Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman Supported Birth in America

Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman Supported Birth in America documents the development of the doula role as a newly emerging occupational niche within maternity care. It examines how the doula role evolved from a cultural practice of women-attended childbirth to a largely paid care-giving occupation.  It describes why women become doulas, theContinue reading “Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman Supported Birth in America”