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  1. Baby
    The infant mortality rate in African-Americans is twice the mortality rate of white newborns, and one city in Maryland is bringing the experience of doulas to expectant mothers, particularly those who are African- American, in an effort to combat these statistics. Baltimore, Maryland, is tired...
  2. Other
    It is no secret that a doula can help improve your birth, but they are so much more than just a way to reduce your chance of cesarean. Here are just 50 of the many amazing things that doulas do best. Not sure what all of them are or how they will benefit your birth? Call your doula and ask her...
  3. Pregnancy & Birth
    A doula is a trained woman who provides physical, emotional and informational support to families during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. How does one become a doula? A first step is to read books about birth and doula work. Some titles to start with are: The Birth Partner by...
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