Why doulas get no respect. It’s not the science, it’s the culture.

The reason why doulas are unable to gain respect from the press, the obstetric community and the public is that their primary goal of providing emotional support to women during childbirth is not valued by our culture.

Birth Ambassadors, a New Book from Praeclarus Press, Describes Why Doulas Are the Ambassadors for the Midwifery Model of Care

Women who give birth the U.S. often find that it is very difficult, so many are hiring doulas to provide continuous labor support. A new book from Praeclarus Press, Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman-Supported Birth in America, describes the work of doulas, the dilemmas they face, and why they have become theContinue reading “Birth Ambassadors, a New Book from Praeclarus Press, Describes Why Doulas Are the Ambassadors for the Midwifery Model of Care”