting article in the New York Times online) PC: Michael Appleton for the NY Times
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