WHY have a postpartum doula? …

Postpartum doulas provide a much needed service for many new parents, however not all parents are able to pay for someone to come to their home, help them take care of themselves so they can take care of their baby, without judgment, and with a lot of compassion and really great tips for that “babymoon” time.

In today’s New York Times, reporter Zoe Greenberg writes about postpartum doulas in NYC and quotes Dr Christine Morton, one of the authors of Birth Ambassadors!

Birth Ambassadors mentioned in NY Times story: October 2, 2018

Everyone Should Have a Postpartum Doula

Because when a baby comes, friends and families don’t always know how to help.

 

Published by Christine Morton

Christine H. Morton, PhD is a medical sociologist whose research has focused on women’s reproductive experiences and maternity care roles. Since 2008, she has been at Stanford University’s California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, where she conducts research on maternal mortality and morbidity.

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